Mr. Berlin is a graduate of California State University Northridge, where he earned his degree in psychology in 1993. Mr. Berlin earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Whittier College School of Law, and his practice primarily focuses on representing corporations and individuals in complex white collar and criminal matters. He has litigated matters in both the state and federal courts, and was previously an attorney with the national law firm of Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps LLP.
Mr. Berlin established his firm in 2003 and has over 20 years of legal experience beneath his belt. He founded the firm to provide premier criminal defense representation, and remains on the cutting edge of trial practice in the California court system. The firm prides itself not only as aggressive litigators, but as counselors throughout the legal process, ensuring that clients understand their case and the legal system surrounding it (see the Firm Overview page).
He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the California State Bar, the United States District Court, for the Central District, the California Supreme Court, the California DUI Lawyers Association and the National College for DUI Defense.
More About Peter Berlin
Licensed within the state of California for over 20 years, Criminal Defense Attorney Peter Berlin has achieved immense success in defending his clients across a wide spectrum of cases. His solid reputation has awarded him industry recognition and in 2014, Peter was considered one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers – a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.
An effective outcome in a criminal defense case requires aggressive, creative and innovative legal representation. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Peter Berlin examine and exhaust all possible options before implementing specific strategies. Through reliable communication with our clients, we will educate you in regards to your rights, demystify the legal process and empower you to succeed in your case.
Facing a criminal defense case, a DWI/DUI or a white-collar crime can be paralyzing as you explore your rights and options. Fear and confusion stemming from myths, misperceptions and misinformation about the legal system can affect your finances, your legal record and all areas of your life. At the Law Offices of Peter Berlin, we pride ourselves not only as aggressive litigators, but as counselors throughout the entire legal process.
School Major Degree Graduated
Whittier College School of Law Law JD – Juris Doctor 1996
California State University, Northridge Psychology BA – Bachelor of Arts 1993
Position Association Name Duration
Attorney California DUI Lawyers Association 2010-Present
Member National College for DUI Defense 2010-Present
Member Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles 2008-Present
Attorney State Bar of California 1996-Present
Attorney Member Supreme Court of California 1996-Present
Attorney Member United States District Court for the District of California 1996-Present
Attorney Member United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 1996-Present
Award Name Granting Organization Date
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2014
Who’s Who Strathmore’s 2003
Articles / Magazine Features
He has been featured in the following articles/magazines:
- iPhone Life Magazine – 2015 http://www.iphonelife.com/content/iphone%E2%80%99s-role-citizen-journalism-0
- Northern California Record – 2016 http://norcalrecord.com/stories/511010363-efforts-continue-to-boot-judge-aaron-persky-from-the-courtroom-after-stanford-rape-case
- ECOMMERCE TIMES – 2011 http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/Matchcoms-Sex-Offender-Screening-May-Be-Marginally-Better-Than-Nothing-72293.html
- REUTERS/LOS ANGELES TIMES – 2011 http://articles.latimes.com/2011/jun/02/business/la-fi-goldman-20110602
- E! online – http://www.eonline.com/news/192318/does-prison-suck-less-if-you-re-a-celebrity
- Christian Science Monitor – 2010 http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Justice/2010/0709/Mehserle-trial-verdict-draws-violence-to-Oakland-legal-scrutiny
At the Law Offices of Peter Berlin, we prioritize working together as an integrated, multidisciplinary team utilizing cutting-edge trial practices within the California Court System. Our experience, legal accomplishments and education combine to formulate our firm’s philosophy built on Teamwork, Client Satisfaction and Exceptional Results. Contact us today at (310) 289-5418 to schedule a free consultation.