Dan Melnick

Dedicated to helping his clients understand the charges facing them, attorney Dan Melnick maintains an extensive collection of criminal law information on his website, www.melnickdefense.com. Dan Melnick provides guidance on DUI (driving under the influence) charges, expungements, drug-related offenses, shoplifting, and many other aspects of criminal law.

Under the “Crimes” section of his website, Dan Melnick provides clients with information on the difference between infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies. Dan Melnick also explains so-called “wobbler” crimes that can fall under either misdemeanor or felony categories, and he discusses California’s “strike” system of felonies.

Dan Melnick’s “DUI Defense” section addresses many common questions that come up following a DUI arrest. He addresses the DUI laws themselves, as well as the implications of DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) hearings. Dan Melnick outlines the difference between first and subsequent offenses, as well as the effects on insurance and the importance of hiring an attorney.

Renowned for his personable nature and ability to work with nearly anyone, Dan Melnick combines his extensive experience in criminal law with a passion for defending clients in court. He enjoys standing up for “the little guy” and ensuring that justice is served. Dan Melnick belongs to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has practiced law for over three decades. Melnick attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in History, before enrolling in law studies at the San Fernando Valley College of Law (now the University of West Los Angeles School of Law). He received his Juris Doctor in 1978.