Alanna Debra Coopersmith (Oakland, California)
Alanna Debra Coopersmith (Oakland, California)

Alanna Debra Coopersmith

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Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Licensed for 17 years

Serving Oakland, CA (view address)

Alanna Debra Coopersmith

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Oakland, CA (view address)

About Alanna Debra Coopersmith

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Alanna Coopersmith is an Ivy-League educated attorney living in the San Francisco Bay Area and practicing criminal defense. She developed her skills as a seasoned courtroom advocate working as a deputy public defender at a Bay Area public defender's office.
Alanna Coopersmith began her legal career clerking for a United States District Court judge, Hon. Stewart Dalzell. She was an associate in the litigation department of the firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, representing individuals and companies in a wide range of commercial cases. Most recently, she practiced criminal defense as a deputy public defender at the Solano Public Defender's Office. She was also a… Read more
Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Alanna Coopersmith is an Ivy-League educated attorney living in the San Francisco Bay Area and practicing criminal defense. She developed her skills as a seasoned courtroom advocate working as a deputy public defender at a Bay Area public defender's office.
Alanna Coopersmith began her legal career clerking for a United States District Court judge, Hon. Stewart Dalzell. She was an associate in the litigation department of the firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, representing individuals and companies in a wide range of commercial cases. Most recently, she practiced criminal defense as a deputy public defender at the Solano Public Defender's Office. She was also a volunteer attorney at the San Francisco Public Defender's Office.
Alanna Coopersmith specializes in criminal defense, including DUI. She represents people against a wide variety of felony and misdemeanor charges. She also handles criminal appeals and proceedings in Traffic Court and DMV.

Order of the Coif. Member, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2000-2001. Read less

Law Office of Alanna D. Coopersmith

Areas of Law

  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Liens
  • Trial Procedure
  • Forfeiture
  • DUI
  • White Collar Crime
  • RICO Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Sex Crimes
  • Military Criminal Justice
  • Civil Restraining Orders
  • Appellate Practice
  • Assault
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Rights Section 1983
  • Civil Liberties
  • Prisoners Rights
  • Public Interest Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Criminal Antitrust
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • DUI/DWI
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Expungements
  • Extortion
  • Extradition
  • Felonies
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Forensic DNA
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Forensic Science
  • Forgery
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Hit and Run
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Homicide
  • International Criminal Law
  • Mail Fraud
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Money Laundering
  • Murder
  • Parole and Probation
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud
  • Wiretapping

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Attorney Reviews

Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 6 reviews
  • Champion Badge Gold

Communication

5.0

Responsiveness

4.8

Quality of Service

5.0

Value for Money

4.8
  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  November 19, 2012

    Very impressive! Ms. Coopersmith's handling of our case was perfect. It was obvious to me that she gave our case careful thought and preparation. Her notes were well organized and thorough. I believe that her strategy and cross-examination couldn't h... Read more

    Very impressive! Ms. Coopersmith's handling of our case was perfect. It was obvious to me that she gave our case careful thought and preparation. Her notes were well organized and thorough. I believe that her strategy and cross-examination couldn't have been better. Needless to say we had a successful outcome to our case. In addition, she even returned a portion of our retainer! It is a pleasure to recommend her without reservation. Read less

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  January 20, 2012

    Alanna was very professional, knowledgeable, and resolute. She was thoughtful, thorough, and a great comfort to me. Trust in Alanna and you will not go wrong.

    Alanna was very professional, knowledgeable, and resolute. She was thoughtful, thorough, and a great comfort to me. Trust in Alanna and you will not go wrong. Read less

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  March 22, 2011

    Alanna Coopersmith was with me every step of the way. Call backs and email answered quickly. She listens to all the details even the smallest one. She believes that criminal cases are won or lost on details. Before I needed an Attorney I was able t... Read more

    Alanna Coopersmith was with me every step of the way. Call backs and email answered quickly. She listens to all the details even the smallest one. She believes that criminal cases are won or lost on details. Before I needed an Attorney I was able to observe her in court. She is professional,honest, and has the respect of the DA and the Judges. Ask me "if I know a good attorney?" Answer is "YES Alanna Coopersmith". Read less

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  March 21, 2011

    Alanna D. Coopersmith is an excellent lawyer. I would hire her again and would recommend her to anyone that needs legal representation.

    Alanna D. Coopersmith is an excellent lawyer. I would hire her again and would recommend her to anyone that needs legal representation. Read less

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  March 15, 2011

    Alanna is a very bright, young lawyer with her clients interests in mind at all times. I would recommend her to anyone.

    Alanna is a very bright, young lawyer with her clients interests in mind at all times. I would recommend her to anyone. Read less

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  March 09, 2011


Legal Community Activity & Contributions

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    May, 01 2015 | DUI/DWI

    Driving under the influence is a crime. Most of the time, it is a misdemeanor offense. In certain instances, the DA does have discretion to charge DUI as a felony. In California, driving under the influence can be charged as a felony if the driver has had three or more DUI convictions in the previous […]

  • Two recent decisions came out helping to define what’s a medical marijuana ‘cooperative’ or ‘collective’ under California law. Under the Medical Marijuana Program Act, medicinal marijuana patients and caregivers may associate collectively or cooperatively in order to cultivate and distribute marijuana. In People v. Anderson, the court of appeals reversed a trial court which refused […]

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Credentials

Position

Principal

Admission Details

Admitted in 2007, California
2002, New York

Additional Payment Information

Free initial consultation
Fixed hourly rates
Fixed fees available
Minority Owned

Law School Attended
University of Pennsylvania

Class of 2001
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended

Brown University
Class of 1995
B.A.
Political Science, magna cum laude

Associations & Memberships
State Bar of California
New York State Bar Association
Alameda County Bar Association.
Languages
Spanish
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express Discover MasterCard Visa


Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Alanna Debra Coopersmith was admitted in 2002 to the state of New York.
Does this attorney speak any other languages?
Alanna Debra Coopersmith speaks Spanish.
Does this attorney accept major credit cards?
Yes, Alanna Debra Coopersmith will accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Alanna Debra Coopersmith attended University of Pennsylvania.
Is the law firm that this attorney is affiliated with minority owned?
Yes, the firm Alanna Debra Coopersmith is affiliated with is a minority owned business.

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