Verified Attorney
« Back to search results
31010274
http://lawyers.norml.org/

Lisa H. Mattern

888-420-8932
Lisa H. Mattern
Mattern & Mendoza, LLP
6601 Center Drive Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90045
www.matternmendozalaw.com
Phone: 888-420-8932
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Lisa H. Mattern

Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee

About Lisa H. Mattern

Ms. Mattern represents individuals who have been accused of crimes.  She has extensive experience defending clients in both State and Federal courts. She has defended clients charged with a range of offenses including: Possession for Sale; Possession of Controlled Substances; Drug Transportation and Manufacturing; Cultivation of Marijuana; Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Drugs; Fraud a... read more »

Biography

Ms. Mattern represents individuals who have been accused of crimes.  She has extensive experience defending clients in both State and Federal courts. She has defended clients charged with a range of offenses including: Possession for Sale; Possession of Controlled Substances; Drug Transportation and Manufacturing; Cultivation of Marijuana; Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Drugs; Fraud and Money Laundering; Counterfeiting; Murder; Conspiracy; Robbery; Gang Crimes; Third-Strike; Appeals and Post-conviction Relief.

Ms. Mattern graduated from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in 1994. She was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1995. While she was a student at Loyola Law School, she was a member of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. From 1996 to 2000, Ms. Mattern worked for the Law Offices of the Public Defender for the County of Riverside.After that she opened her own law office and worked for a criminal defense panel in Riverside County. During this time, she tried and defended thousands of clients charged with a range of offenses.She and her partner, Lori A. Davis, formed Davis & Mattern, LLP, a firm dedicated to the practice of criminal defense, in 2000 and relocated to Newport Beach.In 2007, Ms. Mattern closed her law practice, but continued defending clients in private practice.From 2007 through 2011, Ms. Mattern worked as a Senior Attorney for two large criminal defense law firms. In 2011, she renewed her private practice, now under the name Mattern & Mendoza, LLP, in Los Angeles.

Ms. Mattern is a former Temporary Judge for the Superior Court for the County of Orange.She has been admitted to Federal and State courts throughout California and across the United States.She has achieved impressive results, including dismissals of charges against her clients who were facing various kinds of charges.

Also, Ms. Mattern has obtained sentences of electronic monitoring, work furlough and county jail for clients against whom prosecutors initially sought long state prison sentences. She is a member in good standing of:

  • The State Bar of California
  • NORML
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • California DUI Lawyers Association
  • Los Angeles Country Bar Association
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • Long Beach Bar Association
  • California NORML Legal Committee

Map & Directions

Contact Information

Lisa H. Mattern -
Mattern & Mendoza, LLP
6601 Center Drive Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90045
www.matternmendozalaw.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 310-342-8254
  • Fax: 310-342-8255

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Marijuana Defense24.00%
Criminal Defense15.00%
Drug Crimes15.00%
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving10.00%
Firearm and Weapon Charges9.00%
Sex Crimes9.00%
Juvenile Defense5.00%
Domestic Violence5.00%
Federal Crimes2.00%
Theft Crimes2.00%
Criminal Appellate Law1.00%
Seal or Expunge Criminal Record1.00%
White Collar Crime1.00%
Probation Violations1.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
California Member in Good Standing 1995

Work Experience

Position Duration
Partner/Attorney 2011 – present
Senior Attorney 20072011
Partner/Attorney 20002008
Attorney III 19962000

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
Loyola Law School Law JD 1994
University of California at Irvine Political Science B.A. 1989

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member Western San Bernardino Bar Association 2013 – present
Top 100 Trial Lawyers The National Trial Lawyers 2013 – present
Member San Fernando Valley Bar Association 2013 – present
Member Long Beach Bar Association 2013 – present
Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America 2006 – present
Member Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) 2000 – present
Member California NORML 2000 – present
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2000 – present
Member California Public Defenders Association 1997 – present
Member State Bar of California 1995 – present
Member California Attorneys for Criminal Justice 1995 – present
Regular Member California DUI Lawyers Association present

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
Dean and Faculty Scholarship Loyola Law School, Los Angeles 1994
Dean And Faculty Scholarship Loyola Law School, Los Angeles 1993
Law Review Loyola Law School, Los Angeles 1993
Dean and Faculty Scholarship Loyola Law School, Los Angeles 1992
Law Review Loyola Law School, Los Angeles 1992

Speaking Engagements

Presentation Title Conference Year
Step Together for Success Veterans and Veterans Families 2013

Send an Email to Lisa H. Mattern

If your situation is urgent, consider calling this attorney instead of sending an email:

Phone: 888-420-8932

Send Message

Sending an email to this lawyer through an online form does not create an attorney-client relationship. Such a relationship is not established until an official agreement is reached with a lawyer regarding terms of representation. Please don't send a message containing any time-sensitive or confidential information regarding your case via this form.

Blogs

RSS icon

Are You on a Statewide Gang Database in California?

Posted on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

In Riverside County alone, more than 8,500 people are listed in a database law enforcement uses under the descriptor “gang member.” What’s even scarier? Most of the people are likely... [read more]

New California Law Makes it a Crime to Sell a Fake Celebrity Autograph

Posted on Monday, September 12th, 2016

The forgery laws in California are very specific and selling a fake celebrity autograph is not covered under them. As of today, it’s completely legal to sell a celebrity autograph and claim it&r... [read more]

California Men Face Weapons Charges

Posted on Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Last week in Inglewood, two men carried semi-automatic rifles. They were outfitted in military-style gear. The police watched as they marched by and eventually the men were charged with several weapon... [read more]

California Man Shows No Signs of Slowing His Drug Ring While on Parole

Posted on Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Michael Eugene Moore, a 43-year-old from California, has had his bond revoked after being caught supplying at least 14 pounds of crystal meth to Florida. He’s the head of a drug trafficking orga... [read more]

Husband Arrested in the Blackhawk Murder Case

Posted on Friday, August 12th, 2016

Up in Contra Costa, Sheriff’s investigators have reported that an arrest has been made in what’s been called the Blackhawk Murder. The victim, Linda Marie Tercheria, was found dead in her ... [read more]

An Indiana Woman Faces Charges of Embezzling More than Five Million Dollars

Posted on Thursday, August 4th, 2016

A startling story out of Indiana involving an embezzlement of more than $5 is shocking people involved – on both sides of the case. At , we’ve worked with clients charged with embezzlement... [read more]