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West Covina
Criminal Defense Attorneys

Powerful Credentials & Experience

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 for a crime, do not wait another moment. Call the West Covina criminal defense attorneys at Coimbra Law Firm at
(626) 205-3794 today.

  • 10 Best Law Firms
  • Yelp
  • Pasadena Top Attorney 2017
  • Witkin Legal Institute
  • CALI Designation
  • Top Attorneys 2014 Pasadena Magazine
  • Top Attorneys Pasadena Magazine 2016
  • Top Attorneys 2016

Read Our Success Stories

Join the Thousands of Other Extremely Satisfied Clients. We Are Ready to Get Your Case Thrown Out.
  • REDUCED Young man facing charges of drunk in public is granted diversion
  • Suspension Dismissed Nursing License Discipline and Suspension Dismissed
  • Case Dismissed “Speedy” Justice in Traffic Court—Case Dismissed
  • DISMISSED Jail Avoided for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender: No Custody at Arraignment Despite High Chance of Remand
  • Child Endangerment Charges Dismissed (Also, Maximum Penalty on "Drug Possession for Sales" Avoided and Reduced Jail Time)
  • Never Had to Register as Sex Offender Spared From Lifetime Sex Offender Registration
  • Client Can Now Freely Visit with His Family Termination of Oppressive Federal Probation Conditions In Sex Offender Case
  • Able to Return to Normal Life and Pursue Career Another Client Spared From Lifetime Sex Offender Registration
  • Charges Dropped Spared From Life in Prison On Sex Crimes Accusation
  • Spared From Life in Prison On Sex Crimes Accusation
  • Successful negotiation on reduced sentence Failure To Register Allegation Vigorously Challenged: Years Of State Prison Avoided - Successfully Resolved
  • No Jail Time Successful DUI Result With .19 BAC (Double The Legal Limit-Plus-Three)
  • Case Dismissed West Covina Vehicle Code Violation Dismissal
  • No Charges Potential Probation Violation Squashed
  • DUI with .12 BAC Dismissed in Favor of Reduced No-Jail Charge
  • Successful Resolution -- No Prison Client Charged with Multiple Counts of Violating Health and Safety Code 11351 HS "Possession of Cocaine for Sale" Law & Spared f
  • Dismissal of Driving While Intoxicated Charge & Prevention of Battery On a Peace Officer Charge
  • Client spared from being incarcerated Arrest Warrant Recalled and Quashed
  • Criminal Investigation and Prosecution of Man Accused of Child Molestation Dismissed
  • Neighbor Vandalism Charge Dismissed
  • Registered Sex Offender Probation Violation Successfully Resolved
  • Possession of Methamphetamine Charge Dismissed
  • REMOVED Sex Offender Profile Successfully Removed from Public Website
  • REMOVED Sex Offender Profile Successfully Removed from Public Website
  • REDUCED Nurse charged with DUI and refusal to submit breath test receives reduced sentence and refusal stricken.
  • Restitution Client facing charges of grand larceny in excess of over $20,000 receives no jail time and no probation
  • WAIVED Man on probation with outstanding warrant receives significantly reduced sentence for felony evasion
  • DISMISSED Failure to register as a sex offender charge dismissed
  • GRANTED Petition for Certificate of Rehabilitation Granted
  • PROFILE REMOVED Megan's Law Exclusion Application Approved -- Termination of Registered Sex Offender Profile
  • DISMISSED Domestic violence case thrown out before first court appearance due to our early intervention
  • Prosecutor dismisses child endangerment charge. Our client enters a plea of a lesser offense and no jail time
  • Pomona Courthouse Community Labor Extension Successfully Achieved; Bench Warrant Avoided
  • Pomona Courthouse DUI With High BAC (.23/.24) successfully resolved, no jail-time; charge of violating CVC 23152(a) DISMISSED
  • Reckless driving charge against juvenile dismissed--case thrown out
  • Successfully Expunged California Weapons Charge Successfully Expunged
  • Dismissed Hit And Run Against School Bus (With Property Damage Only)
  • Dismissed Hit and Run Dismissed, No Jail Time Despite High BAC

Meet Top Attorney
Joseph L. Coimbra

Recognized for Legal Excellence and 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 4 years (2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017), the Lawyer of Distinction Award (given to less than 10% of all American Lawyers), and Top Attorney 2017 as well.

Coimbra Law Firm Difference

Do You Have Court Tomorrow Morning? Next Week? Next Month?
We Can Meet You to Discuss and Go to Court for You ASAP

Attorney Joseph L. Coimbra is dedicated to seeing that the values of our criminal justice system are carried out. To this end, he is fully committed to protecting those accused of a crime from wrongful or excessive convictions and always works to ensure that the rights guaranteed to you by the U.S. Constitution are upheld.


With a decade and a half of legal experience, our team, led by an award-winning trial attorney, knows how to fight for you. We are local, affordable, and have reached several thousand successful resolutions.

  • 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

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.

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How to Reach Us 626.205.3794 1050 Lakes Drive, Suite 229
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