Top Defense Attorney Francisco M. Zavala is an experienced, successful, and aggressive Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer with a local and national reputation for
winning many of his clients' cases.
Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer, Francisco M. Zavala
J.D. UCLA, School of Law
Attorney Zavala previously served as a Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem, has a Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law and a B.S. from UCLA Undergraduate School - Class of 1993.
Attorney Zavala is also a graduate of the following academic institutions:
National College for DUI Defense at Harvard Law School- 2003
Hastings College of the Law, College of Advocacy- 2000
Certified as a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers- 1998.
Admitted to practice law in the United States District Court-Central District and in the
California Supreme Court- 1997
Mr. Zavala is listed in Who's Who in California, and Who's Who in American Law.
Francisco M. Zavala has been a criminal defense attorney for over 20 years. Attorney Zavala’s practice is devoted exclusively to Criminal Defense in Los Angeles County and surrounding areas. Attorney Zavala has been successful in obtaining not guilty verdicts and dismissals of cases ranging from:
DUI, Grand Theft, Assault w/ Deadly Weapon, Domestic Violence, Kidnapping for Ransom, Gross Vehicular Homicide, Armed Robbery and Attempted Premeditated Murder.
Attorney Zavala is fluent in Spanish and Italian, and is a member of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Los Angeles County Criminal Courts Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar and San Fernando Valley Bar Association. Attorney Zavala is also a member of the Los Angeles County Criminal Bar Panel as well as the UCLA Alumni Association.