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Sherry C. Cross

(844) 325-1444

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Sherry C. Cross Attorney Profile

Practice Focus

  • DUI Drunk Driving Defense

  • Criminal Defense

  • Personal Injury and Accident Litigation

Practicing Law for over 17 years

  • Highly skilled former Miami Dade Public Defense Attorney

  • Successfully handled over 3,000 cases and trials

  • Exceptional success record of acquittals and charge reductions

  • Recognized authority in California criminal and DUI defense

  • Licensed to practice all matters in California and Florida

Sherry C. Cross is a highly experienced criminal defense and trial lawyer. Sherry began her legal practice in 2001 at the Miami Dade Public Defender's office. Miami Dade’s dynamic office handles around 75,000 cases per year, making it one of the busiest criminal defense practices in the United States.

Experience You Can Count On

During her 5 years as a public defense attorney Sherry received unparalleled formal and practical training as a DUI and criminal defense attorney.

The volume and variety of cases she handled provided outstanding experience with virtually every kind of DUI, felony and misdemeanor criminal case. Sherry learned first hand how law enforcement and District Attorneys put together cases and uses this insider knowledge to skillfully defend you.

Fierce Protector of Your Rights

During her 17 years as a criminal defense attorney, Sherry has built an impressive track record of case successes and a first class reputation as a compassionate, tenacious lawyer that works tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

Highly Skilled DUI Attorney

If you are charged with DUI, Sherry Cross is a top Los Angeles DUI attorney skilled at getting your DUI dismissed or reduced, penalties minimized, protecting your driver’s license and keeping you out of jail.

Client reviews consistently rank Sherry and Chudnovsky Law amongst the highest rated DUI lawyers in Los Angeles and Orange County.

Even though Los Angeles courts have over 37,000 DUI arrests per year, DUI cases are rarely hopeless. Bungled police roadside investigations, blood testing errors, medical conditions, diet and a variety of other issues provide many ways to beat a DUI. Sherry is skilled in all of them.

Over the years, Sherry and the firm have experience successfully handling 1000’s of DUI cases of every type including:

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd and felony DUI

  • Felony DUI with great bodily injury

  • DUI under the influence of drugs or marijuana DUI

  • Vehicular manslaughter

  • Commercial driver DUI and Uber DUI

Sherry will expertly represent you at any stage of the process from the time of arrest, at your DMV Admin per se hearing, arraignment, negotiating a plea deal, during pre-trials and at trial. She is skilled at DUI post-conviction expungement and handling probation violations.

Top Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney

Sherry will skillfully defend you in all phases of criminal prosecution from initial police investigations to arrest, handling warrants, arraignment and throughout the court process. Clients often hire Sherry to handle pre-filing defense with the goal of preventing the filing of charges or getting charges reduced before they are even filed.

Sherry is skilled in all areas of criminal defense including:

  • Misdemeanor, felony, multiple felonies charges

  • Pre-filing defense during investigations

  • Recalling arrest warrants and bench warrants

  • Probation violations

  • Licensed professionals charged with crimes or DUI

  • Post-conviction relief and conviction expungement

Over the last 17 years, she has defended virtually every type of criminal charge including: drug possession crimes, theft, robbery, burglary, shoplifting, sex offender, domestic violence, assault, battery crime, weapons charges, hit and run, white collar, fraud, gang crimes, murder and attempted murder, narcotic drug trafficking and sales, arson, embezzlement, rape and crimes against police officers.

Defense Strategies Honed Over 17 Years

Sherry will carefully analyze your case to determine the best defense strategy. She knows when to litigate and when to recommend negotiating a deal. She is not afraid to fight aggressively for your position. And she knows how to skillfully balance immigration consequences when applicable.

Sherry has a reputation as an excellent trial lawyer among District Attorneys, judges and other defense attorneys. She knows the consequences criminal convictions will have on your freedom, reputation and future. She uses all her skills, law enforcement relationships and hard work to fight for you.

Personal Injury and Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one is involved in a serious accident or personal injury, you’ll need a skilled Los Angeles personal injury attorney to guide you through the complicated world of personal injury and insurance liability litigation.

Chudnovsky Law’s attorneys use their decades of experience to expertly navigate you through the complicated lawsuits and insurance negotiations that can result from serious injuries such as:

  • Auto accidents

  • Bus, Commercial vehicle and truck accidents

  • Spinal cord injuries and brain injuries

  • Catastrophic injuries, wrongful death

  • Premises liability injuries, slip and fall

  • Medical errors and malpractice

  • Product manufacturer defects

Sherry has achieved multi million dollar personal injury awards for injured clients. Once she takes your injury case, she fights to obtain the fair compensation you deserve for injuries and the best medical care. She deals with insurance companies and parties responsible so you can focus on recovery and getting back to work to support your family.

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Service Area

Sherry represents cases throughout California including Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, Santa Barbara County, Santa Monica and Ventura County.

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Sherry has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned her Juris Doctor degree from University of Miami School of Law.

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Profiles: Martindale-Hubbell | Lawyers | Nolo | California Bar License


Sherry C. Cross keeps abreast of the latest changes in the law through continuing legal education and associations such as:

Last updated 7.17.19

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