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Anthony Radogna


California State Bar Defense Ethics Attorney

Anthony Radogna worked for over 5 years as an Investigator for the State Bar of California's Office of Chief Trial Counsel ("OCTC"), investigating a wide-range of ethical complaints brought against attorneys.

In addition, he served on specialized task force teams and has experience investigating the unauthorized practice of law (Business and Professions code section 6126.3), abandoned law practices, disbarred and resigned attorneys, and other activities such as drug abuse and physical or mental illness (Business and Professions code section 6180 and 6190).

Anthony now provides advice, consultations, and representation to California attorneys involved in State Bar proceedings, from resolving complaints, to defense in State Bar trials and appeals.

Anthony graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Business from Cal Poly Pomona. He received his Juris Doctorate from La Verne Law School and became a licensed attorney in 2008. He also holds a LL.M in Criminal Law and Practice from Southwestern Law School.

He is a member of the national Association of Professional Responsibility Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) (APRL website), and is currently serving as 1st Vice President for the Association of Discipline Defense Counsel, the bar association for lawyers who represent lawyers and others in disciplinary, admissions, and regulatory proceedings before the State Bar of California and the California Supreme Court. (ADDC website)

In addition, he currently is an Associate Professor at Irvine University Law School, where he proudly teaches Professional Responsibility and Criminal Procedure classes to law students. He also serves as a committee member on two separate school Committees, Academic and Admissions. (Irvine University Law School Website)

Anthony is a member of the Orange County Bar Association where he serves as a member in the newly formed Amicus Alo task force. Amicus Alo's purpose is to provide resources, education, and support to members regarding mental, emotional, and physical health issues, including disabilities, serious illnesses, substance abuse, and general well-being. 

He also is the OCBAR's current Secretary/Treasurer of the Solo Practitioner/Small Firm Section for the 2018 term, and an arbitrator for the OCBAR's mandatory fee arbitration program. (OCBAR website)

He is also currently serving as a liaison to the California State Bar for the Lawyers Assistance Program (LAP). LAP helps lawyers and State Bar applicants who are grappling with stress, anxiety, depression, substance use or concerns about their career.

Anthony is a "NITA Advocate" (National Institute of Trial Advocacy). This advocate designation is reserved for the individuals who have completed extensive training and learned a wide range of advocacy skills through the NITA program.(NITA's website)

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  • State Bar investigation

    "I really don't see how you can hire anyone else if you are under investigation by the California Bar. If you are under investigation and you call him, you will instantly feel better due to the fact that he knows every aspect of what is happening during the investigation. He seems to know what th...
  • "I was being investigated by the State Bar"

    "I can't even tell you how happy I am with the decision I made to hire Anthony over picking others to represent me. I have to admit, I shopped around. His retainer fee was reasonable and the amount of work Anthony did on the case was just amazing. He dedicated so much time to my case and dealt wi...
  • "The California State Bar was investigating me"

    "I received a letter from the California State Bar Office of Chief Trial Counsel. To say that it scared me is an understatement. I started calling around and even though some attorneys I spoke to seemed to know what they were talking about, only Anthony made me feel like he knew every little deta...
  • Dream that didn't get deferred

    "Admission to the CA State Bar was a dream and goal for me that was over 15 years in the making. I have had many hiccups along the way including issues with my moral character. Anthony dealt with me one on one, and even though his office was in Irvine, Mr. Radogna was kind enough to visit me all...
  • Great lawyer, helped me through a difficult time

    "Anthony Radogna, is one of the best, no question about it. I had a state bar complaint filed against me by a very unstable client, I was completely blindsided by the complaint and didn't know where to turn. I found Anthony and thank God I did! Anthony walked me through the process answered the c...
  • "Anthony is the best trial attorney I have ever seen"

    "The State Bar did a horrible job investigating me. Then filed charges that I felt were pure exaggeration. The State Bar made a ridiculous offer to settle my case…and then Anthony stepped in. He handled all pre trial work including writing a very persuasive pre trial brief to the court on all my ...

Representing clients throughout all of California (San Diego County, Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County)

Don't let the State Bar pressure you into accepting discipline without talking to me first. I have handled hundreds of investigations, don't make the mistake of representing yourself. (California State Bar Investigations, State Bar Defense Attorney)

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