Experienced Legal Counsel In Your Corner & On Your Side

Pasadena Criminal Defense Attorney

A Legacy of Over 75 Jury Trials to Verdict

If you or a loved one has been arrested on State or Federal criminal charges, it’s important to quickly obtain professional and caring legal help. Our trusted and respected Pasadena criminal defense lawyers at Escovar & Avila, LLP can provide the answers and protection you need during this difficult and trying time.

The sooner that you call us, the sooner we’ll be able to help you protect your future and ensure that your rights are defended aggressively and effectively.

Contact us today to start discussing your case.

Trust Your Case to Highly-Rated Pasadena Criminal Lawyers!

Numerous factors set our firm apart from other criminal defense lawyers in the area:

  • Both of our partners graduated from the University of California, Berkeley-Boalt Hall School of Law in 1994 and have since devoted their careers to defending the criminally accused.
  • Steve Escovar has a 10.0 “Superb” rating from Avvo in criminal defense.
  • We have been named to the "Nation’s Top One Percent 2015" by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
  • We have received numerous honors, including serving as the former President of the Los Angeles Criminal Courts Bar Association.
  • We've been in Pasadena’s Top Attorneys by Pasadena Magazine.
  • We are a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Arrests and accusations can be life-changing, which is why it is vital you seek professional legal help. Even a more minor misdemeanor can result in heavy fines and a blow to your reputation. If you are convicted of a felony offense, you can face months or years in prison, or worse. Our firm works diligently to provide every client with the personalized representation they need to make important decisions that protect their rights and best interests. We can build a solid defense that ensures your side of the story is heard.

Criminal Cases Our Defense Attorneys Handle

A criminal conviction can adversely affect your future, with professional representation, you can greatly improve the outcome of your matter. Our criminal defense lawyers in Pasadena are here to "Fight the good fight!" We believe that everyone deserves strong, aggressive, and strategic legal advocacy from experienced professionals who can work hard to protect your rights. That’s our commitment at Escovar & Avila, LLP.

Types of criminal cases we handle include:


Please contact us today to talk with a Pasadena criminal defense lawyer from our legal team at (626) 577-7700. Ask for Steve Escovar and a free consultation!

Why Choose Escovar & Avila, LLP?

  • 10/10 Superb Avvo Rating

  • Named one of Pasadena's Top Attorneys by Pasadena Magazine

  • Nation’s Top 1% by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC)

  • Qualified Federal Death Penalty Trial Counsel – Attorney

  • Former President of the Los Angeles Criminal Courts Bar Association

  • Featured in CNN Español, Telemundo, and Univision as a legal commenter

  • Free, initial case evaluations for clients

  • Payment plans available