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  • PEOPLE V. Damon Carriger

    Acquitted Federal Mortgage Fraud

  • PEOPLE V. Mike B

    Appraisal Fraud Reduced to Misdemeanor

  • PEOPLE V. Paulette D.

    State Tax Fraud Reduced to Misdemeanor

  • PEOPLE V. RODRIGO M.

    Acquitted of First Degree Murder

  • PEOPLE v. XAVIER T.

    Avoided Life Sentence

  • PEOPLE V. MONISHA M.

    Charges Dismissed

  • PEOPLE V. JEFFREY B.

    Marijuana Cultivation Dismissed

  • PEOPLE V. GORDON H.

    Life Sentence Reversed on Appeal

  • PEOPLE V. PHILLIP K.

    Conviction was Reversed

  • PEOPLE V. JOHN W.

    Conviction was Reversed

  • PEOPLE V. JEFFREY S.

    Dismissed

  • PEOPLE V. YUSSOF S.

    Dismissed

  • US V. LIZANDRO R.

    Jury Hung Twice in Complex Federal trial

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Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyers

Defending Clients in Costa Mesa & All Surrounding Areas

Ferrentino & Associates is a criminal defense firm that offers a wealth of knowledge and a level of intimacy that is hard to find anywhere else. When faced with criminal charges, you need to know that you have an attorney who will truly take the time to study your case and build a solid defense. You need a lawyer who is recognized and respected in the courtroom. When you come to Ferrentino & Associates, you don't just get a single attorney—you get a team of respected and trusted professionals.

Attorney Ferrentino is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist and has more than 20 years of trial experience, as well as a dedicated team of legal professionals behind her. As a boutique firm, Attorney Correen Ferrentino works collaboratively with paralegals, law clerks, and investigators to craft compelling and thorough defenses.

Our lawyers take pride in counseling clients and advocating for them, ensuring that they understand what their case entails and are fully informed every step of the way.

More Than 500 Cases Tried in State & Federal Courts

Having focused her practice exclusively on criminal defense for more than two decades, Correen Ferrentino has a wealth of insight to draw from when defending the rights and freedoms of her clients. She does not back down from complicated cases and has a long list of success stories to show for it. She has tried more than 50 jury trials and more than 450 court trials and evidentiary hearings in both state and federal courts, including homicides, serious felonies, federal crimes, and writs of habeas corpus.

The team at Ferrentino & Associates is able to offer the highest standard of representation to our clients in Orange County, California. Taking a collaborative approach, we strategize defenses, litigate trials, research and draft motions and appeals, and handle every aspect of our clients' cases between us.

Accolades & Associations

  • Best-Lawyers-Correen-Ferrentino
    Best Lawyers 2020
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers Association
    Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers Association
  • California Association of Criminal Justice
    California Association of Criminal Justice
  • Federal Bar Association (California chapter)
    Federal Bar Association (California chapter)
  • State Bar of California
    State Bar of California
  • National Assoc. of Criminal Defense Attorneys
    National Assoc. of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Martindale-Hubbell
    Martindale-Hubbell
  • CJA Federal Trial Panel
    CJA Federal Trial Panel
  • Top Women Attorneys in Southern California by Los Angeles Magazine
    Top Women Attorneys in Southern California by Los Angeles Magazine
  • Appellate Defenders, Inc.
    Appellate Defenders, Inc.

Meet Our Attorneys

We Create Partnerships With Our Client & Their Families

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Protect Your Rights. Hire Ferrentino & Associates

  • Certified Criminal Law Specialist
  • More Than 30 Years of Combined Experience
  • Exceptional Results with Acquittals & Reversals
  • More Than 50 Jury Trials tried to Verdict in Federal Court
  • Free Initial Case Evaluations

Our Practice Areas

Ferrentino & Associates defends clients from serious criminal charges in both state and federal courts throughout Southern California. Below are some of the crimes our team can defend. No case is too complex or too difficult for our team to handle. We have successfully defended clients facing lengthy sentences and serious collateral consequences, have earned the release of multiple clients serving life in prison and can provide the experienced advocacy you need.

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A Legacy of Satisfied Clients

  • Ferrentino & Associates Ms. Ferrentino kept me informed throughout the process of my appeal until its successful conclusion

    Frank

  • Ferrentino & Associates Mrs. Ferrentino was not only the most knowledgable attorney I have ever dealt with but she actually cared about me as an individual.

    Carl

  • Ferrentino & Associates A practical, straightforward attorney

    Anonymous

  • Ferrentino & Associates I always felt she was involved in my case

    Laurel

  • Ferrentino & Associates FANTASTIC!

    Oscar & Gina

  • Ferrentino & Associates Correen has been the best lawyer I have had.

    Neil

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