Skip to main content

Robert S. Ernenwein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Torrance, CA

Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP
1405 Crenshaw Blvd, 2nd Floor
Torrance, CA 90501
Phone: 424-552-3901
Fax: 310-782-7117
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2013, 2018 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1984
Education: Whittier Law School
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Robert S. Ernenwein is the principal attorney at his firm located in Torrance, California. Focusing his practice exclusively on criminal defense matters, he provides representation to clients charged with misdemeanors or felonies including assault and battery, theft and embezzlement, sex offenses, drug offenses and DUI and traffic related offense.  Mr. Ernenwein is Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of The State Bar of California.

A native New Yorker, Mr. Ernenwein attended Manhattan College as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and government in 1981. Moving to California, he enrolled at Whittier Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1984. While in law school, he served on the Whittier Law Review and was a member of its Moot Court Honors Board.

After graduation from law school, Mr. Ernenwein joined the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. During his tenure as a Deputy District Attorney, he prosecuted more than 75 jury trials, including cases involving rape and murder. Mr. Ernenwein entered private practice in 1987.

Highly regarded by his fellow attorneys, Mr. Ernenwein has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo and enjoys almost 100 5 star client reviews.  He is a member of several professional organizations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Robert works long hours for his clients.  He is considered by his clients not only to be an incredibly good lawyer but also a friend and guide during a difficult time.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Assault & Battery, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2013, 2018 - 2022

About Robert S. Ernenwein

First Admitted: 1984, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California Bar, Member, 1984
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member
  • National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • South Bay Bar Association, Member
  • California DUI Lawyer’s Association, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member


  • Moot Court Honors Board, Member, Whittier Law School

Educational Background

  • Manhattan College, 1981

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Specialist, Criminal Law, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, 2003
Show More
Office Location for Robert S. Ernenwein

1405 Crenshaw Blvd
2nd Floor
Torrance, CA 90501

Phone: 424-552-3901

Fax: 310-782-7117

Last Updated: 10/27/2021

Page Generated: 0.39810705184937 sec