Robert Hartmann

Robert Hartmann

Of Counsel/Criminal Law Specialist
Location:
Newport Beach, California
Phone:
866-970-0186 (Toll Free)
Fax:
949-833-2281
Email:

Robert Hartmann is Of Counsel to WHGC. Mr. Hartmann has been practicing civil law and criminal defense for more than 27 years. He has completed over 150 jury trials, over 1,000 preliminary hearings, and handled thousands of criminal cases. He began his career as a deputy district attorney with the Orange County District Attorney's Office before moving to the criminal defense side in 1987.

Mr. Hartmann represents individuals and corporations in state and federal courts throughout the United States who have already been indicted or who the Government designates as targets or subjects of investigation and prosecution. He represents clients accused of many different types of federal and state offenses, ranging from white-collar cases (examples include securities violations, ITAR/export violations, thefts of technology from companies, espionage, all types of fraud and perjury) to felonies such as homicides, three-strikes, crimes of violence and property crimes, to misdemeanors such as environmental crimes, drunk-driving and more minor charges, to juvenile cases both in delinquency and dependency court. He also does appellate and writ work in federal and state court.

Current Employment Position(s)
Of Counsel/Criminal Law Specialist - attorneys certified by the California State Bar as specialists must pass a written examination in their specialty field, demonstrate a high-level of experience in the specialty field, fulfill ongoing education requirements and be favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with their work.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporations and Partnerships
  • Criminal Investigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Supreme Court of California
  • California State Courts and Courts of Appeal

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1986
    • Law Review: Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, 1985
  • Oxford University - 1984
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • B.A. - 1982
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Throwing Away the Keys to Prisoner's Privacy and Due Process Rights, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 2, 1985

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Law Professor, Criminal and Juvenile Law, Western States University College of Law

Honors and Awards

  • Judge Pro Tempore, Orange County Superior Court
  • Who's Who in Executives and Professionals
  • America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals
  • Republican of the Year, 2001
  • Man of the Year, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Boys Town California, Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees and current board member - over ten years