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Daniel R Perlman

213-513-8324
Daniel R Perlman
Law Offices of Daniel R. Perlman
6464 W Sunset Blvd Suite 1030
Los Angeles, CA 90028
www.danielperlmanlaw.com
Phone: 213-513-8324
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Daniel R Perlman

Lifetime Member

About Daniel R Perlman

Daniel Perlman earned his Bachelor’s Degree from The University of California, Santa Barabra and his Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law  in Washington, D.C. Daniel is an experienced criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles who has handled thousands of cases throughout Southern California. Prior to graduating from law school in our Nation’s Capital,... read more »

Biography

Daniel Perlman earned his Bachelor’s Degree from The University of California, Santa Barabra and his Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law  in Washington, D.C. Daniel is an experienced criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles who has handled thousands of cases throughout Southern California.

Prior to graduating from law school in our Nation’s Capital, Daniel worked as a Prosecutor for the Maryland State’s Attorney’s Office in Montgomery County, Maryland, where he became aware of many of the stumbling blocks that exist between prosecutors and defense attorneys from the government side. Daniel used this opportunity to learn how best to approach prosecutors and how to creatively resolve differences to the satisfaction of both sides.

Daniel has made appearances as a legal expert on Fox News, as a Celebrity Legal Expert on E! Entertainment Radio and E! Entertainment Television Specials. He has been asked to lend his professional opinion on a number of high profile celebrity cases.  Additionally, Daniel’s television appearances include the TV Guide ChannelHollywood 411, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Los Angeles Drug Defense Lawyer Daniel Perlman leads his firm into the second decade of the 21st century by staying involved with the community, including providing extensive community outreach and speaking engagements, at schools, before sports teams and other public and private organizations.  Daniel and his firm earn high marks from a variety of organizations-  with positions of responsibility, leadership and membership in the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the San Fernando Bar Association, the American Bar Association, obtaining a perfect 30 of 30 ranking with Google, a perfect 10 rating with AVVO.COM, along with equally high marks with Yelp.com, Citysearch.com, L.E.A.R.N. Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year 2012 along with being a member of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Better Business Bureau (membership pending 2.13).

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
    • Money Crimes
    • Driving Crimes
    • Violent Crimes
    • Theft Crimes
    • Drug Crimes
    • Property Crimes
    • Juvenile Crimes
  • DUI/DWI
  • Federal Drug and White Collar Crime
    • Drug Trafficking
    • Fraud
    • Money Laundering
    • Embezzlement
    • Kidnapping
    • Bank Robbery
    • Smuggling
    • Murder for Hire
    • Conspiracy
    • Human Trafficking
    • Mail Fraud

Bar Admissions

  • California State
  • California Federal – US District Court
  • United States Supreme Court

Education

  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    • B.A.

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Contact Information

Daniel R Perlman -
Law Offices of Daniel R. Perlman
6464 W Sunset Blvd Suite 1030
Los Angeles, CA 90028
www.danielperlmanlaw.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: --
  • Office: 213-513-8324
  • Fax: --
  • Fax: 323-463-1900

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal Defense100.00%
Marijuana Defense100.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
California Member in Good Standing 2005

Work Experience

Position Duration
Attorney / Owner 2005 – present

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law J.D. ---

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Lifetime Member National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2014 – present
Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers present

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
10.0 Top DUI Attorney AVVO 2014
Top Contributor - DUI AVVO 2014
Client's Choice AVVO 2013

Speaking Engagements

Presentation Title Conference Year
What to Do if Pulled Over L.E.A.R.N. 2013

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Blogs

Criminal, Drug, & DUI Defense Blog

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Sessions Wants to Crack Down on Drug Offenders

Posted on Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Session has ordered federal prosecutors to crack down on drug offenders. He also made it plain that he has plans to turn back to an earlier, tougher stance seen in the earlier er... [read more]

UCLA Financial Director Charged with Embezzlement

Posted on Thursday, May 11th, 2017

A UCLA finance director has been arrested and charged with the embezzlement of tens of thousands of dollars from City University of New York. He worked at CUNY from 2008 to 2012 as a finance official.... [read more]

Woman Arrested For Puppy Smuggling and Fake Pet Rescue

Posted on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Nine puppies are up for adoption following a bust on a puppy smuggling and Fake Pet Rescue operation. Fake Pet Rescue Results in Woman Arrested For Puppy Smuggling The nine dogs were among 19 puppies ... [read more]

DUI Suspected in Crash That Killed Firefighter

Posted on Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Driving under the influence (DUI) might be to blame for a recent crash that killed a Georgia firefighter. The suspected driver, identified by police as 23-year-old Benjamin Albert Seider, was taken in... [read more]

