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Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer,
Orange County DUI Attorney

Former OC District Attorney & Public Defense Lawyers

Our former government lawyers are at home in the OC legal system and use their experience handling 8,000+ cases to achieve the best outcome for you.

Skilled Help When the Stakes are High

Often it is not the facts of the case that result in a great outcome, but relationships, understanding the legal system, and a skillful presentation of your side of the story to the D.A. or judge. Call for a Free Consultation to see how we can help.


Chudnovsky Law is a premier OC law firm with a team of Orange County DUI lawyers, criminal defense attorneys, immigration lawyers & professional license defense attorneys serving all Orange County and surrounding counties.

Experience You Can Count On

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime or DWI, we are here to help. Our experienced former government attorneys are at home in the legal system and understand what judges and OC District Attorneys are evaluating and what is required in order to resolve a case in your favor.

Protect your Freedom, Family and Life

Criminal and DUI drunk driving charges can have a profound effect on your personal and professional life. The most important thing you can do to protect your freedom is to hire an experienced and aggressive Orange County criminal defense lawyer.

Our Orange County defense attorneys are highly skilled at analyzing OC Sheriff and city police reports including Irvine Police and Newport Beach Police to identify mistakes or weaknesses to utilize in a successful defense against charges.

Orange County DUI defense resources

How do Orange County DUI arrest and conviction rates compare to other California counties?

How long does it take OC courts to process a DUI case?

Orange County DUI collisions & injuries from 2008 to 2017

Top 10 Orange County cities with the most DUI arrests

Orange County criminal defense resources

Orange County criminal charges filed by crime type

What are the crime rates for Orange County cities?

Which 5 Orange County cities have the highest violent crime rates?

   Near      Harbor Justice Center      & Fashion Island     Chudnovsky Law  23 Corporate Plaza Drive, Suite 150 Newport Beach, CA 92660  (949) 750-2500  ·  Google Map    Hours:  7am-9pm M-F, 9am-6pm Sat-Sun

Near Harbor Justice Center & Fashion Island

Chudnovsky Law
23 Corporate Plaza Drive, Suite 150
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 750-2500 · Google Map

Hours: 7am-9pm M-F, 9am-6pm Sat-Sun


O.C. DUI Defense


DUI Lawyers Orange County

Former Prosecutor & Public Defender Now Fighting for You

Our Orange County DUI defense lawyers are former government attorneys that understand the justice system inside and out. They have successfully handled 1000's of cases of every type from 1st DUI to Watson murder charge DUIs.

Our OC DUI Lawyers Appear for You in DMV and Court Hearings

In most cases you won't have to appear in court or the DMV hearing unless you want to. Our Orange County DUI defense attorney can handle it all for you.

DUI & Immigration Attorneys for Non-US Citizen DUI

Chudnovsky Law offers a rare team of immigration and DUI attorneys skilled at handling foreign national DWI arrests. International F1 student DUI and H1B DUI arrests can cause an automatic visa revocation. A finding of guilt is NOT required.

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Fighting a DUI


How To Challenge DUI Charges

Driving under the influence cases are rarely hopeless. Law enforcement officers can bungle roadside investigations and arrests. Breath test and other blood alcohol tests are subject to error. Breathalyzer and other blood alcohol tests can provide false readings due to factors like medical conditions and some foods. Our skilled DUI attorney in Orange County, CA knows how to identify and use these issues to challenge findings or reduce the type of DUI charge.

DUI cases often have errors or flaws

Fighting DUI charges almost always makes more sense than pleading guilty for many reasons including:

  • Law enforcement officers are required to follow strict, standardized procedures, and often they fail to do so.

  • Breathalyzers can give false readings due to device malfunctions, medical issues or more than 100 substances that interfere with the chemical readings.

  • Testing the alcohol level in blood is difficult and prone to error. When retesting police blood samples, it is not unusual to find different results or that the blood was contaminated.

The 4 elements of a Prosecutor's DUI case


Prosecutors are required to establish guilt in their case "beyond a reasonable doubt." This is the highest standard of proof under California law. This strict legal standard is required for any alleged criminal charges and judges can dismiss any case that is not free of doubt. The 4 elements that prosecutors use to prove their case are:

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  1. Visual DUI detection: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research has identified 24 visual cues for police officers to detect impaired motorists including speeding, weaving out of lanes and ignoring traffic signs.

  2. Physical signs and symptoms: Officer observations such as smell of alcohol, bloodshot eyes or difficulty walking are often easiest to discredit.

