Newport Beach Criminal Defense Attorney


A criminal charge in Newport Beach can immediately put your rights and freedoms in jeopardy.

Our legal team can mitigate these consequences, working to secure case dismissal, an acquittal at trial, or reduced penalties if you are found guilty.

You should not have to pay for one mistake you made for the rest of your life.

A former Deputy District Attorney defending your rights

Bryan R. Kazarian has years of experience in Newport Beach courtrooms and around the county as a former prosecutor, law professor, and defense attorney.

Having provided legal input into thousands of cases, Mr. Kazarian is considered one of the most experienced criminal defense attorneys not only in Newport Beach but in the entire county.

With representation from Bryan, many clients who made honest mistakes have avoided the harsh consequences of the Californian Criminal Justice System.

Mr. Kazarian’s knowledge of the law and experience of the local court system will help protect your rights and freedoms – even if the evidence against you seems overwhelming.

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Criminal Attorneys in Newport Beach

At The Law Offices of Bryan R. Kazarian, we focus entirely on criminal justice and defense.

We will defend you against the following criminal charges in the Newport Beach area:

  • DUI: This is one of the most common criminal charges in Newport Beach. A DUI charge is serious and an experienced DUI attorney will defend your rights.

  • Drug charges: Drug charges are dealt with harshly in the California criminal legal system. You may face jail time if convicted. We have successfully defended drug possession, trafficking, and manufacturing charges in Newport Beach.

  • Theft: If you’re charged with larceny, petty theft, or grand theft you could face a felony or misdemeanor charge. Either way, your rights and freedoms are at risk. We will defend you.

  • Assault charges: In California, even if no physical injury was caused, assault charges can be severely punished. You may face a misdemeanor or felony charge and need a strong defense to escape severe consequences.

  • Domestic violence: Corporal injury to a spouse or domestic violence can lead to a felony charge and jail time. You could also lose access to your children. These serious consequences can be avoided with experienced legal representation.

  • Gang-related crime: The justice system is particularly severe on gang-related crime. Our experienced legal team will make sure that you have the best defense needed when facing these charges.
  • Driving offenses: Driving on a suspended license, hit and run, and other driving offenses often hinge on technicalities. We are experienced at defending such charges in Newport Beach.

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During the consultation, we will help you understand your rights and the charges against you.

While these charges constitute the bulk of our criminal defense cases, our legal team can also defend you if you are accused of:

Why hire a criminal defense lawyer in Newport Beach?

If you are arrested and charged with a crime in Newport Beach, your first act should be to speak to our criminal defense attorneys immediately. Attempting to handle the criminal justice system in California alone may damage your case and jeopardize your future.

If it is the first time you have been arrested, it can be extremely stressful and confusing. The support and guidance of a renowned criminal defense attorney in Newport Beach will ease your mind and provide expert analysis at every step of the legal process.

Initially, depending on the charge against you, our team at The Law Offices of Bryan R. Kazarian will start working for your release on your own recognizance or on reasonable bail.

The presence of a criminal defense attorney at your bail hearing can help secure your release with the least restrictive terms and costs possible.

As well as working on your defense, we can communicate with your family if necessary, and support you through the first difficult days after your arrest. During this time, as you and your loved ones familiarize yourselves with the legal processes, it helps greatly to have legal advice you can trust.

Our experienced team will start preparing your defense and guide you through the legal procedures, communicate with your loved ones on your behalf if necessary, and support you through this difficult time.

The stakes are high as a conviction can affect your reputation as well as future freedoms, employment, education, and other important matters.

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What questions should I ask a lawyer?

Before you hire a criminal defense lawyer in Newport Beach, it’s important to check credentials and compatibility with your case.

The following are some of the questions you may want to ask a prospective criminal defense lawyer in Newport Beach to determine whether they are the right fit to handle your case:

  • How many years of experience do you have as a criminal defense lawyer?
  • How many similar cases to mine have you handled during that time?

  • In which courts do you primarily practice?

  • Will you be my attorney or will it be someone else from your team?

  • Is my type of charge your main focus as a defense lawyer?

  • How will you communicate with me during the case?

  • What are your fees?

  • Do you accept payment plans?

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What Makes Our Firm Different

Your choice of a criminal defense attorney is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make.

Here are the values that guide our services:

  • Experienced: Our firm has over 16 years of experience, so you can feel confident you will receive quality legal counsel.
  • Client-Centered: We put our clients first. Drawing on that belief, and our knowledge of criminal law, we find solutions that best meet our clients’ individual needs.
  • Superior Results: Regardless the legal matter, we work tirelessly to achieve exceptional outcomes for our clients.
  • Trusted Advice: To guide you through this difficult time in your life, we provide sophisticated and strategic legal advice you can trust.

Been charged with a Criminal Offense in Newport Beach?


There is no substitute for experienced legal advice when you are facing a criminal charge.

Understanding your options and the procedures involved removes much of the anxiety and stress at such a difficult time.

If you’re based in Newport Beach and need legal assistance for a criminal charge, The Law Offices of Bryan R. Kazarian will guide you towards the best possible outcome and help prevent this mistake from ruining your life.

Our lawyers are available to help 24/7. Begin here with your free online consultation.

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“Bryan is a miracle worker, his reputation goes beyond making slim to nothing chances, almost impossible… Possible. I highly recommend Bryan for any obstacle or unfortunate bind you get yourself into. You won’t regret it…”


“I wouldn’t be able to see these beautiful surroundings that I am experiencing now if I did not have my freedom, I owe that to you Mr. Kazarian and for that I am eternally grateful.”


“Bryan helped me navigate a tough case, and got me the best deal we could manage all while avoiding a bunch of headache and any jail time.”


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