Jonathan Reza

Jonathan began his legal education at the storied Hastings College of the Law, where he won Best Oral Advocate during the school's Moot Court competition. He transferred to the prestigious University of California Irvine's School of Law where he took advanced classes in criminal law and criminal procedure. During his time at UCI Jonathan both interned and externed for the Orange County Public Defender's Office, where he first began engaging with the criminal justice system and helping clients. He took particular pride in assisting indigent clients get their criminal convictions expunged through the New Leaf Program. By his third year Jonathan was working with a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, participating in the defense of clients charged with everything from petty theft to capital murder. He gained invaluable knowledge, having worked intimately with the defense teams at all stages of these cases. Following law school Jonathan worked full time as a paralegal while self studying for the bar exam.

After being admitted to the California State Bar Jonathan immediately began working at the Aspen Law Group, a renowned DUI defense firm that helped clients across the state of California. Having handled cases from Contra Costa County all the way down to San Diego, and everywhere in between, Jonathan struck out on his own. For years and over hundreds of cases he has personally assisted numerous clients across a variety of cases. He is trial tested, having exonerated clients when no one else believed them.Jonathan has individually defended all types of cases, ranging from serious and violent felonies down to infractions, successfully resolving cases for clients. He now takes pride in being part of the California Criminal Law Group, expanding Orange County's access to serious and compassionate legal defense.