An honors graduate of UC-Berkeley and Harvard Law School, Neil Shouse served five years as Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County. I have prosecuted more than 60 criminal trials, and handled more than 1,000 evidentiary hearings. I have earned a reputation as one of the toughest and MOST successful trial prosecutors, with an astounding 96% success rate in criminal felony jury trials to verdict.
Today Mr. Shouse is licensed to practice law in California and Nevada, and has practices in Los Angeles County and Las Vegas Nevada.
The National Trial Lawyers has named Mr. Shouse one of the 100 Best criminal defense attorneys, the and the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has named him one of the 10 best for client satisfaction.
As a trial prosecutor, Mr. Shouse's cases ranged from DUIs and drug charges to complex, high profile murders. I have worked in close partnership with police, detectives, the California Highway Patrol, criminalists and fellow prosecutors.
Among his cases was the successful prosecution of Shadae Schmidt, a college student who shot and killed her mother and then a staged a fake robbery scene. Defending Shadae Schmidt at the trial was Michael Jackson lawyer Thomas Mesereau.
Mr. Shouse frequently speaks as a guest legal commentator on national TV. He has appeared on the Dr. Phil Show, Good Morning America, CNN, Al Jazeera America, Court TV, Fox News Channel, TV Guide Channel and Public Television. As well, Mr. Shouse has been featured on radio programs and quoted in national newspapers THROUGHOUT the country.
Prior to serving as a trial prosecutor, Mr. Shouse was a litigator for several of the nation's top law firms, including the law firm Sidley Austin LLP. In that role, I represented such clients as AT & T, Microsoft, Metropolitan Life, Western Union and KPMG.