  3. Field sobriety testing such as balance, physical ability or attention level.

  4. Chemical blood alcohol tests or refusal to take a test: Blood tests can be discredited based on many factors.

A skilled Orange County drunk driving defense attorney will work to identify any weaknesses in the four elements above to demonstrate a reasonable doubt in the prosecutor's case. The best DUI lawyers will carefully analyze the evidence and determine the defense strategy with the highest probability of success.


Consequences and Penalties for DUI

The consequences and penalties for DUI convictions vary widely based on several factors. The range of penalties judges can dictate are defined by statue under California's DUI laws.

Judges have discretion to impose a range of penalties depending on the seriousness of the crime committed and the quantity of prior DUI convictions. And a skilled DUI lawyer has many strategies available to influence the penalties finally imposed.

A DUI conviction counts as a prior conviction on your record for 10 years. After the conviction is over 10 years old, the courts no longer consider it as a prior conviction when determining the penalties for subsequent DUI charges.

What are some other consequences of DUIs?

Ask your OC DUI attorneys to explain the following drunk driving consequences and penalties:

  • Insurance costs can go up dramatically and subject you to SR-22 insurance requirements.

  • Professional license holders such as nurses and doctors can have their licenses, insurance and certifications affected.

  • Applications for jobs often ask about convictions and if the employer does a background check, the conviction will be visible unless it has been expunged.

  • University admissions and financial aid can be affected.

  • Foreign citizens have to disclose DUI arrests and answer DHS questions when applying to adjust status, obtain visas, green cards, or even just enter the US.

  • Installation of ignition interlock devices on vehicles can be required for some convictions.

Most penalties can be reduced or eliminated

Even though consequences can be severe, a successful DUI defense can dramatically reduce or eliminate penalties if the DUI charges are successfully challenged. If your DUI involved an accident, be sure to consult the best Orange County drunk driving accident lawyer skilled in restitution hearings.

A DMV license suspension can also be avoided if you hire a good lawyer early in the process. DUI attorneys can request a DMV APS hearing to save your license and utilize a range of negotiation and defense strategies to achieve the best outcome possible

Penalties & fines by type of DUI conviction:

UCI DUI Lawyer | Chapman DUI Lawyer

Chudnovsky Law represents students for DUI and criminal defense at all universities in Orange County including: UC Irvine, Chapman University, Anahiem University, California State University Fullerton, Golden West College, Irvine Valley College and National University. UCI students that are arrested for DUI should contact Chudnovsky Law's UCI DUI lawyer. 

The University of California Irvine (UCI) is very popular with international students. UCI reported over 5,400 international students in 2016. International F1 student visa DUI can cause visas to be revoked and other complications. F1 students charged with DUI should consult with the immigration and DUI defense attorneys of Chudnovsky Law in order to minimize the effects on their ability to continue to study in the US.


How do Orange County DUI arrest and conviction rates compare to other California counties? 

California DUI arrest and conviction rates by county

Orange County has a reputation for being very tough on DUI and data collected by the California Department of Motor Vehicles confirms it is true. Among all California counties, Orange County had the second highest DUI conviction rate in the state after Shasta county.

Southern California DUI conviction rates by county:

  • Orange County: 91.2%

  • Ventura County: 87.6%

  • Riverside County: 84.8%

  • San Diego County: 81.6%

  • San Bernardino County: 75.4%

  • Los Angeles County: 73.7%

Orange County's DUI arrest rate is one of the lowest in California

While conviction rates are high, the Orange County rate of arrest for DUI of 0.7 per 1,000 residents is one of the lowest in California. Only Contra Costa (.6), San Francisco (.3) and Santa Clara (.6) have lower arrest rates. Sparsely populated Alpine County had the state's highest DUI arrest rate at 4.2.

How long does it take OC courts to process a DUI case?

Time from DUI arrest to conviction by Orange County Courthouse

Analysis by the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows that Orange County courts vary widely in how long they take to adjudicate DUI cases. The median time from DUI violation to conviction for the 6 Orange County DUI courts ranged from 45 days to 137 days. (1)

The Harbor Justice Center Newport Beach courthouse processed 4,704 DUI cases, more than any other court in Southern California except Metropolitan court in downtown Los Angeles.


Orange County DUI collisions & injuries from 2008 to 2017

Number of DUI related collisions and injuries per year in Orange County, CA from 2008 to 2017

Even though Orange County's population is growing, data from the California Highway Patrol shows DUI collisions trending down from 2008 to 2017.

