City of Orange Criminal Defense Lawyers

Charged with a crime in Orange County, California?

Our experienced Orange County criminal defense attorneys handle all types of felony and misdemeanor charges. We also handle Orange County expungements, probation violations and criminal appeals.

Orange County criminal and DUI attorneys fighting for you

The lawyers at Shouse Law Group are considered among the best Orange County criminal defense lawyers. Our ranks include former cops and prosecutors. We now use what we learned on the other side to defend people accused of many California crimes including:

  • Assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI (including vehicular manslaughter)
  • Grand and petty theft (from shoplifting to grand theft auto)
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Lewd conduct
  • Sexual assault
  • White collar crime, and
  • Most other California criminal charges.

Our experienced Orange County DUI  and domestic violence lawyers


John Murray has been named one of the "100 Best" criminal defense attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers Association. The National Advocacy for DUI Defense placed him on their list of the nation's top DUI lawyers, while the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has honored him as one of the 10 best attorneys in California for customer satisfaction. 

Mr. Murray has amassed an impressive string of "not guilty" verdicts in his jury trials. He has successfully defended clients on charges ranging from DUI and animal cruelty to Lewd Conduct in Public and Penal Code 288: Lewd Acts on a Child.

Mr. Murray and the other lawyers at Shouse Law Group represent people throughout Orange County, including the City of Orange.

Criminal Defense Cases in Orange County

Most criminal cases in Orange County are prosecuted by the Orange County District Attorney's Office. Misdemeanors, infractions and most DUI cases in the City of Anaheim are prosecuted by the Anaheim City Attorney.

Criminal cases are generally heard in the following Orange County courthouses:

Free consultation with an experienced Orange County criminal defense attorney

Our Orange County criminal defense lawyers offer free consultations and expert legal analysis, including possible legal defenses and strategy options. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Orange County, CA, contact us today for a free consultation.

Our City of Orange office is Located at:

Santa Ana Criminal Defense
500 North State College Blvd.
Suite 1100
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: (714) 288-9455


Free attorney consultations...

Our attorneys want to hear your side of the story. Contact us 24/7 to schedule a FREE consultation with a criminal defense lawyer. We may be able to get your charges reduced or even dismissed altogether. And if necessary, we will champion your case all the way to trial.

Office Locations

Shouse Law Group has multiple locations all across California, Nevada, and Colorado. Click Office Locations to find out which office is right for you.

Regain peace of mind...

Our defense attorneys understand that being accused of a crime is one of the most difficult times of your life. Rely on us to zealously and discreetly protect your rights and to fight for the most favorable resolution possible.

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Call us 24/7 (855) 396-0370