From the moment someone is arrested through the period of court proceedings, it is common to experience stress and anxiety during the uncertainty of what is next. Do not let these critical moments pass without the expert representation of the legal team at Takakjian & Sitkoff. With over 70 years of combined experience in California law, these former LA prosecutors and police academy instructors have the experience to represent clients facing a variety of charges like a misdemeanor and felony DUI, domestic violence, drug charges, violent crimes, theft, sex crimes, white-collar crimes, probation violations, and more.
Experience matters. These former senior prosecutors with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office and U.S. Department of Justice founded Takakjian & Sitkoff in 1978. Because of their unique insights into government investigative, negotiation, and trial practices, the legal team at Takakjian & Sitkoff can aggressively advocate for their clients.
Defense Lawyer Stephen Sitkoff, a partner at Takakjian & Sitkoff, began his legal career prosecuting cases in the Los Angeles area as a deputy district attorney. Among Sitkoff’s many accolades is the appointment to the judicial bench as Commissioner of the Los Angeles County Superior Court from 1994 to 1995.
Attorney Eugene Hanrahan, a partner at Takakjian & Sitkoff, has a resume replete with successful prosecutions from his time as a Special Assistant at the United States Attorney’s Office to his time as Deputy District Attorney with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
James Kim is the senior case analyst at Takakjian & Sitkoff. After working as the lead accident and injury negotiator for three years, Kim brought his experience and passion for helping people get a second chance to Takakjian & Sitkoff in 2005.
Beyond experience, the legal team at Takakjian & Sitkoff receives glowing, 5-Star reviews from their clients like:
- “He saved me from a bad situation and got me a great deal.”
- “Steve Sitkoff and James Kim were tremendous in helping me with my legal matter. I can’t say enough about how impressed I was with them and their firm.”
- “Personal attention from the attorneys at Takakjian & Sitkoff goes above and beyond the call of duty.”
Whether it is a DUI, violence, drug-related, or white-collar crimes, do not face the uncertainty, stress, and anxiety of an arrest and courtroom proceedings alone. Contact experts with the experience to advocate on behalf of their clients, like the legal team at Takakjian & Sitkof.