Man Tries to Buy Car with Fake ID

Posted on Thursday, April 20th, 2017

According to deputies, a Los Angeles man was caught red-handed when he tried to buy a car with a fake ID. Fake ID Used by Man to Try and Buy Car A Los Angeles man was attempting to buy a car with a fa... [read more]

Vietnam War Memorial Vandalized

Posted on Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Once again the Vietnam War memorial in Venice, California has been marred by graffti. The memorial was vandalized last year by graffiti. Vandalism of Vietnam War Memorial Los Angeles County sheriff&rs... [read more]

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Mother Arrested for Six Charges of Child Abuse

Posted on Friday, August 26th, 2016

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Police Searching for Two Female Robbery Suspects

Posted on Friday, August 19th, 2016

Police Search for Female Suspects Associated with Stealing Money   Police have been searching for two female suspects who were suspected of stealing thousands of dollars from an eighty-one year o... [read more]

Marijuana Drug Bust in Phoenix

Posted on Friday, August 12th, 2016

Police Finds Crate Carrying Marijuana   Metro police intercepted a crate containing 140 pounds of marijuana shipped from Phoenix for distribution to street dealers in Nashville Thursday. When det... [read more]

Police Raids Home for Marijuana and Cocaine

Posted on Friday, August 5th, 2016

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Multiple Robberies in Phoenix

Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2016

Police Searching for Robberies Suspects According to the Tempe police, there have been three people arrested and two other people are still at large after a string of robberies in Phoenix as well as T... [read more]

Heartbreaking Child Abuse Cases in Phoenix

Posted on Friday, July 22nd, 2016

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Methadone Possession in California

Posted on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

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Online Solicitation of a Minor

Posted on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Internet sex crimes encompass a variety of offenses among which is the solicitation of a minor for sex. Solicitation typically involves an adult over the age of eighteen purposefully luring or enticin... [read more]

Petty Theft in California

Posted on Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Theft is prosecuted under various California penal Codes depending on the circumstances of the charge. Petty theft is prosecuted under California Penal Code Sections 484 & 488. Penal Code Section ... [read more]

California Probation Violation Hearings

Posted on Monday, May 19th, 2014

Violations of the terms of probation Because California’s probation system places emphasis on rehabilitation rather than incarceration, violations of the terms of probation are taken very seriou... [read more]

Sheriff’s Deputies Kill Innocent Crime Victim in West Hollywood

Posted on Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Fleeing Men Shot Three sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a male hostage fleeing from an assailant. A second fleeing hostage was wounded. The incident unfolded about 9:30 p.m. April 7 in a large... [read more]

San Jose Cop Charged with Rape While on Duty

Posted on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

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DUI Expungement in California

Posted on Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Expungement is the term used to refer to the sealing of conviction and arrest records. California law allows individuals to expunge DUI convictions and arrests from their records as well as certain ot... [read more]

Felony Traffic Offenses

Posted on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

In California, the largest number of traffic violations are considered to be minor infractions and result in a fine or a traffic ticket. A smaller number are more serious traffic violations and may be... [read more]

Driving, Alcohol, and the Weekends

Posted on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

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19% of Fatal crashes involve Teens and Alcohol

Posted on Sunday, April 6th, 2014

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Drunk Driver Kills Six People in Head on Collision

Posted on Friday, February 14th, 2014

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Drunk and Disorderly in California

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

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Arraignment

Posted on Sunday, May 18th, 2014

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DUI Arrest and License Suspension

Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2013

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Teen Shoots, Kills 2 Men On Oregon Hunting Trip

Posted on Monday, October 7th, 2013

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Two gang members charged in slaying of 8-year-old Oakland girl

Posted on Friday, October 4th, 2013

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McKinney teen charged with sexual assault of a child

Posted on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

A McKinney teen is on trial this week facing charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. Garrick White, 18, is accused having sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl on ... [read more]

Philadelphia priest faces new charges of child abuse

Posted on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

A Philadelphia priest who almost avoided prosecution for previous child sexual abuse cases will now face new charges. Father Robert Brennan, 75, allegedly raped more than 20 children, according to Phi... [read more]

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Illegal Production of Marijuana Extracts

Posted on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

With medical marijuana and the highly popular edibles becoming readily available throughout California, it might seem a logical assumption that the other more exotic forms of cannabis being offered al... [read more]

Restitution and Pot Growing in Mendocino County

Posted on Friday, September 26th, 2014

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Simple Possession in California

Posted on Monday, August 25th, 2014

The penalties for minor possession can vary from an infraction to the potential for a long prison sentence, depending on the substance you were found with. Whatever the charge, representation by an ex... [read more]

Felony Manufacturing of DMT

Posted on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Zohydro and the abuse of prescription drugs

Posted on Thursday, May 15th, 2014

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LAPD announces Drug Detection Swab Test

Posted on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

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White Collar Crimes

Posted on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

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GPS Devices Likely Worn during O.C. Murders

Posted on Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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Sheriff’s Deputy gets 9 years for rape

Posted on Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Fighting dogs seized in Santa Paula raid

Posted on Sunday, March 30th, 2014

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Animal Planet reality star headed to prison for arson

Posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014

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Most Student-Teacher Sex Crimes are Felonies in California

Posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Teachers are especially vulnerable for sex crimes Most sexual abuse and/or sexual assault crimes are felonies in California. Instances of improper sexual conduct can occur between male teachers and fe... [read more]

Publications and Articles

DUI Defense in Los Angeles

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

What to do if you have been arrested for DUI.

