[2008]
Charles L. Lindner was the 2008 recipient of the Jerry Giesler Memorial Award by the Los Angeles Criminal Courts Bar Association. The District Attorney’s Office, the Superior Court judges, the Federal judges and the Criminal Defense Bar universally regard “the Giesler” as the highest performance a Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer can recieve.                        

Continuously ranked in the “Top 20” criminal lawyers in Los Angeles.

Rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell Lawyers’ Directory. According to the company, an “A” rating signifies that the practitioner’s legal abilities are ranked as “Very High to Preeminent” in his/her area of specialization and geographic area. The “V” rating signifies “Very High”...in “adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities.”

“Expert” on matters related to criminal law: CBS Evening News, “Eye to Eye” with Connie Chung (CBS Network), NBC Evening News, “Dateline NBC” (NBC Network), “Prime Time Live” (ABC Network) and KCBS-TV (Los Angeles)

“Expert” on matters related to criminal law and attorney ethics; “Fox Network”

[2005]
Recipient, “Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year”, Century City Bar Association.

[2001]
Recipient, “Outstanding Journalism Award”, Los Angeles Criminal Courts bar Association, for more that 60 Op-Ed commentaries on the Criminal Justice System in the “Los Angeles Times”, “San Jose Mercury News” and “Washington Post” among others.

[1995]
Co-author and editor (w/ Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. and Barry Sheck) of the defense closing argument in People vs. Orenthal James Simpson.

[1994]
Recipient of the “Justice Leon Thompson Public Service Award”, “...for his efforts to promote a more representative judiciary” - John L. Langston Bar Association - the African American Bar Association of Los Angeles

[1989]
Named one of the top 15 criminal lawyers in Los Angeles by “Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine” - September, 1989

[1984-1985]
Co-Founder (along with Attorneys Leslie Abramson, Anthony Alexander, Joe Ingber and Supreme Ct. Executive Officer Frank Zolin) Los Angeles County Bar Association Indigent Criminal Defense Program (“ICDA”)
 

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