Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney
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Orange County Criminal Defense

Attorney Virginia L. Landry

In 1989, Attorney Virginia L. Landry opened The Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, and immediately following law school graduation Attorney Landry became a Board Certified DUI Defense Attorney Specialist. While she is skilled in every area of criminal law, she focuses her practice on criminal cases involving: violent crimes, theft crimes, white-collar crimes, juvenile crimes, sex crimes, weapons crimes, drug crimes, and domestic violence. Due to her devotion, Attorney Landry has helped clients through complicated misdemeanor and felony charges. She uses her aggressive representation skills to protect the rights of her clients.

Attorney Landry’s experience has allowed her to become the successful criminal defense lawyer she is today. She serves as a Regent for the National College for DUI Defense and is a part of the Board of Directors for the California DUI Lawyers Association where she performs the role of a Secretary. Additionally, she serves on the Orange County Bar Association’s Board of Directors and is a former president and current member of the West Orange County Bar Association. Her dedication has led her to receive a certificate of instruction which she uses to train students in DWI detection and standardized field sobriety testing.

Prior to her full-time career as a criminal justice attorney, Attorney Landry attended Northern Arizona University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in 1982. Following her undergraduate coursework, she began law school at Western State University. It was here that she earned her Juris Doctorate and decided it was time to start her own firm. Currently, Attorney Landry is permitted to practice in California state courts, the United States District Court, and the Central District.

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • California DUI Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • West Orange County Bar Association (past president and current secretary)
  • Orange County Bar Association (past director
  • National College for DUI Defense

Attorney Betty M. Stroh

Attorney Betty M. Stroh joined The Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry after practicing as a sole practitioner. Due to her passion to help those in need of aggressive and honest representation, Attorney Stoh decided that joining Attorney Landry’s firm was the best option. In doing so, she has been able to dedicate her time to helping those who have been accused of criminal charges rather than focusing her attention on the administrative aspect of maintaining a law practice.

Attorney Stroh has experience in all areas of criminal law but focuses her practice on defending clients dealing with issues such as: alcohol and drug-related crimes, domestic violence, assault and battery, attempted murder, arson, weapons, sex crimes,fraud, theft, and juvenile matters.

Prior to her career as a criminal defense lawyer, Attorney Stoh attended Boston University where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Following her undergraduate studies, she attended American College of Law. It was here that she earned her Juris Doctorate degree. Following graduation, in 1995, she became licensed to practice law. Currently, Attorney Stoh also teaches Criminal Law and Argumentation and Debate at the University of California Irvine for the Gifted Students Academy.

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Member of the State Bar of California
  • Licensed to practice in the United States District Court, Central District of California
  • Member of the Orange County Criminal Defense Bar
  • Member of the California DUI Lawyers Association
  • Member of the West Orange County Bar Association
  • Member of the North Orange County Bar Association
  • Member of the Newport Harbor Bar Association
  • Member of the Board of Trustees for the charitable foundation for Orangewood Children's Home

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What Sets the Law Offices of
Virginia L. Landry Apart?

  • Rated a "Top DUI Attorney" and Board Certified in DUI Defense

  • Achieved a Perfect 10 Out of 10 Superb Rating On Avvo

  • Past President of the West Orange County Bar Association

  • Hundreds of Trials and Thousands of Motions Achieved for Clients

What Our Clients Are Saying

Protecting Our Clients Is Our Number One Priority
  • “I am grateful that we chose Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry. You exceeded my expectations.”


  • “I recommend everyone who needs an attorney to come here. Amazing people and they care.”


  • “I hired Betty from the Law Offices of Virginia Landry and the judge finally went ahead and dismissed it.”


  • “She listened carefully and respectfully. Her knowledge was very impressive and hit on all that points that I was concerned with.”


  • “Your staff always kept me in the loop, they were sincere, and they gave me a sense of peace knowing I was in good hands.”


  • “Thank you! You saved my life.”


  • “Fantastic outcome! I truly appreciate all the hard work and correspondence you and your staff has provided!”


  • “All staff were very polite, kind and always responded on my call immediately. My case was dismissed. Thank you for a great service!”


  • “A special thanks for the handling of the court appearance and taking care of the matter in one day!”

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  • “ I received the best court decision due to their devotion to my case, their knowledge of the law and their persistence and thoroughness.”


  • “I was finally treated fairly by the DMV because I had a competent and prepared attorney, and the DMV knew it.”

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