Violent Crimes & Weapons

Ali Shahrestani, Esq.

If you have been baselessly charged with murder, aggravated assault, battery, illegal firearms possession, or other violent crimes, you must think carefully about your best defense – a private attorney with the passion and attention required to prove your innocence. I am a powerful force in the courtroom. I possess a unique litigation style: part careful preparation, part dynamic creativity. I can carefully select third party experts ready to provide you the leading advantage over the Prosecution: jury consultants, forensic specialists, DNA analysts, private investigators, psychotherapists, technology experts, and media specialists, all focused on your best defense.

“Ali is the best lawyer I’ve ever had the pleasure to know. Ali is very aggressive and down right knows his job. The way that Ali performs his job is at an excellent skill level. Ali has been great at keeping me informed every step of the way giving me the best advice time and time again. Should you ever have to retain him it would be in your best interest to do so. Ali has a great way of letting it be known he is a fighter and will fight for you. This man is a great lawyer and devotes himself full-heartedly. Ali is very good at making things simplistic for clients which was great for me. I guess what I am saying is Ali is all around the best at what he does and I’ve been more than happy with all the great work he has done for me. Thank you so much Ali Shahrestani.”

– Federal Criminal Defense Client Testimonial, December 4, 2014.

Whether you are wrongfully charged with homicide, manslaughter, assault, battery, or other violent crimes, I aim at taking apart the Prosecution’s case brick by brick to disprove both the required degrees of intent and the very act itself. I strive to ensure that the law was strictly followed during your arrest, that you were stopped with Reasonable Suspicion, arrested with Probable Cause, that a warrant accompanied your arrest, or a proper exception to a warranted arrest was in effect, that you were read your Miranda rights, that your person and property was not wrongfully searched and seized, that you were not involuntarily interrogated, and that you were not denied presence of an attorney at all crucial stages of the arrest and prosecution. Due Process must be maintained by all state actors – the police, the Prosecutor, and the Judge, and I am committed to upholding the rule of law and justice so that my clients’ rights are shielded and their interests in life and liberty are entirely supported.

I offer exacting and potent Criminal Defense representation. I work with juvenile defendants and adults alike, whether you have a significant criminal record or this is the first time you have faced the criminal justice system in your life. The system is deeply flawed, and I seek to protect you at every step of the way. I offer passionate, intelligent, and dynamic legal expertise for clients because I am dedicated to providing justice for all.

“I was surprised at how fast and efficiently Ali works. He was willing to meet and start work on my case the very day I called and we had my motion drafted and filed within two days! My legal matter was very time sensitive in nature and Ali saved me a lot of worry with the expediency of the filing. He was very clear and honest about managing my expectations regarding the timeline of my case as it moved through the court, and at the same time kept up great pressure on the D.A. and clerks to get the motion through. I can easily say that Ali went above and beyond to help me and will be my go-to attorney for all future legal concerns.”

– Criminal Defense Client Testimonial, June 4, 2017.


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