Michael M. Levin

Attorney Michael LevinMichael M. Levin is an experienced attorney who has been in private practice as a criminal defense lawyer for twenty five years. He has conducted numerous jury trials in cases ranging from DUI to capital murder. In addition to his time in the courtroom, Mr. Levin spends countless hours reviewing evidence, performing legal research, and meeting with clients and witnesses. He has a reputation for integrity and candor — he tells clients the truth instead of telling them what they think they want to hear.


Over the years, Mr. Levin has developed an extensive network of colleagues in criminal defense and other related fields. These relationships ensure that when a client needs their attorney to go that extra mile, Mr. Levin can usually make that happen. Mr. Levin knows from years of professional experience that criminal defense is all about knowledge, relationships, and insight. Whether providing pure criminal defense representation, dealing with appellate issues, or dealing with quasi-criminal litigation matters such as restraining orders and professional licenses, Michael Levin brings experience, dedication and integrity to the table.


  • American University, Magna Cum Laude
  • Southwestern University School of Law, J.D.


  • Avvo Client’s Choice
  • Avvo Top Contributor in Criminal Defense
  • Voted one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in California by the National Trial Lawyers

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Debra J. Wegman

Attorney Debra WegmanDebra J. Wegman has represented clients with integrity and dedication in both civil and criminal cases for over 35 years, focusing on complex cases and appellate work. Ms. Wegman has several published California Court of Appeal cases.


A former board member of California’s statewide trial attorneys association, Ms. Wegman has lobbied legislators in Sacramento to protect the rights of individuals against powerful corporations and governmental entities. She testified before the California State Senate Judiciary Insurance Subcommittee during the corruption scandal involving former Insurance Commissioner Quackenbush after the Northridge earthquake. She is a former editor of The Advocate, a trial lawyer journal, and has participated as both a moderator and speaker in numerous educational seminars for attorneys.


Ms. Wegman believes there is no substitute for thorough preparation of each client’s case, regardless of their nature. She is committed to providing every client the same standard of excellence and attention. While no lawyer can guarantee what the outcome of a case will be, Ms. Wegman’s meticulous attention to detail and legal scholarship ensures that each of her clients will receive an exhaustive and high-quality defense.


  • University of California at Berkeley
  • Loyola Law School

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The Wegman & Levin legal team has over 60 years’ combined experience in criminal defense. If you are facing criminal charges in Southern California, we can help. Contact our office today at (818) 980-4000.