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Dmitry Gorin is a licensed attorney, who has been involved in criminal trial work and pretrial litigation since 1994. Before becoming partner in Eisner Gorin LLP, Mr. Gorin was a Senior Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles Courts for more than ten years.

Dmitry Gorin, Esq.

As a criminal trial prosecutor, Mr. Gorin specialized in complex trial work including gang murder trials, sex crimes, major narcotics cases, and white collar crimes. He received numerous awards for successful trial work from the Association of District Attorneys and the U.S. Postal Inspector.

Mr. Gorin's expertise in criminal defense is further demonstrated in his experience with high-profile cases. Many of his prior jury trials have been profiled on television and in the newspapers, including the L.A. Times, Daily News, ABC, NBC, and Court TV. Recently, he provided legal commentary on Court TV's North Mission Road. He is annually selected by "Best Lawyers" as part of the top legal talent in the world.

Mr. Gorin is also an adjunct law professor, teaching at Pepperdine University School of Law, as well as at the UCLA Speech and Communications Department. His instruction and expertise relate to constitutional rights (Miranda Rights and Unlawful Searches), jury trials, alternative sentencings, and drug rehabilitation. He is also the author of the most recognized criminal law publication for over 20 years.

Mr. Gorin has also been selected as an author by the California State Bar, Continuing Education of the Bar Program (CEB). He has written and published in CEB's California Criminal Law, Procedure, and Practice, a leading reference manual for criminal practitioners throughout California. His multiple publications relate to Grand Jury Investigations and Indictments. See federal court victories here.

Areas of Practice:

  • Criminal Law
  • Federal Crimes
  • Child Pornography
  • Child Molestation
  • Sex Offender Registration
  • Fraud Crimes
  • Theft Crimes
  • Internet Crimes
  • Probation Violations
  • Bench & Arrest Warrants
  • White Collar Crime
  • Sex Crimes
  • DUI
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Murder/Violent Crimes
  • Domestic Violence

Bar Admissions:

  • California
  • U.S. District Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Federal Courts
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

  • UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California, May, 1995
    • Doctorate of Jurisprudence
    • Honors: Moot Court Honors
  • University of California, Los Angeles, June, 1992
    • Bachelor of Arts - Economics
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Published

Works: 

  • California Criminal Law Procedure and Practice, State Bar of California, Continuing Education of the Bar, 2004
  • California Criminal Law Procedure and Practice, State Bar of California, Continuing Education of the Bar, 2005
  • California Criminal Law Procedure and Practice, State Bar of California, Continuing Education of the Bar, 2006
  • California Criminal Law Bible

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • UCLA, Speech & Communications Department, Professor
  • Pepperdine University, School of Law, Professor

Honors and Awards:

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Magna Cum Laude, UCLA
  • Moot Court Honors Program, UCLA Law School
  • Top Prosecutor Award, Association of Deputy District Attorneys

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • California Association of Criminal Justice
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Criminal Courts Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association

Past Employment Positions:

  • Los Angeles County Office of the District Attorney, Senior Deputy District Attorney

Languages:

