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Attorney Matthew G. Kaestner
Long Beach's Criminal Law Specialist
One World Trade Center
Suite 400
Long Beach, California 90831
Phone: 562-437-0200
Email: [email protected]

Call Mr. Kaestner Directly at:
(562) 437-0200


Only one in every 700 California lawyers is Certified by the State Bar as a Criminal Law Specialist.


Welcome to the Law Office of Matthew G. Kaestner.

Long Beach criminal law specialist, attorney Matthew Kaestner, is certified by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California as a criminal law specialist. The practice is dedicated solely to the defense of criminal cases. There are only 4 criminal law specialists with offices in Long Beach, only 63 in all of Los Angeles County. (Data as of July 2019)

Attorney Kaestner has fought criminal cases for over 30 years. His vast experience includes successfully defending clients charged with virtually every type of criminal charge from capital murder to white collar and major drug crimes to serious misdemeanors. Mr. Kaestner has handled high publicity cases as well as those where privacy and discretion are the paramount concerns of the client.

For immediate assistance and advice, call attorney Matthew Kaestner directly at (562) 437-0200. Mr. Kaestner personally handles each client's case from arraignment through trial. Attorney Kaestner is a criminal defense attorney in Long Beach with instant credibility and a reputation as an expert in criminal law.


  1. More dismissals of felony cases. Long Beach criminal lawyer, Matthew Kaestner, in a 90 day period was able to have two felony cases dismissed after successfully moving to suppress car searches as unlawful under the Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable searches and seizures. A “second strike” gun case was dismissed in Long Beach on June 13, 2019 (P v. Z.J., Case No. NA109952. This dismissal followed the suppression of illegal drugs and dismissal of the case on March 13, 2019 in Compton. (P v. D.S., Case No. TA145927.)
  2. Long Beach criminal lawyer, Matthew Kaestner has a new page entitled “Best Rated Criminal Attorney In Long Beach” that can assist in researching attorney Kaestner and others when you are looking for the best criminal lawyer in Long Beach. (Read more.)
  3. New criminal laws in California for 2019 include new limitations on the liability of accomplices in murder cases, criminalize intentionally distributing false information about an election, and eliminate the bail system in California as of October of 2019. Long Beach criminal lawyer Matthew Kaestner’s new page is the best way to get caught up on new criminal laws for 2019 in California. (Read More.)
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Long Beach criminal defense lawyer, attorney Matthew Kaestner, is a board certified criminal law specialist. He has over 30 years of experience aggressively fighting criminal cases. From his office in Long Beach, Mr. Kaestner practices in Los Angeles County and surrounding Courts. He is expert in the defense of cases charging: murder, attempted murder, robbery, assault, domestic violence, three strikes, white collar crime, conspiracy, gang cases, manufacturing and distribution of drugs, fraud, embezzlement, identity theft, drunk driving (DUI), and others. He has vast expertise fighting search warrants and wiretaps. When you need an expert criminal lawyer in Long Beach, call attorney Kaestner.

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