Researchers believe the decline is due to the increase of Uber type services and sustained law enforcement DUI prevention activities. From 2008 to 2017, reported DUI collisions have declined 18% from 3,541 to 2,878 per year.

Orange County fatalities due to DUI collisions from 2008 to 2017

From 2008 to 2017, DUI involved collision fatalities increased 9% from 33 to 36 per year:

Total Fatalities in 2008: 33
Total Fatalities in 2009: 30
Total Fatalities in 2010: 19
Total Fatalities in 2011: 25
Total Fatalities in 2012: 29
Total Fatalities in 2013: 36
Total Fatalities in 2014: 31
Total Fatalities in 2015: 32
Total Fatalities in 2016: 43
Total Fatalities in 2017: 36


Top 10 Orange County cities with the most DUI arrests

Orange County is California's third largest county with over 3.1 million residents in 34 cities encompassing a 794 square mile metropolitan area. According to the California Department of Transportation, there are 300 route miles of highway on 17 state highways.

DUI arrests happen all over Orange County. According to law enforcement data published by the California Office of Traffic Safety, here are the top 10 Orange County cities ranked by number of DUI arrests per year:

  1. Huntington Beach: 858 DUI arrests

  2. Orange: 747 DUI arrests

  3. Santa Ana: 650 DUI arrests

  4. Fullerton: 614 DUI arrests

  5. Irvine: 501 DUI arrests

  6. Anaheim: 480 DUI arrests

  7. Newport Beach: 447 DUI arrests

  8. Costa Mesa: 356 DUI arrests

  9. Garden Grove: 354 DUI arrests

  10. Mission Viejo: 118 DUI arrests


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Former OC District Attorney & Public Defense Lawyers

You can rely on our former O.C. Deputy District Attorney & Public Defenders to use their knowledge of the courts & experience successfully handling 8,000+ cases to skillfully defend you and fight your case.

Now Providing an Aggressive Defense for You

If stakes are high, it is crucial to retain a skilled defense attorney to intervene fast & early to defend you and work to get the case dropped before it even arrives in court.


Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer

When your personal and professional life are on the line due to an investigation or criminal charges, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer Orange County to skillfully protect you and fight your case.

As former government lawyers, we know the court and legal system inside out

Our former OC Deputy District Attorney & Public Defense lawyers have both prosecuted and defended thousands of cases as government lawyers. We know how DAs and police investigate and build cases against you, how to identify their weaknesses and how to create the best, most successful defense strategies.

Our Orange County criminal defense attorneys have a proven track record of 60+ years of combined experience successfully handling over 8,000+ cases and court trials. Our lawyers not only know the system, they are at home in it.

Top rated criminal defense lawyer Orange County

Often it is not the facts of the case that result in a great outcome, but understanding the legal system, relationships and the skillful presentation of your case to the district attorney or judge. Our Orange County criminal lawyer understands what judges and the OC District Attorney's office are thinking and what they must know in order to reach the best outcome possible.

Team of criminal attorneys, investigators & experts

Our attorneys have top investigators and experts available if needed to conduct interviews, testify & gather evidence to exonerate you. Our OC criminal defense attorneys also have resources we can work with to build a mitigation package to explain to the DA's office why your case should be dropped or reduced before it even gets to a court.

If your case cannot be dismissed or defeated, we have relationships with many alternative sentencing and diversion programs that can be proposed to the prosecutor and judge if appropriate. Alternative sentencing programs are based on the belief that rehab or treatment is a more effective solution for offenders than prison time.

Multilingual immigration & criminal lawyers for foreign citizens

The intersection between criminal and immigration law is one of the most complex areas of US law. Chudnovsky Law is recognized as a leading criminal attorney Orange County CA for non-US citizens and minimizing the immigration consequences of criminal charges. The firm provides multi-lingual legal services in Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Hebrew, Español and Amharic.

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Practice Areas


Criminal Defense Attorney Orange County

Our experienced OC criminal defense lawyers have handled over 8,000 cases and jury trials involving virtually every type of criminal charge. Chudnovsky Law also represents clients under investigation, working with the O.C.D.A. or Federal prosecutors to demonstrate why a case should be dropped or reduced before charges are even filed.

