THE LEVENTHAL FIRM is a powerhouse, boutique law practice dedicated to criminal defense in both state and federal court. Lead Trial Attorney, Andrew Leventhal, Esq., and Managing Attorney Yvonne Rodriguez, Esq., are the heart and soul of this law firm – both trial lawyers have defended more than 10,000 criminal cases combined and have tried almost every criminal case imaginable before a jury. Andrew and Yvonne are incredibly passionate attorneys, both deeply immersed in criminal law – they spent a combined 14 years vehemently challenging the criminal justice system as Los Angeles Public Defenders; the desire to challenge is the essence of THE LEVENTHAL FIRM, and with that, results are the only thing that matter.

Andrew LeventhalAndrew Leventhal, ESQ.

Andrew Leventhal is a dynamic, passionate, and charismatic criminal defense attorney. Andrew spent seven years battling in the courtroom trenches as a Los Angeles Public Defender; it is here that Andrew developed a reputation for being a fearless trial lawyer... Read More

Yvonne RodriguezYvonne Rodriguez, ESQ.

Yvonne Rodriguez, Esq. is THE LEVENTHAL FIRM’s Managing Attorney. Her work-ethic is unmatched - Yvonne’s hard-working style leaves every client feeling confident and secure that no stone is left unturned before the case ends. Yvonne doesn’t sleep at night if she... Read More

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DUI SOBRIETY CHECKPOINTS Are Sobriety Checkpoints Legal? The Supreme Court has held that sobriety checkpoints, like border checkpoints, are legal under certain circumstances.[i]  However, sobriety or DUI checkpoints are seizures, and thus must comport with Fourth Amendment strictures.  Dragnets, or police roadblocks set up to find anything that “looks suspicious” are illegal.  In contrast, a… Read more

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