Garret Weinrieb was born and raised in Los Angeles. A graduate of the UCLA School of Law and the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated with a 4.0 GPA, Mr. Weinrieb draws on fifteen years of experience as a Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley criminal defense attorney and litigator to aggressively defend his clients against all felony and misdemeanor criminal charges.
Mr. Weinrieb has defended thousands of clients in criminal cases in all courts throughout Los Angeles County. Whether a client is charged with a first time misdemeanor, or a complex murder, Mr. Weinrieb defends each and every client with the same vigor and determination. Unlike so many other attorneys, he promptly returns client calls and emails to always keep them aware of developments in their case.
During his fifteen years of practice, Mr. Weinrieb has formed outstanding relationships with judges, prosecutors and court staff throughout Los Angeles County. It is these established relationships that give Mr. Weinrieb credibility and respect when he takes a case to trial or resolves it through negotiations with the district attorney.
As a Los Angeles native, Mr. Weinrieb is particularly adept at representing and relating to clients from a broad diversity of backgrounds. He is unwavering in his determination to achieve justice for all people, regardless of race, color, economic background or orientation, and he never settles when a more favorable result is achievable.
Mr. Weinrieb has been repeatedly distinguished as a Rising Star by Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine. He has a 10.0 rating on the AVVO attorney rating scale, and is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the California DUI Lawyers Association, California State Bar, Los Angeles County Bar Association and the International Footprint Association.
California State Bar
Los Angeles County Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
California DUI Lawyers Association
California Public Defenders Association
International Footprint Association
Named a "Rising Star" by Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine (2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017)
UCLA School of Law
University of California, Berkeley
(Phi Beta Kappa)
Mark Zuckman graduated Magnum Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from USC and obtained his JD from UC Davis in 1980. He was a Deputy Public Defender in Los Angeles for 21 years, where he was both a senior trial attorney, trying dozens of murder cases, including a death penalty retrial, as well as the Supervising attorney in Beverly Hills Courthouse.
In 2002 he was appointed Superior Court Commissioner and was assigned to the West District criminal courthouse at the Airport Court, where he presided over misdemeanor and felony trials, ran a high volume master calendar court and was assigned to the Preliminary Hearing Court where he alone had the power to dismiss felony cases for lack of evidence, or permit the case to go to trial based on his legal and credibility judgments.
Mr. Zuckman’s excellence on the bench was twice recognized. In 2005 he was voted “Commissioner of the Year” by the Century City Bar Association, and in 2015 the Criminal Court Bar Association honored him as the Criminal Court Judge of the Year for all of Los Angeles County.
Having retired in March 2019, Mark has brings to our firm his unique experience as a criminal defense attorney and his “insiders” understanding of the judicial system.