a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney. He has
practiced throughout Southern
California for more than thirty-five years
and enjoys a sterling reputation among judges,
prosecutors and other members of the Bar. From
misdemeanors to mayhem to murder, Mr. Sheahen
has a remarkable record of success in both state
and federal courts in California.
courts speak of Mr. Sheahen in glowing terms.
v. Panah, 35 Cal.4th 395, 420 (2005), the
Supreme Court of California stated Mr. Sheahen
is "a veteran criminal lawyer with death
penalty experience." In People v. Park,
13 Cal.Rptr.2d 572, 574 n.1 (1992), the California
Court of Appeal lauded Mr. Sheahen as "an
experienced criminal litigator."
career, Mr. Sheahen has been featured on national
and local news on many occasions and he has been
interviewed on CNN. The Los Angeles Times has
reported on his work on any number of important
cases. He is the senior advisor to many young
criminal defense lawyers in Southern California.
of these young lawyers is Kelly
Sheahen Gerner, a graduate of Mills College
in Oakland and Case Western Reserve School of
Law in Cleveland. A Member of the Bar since 2009,
Kelly has sat second chair to Mr. Sheahen on major
cases -- including a murder case which was dismissed
in 2010. Kelly has also won cases on her own --
including winning dismissals on two DUI trials
in Ventura in her first year of practice.
Sheahen provides painstaking personal attention
to each client. He has represented many celebrities
-- from Jon Voight to Rick James to Hells Angel
legend George Christie. Just as important, if
not more so, Mr. Sheahen has helped countless
young people both to stay out of jail and to turn
their lives around from alcohol and drug addiction.
to the in-depth personal service provided in each
case, Mr. Sheahen is able to take on a very limited
number of cases at any given time. He does not
accept every case -- regardless of the offered
fee. He will take only those clients who are fully
cooperative and who share his dedication to achieving
the best possible result.
you wish to contact Mr. Sheahen, you may email
him at RobertSheahen
email link and he will respond to any inquiries.
You may also call the office at (310) 553-1275
or you may reach Mr. Sheahen directly on his cell
phone at (818) 292-1984.