About

Los Angeles Civil Rights & Criminal Defense Attorneys

Candappa Law Firm is dedicated to protecting your rights and defending you against injustice. We are aggressive, skillful, and passionate trial attorneys. Our practice areas include civil rights, criminal defense, education, employment and personal injury law.
 
We have successfully litigated complex cases in state and federal courts and obtained excellent results for our clients. Our civil rights cases include police misconduct, excessive force and false arrest, as well as freedom of speech and race and disability discrimination. We have also represented clients in criminal defense cases involving felony and misdemeanor charges. We are not afraid to take on challenging cases and will aggressively fight for you.
 
Jivaka Candappa is the principal attorney of Candappa Law Firm. With more than a decade of trial experience, he has tried over 50 trials to verdict in federal and state courts. Mr. Candappa has been named a Rising Star by the Super Lawyers Magazine, an honor that recognizes only 2.5% of attorneys in California for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
 
We have co-counseled cases with the American Civil Liberties Union and are a member of the National Lawyers Guild’s National Police Accountability Project, which is dedicated to ending police abuse.
 
Candappa Law Firm is located in Pasadena and serves all of Southern California, including Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, and San Diego counties. We are also available to handle cases throughout California. 
 

 

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Testimonials

Thanks so much for all your help with my case and your persistence and guidance. I’m so glad it’s finally over! What a relief. I really appreciate all your efforts.

- H.W.

I appreciate everything you did on my child’s behalf. Thanks for your honesty and devotion to your profession. Because of your help my child has a chance to finish high school and grow up without being a burden on taxpayers.

- C.W.
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739 East Walnut St.
Suite 204
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 345-5334