Attorney Profiles

Learn more about our award-winning criminal defense lawyers who have had over 500 cases dismissed.

Hart J. Levin

Hart Levin is a former Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney and worked with the DA’s office since he was in law school. After many years as a prosecutor, Hart started his own criminal defense firm focusing on misdemeanors and felonies in all Southern California courts. He has been recognized as a SuperLawyer Rising Star for 6 years in a row and his firm was named the #1 Criminal Defense Firm in the nation by the Law Firm 500.


He has been featured on the hit Netflix show “Chelsea” starring Chelsea Handler and was recently on the cover of SuperLawyers magazine. He is a certified mediation specialist and has been an on set TV script advisor for NBC and FOX. Hart graduated with Honors from UC Berkeley and lives by the beach with his family and golden retriever, Charlie.

Matthew Cohen

Matthew has nearly twenty years of criminal defense experience. He joined the Law Offices of Hart J. Levin in 2014 and since then has achieved tremendous success defending criminal charges throughout Southern California. He has defended judges, politicians, actors and famous athletes. Matthew is highly respected in the field of criminal defense and is oftentimes the “go to” guy when it comes to other lawyers having questions about a specific part of the law or court system.

He has earned a reputation as one of the best criminal defense attorneys in the field who goes the extra mile for each client and each case. He is originally from the east coast but attended Pepperdine Law School and became a permanent westcoaster. He lives with his family in the San Gabriel Valley.

Request Consultation
Contact Us