Margolin & Lawrence
Margolin & Lawrence, founded in 2011 by partners Allison Margolin and J. Raza Lawrence, is a leading law firm in California, with offices in Beverly Hills and San Francisco. Our attorneys are alumni of the top law schools and law firms in the country.
Who We Are
Allison Margolin is an American attorney based in Beverly Hills, California. She is a founding partner of the well-known law firm Margolin & Lawrence, where she practices regulatory compliance and business law, as well as federal and state criminal defense.
Allison Margolin is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School. Margolin began her legal career representing people with terminal diseases who were facing criminal charges for marijuana activity. By 2008, she had a reputation for getting cases dismissed, and for recovering marijuana plants that had been seized by police.
Margolin is the author of Jury Nullifications and Reasonable Doubt, published by Phoenix Books in January 2008. She is an advocate for regulations that remedy the effects of the drug war and promote social equity. In 2017 she was named a SuperLawyer by Thomson Reuters.