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law offices of lisa A. kopelman

criminal defense Attorney

Free Consultation, Available 24/7, Tel:949.354.3452
When charged with a crime the force of the government is against you. Attorney Lisa A. Kopelman has devoted her life to defending people against that powerful force.

Attorney Kopelman has been an attorney for over 30 years, devoting her practice to criminal defense. For most of that time she worked for the Orange County Public Defender’s Office, first as a Deputy Public Defender and then as an Assistant Public Defender.

While at the public defender’s office Ms. Kopelman worked in every branch court in Orange County as well as at the main court house in Santa Ana. As a result, she has come to know most of the judges and prosecutors in the county. Additionally, she handled many of the office’s most serious cases including sex offenses, gang cases, assaults, violent offense and capital murder cases.

Attorney Kopelman has tried over 100 cases to jury. Ms. Kopelman’s practice is devoted to the AGGRESSIVE REPRESENTATION of clients charged with misdemeanor and felony cases ranging from driving under the influence to crimes of violence, homicides and sex offenses.


Suffolk University Law School – JD 1985

Boston University – BA Political Science 1981

NAACP/LDF Annual Capital Punishment Training Conference, Aerlie Conference Center (invitation only)

Bryan R. Schechmeister Death Penalty College

CPDA/CACJ Capital Case Defense Seminar

National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

National Association for Public Defense

California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

California Public Defenders Association

Orange County Bar Association

Orange County Women Lawyers Association

Orange County Jewish Bar Association

California Women Lawyers Association