About The Firm

The Law Offices of Frances Prizzia: An Aggressive, Compassionate Lawyer in Newport Beach, California
At The Law Offices of Frances Prizzia, we always put the needs of our clients first. Every day, we navigate the intricacies of criminal defense, but what truly sets us apart is our philosophy—the Holistic Law approach. While our roots are firmly set in Newport Beach, our reach spans across Irvine, Santa Ana, and other integral Southern California locales as we work to provide compassion, healing, and understanding to all those who walk through our doors. Holistic Law is not just a methodology—it's our ethos. It redefines traditional legal practice by prioritizing the individual as a whole, not merely as a case or a number. For us, law is more than courtroom battles; it's an avenue to healing, understanding, restoration, and growth. In each case, we see the legal challenges and the wider web of personal, emotional, and societal factors that have brought someone to our door. This isn't about simply reviewing your legal problem in isolation; it's about understanding the broader tapestry of your life and recognizing how it connects to the legal challenges you're facing. Conflicts are not just disputes; they are opportunities for growth and understanding. At the same time, we are your passionate, fierce defenders. Our firm prides itself on being second to none. We understand the high stakes that our clients face, and we channel that into aggressive representation tailored to every unique case. While we approach every situation compassionately, rest assured that we will relentlessly advocate for you in and out of the courtroom. Our dedication to seeking justice means we leave no stone unturned, giving our all for our client's rights and best interests. This unique combination of holistic law and aggressive legal representation sets us apart from other regional law firms. By choosing The Law Offices of Frances Prizzia, you're opting for more than a criminal defense lawyer. You're gaining an ally, a counselor, and a healer. Our firm is revered for its dedication to defense, but Frances Prizzia's aggressive, holistic legal approach marks us stand out in the legal landscape. We seamlessly merge our role as your attorney with elements of social work. This dual capability doesn't just serve justice—it promotes reconciliation, understanding, and long-term resolution. Whether you're grappling with a misdemeanor or facing the gravity of a felony, the journey ahead demands more than a legal representative—it requires a guide who can navigate both the complexities of the law and the intricacies of human nature. We dedicate unparalleled time, energy, and holistic insight to ensure your needs and your narrative are heard. Know that we’ll be with you every step of the way as your legal guide and as an aggressive defender committed to your overall well-being. In criminal defense, many law offices offer representation limited to black-and-white law,  but at The Law Offices of Frances Prizzia, we offer a full review of where you are. Let us be your advocate on the path to justice, healing, and a brighter future. Contact us for a case consultation.

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Frances Prizzia, Esq.

Founding Attorney

Why Choose
Frances Prizzia Criminal Defense Lawyers


Client Centered Approach

Our clients are our priority, we listen & have your best interests in mind. Our philosophy is that crime is simply a symptom of a bigger issue that should be addressed.

Reputation by Excellence

"Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers and Clients' Choice by Avvo.


Over 17+ Years of Criminal Defense Experience on your side.

Innovative & Determined

We think outside the box and never leave a stone unturned.

You're Not Just Another Client

You're in a difficult situation that requires attention. Our boutique legal team walks you through the legal process so you don't feel lost.


We are available 24/7 for emergencies & offer free confidential consultations.
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