The Law Office of Frances Prizzia Dedicated Criminal Defense Attorney

Areas We Serve

Work with Our Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney

Have you or someone you know been arrested on accusations of committing a crime? If so, it is essential that you act to protect your rights before it is too late. Contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer at our firm, and don't speak about your charges until we have arrived to protect your rights.

At the Law Office of Frances Prizzia, we strongly believe in protecting the legal rights of those who need it the most – those who have been accused of committing a crime.

When you choose to work with a defense attorney from our firm, you will be fully informed of your rights under the law and about the progress of your case. We maintain a constant stream of communication with our clients to alleviate their concerns and help them know what to expect. We understand the serious nature of criminal charges and we have seen what happens to individuals who do not choose the right attorney.

You only have one chance to decide who will defend your rights, and your decision will significantly change your future for the better or the worse. Contact a criminal defense attorney from our firm to start receiving the aggressive legal defense you deserve. Our firm has significant experience representing clients in West Justice Center Courthouse and Harbor Justice Center, in addition to courts throughout the area.

We provide legal services to those who have been accused of crimes in:


Costa Mesa

Fountain Valley

Huntington Beach

Garden Grove


Laguna Beach

Mission Viejo

Newport Beach


Santa Ana


Contact Our Lawyer for Aggressive Legal Representation!

We strive to provide each and every client with high-quality care and legal support. From the outset, your case will receive the time and attention that it needs to win, and we will always be prepared to take your trial to court. Our founding attorney served as a former public defender, and is passionate about providing her clients with straight-forward and highly-effective legal defense. No matter what your charges may be, you can rest assured that you have made the right decision when you contact the Law Office of Frances Prizzia.

Contact a criminal lawyer today to secure a strong defense against your criminal charges in Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and Fountain Valley.

Track Record of Success

Take a Look at Our Most Recent Victories
  • Case Won DMV hearing win on a 0.20 blood alcohol level in a DUI case
  • Case Dropped to Misdemeanor DUI With Injuries
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty in 20 minutes on 4 counts of forgery on 2 different victims, even with a client's own confession!
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict after only 30 minutes of jury deliberation in a vandalism case
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict in an assault and battery case even after eyewitness testimony!
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict in DUI 0.25 Blood Alcohol Level (BAC)
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict on DUI with injuries, where client had a strike prior and was on felony probation!
  • Dismissed Probation Termination - People v. Gustavo C.
  • Dismissed Dismissed - People v. Richard R.
  • Dismissed Dismissed - Impersonating a Peace Officer

Why Choose Us?

Top Reasons Why We Should Be Your First Call
  • Over a Decade of Experience

  • Successfully Handled Hundreds of Cases

  • Hands-On Approach to Each Case

  • "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers

  • Free Initial Case Evaluations

  • Fluent in Spanish and Tagalog

  • Payment Plans Available

  • Voted Client's Choice by Avvo

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • Premium Membership
  • Distinguished Counsel
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • American Institute of Criminal Law
  • Avvo Client Choice Award (2012-2016)
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • The  National Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers