Criminal Defense Firm Serving the West Coast

Long Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer

Standing Up for West Coast's Criminally-Accused

Skilled Long Beach criminal defense lawyer Anthony J. Falangetti founded West Coast Defense after ending his career as a former prosecutor and Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney. Possessing over 20 years of professional legal experience on both sides of the criminal justice system, he puts his unique insight and experience to work for criminally-accused individuals across the West Coast. 100% of Anthony's legal efforts are devoted towards protecting constitutional rights and fighting for the freedom you were born with.

Get Defense From an Award-Winning Long Beach Criminal Defense Attorney

Our firm has a tremendous track record of courtroom victories. Anthony's legal abilities have earned him many awards throughout our years in practice. Among his accomplishments include being recognized as California Super Lawyers® consecutively from 2012 to present, an esteemed accolade granted to only a select few lawyers in our state. High-profile government officials have even honored us for efforts toward establishing fairness in the justice system, from the California State Senate and Assembly to the U.S. Congress.

  • Best DUI Lawyers in Long Beach 2020
  • Super Lawyers
  • Newsweek 14 Best Criminal Defense Attorneys 2014
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb - Criminal Defense
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100

We take pride in being a top-rated criminal defense firm across the entire West Coast. Receive credible legal insight from a proven defense attorney regarding your case. Call (800) 922-6989 today or fill out our online contact form to get in touch.

Long Beach Criminal Attorney Anthony Falangetti in Court

High Profile Legal Representation for All

West Cost Defense does not shy
away from the big stage.

When you have a high-profile criminal case on your hands, it is imperative that you hire an attorney who is capable enough to handle the weight of it all. Over the span of 20+ years, West Coast Defense has defended celebrities, basketball players, and government officials against various crimes that they have been accused of. As a result of proven defense and tireless advocacy, we have exonerated many high-profile clients of the charges against them.

The Winning Defense Team

Fighting Tooth & Nail for Your
Freedom in the West Coast

At West Coast Defense, we know and have what it takes to win a defense case. That explains why we have such a solid history of success in the courtroom. Through the level of diligence, hard work, and personalized attention put towards every case, we have won many victories on behalf of our past clients.
Past Verdicts & Settlements
    • Accused of Child Molestation CASE DISMISSED
    • Charged with Criminal Threats Charged Reduced
    • Charged with Being Drunk in Public Case DISMISSED.
    • Charged with Petty Theft DISMISSED
    • Charged with driving under the influence of drugs Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Battery Case DISMISSED
    • Arrested for Domestic Violence Case was dropped
    • Charged with Felony Domestic Violence with Great Bodily Injury No Charges Filed
    • Charged with White Collar Fraud Probation with home confinement.
    • Charged with Giving False Information Case Dismissed
    • Carrying a Concealed Knife Misdemeanors were dismissed.
    • Charged with Multiple Felony Counts ALL FELONY COUNTS DISMISSED
    • Arrested for Domestic Violence CASE DISMISSED
    • Arrested for a Felony possession DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED
    • Arrested for Violation of Probation ALL ALLEGATIONS WERE DROPPED
    • Charged with Vandalism Case Dismissed
    • Charged with driving on a suspended license Misdemeanor dismissed, reduced to ticket
    • Charged with Possession of a Firearm Felony Charge Dismissed
    • Accused of a Felony Criminal Threats Entire case was dropped
    • Fish and Game Violations Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Battery on a Child / Child Abuse Case Dismissed
    • Charged with domestic violence Case Dismissed
    • Charged with two counts, misdemeanor assault Case Dismissed
    • Assault and battery Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Criminal Threats Case Dismissed
    • Hit and run collision No criminal charges filed.
    • Accused of sexual assault Case Dismissed
    • Charged with being drunk in public Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon ALL FELONY CHARGES WERE DISMISSED
    • Charged with Cruelty to a Child Inflicting Injury CASE DISMISSED
    • Charged with Felonious Crime Case Diverted, No Charges Filed.
    • Firearm in airport No criminal charges filed.
    • Fish and game violations Case Dismissed
    • Fish and Game Violations Case Dismissed
    • Possession of brass knuckles Case Dismissed
    • Arrested for Felony Arson All felony charges DISMISSED
    • Misdemeanor sexual battery Case Dismissed
    • Charged with possession of body armor Case Dismissed and no violation of probation
    • Charged with Reckless Driving DISMISSED
    • Misdemeanor hit and run Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Illegal Possession Case Dismissed

Client Testimonials

  • “He is a very personable and an intelligent lawyer.”


  • “He handled my mother's defense case professionally and with confidence.”

    Shakina M.

  • “Anthony represented me for the last few months and all I can say is I am beyond grateful for the time and dedication he put into my case.”


  • “If you need help GO SEE ANTHONY”


Best-Selling, Published Authors on Amazon


Recently recognized as one of the top 10 criminal defense attorneys in the country, Anthony Falangetti has become a best-selling author on Amazon for his role as a contributor and co-author in the book, A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of Top Criminal Defense Attorneys In The United States.

"The government takes liberty. It doesn't protect it. The defense lawyer protects liberty. We protect America from the oppressive totalitarian tendencies of government. Our founding fathers knew that to be true."

Utilizing his vast knowledge and experience in the criminal justice system, Anthony defends his clients' rights and receives favorable outcomes as a result. Anthony's unmatched experience and unrivaled results bring insight on how a top criminal defense attorney breaks down the prosecutions case, while never backing down to defend his clients constitutional rights.

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  1. Attorney Anthony Falangetti has over 20 years of legal experience.
  2. As a former LA County prosecutor, our founding attorney has insider's knowledge on how the justice system works.
  3. Individuals with high-profile cases have turned to us in their times of trouble, from Lindsay Lohan to government officials.
  4. Anthony Falangetti is a top-rated and highly recognized attorney.
  5. You can sometimes catch our founding attorney on the news commentating on current legal news and issues.
  6. We offer free and confidential case evaluations.
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West Coast Defense

One World Trade Center, 8th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90831

Phone: (800) 922-6989

Office Hours
  • Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday & Sunday Closed
Communities We Serve:

Long Beach & Surrounding Areas

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