Paul J. Wallin, JD

Paul J. Wallin, JD: Attorney with Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation AV stamp icon
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I have over thirty five years of experience handling all types of criminal defense matters, and currently supervise serious felonies being handled by our law firm. In addition, I have extensive experience in both juvenile crimes and juvenile dependency matters. We pride ourselves in doing all we can to put our clients at ease during a time of great personal stress in their lives when they are facing allegations of criminal misconduct. You are in good hands when you decide to retain Wallin & Klarich to assist you in your time of need. Achievements: Past Chairman, Criminal Law Section of Orange County Bar Association; Past Delegate, California State Bar Convention; Presiding Fee Arbitrator for Orange County Bar Association. Lectures, Speeches and Seminars: Professor UCI, Advanced Legal Procedure, 2006. Speaker at California State University Fullerton; Fullerton, California. Topic: "Sex, Society and the Law." Speaker at West Orange County Bar Association in Orange County, California. Topic: "Overview of Child Molest Defense." Speaker at California Teachers Association, Group Legal Services Convention in Los Angeles, California. Speaker at the Riverside Chapter of VOCAL, Riverside, California. Topic: "What Your Lawyer Should be Doing to Defend You in Cases Involving Allegations of Sexual Abuse. "Keynote Speaker at the National Center for the Prosecution of Child Abuse Convention. Topic: "Systems Failures, Consequences and Solutions. "Keynote Speaker at New York State Teacher's Legal Training Seminar. Topic: "The Defense of Professionals accused of Sexual Misconduct. "Speaker at the Alternatives to Sexual Abuse Seminar in Anaheim, California. Topic: "Defending the Accused Sexual Offender: Fighting for Balanced Treatment in the Courtroom. "Speaker at the Los Angeles County Office of Education, Tenth Annual Team Approach to Pupil Personnel Services Workshop Series held in the City of Industry, California. Topic: "How to Avoid Being Falsely Accused of Crimes. "Speaker at the Pre-School Association of California Conference held in Riverside, California. Speaker for the Orange Unified School District Meeting. Topic: "Teachers and the Law". Television Appearances: "Due Process," The Today Show, NBC, New York City; "False Accusations: Protecting Our Teachers," Hour Magazine; "New Weapons in Divorce Wars," Hour Magazine; "Defending Persons Accused of Serious Crimes," The O'Reilly Factor, FOX News 2006; "Successfully Defending Those Accused of Serious Felonies," The Rita Cosby Show, MSNBC 2006. Served as Judge ProTem in West, North and Central Orange County Municipal Courts. Business Editor, Pepperdine Law Review, 1977. Editor in Chief, "The Advocate," Law School News Publication.

(Also at Riverside, San Bernardino, West Covina, Ventura and Torrance Offices)

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Drug Crimes
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Homicide
  • Sex Crimes
  • Traffic Violations
  • Child Dependency
  • Restraining Orders

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
657-235-0216  Phone
714-730-5300  Phone
714-730-0337  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles, B.S., 1974
Law School Attended:
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1977
Year of First Admission:
1978, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; California Supreme Court; 1982, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1977, California
Orange County Bar Association (Past Chairman, Criminal Law Section; Presiding Fee Arbitrator); California State Bar Convention (Past Delegate).
Birth Information:
Los Angeles, California, 1952
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other - Payment Plans

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