26 Nov Sharon Appelbaum on Criminal Defense and Trial Consulting | Lawpreneur Radio interview
Sharon is a former Manhattan prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. She uses her extensive trial and investigatory skills in her own criminal defense firm handling cases in Los Angeles and Orange County. As a prosecutor in NYC, Sharon handled violent crimes including attempted murder, burglary, robbery, and assault, and financial crimes including identity theft, money laundering, and cybercrime. She spearheaded an investigation into a large scale conspiracy to commit grand larceny wherein she indicted 94 defendants, the largest number of defendants in one case the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office had seen at that time. After moving to California, Sharon coached the Pepperdine University School of Law Trial Team and was an attorney for the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking interfacing with the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Now, Sharon combines her skills, experience, and knowledge to advocate for the rights of her clients and to ensure that her clients get the best defense through thorough legal and investigatory work. Additionally, she offers to share her hearing and trial skills and techniques by acting as a trial consultant for other attorneys looking to expand their advocacy skills. Sharon is a member of both the New York State Bar and California State Bar.