Chudnovsky Law is a top criminal law firm Orange County representing clients for California penal code and Federal criminal code matters including:


Theft & property crimes

  • Theft Crimes, Penal Codes 484 PC, 459 PC, 487 PC, 496 PC

  • Petty Theft, Penal Code 484 PC

  • Shoplifting, Penal Code 459.5 PC

  • Federal Crime Defense

  • Receiving Stolen Property, Penal Code 496 PC

  • Armed Robbery, Burglary, Penal Code 459 PC

  • Credit Card Theft, Penal Codes 484e, 484f, 484g, 484h, 484i, 484j PC

  • Misdemeanor Theft

Foreign citizen criminal defense

DUI, Driving under the influence

  • DUI, Driving While Intoxicated, Vehicle Code 23152(a) VC, Vehicle Code 23152(b) VC

  • Child Endangerment, Penal Code 273(a) PC

  • Vehicular Manslaughter, Penal Code 192(c) PC

  • Felony Drunk Driving

  • Drunk in Public

Fraud lawyers Orange County

  • Tax Crimes

  • Credit Card Fraud, Penal Code 484e PC, 484f PC, 484g PC, 484h PC, 484i PC, 484j PC

  • Embezzlement

  • Insurance Fraud, Penal Code 550 PC

  • Welfare Fraud, Welfare and Institutions Code 10980 WI

  • Extortion

  • Identity Theft, Penal Code 530.5 PC

  • Financial Crimes

  • Fraud

  • Forgery, Penal Code 470 PC

Sex crime lawyers Orange County

  • Sex Solicitation

  • Prostitution, Penal Code 647(b) PC

  • Indecent Exposure, Penal Code 314 PC

  • Lewd Conduct, Penal Code 647(a) PC

  • Internet Sex Crime

  • Sexual Assault, Statutory Rape

  • Criminal Sexual Conduct

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  • Post conviction services

  • Driving License Restoration

  • Parole & Probation Violations

Elder abuse & neglect, Penal Code 368 PC

Juvenile offenses

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  • White Collar Crimes

  • Insider Trading

  • Bank Fraud, Forgery

  • Conspiracy, Espionage

  • Securities Fraud

  • Medicare Fraud, Medicaid Fraud

  • Interstate Drug Crimes

  • Federal Financial Crimes

  • Money Laundering

  • Tax Fraud, Tax Evasion

Drug crime lawyer

  • Federal & Major Felony Drug Trafficking

  • Drug Cultivation and Manufacturing

  • Drug Distribution and Sales

  • OC Pot Dispensary Violations

  • Marijuana Crimes

  • Making Hash Oil, Honey Oil

  • OC Drug Possession

  • Prescription Drug Charges

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver

Orange County domestic violence attorney

  • Domestic Violence, Penal Code 273.5 PC

Assault & violent crime

  • Conspiracy, Penal Code 182 PC

  • Extortion, Penal Code 518 PC

  • Assault with Intent to Murder

  • Gun Law and Charges, Felony Firearm

  • Assault, Penal Code 245(a)(1) PC

  • Hit and Run, Vehicle Code 20002 VC

  • Weapons Charge, Penal Code 25850 PC

  • Homicide, Penal Code 187 PC, 191.5 PC, 192 PC

  • Domestic Violence Lawyer Orange County

  • Arson, Penal Code 451 PC

  • Robbery, Penal Code 211 PC

  • Criminal Threats, Penal Code 422 PC

  • Arson Charges

  • Kidnapping, Penal Code 207 PC

  • Stalking

Shoplifting defense attorney


Orange County criminal charges filed by crime type

The Orange County District Attorney's office prosecutes more than 65,000 criminal cases each year. The Judicial Council of California 2017 California Court Statistics Report breaks down the type of criminal charges as follows:

Criminal charges filed per year by type in Orange County, CA from 2012 to 2016

Felony criminal charges have declined 23% from 2012 to 2016 while Misdemeanor criminal charges are up 29% over the same period. The whole State of California court system processed 200,200 felony and 841,716 misdemeanor criminal case filings in 2017.

What are the crime rates for Orange County cities?

According to data published in the 2016 FBI Uniform Crime Report, the Orange County cities ranked by their crime rate are as follows.

While the above crime rates are per 1,000 residents, the cities with the most absolute crimes reported rank much differently. The top 5 cities with the most crime in 2016 were:

  1. Anahiem: 10,826 total crimes

  2. Santa Ana: 8,592 total crimes

  3. Costa Mesa: 5,022 total crimes

  4. Huntington Beach: 4,889 total crimes

  5. Garden Grove: 4,867 total crimes

10 Orange County cities with the highest violent crime rates

Violent crimes reported in the 2016 FBI Uniform Crime Report include aggravated assault, robbery, rape, manslaughter and murder. Laguna Beach has the highest violent crime rate in Orange County of 494 crimes per 100,000 residents. The wealthy city's high rate is driven primarily by aggravated assaults and a tiny population of 23,486 with non-resident criminals.

