When Your Rights Are in Jeopardy

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Okabe & Haushalter handles high-profile criminal defense cases with equal levels of precision and discretion.

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Our Los Angeles defense attorneys have a reputation for thinking outside the box and creating effective defense strategies.

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Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

Are you charged with a crime?

Facing criminal charges is an urgent matter. You need the immediate attention of an experienced Los Angeles criminal defense attorney to provide you with the aggressive legal representation you need. When your future is on the line, a criminal lawyer will be your only hope.

Taking immediate advantage of your right to legal counsel and your right to remain silent will mean that you can work to avoid self-incrimination and can offer your lawyer a better opportunity of seeking a positive case result on your behalf.

The criminal defense law firm of Okabe & Haushalter is committed to excellence. We represent clients throughout L.A. County and the South Bay area.

Aggressive Criminal Defense Counsel in Southern California

Conviction for a misdemeanor, felony, or federal offense will have severe effects upon your freedom, relationships, career, and opportunities. You need to be sure that your legal team has the skills, resources, and knowledge needed to effectively defend you against your charges. Our firm will aggressively fight for your interests, and we will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your case to help us build a detailed and powerful defense. You can trust that our team will provide the dedicated and exceptional advocacy your case needs to receive the best opportunity for success.

There is no question that your choice in attorney will have a significant impact on the outcome of your criminal case. You have the right to take action if you are taken into custody by South Bay law enforcement. You have the right to legal counsel if you are facing criminal charges of any kind. Let a criminal defense lawyer at our firm provide you with the aggressive representation that is necessary to take full advantage of the protection our justice system has to offer defendants in the criminal court process.

If you are looking for experienced legal representation along with the commitment to client service that you deserve during this difficult time, you have come to the right place. Find out more about the specific services our firm can offer you to challenge your criminal charges.

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We have handled high-profile cases for elite clientele

Case Examples

  • Michael Jackson Case
  • OJ Simpson Case
  • Phil Spector Case
  • Dream Board Case
  • Largest Public Official Bribery Case in U.S. History
  • International Drug Trafficking Cases

These clients expect only the highest quality legal counsel, and that is precisely what we provide.We are ready to apply our diverse experience and knowledge on your behalf as we handle your case.

Meet Our Founding Partners

  • Ryan T. Okabe

    His experience with both sides of the adversarial system provides his clients with unparalleled advantages, making him one of the most sought after criminal defense attorneys.

    Meet Attorney Okabe
  • Mark J. Haushalter

    Attorney Haushalter successfully tried a wide variety of criminal cases from DUIs to shootings. Mr. Haushalter is licensed to practice law in State and Federal Courts in California and Illinois.

    Meet Attorney Haushalter


Our legal team understands just how much is at stake if you have been arrested, are facing criminal charges or are under investigation by the police in or around Los Angeles. We act quickly to assert our clients' Constitutional rights. We provide the tireless defense counsel that makes a difference in seeking the best possible results for their cases.

Though criminal charges may not have been filed against you at this point, taking preventative measures is crucial. If we are able to get involved to handle your case during the investigatory phase, we may be able to negotiate with the District Attorney's Office to have your charges lowered or dropped altogether.

A key characteristic that sets our firm apart from the rest is our trial readiness. Many firms talk about their trial experience, but few actually have what it takes to successfully advocate for a client before a judge and jury. The Los Angeles criminal defense attorneys at Okabe & Haushalter have handled some of the largest criminal court trials not only in California, but throughout the nation.

Representing a client in state or federal court requires a certain level of skill. This is nothing new to us. You won't have to worry about our readiness or experience when it comes to representing you in even the most complex and aggressive criminal court trials. Our attorneys have earned honors from the American Trial Lawyers Association such as "Top 40 Under 40" ratings.

In handling any type of criminal case, we take care to provide the one-on-one attention that enables us to understand the exact approach that should be taken on each individual client's behalf. We take an aggressive stance. We do not back down in spite of what evidence has been brought against a client and will utilize all of our experience and resources on their behalf. With a criminal defense lawyer at our offices, you have the opportunity to seek a case result that helps you avoid imprisonment and other life-changing penalties.



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  • “always believed we could win. AND WE DID!!!!!"”

    - Danny V.

  • “Ryan Okabe is THE best! Period.”

    - M.L.

  • “I have referred many cases to Okabe & Haushalter, and they have handled each one successfully.”

    - Ray Montenegro Attorney at Law

  • “You kept me flying. Thanks for everything"”

    - Drew B.

  • “Okabe & Haushalter defends their clients aggressively, thoughtfully and vigorously.”

    - Lowell Steiger Attorney at Law

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