JOSHUA M. BASKIN
Mr. Baskin has a proven track record for his clients over the past decade. Mr. Baskin advocates and fights vigorously for his clients in and out of Court to ensure his clients know they have an attorney, and an entire team, fighting for them in all aspects of their case. Mr. Baskin has had tremendous success in defending clients throughout California in all aspects of criminal cases from misdemeanor and felony DUIs, to 3rd Strike felony matters.
Mr. Baskin earned his Juris Doctorate from Whittier Law School with a Certificate in International and Comparative Law. While pursuing his legal degree Mr. Baskin was a valuable extern with two top judges obtaining an instrumental exposure to the justice system. It was during this time and his exposure to the criminal and family law matters that his passion for the law took shape.
Upon graduating, Mr. Baskin launched his legal career in the Inland Empire focusing on criminal and family law matters. Mr. Baskin expanded his reach into Orange and Los Angeles Counties covering a multitude of matters utilizing his extensive background in addressing the intricacies of DUI, Drug and all types of criminal cases, as well as vast exposure to divorce, custody issues, paternity and establishing parental rights, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, as well as restraining orders, guardianships and modifications of orders and all other facets of the family law arena.
Mr. Baskin, being born and raised in Southern California, understands the needs of the community in which he so vigorously serves. After attending the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing, Mr. Baskin began working in the Import/Export industry. After a couple years Mr. Baskin returned to Orange County and began a career in marketing for consumer products working directly with top executives from a multitude of Fortune 100 and 500 companies. These relationships have created in Mr. Baskin an understanding of meeting and exceeding client expectations. Mr. Baskin is diligent and provides a high-quality and vigorous representation to each client he represents.
Mr. Baskin’s experience has given him invaluable insight into the criminal and family law justice system and created relationships that provide an incredible asset in any criminal defense or family law cases. Mr. Baskin takes advantage of these connections throughout his practice in advocating for the best resolutions and results for his clients. Mr. Baskin is a zealous advocate for his clients working tirelessly for their desires to achieve the best resolutions and results possible. Mr. Baskin believes in the value of focused teamwork to solve client problems, and provides dedication, commitment and service to all matters and clients he serves.
Mr. Baskin has a vast amount of experience in many areas of law, some that create a crossover and a unique approach to cases. Mr. Baskin has represented clients in hundreds of matters through his career. He successfully has handled misdemeanors and felony matters, such as DUIs, with/without injuries, violent offenses, theft crimes, drug cases, domestic violence criminal matters, restraining order cases, white collar crimes, insurance fraud, immigration issues, and countless administrative DMV proceedings and hearings. Mr. Baskin has assisted many military personnel in both criminal and family law matters. He has a compassionate place for our military personnel, having had a multitude of family serving our Country all the way back to WWII. Mr. Baskin provides our military clients, both veterans and active members, a nuanced approach and experience in addressing their criminal matters.
In addition to being admitted to the California State Bar and licensed to practice in all State Courts throughout California, Mr. Baskin is admitted to practice law as an attorney and counselor of the United States District Court of the Central District of California. Mr. Baskin is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the San Bernardino Bar Association, the Riverside Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Criminal & Family Law sections of the California State Bar.
MEGAN M. OSBORN
ATTORNEY OF COUNSEL
Megan M. Osborn has been an “Attorney of Counsel” with the Orange County Criminal Attorney Law Firm providing tremendous work for our clients. Ms. Osborn is a graduate of the George Washington School of Law. She has experience representing both adult and juvenile clients in a wide range of criminal matters. She has earned a reputation as a zealous advocate for our clients, and a counsel to be reckoned with. Ms. Osborn has supported our firm in handling a multitude of criminal, family and civil law matters. Ms. Osborn has a stellar track-record in her research and motion preparation resulting in excellent results within our client’s cases.
