Attorney Michael McDonnell

About Me

The McDonnell Law Firm has the experience and dedication to defend you in all State and Federal Criminal cases. This father and son team has the knowledge and background you need when facing criminal accusations. Michael McDonnell has 40+ years of criminal defense and he currently focuses his practice on the defense of those facing criminal charges in federal courts all over the United States. Brian McDonnell has joined his father and aggressively defends his clients in all state courts in California and is also admitted to the U.S. District Courts in California. Brian lives for challenges and commits himself to do the best job possible for his clients. We are committed to the aggressive representation and defense of our clients accused of crimes. Our dedication to our clients and reputation amongst other legal professionals speaks for itself.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
California State Barsince 1968
United States District Court of California, Central Districtsince 1968
United States District Court of California, Southern Districtsince 1969
United States District Court of California, Eastern Districtsince 1981
United States District Court of California, Northern Districtsince 2009
Supreme Court, State of Californiasince 1974
My Education
University of San DiegoBachelor of Arts
University of San Diego, School of LawJuris Doctor - 1967
My Memberships
Orange County Bar Association
National Assoc for Criminal Defense Lawyers - Life Member
American Bar Association
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association
North Orange County Bar Association

Lead Counsel Verification Details

This Attorney is Verified in the Following Practice Areas:
Criminal Law - State Level Crimes since 2008
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record