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Edward R. Flores, Esq.

Edward R. Flores, Esq.
5 Star Reviews

“I met with two lawyers and Mr. Flores was one of them. I decided to go with Ed because I felt like he cared, his fees were fair, and I believe he had the experience. He was very proactive with my case. He saved me a lot of time and was very insightful. What I love most is that Ed is the kind of guy who is very approachable and trustworthy. I held nothing back and he got me the best possible results I could expect. Ed Flores gets my highest recommendation. I cannot think of a better person to have on your team.”

Ken M.


“Hiring Edward Flores was one of the best decisions I’ve made. Can’t find great enough words to describe this attorney. Here are just some of them: highly knowledgeable and skilled, smart, straightforward, dedicated, work hard to achieve the best results for his clients. Mr.Flores always returned my calls in a timely and efficient manner and found time to meet and address any concerns. I'm really grateful for the service he provided me in my domestic violence charges and the results we accomplished together. Thank you Edward!”

Seth


“Mr. Flores gave us a detailed plan for accomplishing our legal objective. He directed us to consider using the public defender's office at considerate cost savings to us while still expressing a willingness to take on the matter himself. We were impressed with his integrity. He was very personable and expressed a sincere interest in helping.”

Clementina

5 Star Reviews

“I have known Edward Flores since our days in the District Attorney's Office together. Since then, I have seen Mr. Flores in all the courthouses representing his clients with the utmost care, diligence, and skill. He is an asset to the criminal defense community and will continue to excel in this area of law.”

Jennifer Le, Criminal defense Attorney


“I endorse this lawyer. I have known Edward Flores for many years and have had the pleasure of working along side of him for 5 of those years.He is a knowledgeable and caring lawyer.He provides his clients with a very high level of representation.Edward Flores is one of orange counties best lawyers.I would have him represent one of my own family if the need should ever arise.”

Barney Gibbs, Criminal defense Attorney


“I have known ed flores 15 years. I have handled cases against him while he was a prosecuter in the D.A.'s office and cases with him as a criminal defense attorney. Ed is an outstanding trial attorney who has racked up an impressive winning record since leaving the D.A.'s office and entering private practice. He is also an honest and ethical attorney who truly cares about his clients. I endorse ed flores without reservation.”

Marlin Stapleton, Criminal defense Attorney

5 Star Endorsements
What Makes Attorney Edward R. Flores Uniquely Qualified To Represent You?

Mr. Flores has achieved excellence in over 29 years of legal experience. In law school he was an editor for the scholarly Arizona Law Review. He excelled in trial competitions, winning his law school closing argument competition, and representing his law school in the State closing argument competition.

Right out of law school Mr. Flores joined the Arizona Supreme Court as a law clerk to Justice James Duke Cameron. Only 10 persons from across the country are awarded the high honor of working with this Court each year. Mr. Flores helped write Supreme Court decisions touching issues in trial evidence and death penalty appeals.

Mr. Flores passed the Arizona and California State bar examinations and practiced civil law with a major law firm in both states. He maintains his law license in each state.

Mr. Flores holds an AV® Peer Review Rating. AV is the preeminent Rating, achievable only after admission to the bar for at least ten years, indicating the highest level of legal ability and ethics; The pinnacle of professional excellence.

Mr. Flores achieved the position of senior deputy district attorney in his twelve years with the Orange County District Attorney’s office. Senior positions are reserved for only the best trial lawyers in the district attorney’s office. Mr. Flores has tried more than 100 cases to verdict.

As a former senior deputy DA in Orange County, Mr. Flores prosecuted serious and violent felony cases in Orange County. He spent four years in the sexual assault unit trying rape, spousal rape, and child molestation cases. He also handled related Internet crimes. Mr. Flores also spent three years in the white-collar crime unit handling major fraud, insurance fraud, embezzlement, and other sophisticated fraud charges. In addition, Mr. Flores handled other serious felonies including three strikes, attempted murder, kidnapping, and robbery. He was also assigned to the search warrant task force and headed special investigations into health care fraud and workers’ compensation fraud. During this time period, Mr. Flores developed a reputation as one of the finest trial lawyers in Orange County.

Mr. Flores has handled numerous misdemeanor criminal charges and civic infractions including DUI, petty theft, assault, battery, drug possession, domestic violence, and other offenses. As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Flores has put this experience to work for his clients. Please see cases and results  for examples.

The Law Office of Edward R. Flores is located in Orange County, California and is perfectly and centrally situated to most Southern California court locations, including Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties.

Mr. Flores enjoys a reputation as a skilled and formidable trial lawyer. He has appeared at all of the Courthouses in Orange County and many outside of Orange County, including Riverside, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino. He is respected by his former colleagues at the Orange County district attorney’s office, the judges before whom he appears, defense attorneys, and law enforcement. He also enjoys a reputation for integrity that is unsurpassed in the community.

