Ms. Mattern is an experienced criminal defense attorney recognized among the top 1 percent of professionals in her field by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. She has been admitted to Federal and State courts throughout California. In the course of her extensive experience defending clients accused of a broad array of offenses, she has achieved impressive results including dismissals of charges.
Ms. Mattern graduated from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles in 1994. She was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1995. While a student at Loyola Law School, she was a member of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and completed two legal internships.
From 1996 to 2000, Ms. Mattern worked for the Law Offices of the Public Defender for the County of Riverside. After that she opened her own law office and worked for a criminal defense panel in Riverside County. During this time, she and her partner, Lori A. Davis, formed Davis & Mattern, LLP, a firm dedicated to the practice of criminal defense. In 2000, they relocated to Newport Beach. In 2007, Ms. Mattern closed her law practice, but continued defending clients in private practice. From 2007 through 2011, Ms. Mattern worked as a Senior Attorney for two large criminal defense law firms. In 2011, she renewed her private practice, now under the name The Mattern Law Firm , in Los Angeles.
Ms. Mattern are members of the following professional organizations:
- South Bay Bar Association
- Long Beach Bar Association
- California Public Defenders Association
- California DUI Lawyers Association
- San Fernando Valley Bar Association
- California Attorneys For Criminal Justice
- American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
- National Trial Lawyers (Top 100)