Fred Thiagarajah is the founder and principal attorney of Right Choice Law - a group of former prosecutors all dedicated to criminal defense. Fred was a former Deputy District Attorney and has been practicing criminal law exclusively for more than 20 years, with over 100 trials to verdict. He has been selected as a Super Lawyer every year since 2016 - an honor reserved for the top 5% of all attorneys; and he was also selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2012 and 2013 - an honor reserved for the top 2.5% of all lawyers under the age of 40. Every year since 2015, the National Trial Lawyers has selected him as one of the top 100 criminal trial lawyers in all of California. Avvo ranks his legal skills as a 10 out of 10 and has given him their Client's Choice Award for outstanding client relations. Riviera Magazine called him a "Power Player" amongst Orange County attorneys and the OC Register selected him as one of Orange County's top DUI defense lawyers. Fred is also a member of MENSA - the high IQ society. Fred and his cases have been cited in numerous magazines and media outlets, including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, Yahoo News, OC Register, NY Times, San Jose Mercury News, San Francisco Examiner and many more.
Examples of Fred and his cases in the media include:
Law&Crime Network Interviewing Fred Thiagarajah
Fred Thiagarajah Represents Defendant and Victim in La Luz Del Mundo Sex Abuse Scandal
Fred Thiagarajah Represents Dr. Scott Sills, Accused of Murdering his Wife.
Prominent Newport Beach Attorney Fred Thiagarajah Interviewed about R. Kelly
Fred Thiagarajah Uses "Festivus" to Get Special Meals for Inmate
Fred Thiagarajah Interviewed by Fox News on Workplace Rights at Disneyland
- USC Law School, JD
- Pomona College, BA, Anthropology