Edward R. Flores is committed to his clients; he has chosen a client-directed practice allowing him to focus personally on the individual needs of each of his clients. He listens to your needs and works directly with you to gain the best possible outcome in your case. Telephone calls are returned promptly, unless Mr. Flores is in trial – calls will then be returned by the end of the day. You will appreciate this focus and intensity if he happens to be in trial on your case. Read More ↓

When it comes to your freedom and your future, you deserve the very best representation. Let Mr. Flores’ reputation and contacts in the community work to your benefit.

Education:
  • University of Arizona COL – Juris Doctor (1990)
  • University of Nevada – Bachelor of Arts (1987)
Memberships & Affiliations:
  • California State Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys#B9000E
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • Arizona State Bar Association
  • California Public Defenders Association
License:
  • CA (1993 – 04/02/2019)
  • AZ (1990 – 06/03/2019)
Awards:
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell (2008 – 2013, 2015)
  • Top Lawyer Orange County – OC Register Metro Magazine (2014)
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers – National Trial Lawyers (2013)
Work Experience:
  • Trial Attorney – Flores Law Office (2006 – Present)
  • Senior Deputy District Attorney – Orange County District Attorney (1994 – 2006)
  • Attorney – Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (1991 – 1994)
  • Arizona Supreme Court (1990 – 1991)
Associations:
  • Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association – Board of Directors (2010 – Present)
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (2007 – Present)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys – Member (2007 – 2018)
Speaking Engagements:
  • Worker’s Compensation Fraud  (2006)
Legal Cases:
  • People v. S.M. – All original counts dismissed. Client pleaded to unlawful sex with a minor, and went home with zero additional jail time and NO lifetime sex registration.
  • People v. BK – Rape charges dismissed. Defendant sentenced to time he had already served and placed on unsupervised probation with no sex offender registration.
  • People v. DB – Case Dismissed.
  • People v. RE – Hung jury on all life counts. Pending motion to dismiss.
  • People v. WF – 6 months jail after DA offered 6 years prison.
  • People v. DH – Hung Jury favoring Not Guilty
  • People v. KH – 2 years 8 months, Client out with credit for time served when originally facing life.
  • PEOPLE V. FF – HUNG JURY
  • PEOPLE V. JN – NOT GUILTY
  • PEOPL V. GA – HUNG JURY AND DISMISSAL OF ALL CHARGES
  • People v. L.G. O. – NOT GUILTY
  • People v. R. R. – Jury found client Not Guilty.

“I met with two lawyers and Mr. Flores was one of them. I decided to go with Ed because I felt like he cared, his fees were fair, and I believe he had the experience. He was very proactive with my case. He saved me a lot of time and was very insightful. What I love most is that Ed is the kind of guy who is very approachable and trustworthy. I held nothing back and he got me the best possible results I could expect. Ed Flores gets my highest recommendation. I cannot think of a better person to have on your team.”

Ken M.


“Hiring Edward Flores was one of the best decisions I’ve made. Can’t find great enough words to describe this attorney. Here are just some of them: highly knowledgeable and skilled, smart, straightforward, dedicated, work hard to achieve the best results for his clients. Mr.Flores always returned my calls in a timely and efficient manner and found time to meet and address any concerns. I'm really grateful for the service he provided me in my domestic violence charges and the results we accomplished together. Thank you Edward!”

Seth


“Mr. Flores gave us a detailed plan for accomplishing our legal objective. He directed us to consider using the public defender's office at considerate cost savings to us while still expressing a willingness to take on the matter himself. We were impressed with his integrity. He was very personable and expressed a sincere interest in helping.”

Clementina

5 Star Reviews

“I have known Edward Flores since our days in the District Attorney's Office together. Since then, I have seen Mr. Flores in all the courthouses representing his clients with the utmost care, diligence, and skill. He is an asset to the criminal defense community and will continue to excel in this area of law.”

Jennifer Le, Criminal defense Attorney


“I endorse this lawyer. I have known Edward Flores for many years and have had the pleasure of working along side of him for 5 of those years.He is a knowledgeable and caring lawyer.He provides his clients with a very high level of representation.Edward Flores is one of orange counties best lawyers.I would have him represent one of my own family if the need should ever arise.”

Barney Gibbs, Criminal defense Attorney


“I have known ed flores 15 years. I have handled cases against him while he was a prosecuter in the D.A.'s office and cases with him as a criminal defense attorney. Ed is an outstanding trial attorney who has racked up an impressive winning record since leaving the D.A.'s office and entering private practice. He is also an honest and ethical attorney who truly cares about his clients. I endorse ed flores without reservation.”

Marlin Stapleton, Criminal defense Attorney

5 Star Endorsements
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