Welcome to the Law Office of EJ Stopyro
Veteran Orange County criminal defense attorney EJ Stopyro successfully defends criminal and DUI cases right here in Orange County. EJ completed his undergraduate studies at U.C. Irvine. In 1996 he graduated with the highest possible honors of Summa Cum Laude from Western State University law school. He was awarded an unprecedented nine American Jurisprudence Awards for academic supremacy. He also earned six academic scholarships and was chosen by Justice Edward Wallin for the prestigious position of judicial extern for the California Court of Appeal. (attorney profile)
Since entering private practice in 2003 as a criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Stopyro has achieved outstanding results in hundreds of cases in Orange County ranging from petty misdemeanors to strike felonies. His expertise at crafting and presenting persuasive legal arguments has resulted in many cases being dismissed. (case results) Moreover, his legal skill, trial record and professionalism have earned him the respect and admiration of the judges and prosecutors who will be handling your case.
Of course, not all cases are the same. When both the law and the facts are heavily against our clients, Mr. Stopyro is extremely adept at negotiating creative alternatives to actually serving time in the Orange County jail. In these instances, it is essential to have an effective advocate. Someone who can explain to the judge and DA who you really are and present any mitigating circumstances in a compelling light. Often, your attorney is the only window the judge or DA have into your personal life.
Legal Resources/Court Locator
To find the name, address, parking information and phone number of the courthouse where your case is being litigated, as well as information about the arresting and prosecuting agency and other resources, click on the city where you were arrested.