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ANTHONY V. SALERNO Managing Partner

Anthony is widely regarded as one of the foremost criminal defense attorneys at work in Southern California today. Besides being AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell, he is a member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and was named a Southern California Super Lawyer for 2009. He is a sought-after media commentator, having appeared on CNN, FoxNewsChannel, and Court TV, as well as on many other television and radio outlets, and in newspapers. Anthony also lectures extensively on legal education topics to other attorneys and law firms in Southern California. Anthony was born in Boston, Massachusetts.

Pepperdine University, School of Law
Dean’s Scholarship recipient; Dean’s List; Finalist, Vincent J. Dalsimer Moot Court Competition; American Jurisprudence Award, Constitutional Law

University of Southern California
BA, History; Dean’s Scholarship Recipient; Dean’s List; Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

Bar Admissions:
California, United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, United States District Court for the Central District of California, United States District Court for the Southern District of California


Bar Associations:
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice; National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; Los Angeles County; Beverly Hills; Century City

Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office
Courtroom Intern

Los Angeles County Counsel’s Office/Child Abuse Division
Courtroom Intern

Former Judge Pro Tem of the Los Angeles County Superior Court

MCLE Lecturer:
Ethics in the Courtroom; Elimination of Bias in Jury Selection; Substance Abuse and the Law; What To Do When Your Client Calls You From Jail

email: anthony@salernocriminaldefense.com