The Use of SCRAM Bracelets in California DUIs

Published 2001

Publisher: Lawyers.com

One possible outcome of a DUI conviction can be the requirement for the offender to wear a device known as a SCRAM bracelet. SCRAM stands for "Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor" and is worn by a DUI offender 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These devices provide oversight for offenders under court order not to consume alcohol. Notably used in high profile cases of DUI, SCRAM bracelets are ordered by many jurisdictions in increasing numbers for a large variety of cases. Riverside County has

Drug Possession in Los Angeles

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Being convicted of a drug offense of any kind is a serious matter that could result in criminal penalties and could adversely affect your employment opportunities.

Drug Posession for Sales

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Drug possession for sales is a serious crime that carries the potential for significant criminal penalties. California law draws a significant line of distinction between simple possession of drugs fo[...]

Prescription Drug Crimes

Published 2001

Publisher:

Prescription drug offenses have risen dramatically in recent years across the nation, including here in California. Law enforcement officials and prosecutors have responded to the rise in prescription drug crimes by aggressively investigating and prosecuting individuals suspected of such crimes.

Los Angeles Methamphetamine Charges

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Many Los Angeles police officers and captains take a “death on meth” approach when patrolling the streets and enforcing drug laws. They know that methamphetamine is a highly addictive, relatively inexpensive narcotic that leads some users to commit other crimes. Possession of meth may be more likely to lead to arrest than involvement with any other drug.

Drug Cultivation and Manufacturing

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

While it is well known that California state laws allow people with the proper permits to possess and grow pot, busts for marijuana cultivation still occur under a wide range of circumstances. The charge is a felony carrying potential penalties including a three-year prison sentence and massive fines.

Drug Smuggling

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Whatever the specific controlled substance and quantity involved, and whether you were arrested by local police, the California Highway Patrol or federal agents, any drug smuggling or drug trafficking[...]

Cocaine Charges

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Enforcement of cocaine laws remains an active priority for local, state and federal authorities all throughout Southern California. Whether you were caught with a small amount of powder or rock cocain[...]

Heroin Charges

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Heroin use has made a serious comeback in Southern California and across our country in recent years, despite widespread knowledge of its nearly unparalleled addictive powers and potential for fatal o[...]

Zanax Possession or Sale

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Xanax abuse and addiction have been on the rise in California for several years now, and law enforcement authorities have a high awareness of the problem. State and federal laws intended to curb illeg[...]

Bath Salt Charges

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Recently, Southern California law enforcement has taken a zero-tolerance stance against Bath Salts and Los Angeles police busted a local smoke shop in a designer drug crackdown and made an arrest in t[...]

Underage DUI

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Drivers under the age of 21 are placed under heightened scrutiny by California law. Any driver under 21 who has a blood alcohol concentration of .01 or higher may be charged with a misdemeanor crime.

Felony DUI

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

The state of California has tough law against drunk driving. Even a first time misdemeanor DUI offense can result in a jail sentence, probation and a driver’s license suspension. If you have been ch[...]

DUI Drugs (DWI)

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Many people who are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs are shocked to find out that they may be convicted of a crime for driving while under the influence of a legal drug. In California[...]

First Time Offense DUI

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

A first DUI offense anywhere in the Los Angeles area represents a pivotal point in your life. It is critical to understand all the consequences you are facing. These go beyond fines, driver’s licens[...]

Multiple DUI Offenses

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

The days when any drunk driving charge was treated like a traffic ticket are long gone. Even first-time offenders charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in California face an array of life-cha[...]

DUI Involving an Accident or Injury

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

Every California DUI charge is serious, but trying to cope with a charge of DUI causing injury on your own is a tremendous risk. Your freedom and future are clearly on the line in this situation. You [...]

DMV Hearing

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

For many people charged with DUI or other serious traffic crimes in the Los Angeles area, protection of their driving privilege is a critical priority. The first thing to recognize is that you must ac[...]

Boating Under the Influence

Published 2001

Publisher: Daniel Perlman

People who would never consider driving drunk commonly get charged with boating under the influence (BUI) in the Los Angeles area and elsewhere in Southern California. The most frequent scenario is a [...]