The highest violent crime rate cities per 100,000 residents in 2016 were:

  1. Laguna Beach: 494

  2. Santa Ana: 478

  3. Costa Mesa: 362

  4. Anahiem: 342

  5. Westminster: 334

  6. Garden Grove: 309

  7. Buena Park: 297

  8. Fullerton: 240

  9. San Juan Capistrano: 236

  10. Brea: 217

Irvine has the lowest violent crime rate in Orange County with only 57 violent crimes per 100,000 residents during 2016. Orange County overall has among the lowest violent crime rates in California at 200 violent crimes per 100,000 residents vs 396 state wide.


Orange County Superior Court System

Chudnovsky Law represents clients in the OC Superior Court (OCSC), one of 58 superior courts created by California's Constitution. OCSC encompasses 34 cities and serves a population of over 3.1 million residents with 7 courthouses throughout the county’s 948 square miles.

Serving All OC Courts

The presiding judge designates cases to be heard and tried in the various courts according to this court matrix. Our criminal defense law firm Orange County represents clients in all OC courts:

Harbor Justice Center
4601 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Central Justice Center
700 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Lamoreaux Justice Center
341 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868-3205

North Justice Center
1275 North Berkeley Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832

West Justice Center
8141 13th Street
Westminster, CA 92683

EOIR Immigration Court
606 South Olive St, 15th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Criminal defense in other languages

Abogado Criminal | Abogados Penalistas | Avocat Criminaliste | Avocat Défense Pénale

Our attorneys speak Español, French, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew & Amharic.


Immigration & Visas


Immigration Lawyer Orange County

Chudnovsky Law is an immigration attorney for professionals, corporations, investors and families. Our multi-lingual lawyers have the ability and experience to advise clients how to use highly complex US laws to achieve their goals and minimize risks. Our immigration attorney Orange County has the knowledge and resources to handle even the most complex immigration, criminal defense, business, tax, estate planning and asset protection needs of our clients. 

We Help You Achieve Your Immigration Objectives

Our experienced immigration attorney guides clients through US immigration laws to achieve their immigration or business goals. USCIS offers over 100 different classes of visas, each with its own application requirements, processing times, costs and expiration dates. Chudnovsky Law immigration lawyers offer one-stop, streamlined immigration services on the full range of US visa and immigration options available.

Chudnovsky Law's immigration lawyer in Orange County assists clients with the full range of U.S. immigration services including:

Adjustment of status due to marriage

Green card and permanent residency

Employment based visas

  • E-3 visa: Australian national

  • H-1B visa: specialty skill occupation

  • H-2B visa: temporary non-agricultural worker

  • L-1 visa: intra-company transfer

Immigrant visas

  • EB-2 visa: exceptional ability; advanced degree; national interest waiver

  • EB-3 visa: skilled worker or professional

Family based & dependent visas

  • K-1 visa: Fiancé visa

  • K-2 visa: dependent visa

  • K-3 visa: spouse visa

  • K-4 visa: child visa

  • Parent visa for parents of a US citizen

Investment or business based visa

  • E-1 visa: international trade with a treaty country

  • E-2 visa: investors from E-2 visa countries

Education based visas

  • F-1 visa: international student

Orange County Criminal Immigration Attorney

A DUI or criminal conviction can have serious consequences for your immigration status if you are a non-US citizen. Under US immigration law, criminal convictions can lead to a non-citizen being deported regardless of how long they have lived in the US or how well-established their life is here. 

If you are a foreign citizen facing criminal or DUI charges, it is critical that you be represented by a criminal immigration lawyer who understands both immigration and criminal law. Chudnovsky Law is recognized as a leader in the intersection of criminal and immigration law and minimizing the immigration consequences of crimes. 

Immigration services in other languages

Abogados de Inmigracion | Avocat Immigration USA | Avocat d'Immigration Français

Our immigration attorneys speak Español, French, Italian, Spanish & Amharic.


Professional License Defense


California Professional License Defense Attorney

Professional Licensing Defense for Healthcare Professionals

Our professional license defense lawyer represents licensed healthcare professionals facing investigation, accusations, statement of issues and disciplinary actions.

Experienced Former Prosecutor Defending Your Right to Practice

If the stakes are high, our skilled administrative law & criminal defense lawyer will skillfully work to protect your reputation, your license and your ability to practice.


