As an attorney for more than 27 years, Attorney La Salle served as both a former Deputy District Attorney and Deputy Public Defender. With her vast criminal law experience, she is committed to defending the Constitutional Rights of the accused. I will take great care to make your case stand apart from the others, assuring that a mistake, error in judgment, or wrongful accusation does not derail your future.
Ms. La Salle is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully handled numerous jury trials including:
“Attorney La Salle you were spectacular! I don’t know how you did that with those facts….” Judge E. Hunter, Los Angeles Superior Court COURAGEOUS, COMPETENT, AND WILLING TO ANNOUNCE READY FOR TRIAL AND OBTAINED OUTSTANDING OFFERS FOR MY CLIENTS BEFORE JURY SELECTION, SUCH AS:
Law Office of Kimberly La Salle, 2003 – 2022
Moore Law for Children, Laguna Beach
Independent Juvenile Defender Program (IJDP), Los Angeles County Bar Association
Handled transfer hearings and a variety of other matters from theft offenses to gang murders.
Navigated two pieces of new legislation, effective January 2019, SB1437 (Felony Murder and Natural and Probable Consequence Doctrine) and SB1391 (ending consideration of 14 and 15-year-olds as adults) to successfully obtain a dismissal by the District Attorney’s Office of a double homicide case for a wrongly accused 10th grader, incarcerated for seven years. Successfully demonstrated through extensive motion work that the Natural and Probable Consequence Doctrine was misapplied, and no theory of culpability existed against my client.
Indigent Criminal Defense Appointment Program (ICDA), Los Angeles County Bar Association
Handled numerous cases, the majority with extensive exposure mostly 25- Life. Conducted preliminary hearings, felony evidentiary hearings, pretrial motions, and jury trials.
VMB Attorneys, Appointments Panel, Riverside County
Handled homicide, gang homicides, strikes, and sexual assault cases vertically through trial.
Office of the District Attorney, Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney, 2000-2003
Office of the Public Defender, San Diego County Deputy Public Defender, 1999-2000
Office of the Public Defender, Los Angeles County Deputy Public Defender, 1995-1999
Kimberly La Salle has dedicated the majority of her adult life to serving marginalized individuals, youth, and adults accused of wrongdoing. She utilizes science, best practices, experts, and leading-edge intervention strategies to obtain the best possible outcomes for her clients. She understands that poorly executed investigations, lack of vetting complaining witnesses, and a lack of professional skill often result in a miscarriage of justice. She stands ready to serve you to protect your future.
Attorney La Sale has been recognized and the state and local levels for her professional contributions by:
“It is my honor and privilege to be a lawyer who has served in many roles in the justice system; always performing with fairness, excellence, integrity, and deep respect for our constitution. I was raised steeped in military tradition and honor for our nation and the principles for which it stands and believe the Presumption of Innocence is foundational to a free and just society. With this in mind, I will get to work investigating and preparing your case… too much is at stake and your future is simply too important to leave in anyone else’s hands.” -Attorney La Salle