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Matthew Barhoma

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Phone: (213) 800-7664

811 Wilshire Blvd
17th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90017

Attorney Matthew Barhoma, founder of Barhoma Law, P.C., is a renowned criminal appeals and corporate lawyer in California. Mr. Barhoma graduated from University of California, Irvine and completed his legal studies at California Western School of Law. Mr. Barhoma has consistently been top rated by the American Associations of Attorney Advocates, Avvo, Justia, Esquire'd, and more. Mr. Barhoma has developed a reputation for being one of California's most outstanding post-conviction and corporate litigation/courtroom lawyers.

Mr. Barhoma has achieved immense success on multiple cases in appellate and post-conviction. Each are respectively highlighted below:

Criminal Appeals Experience

Mr. Barhoma successfully resentenced a number of individuals and has achieved great success on Writs of Habeas Corpus, Direct Appeals, SB 1437 petitions, AB 2942 applications, 1170(d)(1) petitions, and commutations of sentence applications. Mr. Barhoma has made hundreds of appearances in both appellate and trial level courts. Having achieved such great success in post conviction, appellate, and trial work, Mr. Barhoma has crafted a strong reputation.

In 2019, Mr. Barhoma won two SB 1437 and was successful in vacating the sentence of people convicted of homicide unjustly. In 2021, Mr. Barhoma was successful at getting a client's application recommended for commutation by the governor. In 2022, Mr. Barhoma led a client through recalling and renegotiating on his sentence in a televised court appearance. The client was very likely wrongfully convicted. Due to Mr. Barhoma's work on that matter, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office employed a re-entry specialist with multiple decades of experience.

Innocent Barhoma Law clients wrongfully accused of murder and other crimes are now free because of Mr. Barhoma's work.

Business and Corporate Litigation Experience

Mr. Barhoma has been equally successful in trial and civil work. Mr. Barhoma is partner in a personal injury law firm, Power Trial Lawyers, P.C. Additionally, Mr. Barhoma has represented international companies in defending their interests in California as they pertain to fraud, deceit, unfair business practices, conversion, and more. Mr. Barhoma successfully defendant against a $2,500,000.00 contractual fraud allegations. Mr. Barhoma was additionally successful in attaining inductive relief against claimants and even was successful in attaining a restraining order in place.

Mr. Barhoma has experience great success in criminal trial and appellate courts. Having appeals experience further enables Mr. Barhoma to take a matter through litigation at the trial level, all the way through the appellate track. Mr. Barhoma has crafted a name for himself as one of California's most renowned courtroom attorneys.

Mr. Barhoma is consistently rated the best appeals and courtroom lawyer by various agencies. Mr. Barhoma is diligent in his drafting practices; he tracks how specific judicial officers rule, picking up on any special trends the judicial body enforces. Further, Mr. Barhoma uses that information in zealously advocating for his clients.

Previously, while in law school, Mr. Barhoma shadowed the late and renowned Craig Higgs with Higgs, Fletcher & Mack, where Mr. Barhoma assisted in the mediation process for Mr. Higgs. Mr. Barhoma also shadowed the late Mike Jones, a former partner in the corporate department with Higgs, Fletcher & Mack. Once licensed by the California Bar, Mr. Barhoma built Barhoma Law, P.C., and provided Of Counsel serves to other appellate law firms. Mr. Barhoma further co-founded and created legal-technology called Esquire'd, which helped lawyers with their courtroom practices. Mr. Barhoma is part of the Los Angeles Bar Association, California Bar Association, San Diego Bar Associations, and previously Vice President to California Western School of Law's Business Society.

Having achieved such tremendous success in both criminal appeals, post-conviction representations, and corporate litigation, Mr. Barhoma offers the full range of his services using Barhoma Law, P.C. to consult with us, please call us at (213) 800-7664.


J.D., California Western School of Law

B.A., University of California, Irvine

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice California
United States Federal Districts
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Los Angeles Bar Association

California Bar Association

San Diego Bar Association

Client Reviews
"Matthew is the most knowledgeable lawyer. I have worked with teams of lawyers and none of them were as knowledgeable and prompt as Matthew. I trust all of my company’s legal affairs with Matthew. He makes me rest easy knowing he is on it.” Michael
"Matthew is the epitome of hard work and dedication, when it comes to his work. Matthew has helped me with all my contractual work needed to help me launch my start up. Matthew is honest, diligent and relentless." Carol
"Matthew was very responsive and caring for my case. He handled my case with efficiency and made sure to secure exactly what we wanted. He has represented my company previously and when we needed a lawyer, it was no question – we phoned Matthew!" Tony