Professional License Defense Attorney in Orange County

If your ability to practice is at risk due to investigations, complaints or medical board disciplinary actions, you need an experienced license defense lawyer who knows administrative law, how to defend you and how to best resolve your case.

Former Government Prosecutor skilled in licensing, Federal & California criminal defense

Our licensing defense attorney Robert K. Weinberg is a former government lawyer that has successfully handled 1000's of license defense and criminal cases.

We know how California license boards function, how disciplinary investigations are handled and the process of administrative law hearings, statement of issues & administrative appeals. We are also proficient at challenging any evidence presented against you.

Committed, understanding attorney focused solely on protecting you

You can count on us to provide a smart, capable defense with the goal minimizing your exposure to penalties or disciplinary actions. Our caring lawyers understand what you're going through and are totally focused on defending you and preserving your license to practice. We never judge, we are only here to help and protect you.

Consult our license defense attorney if you are contacted by your licensing board

When health care professionals are contacted by an investigator or an attorney for their licensing board, it is critical to consult with an experienced health care license defense lawyer before responding. Often smart counsel can help deliver a response that may cause the matter to be closed without any formal accusation or citation on your record.

We represent all licensed healthcare professionals, including:

  • Physicians

  • Registered Nurses (RN)

  • Licensed Practicing Nurses (LPN)

  • Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN)

  • Advanced Practice Nurses (APRN)

  • Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)

  • Nurse Practitioners (NP)

  • Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM)

  • Chiropractors

  • Dentist, Dental Assistant & Hygienist

  • Physical Therapists

  • Physician Assistants

  • Respiratory Care Therapists

  • Podiatrists

  • Acupuncturists

  • Occupational Therapists

  • Optometrists

  • Mental Health Professionals

  • Marriage & Family Therapists

  • Pharmacies & Pharmacists

We represent licensed professionals for all California healthcare licensing boards, including:

  • Medical Board of California

  • Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians

  • California Board of Podiatric Medicine

  • California Board of Registered Nursing

  • California State Board of Optometry

  • California State Board of Pharmacy

  • Board of Behavioral Sciences

  • Board of Chiropractic Examiners

  • Board of Occupational Therapy

  • Acupuncture Board

  • Dental Board of California

  • Osteopathic Medical Board of California

  • Physical Therapy Board of California

  • Physician Assistant Board

  • Respiratory Care Board of California

Insurance billing, medical license and health care business defense lawyer

Our medical practice act defense lawyer also represents licensing defense, Medicare, medical insurance reimbursement, Medical Board of California disciplinary actions and patient care matters for health care businesses and companies. Some examples of the types of healthcare businesses we represent include:

  • Pharmacies

  • Hospitals

  • Skilled nursing facilities (SNF)

  • Senior care and assisted living facilities

  • Adult day healthcare businesses

  • At home healthcare providers and agencies

  • Long term patient care facilities

  • Pharmaceutical vendors, wholesalers and distributors

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My brother was charged with a DUI and we needed a Spanish speaking DUI lawyer that also really knows immigration law. My friend recommended I call Chudnovsky Law and he was so right. Ms Tsion Chudnovsky is an exceptional abogado DUI that explained everything in Espanol to my brother and she helped him with the DUI immigration consequences. Ms. Chudnovsky has a big heart and really knows both DUI and immigration law issues better than anybody. She saved my brother's license and lots of fines. She also helped us prevent so much immigration headaches and made sure he didn't have to serve any jail time. Our whole family is grateful!
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Felony DUI Was Reduced To Dry Reckless. I got in an accident and was arrested for a DUI. Unfortunately there was substantial injury involved and I got charged with Felony DUI. I was really freaked out by the whole thing and what the consequences could be. Tsion and her team really went above and beyond to calm me down and educate me on my options and how they would attack the charges. After some careful research, they identified some issues with the evidence and were able to able reduce the charge to a dry reckless and I kept my license. I can wholeheartedly recommend Chudnovsky Law. They are top notch dui defence lawyers.
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I was arrested for a DUI and a friend told me to call Chudnovsky Law. Tsion gave me a free consult and took the time to carefully review what happened and explain the different ways they could fight the case. She is really good at listening and putting you at ease. Since I have a professional license that could be suspended I was pretty freaked out. Even though I blew .16 at the DUI checkpoint, she was able to get the charge reduced to dry reckless. I kept my professional license and she is going to get the charge expunged off my record in a year. Very smart, hard working attorney you’d be fortunate to have represent you.
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