Stephen Sitkoff, Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney

Free Criminal Case Review at 888-579-4844

STEPHEN SITKOFF, LOS ANGELES DUI ATTORNEYLos Angeles criminal defense lawyer Stephen Sitkoff is a partner that started his legal career as a deputy district attorney more than 30 years ago prosecuting cases at the Los Angeles criminal courts in downtown Los Angeles, Torrance, Compton, Van Nuys, Inglewood, Pasadena, Long Beach, Norwalk and Santa Monica. Between 1983 and 1994, Mr. Sitkoff handled a wide range of misdemeanor and felony criminal offense and specially prosecuted felony DUI and sex crime cases. Mr. Sitkoff is also a frequent lecturer at Bar Association sponsored legal education seminars and formerly served as an instructor for several local law enforcement training academies.

Due to his extensive legal knowledge and professionalism, Mr. Sitkoff was appointed to the judicial bench as a Commissioner of the Los Angeles County Superior Court in the 1994 to 1995 term. Only attorneys with at least 10 years of practice experience can be appointed to this judicial role and given the authority to make binding decisions in legal matters.

If You Have Been Arrested In Los Angeles, Call Now For A Free Consultation

Since 1987, the Los Angeles criminal defense lawyers at Sitkoff & Hanrahan, LLP have dedicated their legal practice to defending and preserving the rights of the criminally accused. With over 70 years of combined criminal and DUI trial experience, we are true experts in the area of California criminal law. Call our West Los Angeles office today at (888) 579-4844 for a free case review to learn what your next steps should be and how we can help you. We proudly serve the following Southern California areas:

Torrance, Encino, Glendale, Long Beach, Pasadena, Woodland Hills, West Covina, Burbank, Cerritos, Whittier, Norwalk, Santa Clarita, Oxnard, Westlake Village, Orange, Newport Beach, and Huntington Beach

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal defense
  • DUI and DWI hearings
  • Drug crimes
  • Felonies
  • Violent Crimes
  • Parole and probation violations
  • Sex crimes
  • Theft crimes
  • Juvenile law

Bar admissions

  • California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1986


  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 1982
    • Dean’s Honor List
    • Emmanuel College of Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1978
    • Dean’s Honor List

Representative Cases

  • People v. Sorkin
  • People v. Roeung
  • People v. Delaney

Professional associations and memberships

  • South Bay Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Executive committee of Criminal Justice Section
  • California Judges Association
  • Criminal Courts Bar Association
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 10.0 AVVO Rated

Past employment

  • Los Angeles County Superior Court, commissioner, 1994–1995
  • Los Angeles County, deputy district attorney, 1983–1994