Attorneys

Our criminal defense attorneys are known throughout California, the nation and the world for the high-quality representation they provide and the extraordinary results they obtain for clients. Our partners have never been associated with any prosecutorial agency; their sole focus has been protecting the interests of those facing allegations of white-collar and more traditional criminal offenses.

To learn more about our accomplished lawyers, consult their professional profiles below.

Richard Kaplan has been a private Criminal Defense Attorney since 1987, trying cases in State and Federal Court. He has handled allegations including but not limited to Insurance Fraud, Medicare Fraud, Murder, Robbery, Embezzlement, Domestic Violence, Sex Crimes, Environmental Crimes, White-Collar Crimes, Multi-Kilo Narcotic Cases, DUI as well as Asset Forfeiture Matters. Clients have included Professional Athletes, Entertainment Industry Professionals, Doctors and Lawyers.

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Nina Marino

Recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the top 25 white collar lawyers in California in 2020 and 2021, identified by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of California’s top women attorneys in 2020, and named by the National Law Journal as a Trailblazer for her impact on the legal profession, Nina Marino’s complex litigation and white collar crime practice is national in scope.

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Jennifer Lieser

Jennifer is a partner at Kaplan Marino whose practice primarily focuses on federal and state white collar and complex criminal litigation, including but not limited to bribery and kickbacks, fraud, money laundering, cybercrime, and international extradition. Prior to COVID-19, she regularly appeared as a legal expert on CBS’s “The Doctor’s” TV show. Jennifer has been named by the Daily Journal as a Top 40 Under 40 Attorney, an “Inspirational Woman” by the Los Angeles Times and was selected as a nominee for the Los Angeles Business Journal Women’s Leadership Awards. She has also been named a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine every year since 2018.

Before attending law school, Jennifer worked in corporate public relations at Edelman Communications & Marketing Firm, which is consistently ranked the top private public relations firm in the world, and as Marketing and Public Relations Director for a small company. Jennifer’s public relations and marketing background has been an asset to her legal career. Her ability to successfully promote large companies and diverse products has given her a unique edge on crafting clever legal arguments and confidently representing her clients both in and out of the courtroom.

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Allen Weinberg is of Counsel to Kaplan Marino. Mr. Weinberg has been in private practice as a Criminal Defense Attorney since 1993. Having tried complex cases in both state and federal courts, in recent years, Mr. Weinberg has devoted most of his practice to criminal appeals and other post-conviction work. Mr. Weinberg regularly argues before the California Courts of Appeal and has argued multiple times before the California Supreme Court. He has been of counsel to the firm for more than a decade.

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