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At Coimbra Law Firm, we pride ourselves on going above and beyond the call of duty for our clients. We set an exceptionally high standard for ourselves to ensure we leave no stone unturned in terms of developing the best possible defense strategy for our clients. In fact, our West Covina criminal defense lawyers have served thousands of clients throughout courts statewide and has secured an impressive track record of reductions, acquittals, and dismissals along the way.

We don’t “wait and see” or apply a “one size fits all” defense strategy to your case; rather, we proactively investigate every aspect of your case. In this way, we can walk into a courtroom prepared for any scenario, rebuttal, or allegation. Prosecutors, judges, clerks, bailiffs, and other court personnel know and respect us for the level of preparation that we take for every case – and this helps give the leverage and recognition your case needs.

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, do not wait another moment. Call the West Covina criminal defense attorneys at Coimbra Law Firm at (626) 340-2326 today.

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  • Focus on early action, intervention, defeat, and dismissal
  • Successful results in all California Superior Courthouses
  • Decades of combined legal experience working for you
  • Thousands of clients represented throughout California
  • Stay up-to-date on all appellate decisions & legal stratagems
  • Providing maximum competence, diligence & persistence

Meet Top Attorney Joseph L. Coimbra

Recognized for Legal Excellence & Compassionate Service

Attorney Joseph L. Coimbra has more than 20 years of legal experience and has devoted his practice to solely handling criminal defense matters. In this time, he has represented clients throughout all of California’s Superior Courthouses and secured an impressive record of dismissals, reductions, and acquittals by way of negotiation and litigation. Also, Mr. Coimbra has also successfully represented clients in federal courts. Click here to read more of his success stories.

Mr. Coimbra was trained extensively by former prosecutors and a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, who are considered to be legal experts in the field. As a testament to his tireless commitment to the utmost standards of professionalism and legal advocacy, he has been named as a Top Attorney by Pasadena Magazine for 3 years (2013, 2014, and 2016), the Lawyer of Distinction Award (given to less than 10% of all American Lawyers), and Top Attorney 2016 as well.

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“We could not claim to be a democracy if the voices of the innocent and wrongfully accused were drowned out by a seemingly all-powerful criminal justice system. I wanted to be part of leading the battle cry against miscarriages of justice in my own way: by representing criminal defendants.” – Attorney Coimbra

How Our Firm Can Help Protect You

We Believe the Best Defense Is an Effective Offense

Too often, other criminal defense lawyers may view their role in the attorney-client relationship as one where the lawyer must never condescend to the level of their client, keeping them an arm’s distance from recent case developments. As an accomplished firm, we take the exact opposite approach and stay relentlessly devoted to our clients and their best interests. Every member of our team is committed to seeing your case through to a favorable end. To accomplish this, we coordinate our talents, much like a unified team, to produce a defensive strategy that confronts any legal accusation hurled your way.

Acting immediately after an arrest can be the most powerful aspect of your defense strategy. Call our West Covina criminal defense lawyers.

Read Our Success Stories

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    Hit And Run Against School Bus (With Property Damage Only)

    Our client, a gentleman with a previous criminal conviction, was accused of "hit and run", a violation of California Vehicle Code Section 20002(a). A new conviction would have most certainly resulted in lengthy imprisonment on account of his rap sheet. Accordingly, our San Jose courthouse criminal defense attorneys fought from the very start to have the hit and run accusation thrown out. Our office was able to get a civil compromise where our client paid a small amount of restitution for the damage to the bus (no child or adult passengers were on the bus) at the time of the collision. Our client received an infraction and avoided a misdemeanor conviction. He also avoided any jailtime.


    Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians declines to take action against our client

    Our client, a registered nurse, was charged with driving under the influence in violation California vehicle code sections 23152(a) and 23152(b). As a result of our early, efficient and aggressive intervention in her criminal case, our West Covina Courthouse DUI attorneys were able to resolve the matter successfully. In addition to accomplishing the successful court resolution of her case, West Covina board of vocational nursing charges defense attorneys were able to prevent the board from taking adversarial action against our clients nursing license. Our client not only was able to avoid any jail time but is able to keep her vocational nursing license free and clear of any suspension or revocation.

  • Prosecutor dismisses child endangerment charge. Our client enters a plea of a lesser offense and no jail time

    Our client was charged with having used excessive force while disciplining his child. Our West Covina child endangerment charges defense attorneys went to work, arguing that our client was actually acting within the confines of his parental right to discipline and that he did not act unreasonably. A conviction of this magnitude would've carried up to one year in the county jail. Instead, the prosecutor dismissed the child endangerment charge, our client entered a plea to a lesser offense and no jail time was imposed.


    Domestic violence case thrown out before first court appearance due to our early intervention

    Our client, a promising college student with career ambitions, was accused of having assaulted her live-in boyfriend. The prosecutor was going to file domestic battery charges against her. A California domestic violence conviction would have destroyed her life, her dreams and any ambitions of pursuing her desired career. Our Long Beach courthouse domestic violence attorneys intervened in her defense in advance of her arraignment. We advocated on her behalf before the Long Beach city attorney's office at a city attorney hearing. After doing so, the Long Beach city attorney's office dismissed her case, deciding not to pursue any prosecution against our client.


    Megan's Law Exclusion Application Approved -- Termination of Registered Sex Offender Profile

    Client was previously convicted of having violated Penal Code sections 288(a) and 311.11, also known, respectively, as lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor and possession of obscene materials. The complaining witness was client's minor stepchild. Our office submitted a powerful legal argument supported by a significant amount of compelling documentation, including a favorable psychiatric evaluation of our client. The Department of Justice granted our petition and our client's online Megan's Law profile has since been removed.

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