Jacob Glucksman California Criminal Defense Lawyer

Jacob Glucksman


I am criminal trial lawyer Jacob Glucksman. At my law office in Beverly Hills, California, I take a hands-on approach to criminal law — and it works. When you entrust your case to my law firm, I will handle it directly from day one. I will not pass your case — your future — off to an associate or paralegal. As a true “people person,” I will strive to fully understand your concerns so I can arm myself to fight for your rights and the best results for you.


Jacob Glucksman is a former Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney who has extensive, proven, and respected criminal trial experience with cases ranging from DUI and other misdemeanor offenses to violent and serious felony crimes.

Mr. Glucksman has personally handled thousands of criminal cases including the following: DUI, license infractions, vehicular manslaughter, sex crimes, domestic violence, gang crimes, murder and attempted murder, assaults, weapons violations, drug sales & possession crimes, bribery, public corruption, fraud, extortion, embezzlement, arson, rape, robbery, burglary, and hate crimes. Mr. Glucksman has appeared before the criminal Grand Jury and has served as a specially appointed prosecutor in charge of handling all medical marijuana dispensaries. Jacob Glucksman has conducted well over one thousand preliminary hearings, handled thousands of misdemeanor cases, adjudicated matters in juvenile court, and personally has taken numerous misdemeanor and felony matters to jury trial achieving successful results.

Mr. Glucksman’s office is the courtroom. Whether he is fighting against the prosecutor’s initial filing of charges, for an outright dismissal, reduction of the charges, the best settlement possible, or for vindication in front of a jury, Mr. Glucksman’s skill, preparation, experience, and knowledge are unmatched in his field. Jacob Glucksman is highly respected and admired by his peers, experienced with the daily workings of the courtroom and prosecutor’s offices, and well connected with many law enforcement agencies across Southern California. More importantly, Mr. Glucksman is a true “people’s person” who strives to help those who are less fortunate, stuck in a tough situation, and/or need guidance during a difficult time in their life. Mr. Glucksman understands that sometimes good people who lead positive lives can honestly make mistakes or get accused of doing something that they did not do. It is precisely this understanding, coupled with the desire to work tirelessly to get you the best result for your case that makes the Law Offices of Jacob Glucksman stand out above the rest.

Jacob Glucksman was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Jacob attended the University of California Los Angeles where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree double majoring in History and Art History. After U.C.L.A., Jacob went on to Pepperdine University’s School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor law degree and became a certified specialist in negotiation, settlement, and dispute resolution with the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution. Jacob Glucksman is actively involved with many charitable organizations across Southern California, served as the on-set legal adviser for a hit NBC legal drama, lectured to various bar organizations, law schools, and professional groups, and has continuously been ranked as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine. Mr. Glucksman is also an adjunct professor of law at Pepperdine University – teaching criminal law. Jacob Glucksman resides in Los Angeles with his family.

Practice Areas


The Criminal Process

The criminal justice system is daunting and highly complex. If you or a loved one has been accused of a crime, it is important to contact an experienced criminal law attorney as soon as possible

Clearing Warrants And Criminal Records

Do you need to get rid of a bench warrant, clear an old criminal record or handle another criminal law problem? As an experienced defense lawyer and a former prosecutor, I have the extensive legal knowledge and skills necessary to handle a wide variety of criminal law matters.

Diversion: Avoid Conviction and Trial

California law recognizes that nonviolent crimes, particularly those committed by first-time offenders, should not always lead to harsh consequences. Instead, both offenders and the state are often better served through options involving counseling and rehabilitation rather than tra

Domestic Violence & Restraining Orders

If you are facing a domestic violence accusation or a civil harassment restraining order, discuss your rights and options with a skilled lawyer as soon as possible. Timing is critical in these cases. The sooner I can begin building your case, the better your chances of securing the best possible results.

Sex Offenses

Being accused of a sex crime in Encino and Beverly Hills can be an uphill battle. While the state of California carries the burden of proof, your reputation can take a hit almost immediately. The charges may affect your job, your child custody rights and your personal relationships.

Child Molestation
Statutory Rape
Sexual Battery
Pimping and Pandering
Prostitution Crimes
Internet Sex Crimes
Child Pornography

Theft Offenses

Theft related offenses range from seemingly petty or small items to large complex fraud-related schemes. Regardless of the type of theft, if you or a loved one has been arrested or charged with a theft-related offense it is essential to establish a plan of action immediately.

Petty Theft
Grand Theft
Residential Burglary
Commercial Burglary

Violent Crimes

When you or someone you love has been accused of a violent crime, you need to take the right steps to protect your future immediately. The consequences of a conviction could include prison time, steep fines and a permanent criminal record, depending on the specific charges you face.

Murder/Attempted Murder
Criminal Threats
Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Just because you have been arrested does not mean you are a bad person. I will help you overcome this challenge.

Jacob Glucksman

15915 Ventura Blvd #203 Encino, CA 91436


301 N. Canon Dr. #306 Beverly Hills, CA 90210