Award-Winning Criminal Defense Attorney
Leonard Matsuk - Criminal Defense Attorney Long Beach

Experienced Defense from the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk

Attorney Leonard Matsuk has over 40 years of experience in the local area and is very familiar with the court system, the local judges, clerks and prosecutors throughout the criminal courts. As a result, he knows how they operate and can structure his cases based on his insight into their tactics. He provides clients with extensive courtroom experience, including:

  • Over 200 bench trials

  • Over 100 jury trials

His firm personally handles every case and he makes himself readily available to his clients. Every case is important to them and they limit their caseload in order to give clients the attention and priority their case deserves. He understands the stakes. In some cases their lives are at stake. He will be available every step of the way as the case proceeds thru the criminal justice system.

If you are in need of an experienced criminal defense attorney in Long Beach, schedule your consultation today!

Professional Recognition

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  • Super Lawyers
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating

Long Beach Criminal Defense Attorney

Arrested for a criminal offense in Long Beach, CA?

Anyone accused of a crime in our state has the full power of law enforcement and the prosecution working to convict them. Long Beach criminal defense attorney, Leonard Matsuk, helps clients level the playing field in order to protect their rights. When your reputation, freedom, and future are on the line, having an experienced and skilled legal representative is crucial.

Our Victories

Take a look at our most recent wins!
  • Informal Probation Client Accused of Attempting to Carry a Gun on an Aircraft
  • No Jail Time or Probation Client Arrested for Fraud in Federal Sting Operation
  • Charges Reduced Client Charged in Federal Court with Multiple Counts of Drug Sales
  • No Time in Custody & No Probation Client Charged with Conspiring to Sell Marijuana
  • Case Dismissed Client Charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Charges Dismissed Client Charged with Battery on a Police Officer
  • Charges Dismissed Client Charged with Child Endangerment
  • Not Guilty Client Charged with Robbery After Police Chase
  • Not Guilty Client Accused of Assaulting a Victim Inside Their Home
  • Case Dismissed Father of Three Accused of Child Abuse

Meet Your Attorney

Areas of Practice – Long Beach Criminal Lawyer

Our firm is readily available to represent clients in a variety of criminal defense charges, including domestic violence, drug cases (such as those involving marijuana), DUI, check fraud, violent crimes, such as murder, and more. No matter what you or your loved one has been charged with, we are here to advocate for you and help safeguard your future.

With extensive experience in criminal law, we do not shy away from daunting situations and complex cases. Attorney Leonard Matsuk has more than 40 years of experience and has successfully handled hundreds of cases, including 220 bench trials and 109 jury trials. Should you choose our firm to represent you, know that we have the legal experience and knowledge you need to effectively defend your best interests.

Our Testimonials

Hear from our former clients about their experience with the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk. We are proud to protect the rights of the accused and be their trusted advocates in their time of need. Experienced and knowledgeable in a wide range of case types, we are prepared to defend you.
  • “He is indeed one of a kind!”


  • “Thank you Mr. Matsuk”


  • “Gets the job done!”

    Former Client

  • “I would recommend him to my family and closest friends.”


  • “I would want someone too to make an effort this great on my behalf...”


  • “I highly recommend Mr. Matsuk for any complicated issue.”


  • “I would refer anyone to Mr. Matsuk.”


  • “One of the best lawyers in California!”

    Former Client

  • “I would highly recommend Mr. Matsuk.”


  • “5 stars for the whole staff.”


  • “Thanks for a job well done.”


  • “Very fast and was kept updated step by step through the processes.”


  • “Leonard Matsuk is an honest and conscientious criminal defense attorney”

    Former Client

  • “Satisfied client!”


  • “Words cannot explain how grateful I am”


Criminal Defense Lawyer in Long Beach

Having successfully defended many hundreds of clients accused of a wide range of criminal charges, Attorney Leonard Matsuk can provide clients with the benefit of his expertise. Regardless of the specific facts of your case, chances are good that he has had similar cases in the past and has prevailed at trial. With this kind of experience and knowledge, the chances of having the charges reduced or dismissed are greatly increased.

Attorney Leonard Matsuk gives his clients an edge in court that less-experienced counsel can't provide. This edge can be the difference between a successful and failed outcome. Widely recognized among his peers, he was selected 2002 Lawyer of the Year by the Long Beach Bar Association and was voted 2004 and 2005 Southern California "Super Lawyer," per Los Angeles Magazine. He is also "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards).

If you are facing criminal charges, or if you have been arrested or accused of a crime, don't delay in contacting Long Beach Criminal Attorney Leonard Matsuk for experienced legal help.

Charged With a Crime?

  1. Personal attention. Mr. Matsuk personally handles every case and both he and his staff are available to our clients. Phone calls are returned promptly.
  2. Selective practice. We do not run a client mill - every case is important to us and we limit our caseload so that every client can get priority attention.
  3. Mr. Matsuk understands the stakes. Many of our clients are in the fight of their lives--we are with them every step of the way.
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