Professional Experience

Leah Naparstek practices exclusively in the area of criminal defense throughout California. She is an aggressive and talented attorney who represents individuals accused of crimes ranging from minor misdemeanors to serious felonies. She is highly knowledgeable in the area of DUI defense and obtains outstanding results in this specialized area of law.

After a lengthy career dedicated to Jewish education and administration, Leah studied law at Abraham Lincoln University of Law where she graduated summa cum laude in 2008 and was bestowed the honor of class valedictorian. Armed with her law degree and license to practice law she vowed to use her knowledge of the law and extensive people skills to continue to help others and to make a positive difference in their lives.

Ms. Naparstek gained valuable insight and experience while working at an immigration law firm throughout her attendance at Law University and for several years after she earned her law degree. Her astute understanding of the law and meticulous attention to details, coupled with her compassionate nature and tireless energy, allowed for many immigrants to realize their dreams of being able to live in the United States.

Leah Naparstek’s lifelong dedication to helping people improve the quality of their lives turned out to be the perfect testing ground for becoming a criminal defense attorney. She believes that a successful advocate for those accused of committing a crime must have more than just knowledge and experience. A good attorney must possess the necessary drive and determination for justice in order to be a true voice for her client’s rights. Ms. Naparstek holds that drive and determination by being tenacious with prosecutors and exacting to the details of a case.

Leah has a wonderful gift of making people feel comfortable and quickly earning their trust. Her diverse background has allowed her to relate to people from all walks of life. Each one of her clients is treated as the most important – because when she works on their case they ARE the most important! She makes herself available day and night and makes sure each client understands that their case is more than just business…. it’s personal for her. Coming from a large family and having raised eight children of her own, Leah understands that criminal charges carry very high stakes for her clients and their families, and she is sensitive and considerate towards them as they face the legal challenges together.

Bar Admissions

  • California State Courts
  • US District Court Central District of California
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Tax Court

Associations

  • California Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • Criminal Courts Bar Association
  • Private Defenders of California, Inc.