Los Angeles criminal defense attorney and DUI Lawyer, Robert J. Hale, is a former Deputy District Attorney and a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law* . With over 15 years of criminal trial experience in courts all over Los Angeles County and southern California, Robert Hale has successfully resolved thousands of criminal cases. He has tried nearly 70 jury trials, and has a 93% success rate in felony criminal jury trials. He has the experience that counts—IN COURT!
Robert J. Hale attended prestigious Loyola Law School, where he was selected after competition to sit on the Scott Moot Court Honors Board. He went on to take First Place in the renowned Roger J. Traynor California State Moot Court Competition, and was personally awarded "Best Advocate” in the state of California.
Admitted to the California State Bar in 1990, Robert Hale was employed as a Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney after a nationwide search that included other inductees from Harvard, Yale, Stanford University, and other of the nation’s top law schools. In 1999 he opened the Law Offices of Robert J. Hale, focusing exclusively on criminal defense.
In 2001, after intensive examination, extensive documented experience, and critical peer review by fellow attorneys, judges, and former opponents, the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization awarded Robert Hale certification as a Specialist in Criminal Law .
Robert J. Hale is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
Certification as a Specialist in Criminal Law is the highest achievement awarded by the State Bar of California to attorneys in the field of criminal law.
*A Certified Specialist is more than just an attorney who specializes in a particular area of law. A California attorney who is certified as a Specialist by the Board of Specialization of the State Bar of California must have taken and passed intensive written examinations specifically in the field of Criminal Law. They must have demonstrated a high level of experience and proficiency in Criminal Law, fulfilled specific ongoing education requirements, and been favorably evaluated through peer review by other attorneys and judges familiar with their work.
A Certified Criminal Law Specialist can:
"The more complicated your situation, the more reason to consider hiring an attorney who specializes in Criminal Law and who is committed through certification to keeping up her or his proficiency through continual practice and continuing education."
[The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization]
Robert J. Hale is a member in good standing of:
The California State Bar Association
The Los Angeles County Bar Association
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
California DUI Attorney Association
California Public Defenders Association
Lawyers for Human Rights
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers