EDWARD J. BLUM

LOS ANGELES CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY

I am honored to work for clients who need an expert litigator and criminal defense. My practice is dedicated to helping those clients protect their individual rights and defend their freedom. My focus on helping others began when I served in the United States Army as a Sergeant. Now, I continue to serve my country and community by taking care of the people in it and protecting the rights we’re so fortunate to have. Let me fight to defend your personal rights and freedoms today.

All people are equal in the eyes of the law.

A GREAT ATTORNEY IS WHAT MAKES THE DIFFERENCE

You deserve an attorney whose skills are equal to and above the prosecutorial level of standard. With decades of experience and dedication working on your case, you will have fierce and powerful representation that will fight hard for you in and out of court. Put my skills and aggression on your side.

PRACTICE AREAS

Advocating for your rights through every stage of the legal process.

Criminal Defense

No matter the charge, and no matter the offense, I will work closely with you to determine what your best options are and how to make the best decision.

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DUI Defense

Though seemingly common, DUI charges can be very complicated. Let me navigate the system and work to protect your record and your reputation.

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DUI-Related Charges

Aside from a simple DUI charge, drug intoxication, and prior DUI charges can make big differences in your case, and I can help you through it.

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Drug Charges

The possession, creation, and/or distribution of drugs all have major consequences in the state of California. If you've been charged, I will help craft a strong defense for your case.

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Assault & Battery

Whether it’s a spur of the moment bar fight or an intentional act, I will stand up for you and make sure your story is heard. Together we will fight to keep your freedom.

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Domestic Violence

A sensitive situation can become emotionally overwhelming, but I will help you navigate the legal processes to protect you, and we will work toward finding the right solution.

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Don’t risk your future with an inexperienced attorney.

PUT MY EXPERTISE ON YOUR SIDE TODAY.

NOTABLE CASES AND MATTERS

People v. Michael T.

Client charged with: Brandishing a Firearm in Long Beach.

Dismissed

People v. Chrissy H.

Client charged with: Felony Theft by Deceit and Misdemeanor Filing a False Police Report.

Dismissed

People v. Maritza M.

Client charged with: 3d Time DUI with accident and Hit and Run.

Case settled and 3 year Suspension was set aside.

SERVING THE GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA

From the San Fernando Valley down to the Los Angeles Harbor, and everywhere in between, I’m here to serve your needs.

Serving in LA has given me the opportunity to work with many individuals and families from different walks of life. I enjoy getting to know you as we prepare your case and you will always be treated with the same level of respect and dignity I offer to all of my clients. Whatever you are going through, I want to help in any way that I can

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DUI CHARGES

Answering your questions about what to expect after a DUI charge.


What penalties are facing me?

On a first conviction, you are facing jail time, fines of up to $2700, 3-year Probation, a mandatory drivers safety course, mandatory AA meetings, and hospital and morgue tours. These penalties increase with Second or Third Convictions and don’t include loss of work, quality of life, financial or DMV issues.


I blew over the limit - should I fight my case?

Yes, you should at least speak to an attorney. There are many ways to fight your case and reduce your penalties, but only if you have the right attorney on your side. Don’t fall prey to “DUI Mills” or discount Lawyers who take dozens of cases and can’t afford to concentrate on your case.


How much do you charge?

We charge a flat, reasonable fee based on details of your case. This will cover representation by your own personal DUI Attorney for your criminal case and the DMV hearing, up to but not including, Trial. Should you go to Trial, our Trial rates are reasonable. We will spend the time to prepare and review all evidence, discovery, and motions. We only win if you win. 


Do I have to have an Ignition Interlock Device?

IID devices are not mandatory for a DUI Arrest, only a Conviction, and then only if you are convicted of Driving under the Influence, not for a “Wet Reckless.” Also, you should know, getting an Ignition Interlock Device before you are convicted does not help your case, despite what the companies selling them may tell you.


WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY

Being there for my clients in their time of need is what gives my work real meaning.

Found Ed Blum by luck... [He] was very straightforward and honest, [and] did not take advantage of me at all. I was glad I found him.

Law

Mr. Blum is on the ball and seems well connected. He and his resources were invaluable in winning my case

DUI Client

Excellent service. Always answers the phone. Prompt and on time in court and saved me a lot of time and money. Highly recommend.

Gregory M.

FIERCE REPRESENTATION YOU CAN COUNT ON

I’m committed to doing whatever I can to help you get a favorable outcome.

As a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, it is my job to ensure you are treated fairly and that your rights as an individual are honored by both law enforcement and the justice system. If you have committed a crime, you are entitled to have an attorney. But having the right attorney working for you is what makes the difference between dismissals and guilty verdicts. 

Being pulled over for a DUI may seem inconsequential if it is your first offense, and your lawyer may get you a dismissal. But what if this isn't your first DUI-related offense? You need an attorney with experience to handle your case.

I have over 20 years of experience handling cases like yours. From drug charges and sex crimes to robbery and fraud, I know what it takes to fight against the prosecutor. My natural abilities and commitment to your case are aimed at getting the best outcome possible for you. I will represent you from your initial arrest to trial and to the appellate court, if necessary. I will not stop fighting until everything has been done in pursuit of a favorable ruling or verdict. 

Do not try to face the system alone. Call my office and schedule a free consultation so I can get started on your case. Call now!

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