Christopher J. McCann

Top rated DUI-DWI attorney in Santa Ana, California

Law Offices of Christopher J. McCann, APC
Christopher J. McCann
Law Offices of Christopher J. McCann, APC

Practice Areas: DUI-DWI, Criminal defense; view more

Licensed in California since: 2001

Education: Pepperdine University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007, 2009 - 2015
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Law Offices of Christopher J. McCann, APC

1633 E. 4th St.
Suite 248
Santa Ana, CA 92701 Visit website


Christopher J. McCann of the Law Offices of Christopher J. McCann, APC, located in Santa Ana, California, focuses his practice in criminal and DUI defense. Mr. McCann represents clients facing charges such as DUI, domestic violence, forgery, fraud, vandalism and more both within Santa Ana, and throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties.

After earning his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mr. McCann received his law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. He is also certified in dispute resolution by the Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution, the number one ranked dispute resolution program by U.S. News & World Report.

Admitted to practice in all California state courts, Mr. McCann is also licensed to appear before the U.S. district courts for the Central and Southern districts of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Mr. McCann has extensive litigation experience at all of the levels of the California and federal court systems.

In addition to his licenses, Mr. McCann also belongs to several professional organizations. He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the State Bar of California, and maintains active membership in the California DUI Lawyers Association, the California Public Defenders Association, and the National College for DUI Defense.

Mr. McCann uses his knowledge of the law and extensive litigation experience in both the California and federal court systems to educate both clients and peers through a variety of methods. He authored an article on utilizing new technology in DUI cases and creates many informational videos on a variety of elements of a DUI charge, including penalties of such a situation, different possible defenses and more.

Practice areas

Criminal defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal defense

Focus areas


  • 80% Criminal defense: DUI/DWI
  • 20% Criminal defense

First Admitted: 2001, California

Professional Webpage:

  • Rising Star Attorney, Southern California Superlawyers Magazine, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certificate in Dispute Resolution, Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • California DUI Lawyers Association
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • All State Courts in the State of California
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • California Bar Association
  • National College of DUI Defense
Educational Background:
  • University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, 1997
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • I authored a chapter in this book entitled, "New Technologies and Discovery in DUI Cases.", Author, Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in California, Aspatore Publishing, 2013
  • I spoke on the topic of DUI defense, and highlighting defense strategies and tips for effectively defending DUI cases., Speaker, DUIs and the Courts; 2015 Update, Perspectives From All Angles, Southeast District Bar Association, 2015
  • I authored a chapter in this book entitled, "Demystifying Standardized Field Sobriety Testing: How to Limit its Effectiness and Use it to Your Client's Advantage.", Author, Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in California, Aspatore Publishing, 2014
Industry Groups:
  • California DUI Lawyers Association
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • National College Of DUI Defense

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“dui expert. knows every wrinkle of dui law and has a good reputation with the bench.”

“I have know Chris McCann for several years. He is an excellent attorney with superior knowledge of the law.”

Office location for Christopher J. McCann

1633 E. 4th St.
Suite 248
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Phone: 888-973-6193


9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007, 2009 - 2015

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