Training and Experience of George Kita
George Kita has practiced criminal law for more than 25 years. He has successfully handled more than 2000 felony and misdemeanor criminal cases, as well as 1000+ juvenile cases.
He has a Criminal Justice degree from California State University, Los Angeles, where he was recognized for academic achievement, receiving the Rosalyn Jung and Mayor Jack Tyrell scholarships.
Mr. Kita attended the highly-touted University of California Hastings School of Law. During that time he was employed by the California Attorney General's Office, Criminal Division, & California Court of Appeal.
Subsequently, Mr. Kita worked as a deputy district attorney. His passion for criminal justice expanded into private practice, where he now provides vigorous defense in cases involving youthful/first-time offenses, as well as serious felonies and misdemeanors. Mr. Kita consistently explores expansive and diverse solutions for clients and families.
He is a recognized authority on youthful offenders, and co-author of Protecting the Future of Juvenile Clients. He is a popular expert speaker at Los Angeles area criminal justice events, and has given talks at Los Angeles Courts, Los Angeles Probation Department, SEIU 721, and Alliance for Children's Rights.
Mr. Kita was recognized in "Top 100 Criminal Lawyers," by the American Society of Legal Advocates, and is a recipient of the "Criminal Justice Leadership Award" from California Contract Cities Association.
His success has also earned him a perfect five star rating from AVVO, one of the largest peer group ratings systems. He has earned perfect
five star ratings from his clients on Yelp, as well.
Mr. Kita has been honored by The California State Legislature and United State Congress with the following awards:
• California Legislature Assembly Resolution from the Honorable Richard Polanco.
• State Senate Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Art Torres
• State Assembly Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Diane Martinez
• State Assembly Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Joseph Montoya
• State Assembly Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Charles Calderon
• United States Congress Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Xavier Becerra
• United States Congress Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable David Drier
• Outstanding Young Man of America
Mr. Kita understands that time can be a critical factor in effectively resolving his clients’ cases. He makes productive efforts to provide important information to the Prosecutors’ Office before charges are initiated. (Outcomes depend on unique facts/law.)
When Mr. Kita works on a client’s matter, he uses his extensive background as a former prosecutor, to help determine solutions. His comprehensive system provides a significant benefit to his clients.
George Kita’s experience in the criminal justice system can provide you with a unique opportunity to resolve your criminal case! Call today to find out how he can help you, at 213-400-5355!