Steve Meister is an experienced, aggressive, caring and tough veteran criminal defense attorney and a distinguished former Los Angeles County prosecutor.  He has been called “one of the leading criminal law authorities” in the country and has defended clients in almost every kind of case, felony and misdemeanor, in state and federal court. 

Steve’s experience and reputation as a trial lawyer have earned him an ongoing position on the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Capital Case Defense panel — so you know that if he is trusted to effectively represent clients in death penalty cases, Steve can capably help you in any criminal matter.

Steve has handled many clients in so-called “high profile” cases involving violent crimes, sexual assault, political corruption and other cases which have attracted local and national media attention.  He has taught nationally to other defense lawyers on how to effectively handle media issues when representing clients whose cases are in the news.

Steve regularly lectures to national groups on subjects ranging from legal ethics, trial tactics, constitutional law, DUI defense, healthcare law and compliance, and other topics.  He is also a frequent expert legal commentator on TV and radio news, and has been on air as a legal expert over 700 times.

With the Meister Law Offices, every client in every case gets full and personal attention, first-rate representation from start to finish, knowledgeable and creative approaches to defending a case and bringing all the best resources to bear, strategic thinking and effective tactics honed from decades of experience, and a lawyer who cares about you, your family, your life and what is most important to you.