Sherry C. Cross

Sherry C. Cross: Attorney with Chudnovsky Law
  • Attorney at Chudnovsky Law (3 Attorneys)
  • 23 Corporate Plaza Drive, Suite 150, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Sherry Cross is an award-winning criminal defense attorney and accomplished trial lawyer. She is a recognized authority in California criminal defense and DUI drunk driving defense.

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16+ years Experience Practicing Law:

• Former Public Defense Lawyer in Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office

• Experience handling more than 3,000 cases and court trials

• Licensed to practice in California and Florida

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Highly Experienced Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Sherry began her legal career in 2001 at the Miami-Dade Public Defender's office. During her 5 years as a public defense attorney Sherry handled virtually every kind of criminal case from misdemeanor DUI to the most serious felony charges. As a government attorney she learned first hand how District Attorneys and law enforcement build cases and what the most effective defense strategies are. Sherry uses this insider knowledge everyday to skillfully defend clients from criminal charges and investigations.

Sherry meticulously analyzes your case, evidence and the District Attorney and judge assigned to determine your best criminal defense strategy. She knows when to recommend negotiating a dismissal or plea deal and when to recommend taking a case to trial. Sherry has an excellent reputation with the District Attorneys and courts as a formidable trial lawyer and skilled negotiator. She is a tenacious defense lawyer that fights aggressively for her client's position.

Top Rated Orange County DUI Attorney

Defense for DUI drunk driving charges is a very technical area of law. Orange County is tough on DUI charges and the consequences can be severe. Sherry is a top California DUI defense attorney with an outstanding track record of getting DUI charges reduced or dismissed and minimizing the consequences of DUI arrests.

There are many ways to win Orange County DUI cases by filing motions, getting crucial evidence suppressed or establishing reasonable doubt or flaws in prosecutor's evidence needed to convict. Sherry has successfully used them all and knows how to achieve the best outcome possible in your case.

She has experience successfully handling every type of DUI charge including:

• 1st, 2nd or 3rd multiple misdemeanor DUI

• Felony DUI; DUI with great bodily injury; DUI with property damage

• Vehicular manslaughter; “Watson murder” cases

• Drug DUI; cannabis marijuana DUI

• Non-US citizen DUI with immigration issues

Orange County Personal Injury Lawyer and Product Liability Attorney

Sherry's personal injury practice helps clients obtain full and fair compensation and the best medical care for personal injuries of all kinds including: motor vehicle accidents, catastrophic injury, product liability, work injury and premises liability.

She is skilled at handling insurance companies, government entities and other responsible parties no matter how large or powerful. Her focus is helping her clients focus on recovery, getting their lives back on track and getting back to work to support their families. Sherry has an outstanding reputation and record for providing vigorous representation and achieving the best possible outcomes and financial recoveries under some of life's most difficult circumstances.

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Sherry has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned her Juris Doctor degree from University of Miami School of Law.

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California State Bar License #274426

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • DUI Defense
  • Foreign Citizen Criminal Defense
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Maritime Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Commercial Crimes
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Products Liability

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., Political Science and Communication, 1998
Law School Attended:
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2002
Year of First Admission:
2003, Florida; 2010, California

California Bar; Florida Bar.

Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Newport Beach, California

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