Ms. Osborn received recognition for her outstanding achievement as a student attorney in the criminal division of her law school legal clinic and was a member of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal while in law school. In fact, here legal note critiquing the compensation of veterans for mild traumatic brain injuries was published in the Spring 2018 edition of the legal journal. Prior to law school, Ms. Osborn attended the University of Portland where she studied Sociology of Criminal Justice and graduated Magna Cum Laude.
ATTORNEY OF COUNSEL
William Huestis joins the firm as an “Attorney of Counsel” providing us with years of experience in a multitude of practice areas. Mr. Huestis turns his focus towards estate planning and bankruptcy but applies his hand in all facets of the Firm’s clientele and strategic exposure to our client needs. William has over twelve years of experience in his law practice and has assisted more than 1,000 individuals and families with their needs. Mr. Huestis’s depth of experience and knowledge in his practice areas along with his practical and critical thinking make Mr. Huestis an ideal attorney to guide individuals and families with key and important decisions.
Mr. Huestis attended Westmont College where he received his Bachelor of Arts in English literature. Upon completing his undergraduate degree, Mr. Huestis received a full tuition scholarship to attend Chapman University School of Law. In addition, Mr. Huestis attended the Carey Business School at Johns’ Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. His vast educational and law experience makes him an invaluable addition and resource to the Firm and our clients.
Brian has joined the Orange County Criminal Attorney Law Firm, as our new Office Administrator, and his experience will be an asset to the team and our clients. Brian has over 40 years of experience working with a multitude of industry leading Fortune 100 and 500 companies across the U.S. Brian joins the defense team bringing with him an unmatched work ethic and a dedication of excellence to the Orange County Criminal Attorney Law Firm that continuously exceeds our client’s expectations and that people have grown to know and expect from us here.
Born and raised in Southern California, Brian has vast ties to the community at large and connections that are important and useful to our clients. In addition, Brian has traveled all over the country and has absorbed vast exposure to the criminal justice system and its many facets across the country to bring back here to benefit and help achieve success for our clients.
Lily has been an intricate asset to the Orange County Criminal Attorney Law Firm for the past few years. Lily brings to our team extensive experience and background in handling a wide avenue of matters that provides our clients with a personalized and hands-on experience on their cases. Lily began her career over 10 years ago as an administrative assistant and translator in a multitude of Real Estate Offices. She has also worked with several attorneys in helping them handle and manage legal cases throughout Orange County.
Lily’s management of cases and client communication has helped streamline all our processes and ensure our clients are consistently aware, up to date on all aspects of their cases and all their needs and worries are addressed. Her knowledge in the legal branches, efficiency and customer focus helps us and you as our client and benefits the entire team.
Lily also has taken on the vital role of interpreter of English and Spanish in the office of the Orange County Criminal Attorney Law Firm/Orange County DUI Attorney Law Firm. Lily has aided our Spanish-speaking clients and is the main contact person for communication with these clients. Lily has continued to expand her interest and knowledge of the criminal justice system and has experience serving different courts throughout Southern California, providing support and assistance to our attorneys and our diverse clients when necessary.
At the Orange County Criminal Attorney Law Firm, we make certain that each client is given the best in customer service and we are available to clients at all hours of the day and day of the week. We strive to make each client see our focus and dedication to them and take the time and listen carefully about your case and work as a team to get the best result and outcome as possible.
JR. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Jessica joined the Orange County Criminal Attorney Law Firm in the Fall of 2019 and immediately became an asset to our team and our clients. Born and raised in Orange County, she has been interested in the criminal justice system while in school and working to support herself. Jessica has a desire to learn as much about the law field, how best to be an advocate for our clients and a valuable team member. In a short time, Jessica has taken on a multitude of responsibilities including speaking to the DMV on behalf of the firm and completing all necessary DMV paperwork. In addition, she communicates with our clients on behalf of Mr. Baskin and all our attorneys, providing hearing updates, document preparation and court reminders to each client. Jessica’s goal is to serve the Orange County Criminal Attorney Law Firm and our clientele with dedicated assistance while developing the knowledge and skills to be a continued vital asset to our clients.