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Ms. Kopelman is a defense attorney with over 30 years of experience working primarily at the Orange County Public Defender’s Office. She is a passionate defender of individuals’ rights against the overwhelming power of the government. She has built her practice around a clear mission statement:

When charged with a crime the enormous force of government is against you. Attorney Lisa A. Kopelman has devoted her life to defending people against that powerful force.

She has taken this philosophy of defense and developed a practice that uses aggressive representation to protect those accused of crimes. During her more than three decades of successful practice, she has represented those accused of serious crimes and argued before the Superior Court in Orange and other southern California Counties as well as before California’s Fourth Appellate District Court. As a result, Ms. Kopelman is at home in most Southern California courtrooms.

Degrees

  • Suffolk University Law School – JD, 1985
  • Boston University – BA Political Science, 1981

Conferences and Seminars

  • NAACP/LDF Annual Capital Punishment Training Conference, Aerlie Conference Center (Invitation Only)
  • Bryan R. Schechmeister Death Penalty College
  • CPDA/CACJ Capital Case Defense Seminar

Memberships

  • Licensed to practice in CA and MA
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • National Association for Public Defense
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Orange County Women Lawyers Association

Our Customers' Testimonials

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Deborah Barnum
9/18/2018 - Google

Ms. Kopelman has the experience and knowledge to give you a swift, satisfactory disposition of your case. She takes... read more

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Nicolas Macias
10/18/2018 - Google

She helped me out at a really dark moment in my life, Without her I don't know where I would... read more

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Maricruz Rodriguez
5/18/2019 - Google

My experience with lisa as my attorney is nothing but amazing. From the very first day i called crying not... read more

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