Torrance Criminal Defense Attorney

Free Consultations
Former Deputy District Attorneys
Over 40 Years of Combined Experience in Criminal Law

Have you been charged with a crime?
We will help you fight back!
Call Ernenwein & Johnson, LLP now at 310-375-5858 for a FREE Consultation.

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Have you been charged with a crime?
We will help you fight back!
Call Ernenwein & Johnson now at 310-375-5858 for a FREE Consultation.

Stay Out
of Jail

Our number one priority is to provide you with the best defense and help you stay out of jail!


We are experts in Criminal Defense and will help you present the best case in court.


Criminal convictions stay on your record. We will help you keep your record clean.

Record of

We have a 40+ year track record of success representing clients just like you!

Best Legal

Available 24/7 to provide the best legal advice and representation in the industry.

Ernenwein & Johnson Will Fight For You!

Criminal Defense Practice Areas

DUI Defense

Being arrested for DUI doesn’t mean that you are automatically guilty and should face harsh punishments.

Drug Related Offenses

Extensive experience gives us myriad tools to successfully challenge a wide range of drug offenses.

Violent Crimes

As a former prosecutors, Ernenwein & Johnson are uniquely qualified to defend a wide range of Violent Crime charges.

Theft Crimes

As former Deputy DA’s, Ernenwein & Johnson have the experience to successfully defend a wide range of Theft Crimes.

Sexual Misconduct

As former prosectors themselves, Ernenwein & Johnson have the experience to successfully defend a wide range of Sex Crimes.

Juvenile Defense

40+ years of experience gives us the skills required to help families when a child has been charged with a crime.

Hit and Run

We are uniquely qualified to provide you with the best defense if you are facing a Hit and Run charge.

Three Strikes Law

Extensive experience gives us a myriad of tools to successfully defend you if you are facing a third criminal offense.

Case Results

Years of


“I am very proud of my reputation as a skilled attorney and will use my best strategy to achieve the most positive outcome for you. I have been named “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine and have appeared as a legal analyst on several cable news programs, including Fox News. Being accused of a crime is very stressful. While defending your rights, I will handle your case with discretion, compassion and confidentiality. My experience and capability are unmatched.”Robert Ernenwein

Torrance Criminal Defense Attorney

Torrance Criminal Defense Lawyers that You Can Trust!

Robert Ernenwein and Stephanie Johnson are two of the most experienced, trustworthy, and highly-reputable criminal defense attorneys in Southern California. We are dedicated to giving our clients the best chance to receive the most favorable outcome possible.

As Criminal Defense and DUI Attorneys, we deliver a personal, powerful, and very aggressive defense of the crime for which you have been charged. Having been in practice as experienced criminal defense attorneys for over 40 years combined, our vigorous defense of those accused of a crime has resulted in gaining acquittals and dismissals as well as reductions in charges for their clients throughout Southern California and in cities such as Santa Monica, Venice, Playa Del Rey, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Palos Verdes and all cities in the greater Los Angeles area.

At Ernenwein & Johnson, LLP we are very proud to have committed our professional lives to working hard to fight for people being investigated for or charged in criminal cases.


Being charged with a criminal offense can be devastating to both you and your family. We are here to help you gain the most favorable outcome possible. In order to best assist you, we want to get to know you and answer the many questions you will have. We can meet with you during the day, in the evening or even on weekends if necessary. We can also provide you with our cell phone number if the need arises. Please feel comfortable in knowing that you will be treated as a Priority. This personalized service is what we mean by “Client-Centered Lawyering”.


We will be personally handling all aspects of your case and will have staff assigned to work with you who will be responsible for your general case preparation. If necessary, we will use a Licensed Private Investigator, Leo Jackson. Leo is a retired LAPD and LADA Investigator. To sum up, we have all the resources necessary to fully and completely defend your case towards the very best possible outcome for you.


We are former Los Angeles Deputy District Attorneys and have represented thousands of clients in misdemeanor and felony cases in Los Angeles County. We are very proud of our reputation with both Judges and Prosecutors alike.

We know that this is a very difficult time in your life. We will listen and be available for you.
Ernenwein & Johnson, LLP offers a Free Consultation with No Obligation. We mean it! We will speak to you on the phone or in our office and give you a Free Case Evaluation with no pressure or obligation to hire our firm.


  • California DUI Lawyer’s Association
  • The National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • South Bay Bar Association

If you have been charged with a crime in Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Playa Del Rey, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes, Torrance, Carson, San Pedro, Long Beach, Gardena, Lomita or any city in the greater Los Angeles area, call us now. We will meet with you, listen to what happened and discuss the details of your case. We will help you structure the best defense possible.

Get expert help now. Call Ernenwein & Johnson, LLP today at 310-375-5858 for a free case review.

Torrance DUI Defense Attorney

  • I highly recommend Robert Ernenwein for anyone needing a competent and hard working attorney.Mike A.
    Torrance, CA
  • Mr. Robert Ernenewein is the BEST, his representation is OUTSTANDING! Erguiza C.
    Gardena, CA
  • My family and I highly recommend Mr. Ernenwein to represent anyone seeking legal counsel. You will be glad you did. Alice L.
    Torrance CA

Ernenwein & Johnson, LLP

Our Criminal Defense and DUI law firm delivers a powerful, compassionate defense backed by 40+ years of getting acquittals, dismissals, and reductions in charges for our clients.

Ernenwein & Johnson, LLP is one of the most experienced and highly-reputable criminal defense law firms in Southern California. We vigorously defend our clients and put our vast experience and powerful credentials to work.

We Will Fight For You.