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At the Law Offices of Sherman M. Ellison our primary concern is you...our client. We know, through many years of successful experience, what works best when it comes to getting traffic tickets dismissed and reduced. We are quite proud of our 90% success rate, which we encourage you to examine by visiting our "Victory List." The Law Offices of Sherman M. Ellison is exclusively dedicated to traffic ticket defense, throughout California. This is all we do...and we do it well. Thank you for the consideration.
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Sherman M. Ellison is a California trial attorney whose practice has primarily been that of a litigator in both Federal and State criminal and traffic ticket defense and related administrative matters.  He has been admitted to and practiced in all United States District Courts within California, Hawaii and Oregon; the United States Supreme Court as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Eighth Circuit.

Published opinions and precedent setting appeals by Sherman include in the California Supreme Court: People v. Gray (2014) 58 Cal.4th 901; and People v. Superior Court [Keifer], 3 Cal.3d 807 (1970); California Court of Appeal: People v. Williams, 168 Cal.App.3d 349 (1984); United States Court of Appeals: U.S.A. v. Myers, 543 F.2d 721 (1977); and United States District Court: U.S.A. v. Redondo, 980 F.Supp. 1114 (1997).

Sherman’s professional affiliations include the California State Bar Association; California Public Defenders Association; Criminal Courts Bar Association; Los Angeles County Bar Association; and the National Motorist’s Association, inter alia.

Sherman has appeared before the Los Angeles City Council, as well as on numerous radio, television and print media outlets. Sherman is widely considered on the pre-eminent legal authorities on criminal and traffic ticket defense and related administrative representation of his clients throughout California, including but not limited to: Department of Motor Vehicle matters for license suspensions for mature or older drivers and/or drivers with excessive point counts; and trials before the California State Employment Development Department and its Appeals Board.  Sherman has also represented attorneys in State Bar proceedings, wherein those attorneys have been investigated and/or charged with violations of their duties to their clients.

Sherman attended UCLA as an undergraduate with an emphasis on physics and chemistry before entering the United States Marine Corp.  After first being accepted to dental school, Sherman made an important decision to pursue a career in law, earning an L.L.B. and a J.D. in June 1969.  Sherman passed the California State bar examination on his first attempt in November 1969 and was sworn in to practice law on January 15, 1970.  Sherman has been a trial and appellate attorney for the past 48 years.

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