Your Rights Come First

As your criminal defense representative, we will listen to what you have to say and we will provide you with a clear explanation of your legal rights.

Your rights are protected by laws and legal precedents going back to the Magna Carta.  These rights include the right to be represented by an attorney of your choosing.

When you choose Marshall Criminal Defense for your legal representation, we provide you with swift and comprehensive advice on how to protect all your rights under the law, including your rights to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.


 Skip Marshall was born in Columbus, Ohio and received both his undergraduate degree and law degree from The Ohio State University. Prior to entering law school, Skip was a firefighter on the Columbus, Ohio Fire Department. After graduating from law school, Skip became an Assistant to the Prosecuting Attorney of Franklin County (Columbus), Ohio.

In 1985, Skip moved to Southern California. After working several years as corporate counsel and associate attorney in the litigation section of a major law firm, Skip decided to dedicate his legal skills to criminal law. In 1992, Skip became a Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney, and later he transferred to a position as a Los Angeles County Deputy Public Defender.

In 2018, after more than 25 years of service for the County of Los Angeles, Skip retired from government service and founded the Marshall Criminal Defense Law Firm.


If you are in need of legal representation, please contact us immediately by telephone at 213-304-0321.


Mock Trial

One of the ways that I have made use of my legal expertise and extensive trial experience is by serving as a volunteer coach and judge for Mock Trial teams for the past 15 years. Mock Trial is a program that gives students courtroom experience very similar to that of real attorneys.  Mock Trial programs …