Ira Chester has over 36 years as a criminal defense attorney and has handled thousands of cases; successfully trying numerous cases involving murder, mayhem, arson, drugs, sex offenses, domestic violence and other serious three strikes felonies.
He began practicing criminal defense in 1979, and for two years Ira represented indigent criminal defendants as a court-appointed lawyer. After, he was recruited to serve exclusively as a criminal defense attorney for one of the largest law firms in the country. Additionally, he served as Judge pro tem for the Los Angeles Superior Court for over 25 years.
Today, Ira has returned to private practice setting his office in Los Angeles, the city in which he was born and raised. Growing up, Ira was heavily influenced by the Perry Mason and Superman television and since he has devoted his life to defending the wrongfully accused.