About

Attorney Brad K. Kaiserman is certified by the State Bar of California as an appellate specialist and has practiced criminal defense since 2009 in Los Angeles County. He has helped litigate hundreds of criminal cases and has obtained many successful resolutions for his clients in both state and federal courts.

Mr. Kaiserman’s practice is focused on appellate and other post-conviction work, including petitions for writ of habeas corpus in state and federal courts. He has handled cases before the California Supreme Court, California Court of Appeal, the Ninth Circuit, the Appellate Division of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, and the Appellate Division of the Riverside County Superior Court. He is a member of the California Appellate Defense Counsel (CADC) and was formerly on the board for CADC.

Mr. Kaiserman has worked on all types of criminal cases, including DUI, White Collar Crimes, Drug Crimes, Sex Crimes, Violent Crimes, Theft Crimes, Gang Crimes, Juvenile Crimes,  Domestic Violence and Murder.

Mr. Kaiserman received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2006. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Southern California Law School in 2009. He was admitted to the California State Bar, Central District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals – Ninth Circuit in 2009.

Recent Case Victories

  • The Court of Appeal agreed that the trial court erred in not applying Penal Code section 654 to the defendant’s sentence. The Court of Appeal sent the case back down for resentencing. (February 9, 2024)
  • The Court of Appeal held that trial court erred under SB 1437 when it redesignated defendant’s attempted murder offenses to assaults and an evasion of police even though Fouse had already been charged and convicted of the target offense. The Court of Appeal dismissed the assault convictions and the conviction for evading police. (January 18, 2024)
  • The Court of Appeal reversed a gang conviction and held that AB 333 applies when a murder conviction is vacated under SB 1437 / PC 1172.6 (former PC 1170.95) (October 3, 2023)
  • The Court of Appeal reversed the trial court's denial of the defendant's motion to withdraw his plea and vacate his conviction due to immigration consequences (Penal Code § 1473.7) (August 23, 2023)
  • Denial of murder resentencing petition (SB 1437 / Penal Code §§ 1170.95/1172.6) reversed and remanded for rehearing (May 30, 2023)
  • Obtained favorable plea bargain offer after filing a motion to dismiss (Penal Code § 995) (May 2, 2023)
  • Successfully obtained a reduction of a prior conviction from a felony to a misdemeanor (Penal Code § 17(b)) (April 21, 2023)
  • Murder charge dismissed before trial due to insufficient evidence (February 27, 2023)
  • Denial of murder resentencing petition (SB 1437 / Penal Code §§ 1170.95/1172.6) reversed and remanded for rehearing (February 15, 2023)
  • Two convictions for lewd and lascivious conduct reversed (August 23, 2022)
  • Defendant entitled to new sentencing hearing due to change in law (July 20, 2022)
  • Denial of murder resentencing petition (SB 1437 / Penal Code § 1170.95) reversed and remanded for rehearing (June 30, 2022)
  • Defendant entitled to new sentencing hearing due to change in law (May 6, 2022)
  • Attempted murder conviction reversed (March 16, 2022)
  • Denial of murder resentencing petition (SB 1437 / Penal Code § 1170.95) reversed and remanded for rehearing (January 19, 2022)
  • Gang enhancements reversed (December 29, 2021)
  • Denial of murder resentencing petition (SB 1437 / Penal Code § 1170.95) reversed and remanded for rehearing (November 9, 2021)
  • Defendant entitled to new sentencing hearing due to errors by the court at the original sentencing (June 30, 2021)
  • Attempted murder conviction reversed (December 10, 2020)
  • Murder conviction reversed (August 31, 2020)
  • Convictions for various sex crimes conditionally reversed in order to determine if client should be tried in juvenile court instead of adult court (June 19, 2020)
  • Two attempted murder convictions reversed (May 1, 2020)
  • Three Strikes sentence struck, client released immediately (October 2, 2019)
  • Murder conviction reversed (August 28, 2019)
  • Defendant entitled to new sentencing hearing due to change in law (July 30, 2019)
  • Murder conviction reversed due to ineffective assistance of trial counsel (June 11, 2019)
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