Defending Your Rights, Fighting For Your Future

When you put former prosecutor Anthony J. Falangetti and attorney Brandon Roesler on your side, nothing stops us from fighting for your freedom.

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West Coast Defense began as Southern Californian’s first choice for Criminal Defense, establishing a legacy of fierce advocacy and unwavering dedication to the principles of justice. As guardians of your rights and champions of your freedom, our journey has evolved, expanding our expertise to include civil litigation, real estate law, and more, while steadfastly upholding our foundational commitment to criminal defense. Our multifaceted law firm is proud to serve the diverse legal needs and uphold the constitutional rights of people in Los Angeles County, Orange County, and San Diego County.

At the core of our firm are founders Anthony J. Falangetti and Brandon Roesler, whose distinguished careers in criminal law have set the standard for our firm’s rigorous defense strategies and client-centric approach. Their transition from seasoned prosecutors to defenders of the people has endowed our team with a well-rounded perspective on the intricacies of the law, and a unique blend of insight, tenacity, and comprehensive legal acumen.

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Your Trusted Legal Partner in Southern California

Our mission is clear: to provide robust legal representation across a spectrum of specialties, ensuring each client benefits from our deep-rooted dedication to protecting their rights and freedoms. Whether facing the complexities of the criminal justice system or navigating intricate legal challenges, West Coast Defense stands ready to deploy its vast expertise in your defense.

With West Coast Defense, you receive credible, comprehensive legal insight and representation from a team that’s known for its dedication to excellence and successful track record across multiple legal disciplines.

Comprehensive Legal Services for Every Need

Our firm is adept at handling a wide range of legal matters, ensuring that our clients receive expert guidance and robust defense across various domains in Southern California. From the intricate dynamics of Criminal Law to the complex negotiations and disputes in Real Estate Law, our seasoned attorneys bring a wealth of knowledge and strategic insight. We are also highly experienced in navigating the sensitive and often urgent nature of Personal Injury Cases, providing compassionate and effective advocacy to secure the compensation and justice our clients deserve. In the evolving landscape of Employment Law, we stand firm in protecting the rights and interests of both employers and employees, addressing issues from workplace discrimination to contract disputes.

Additionally, our expertise extends to the critical area of Restraining Orders, where we diligently work to safeguard the safety and rights of those facing threats or harassment. West Coast Defense is proud to serve Southern California with a broadened scope of legal services. Whether you’re dealing with criminal charges, business disputes, HOA issues, restraining orders, or real estate matters, our team is equipped to deliver the robust defense and strategic advice you need.

Whatever your legal challenge may be, you have a skilled and dedicated team ready to defend and support you.

Our Winning Team at West Coast Defense

Anthony J. Falangetti

Founding Attorney

Anthony Falangetti, our founding attorney, brings a rich background with nearly 25 years in law, starting his career in the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. His expertise includes working in the Hardcore Gang Unit and tackling over 60 felony cases. Transitioning to private practice, Anthony founded West Coast Defense, maintaining his passion for justice. His work has earned him numerous accolades, including recognitions from the U.S. Congress and the California State Senate.

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Brandon Roesler


Brandon Roesler offers over nine years of diverse litigation experience, spanning from criminal defense to real estate law. After graduating from Whittier Law School, he gained early experience with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, later establishing his own firm. In 2023, Brandon joined Anthony to form Falangetti & Roesler, LLP, enhancing West Coast Defense with his broad legal expertise and trial experience.

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Why Southern Californians Choose West Coast Defense

At West Coast Defense, our mission is unequivocal: to dedicate 100% of our legal efforts to protecting constitutional rights and fighting for the inherent freedom every individual is born with. Our founding principles are rooted in the unwavering belief that justice and liberty are not just ideals but fundamental rights that must be vigorously defended.

A Track Record of Victory

Regardless of your charges or legal needs, we will fight for your rights against an often unfair system. From criminal defense to business law and civil litigation, our firm offers skilled representation across a wide array of legal areas, and a long history of courtroom victories.

High Profile Legal Representation for All

We don’t shy away from the big stage. We can handle the weight of high-profile criminal cases, and over 25+ years we have defended celebrities, major athletes and government officials against various crimes they have been accused of. Our proven defense strategies and tireless advocacy have exonerated many clients of the charges against them.

Award-Winning Legal Representation

Led by Anthony Falangetti, our team is recognized for excellence, with accolades from California Super Lawyers® and endorsements from high profile government officials from the California State Senate and Assembly to the US Congress.

Client-Centered Approach

Every case receives personalized attention, ensuring tailored strategies that align with your specific legal needs.

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.

Hear What Our Clients Have to Say

“He handled my Mother’s defense case professionally and with confidence.”

- Shakina M.

“I was referred to Anthony and glad I retained his services. I don’t think any other lawyer could have gotten a better deal.”

- Fernando D.

“I am so glad that he stood between me and the law because he got me my life back at a time I felt everything was falling apart.”

- Eddie C.

“He took his time to get to know my wife and I and always kept us at ease. If you need representation don’t waste your time and money on anyone else.”

- John

“He’s knowledgeable and breaks everything down for one to understand the circumstances that he or she is facing.”

- Chris J.

“Anthony is an excellent attorney who really goes above and beyond for his clients. He helped get me through a very difficult time in my life and for that, I am extremely grateful.”

- Klarissa M.

“Simply put, I hired Anthony on a criminal lawsuit. His familiarity with the law and with the court and with the courts proceedings were exemplary. If you need help GO SEE ANTHONY.”

- Immanuelle

“Smart, reliable, LOSE is NOT in Anthony’s vocabulary.”

- Natalie N.

“Anthony fought for me and was able to get me no time in jail.”

- Sam G.

“They were very straight forward and candid about what I was facing. Also, they actually did what they said they were going to do.”

- Brian S.

“He attended all my court hearings and I didn’t have to worry about anything.”

- GA

“Anthony Falangetti has helped me in my life, during the most trying time in my life.”

- Yuji K.

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Contact Us for a No-Cost Initial Consultation

Discover how our expanded services can benefit you. Contact us today at (800) 923-1776 for a complimentary consultation and case review. With our main offices in Long Beach, we’re here to represent and support clients throughout Southern California in their diverse legal needs.

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