  • Spanish
  • Russian

Recent Case Results

  • Large white-collar crime, with alleged 100+ million loss, pending in multiple federal jurisdictions. The firm secures the release of the main defendant in the indictment after months of litigation.  New Jersey-Oklahoma-California District Courts.
  • A murder charge was dropped at the preliminary hearing following the presentation of defense witnesses and a mental health expert regarding the client's PTSD. LAX Courthouse.
  • Mental health diversion resulting in a dismissal for a doctor facing misdemeanor sex crime allegations and 290 registration. Orange County Superior Court.
  • Felony domestic violence charge pending at the preliminary hearing results in informal DA diversion, leading to dismissal after completion of treatment classes. LAX Courthouse.
  • Case involving illegal possession of weapons and drugs results in full dismissal due to violation of client's rights. Los Angeles Downtown Courthouse.
  • Child abuse charges dropped after informal DA Diversion and completion of treatment classes. San Fernando Court.
  • Numerous felony fraud charges against a police officer were reduced to one misdemeanor, ultimately expunged. Los Angeles Downtown Courthouse.
  • Sex offenses are handled informally through an office hearing, without filing charges in court, for a music producer. Van Nuys Court.
  • Sex offense investigation against a professor closed without formal charges after firm intervention and presentation of defense evidence. LAX Court.
  • An embezzlement case was resolved without formal charges in court after presenting defense evidence. Glendale Court.
  • Judicial diversion following reduction of case to a misdemeanor following a felony car theft arrest. Our client will be dismissed entirely after completing community service. Inglewood Superior Court.
  • Domestic violence charges were dropped against an attorney following a year-long investigation. The alleged victim was a peace officer. The firm's timely intervention was critical. Santa Clarita Superior Court.
  • A social media personality facing domestic violence felony arrest has the case dismissed without charges in court after the presentation of defense evidence. Long Beach Superior Court.
  • Following a criminal citation, an Ivy-league student facing allegations of a fake ID and a minor in possession obtained an informal prosecutorial program. No formal charges were filed in court.
  • Sex offense charges were dropped at the preliminary hearing for the client after the presentation of defense evidence and cross-examination. Van Nuys Courthouse.
  • Client facing federal investigation for possession of child pornography 18 USC 2252 avoids felony charges and resolves case for a misdemeanor, summary probation, and no jail time. Our firm defended the matter for several years and presented extensive mitigation evidence to the government of Santa Barbara County.

  • A college student was arrested for felony DUI with Injury case VC Section 23153. The felony was dropped following the law firm's pre-court intervention, and the client settled the matter for a misdemeanor exhibition of speed, no jail, in Downtown Los Angeles.

  • Rape investigation PC 261(a)(2) against a well-known artist was closed for insufficient evidence after our firm's investigation and presentation of evidence to law enforcement. Santa Clara County.

  • Real estate developer faces rape PC 261(a)(2) and domestic violence PC 273.5(a) accusations from a former girlfriend, resulting in an open LAPD investigation. Our firm presented extensive defense evidence about the accuser's lack of credibility and defense witness statements. The case was rejected for prosecution. Downtown Los Angeles.

  • The client is arrested for a felony theft offense PC 487(a) on government property. After the presentation of defense evidence before the filing of charges, the case is reduced to a misdemeanor, and the client is granted judicial diversion by the trial court. The case is dismissed and sealed.  LAX Courthouse

  • DUI death VC Section 192(a) case results in felony settlement, no prison time, and the client will be eligible to reduce the matter to a misdemeanor after serving probation. Central California.

  • Indecent exposure charges PC Section 314(a) are dismissed after the firm obtains Mental Health Diversion for a medical professional. Orange County Superior Court.

  • A juvenile is arrested for Attempted Murder PC 664/187. The strike offense is dropped. The case was resolved for a lesser assault charge, and the client received 90 days of placement in a group home and then released home to their parents. Sylmar Juvenile Court.

  • Two separate domestic violence felony arrests, PC 273.5(a), were dropped for a hedge fund manager following the firm's intervention and presentation of defense evidence to the detective and prosecutor. LAX Court.

