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Fred Thiagarajah

Founder & Principal Attorney
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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:

Fred Thiagarajah has a Reputation as a Smart, Resourceful Lawyer in Defending Protesters

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

Education:

  • USC Law School, JD
  • Pomona College, BA,¬†Anthropology
  • Clients' Choice Award 2020
  • Avvo Rating 10.0
  • Clients' Choice Award
  • Avvo Top Contributor
  • Avvo Reviews
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers

Why Choose Right Choice?

Here Are Six Reasons
  • Choose Our Experience

    Our team at Right Choice Law is backed by 75 years of combined experience.

  • Choose Our Character

    You don't need just a good attorney. You need an attorney that you can trust to protect your future.

  • Choose Our Perseverance

    We are committed to our clients. We will spend as much time as it takes to get the best result possible.

  • Choose Our Training

    At Right Choice Law, all of our lawyers are former Deputy District Attorneys.

  • Choose Our Intelligence

    Principal Attorney Fred Thiagarajah is a member of MENSA, the international high-IQ society.

  • Choose Our Knowledge

    Laws are constantly changing. Our attorneys are up to date on all the latest developments with constant research and regular attendance at seminars.

We Have Your Best Interests in Mind

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