Margolin & Lawrence
Margolin & Lawrence is a boutique Beverly Hills law firm of Harvard Law attorneys focusing on criminal defense and civil liberties. We litigate cases throughout California and the nation at both the state and federal levels. We are primarily based in Beverly Hills, but we have satellite offices in Santa Rosa and San Francisco.
Medical marijuana defense in particular is near to our hearts. Our years of experience fighting against the war on drugs guides our detailed, fact-based motion practice.View Practice Detail
Margolin and Lawrence brings expertise from both within and without the firm to bear on civil law matters.View Practice Detail
Police are likely to jump to conclusions, assume the person who called them is actually a victim, and assume any man involved is the aggressor.View Practice Detail
Meet the Attorneys
Allison Margolin is a partner at Margolin & Lawrence in Beverly Hills, where she practices criminal defense and civil litigation in both state and federal court.View Attorney Profile
Raza graduated from Harvard Law School in 2003, where he served as an executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy.View Attorney Profile
Tom graduated from Harvard Law School in 2013. He was an associate at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton. At Harvard, Tom worked at the Criminal Justice Institute and served as the Hearing Coordinator for the Prison Legal Assistance Project.View Attorney Profile
Patrick was born and raised in Modesto, California, the son of a criminal defense attorney who used to be a Sheriff Captain.View Attorney Profile
Andrew Koussevitzky is an associate at Margolin & Lawrence in Beverly Hills and a member of the California, New York, and Florida State Bars. He is a graduate of St. Thomas School of Law in Miami, Florida.View Attorney Profile
Our success lies in our passion for the law. We primarily use motions — such as motions to dismiss and motions to suppress evidence — to earn favorable dispositions and early resolution for our clients.
We've known and used Allison for up to 10 years. She has an awesome understanding of the law. She has on many occasions helped us out. Her knowledge about the law and her dedication to her clients are superior to say the least.
I was arrested for FELONY transportation of marijuana and M&L got a FULL DISMISSAL. Throughout the entire process I felt like I was in the right hands.
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I have nothing but great things to say about this firm. Each and every attorney handles your case on a very personal level. They are responsive, attentive and they keep you in the loop at all times. I highly recommend their services. They saved my career.