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    I was convicted by a jury for kidnapping and criminal threats and was facing 9 years in prison. After the conviction, I retained Mr. Gorin's law firm for the sentencing phase of my trial. He raised numerous objections to the law and factual errors in the trial, and argued aggressively on my behal...
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    During one of the scariest times of my life I found myself having to deal with criminal charges and hired Eisner & Gorin LLP to defend me. After talking with Dmitry Gorin and his team of professional's, I felt confident that I hired the right team to represent me. Dmitry and his staff were excell...
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    After being accused of a terrible crime I was extremely frightened and unsure of what steps to take in order to protect myself. My freedoms, career and standing in the community were all at risk and I really was lost on which direction to turn. Dmitry and he team were a godsend in the way they w...
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    Dmitry Gorin is not just "one of the best lawyers in LA", but THE BEST lawyer in LA! I have young adult kids who, let's face it, can make bad choices at times or just be at the wrong place at the wrong time. Does that mean they should be punished with a criminal record and a tainted future for th...
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    Every now and then life throws you a curveball and you need to be in a position to handle a sticky, confusing and potentially life altering situation. When this happens, I'm really glad to know a few people who can help. Dmitry Gorin and Alan Eisner are some of those people. I completely trust t...
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    When you've been falsely accused of a crime, it is an extremely unpleasant experience. When that might no only put you in jail, but could certainly turn you into a permanent victim of abuse at the hands of hardened criminals. Well, it's hard to sleep at night. I lost a ton of weight and could bar...
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    Exceptional criminal defense attorney. Simply put, the world would be a much better place, if more professionals approached their work with the intensity, thoroughness, and respect that Meryl does. I used to think that anyone who needed a defense attorney must have been guilty of something, until...
  • Valerie, Avvo Recommends Dmitry Gorin

    A true Lifesaver. I cannot say enough good things about Meryl Chambers and her firm. From Narine, the office manager, to Dmitry Gorin, a managing partner, I was treated with utmost respect and the issues of my son's arrest were addressed as if we were their only client. I received their undivide...
  • Kathy J., Yelp Recommends Dmitry Gorin

    Great criminal defense lawyer. There are not enough good things that I can say about Alan Eisner and team. For starters, Alan is a good guy, which I honestly don't think you can say about every lawyer. He truly cares and is committed, and is a just a pleasure to work with. By the time the trial ...
  • David M., Avvo Recommends Dmitry Gorin

    Mr. Gorin is simply the best! Excellent, professional, confident, highly prepared. The best! I was in a very serious situation and quite frankly my entire future was at risk. We were referred to Eisner and Gorin by a family friend who is also an attorney. Mr. Gorin guided us through every proceed...
  • Juan S., Avvo Recommends Dmitry Gorin

    Mr. Gorin was able to get my case dropped! I had never in my life needed a criminal defense lawyer. I had no clue what to do next. I searched online and spoke to some of my friends. This is how I found the law firm of Eisner and Gorin. The two partners Alan Eisner and Dmitry Gorin both did a subs...
  • Simon, Avvo Recommends Dmitry Gorin

    My life saver!! Mr.Gorin and Eisner Helped me put my life back on track. I can't say enough good things about Dmitry Gorin, Alan Eisner, Merly Chambers and his excellent staff. In my case Dmitry got a avery serious charge (Faced over $300,000 bail 1/3 million) dropped before going to court. CASE ...
  • Kevin, Avvo Recommends Dmitry Gorin

    Best crimnal defense lawyer!!! I know that most of people are reading this review, are still searching and unstable to choose the right lawyer for the bad time in your life. So did I!! Mr. Gorin will believe in you and help you, like he did for me. His experience and professionalism on his assoc...
  • Nelie, Avvo Recommends Dmitry Gorin

    The “Best” of the Best Lawyers! In January 2017, my husband and I were reported in a suspected trafficking case. With the false accusations, the supposed to be a victim had since applied for a T-Visa, which allows for victims of trafficking to stay in the U.S. for a period before repatriating or ...
  • Hung, Avvo Recommends Dmitry Gorin

    My case was dismissed! I was involved in a MINOR accident on the freeway with another vehicle. It all started when an SUV cut me off while I was in the carpool lane and hit my right front bumper. I was completely unaware that we've been hit until we got home and found a dent in the right bumper. ...
  • Robert, Yelp Recommends Dmitry Gorin

    I went through a very difficult time in my life and was terrified I would to lose everything. I found the Los Angeles criminal defense law firm of Eisner Gorin LLP, gave them a phone call and immediately felt at ease. I did call a few other law firms, but they treated me like a fool. The entire ...
  • Jonathan, Avvo Recommends Dmitry Gorin

    I was criminally charged with a felony DUI with great bodily injuries. I was looking at time in a state prison. To say this was an extremely difficult time for me and my family would be an understatement. I was completely stressed throughout the entire legal process and potential legal consequenc...

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