About Trent Copeland

Trent Copeland is one of Los Angeles’ most sought-after lawyers. Trent has successfully represented numerous high-profile individuals from all walks of life, including the entertainment industry and professional sports, as well as leaders in the business community and major multi-national corporations. When faced with potential civil or criminal consequences, whether in the investigation stage or if charges or claims have already been brought, it is no secret that the "go-to" lawyer is Trent Copeland.

Trent has successfully tried or litigated some of California’s most consequential cases, including the 2016 two-month long jury trial dubbed the “Santa hat” murder by local Riverside and national news media. Trent also successfully negotiated the reduction of felony charges against a well-known music executive after an extensive presentation by Trent to the District Attorney’s office. More recently, Trent negotiated and settled a hugely significant civil case involving international music star Justin Bieber. He also handled and successfully negotiated a six-figure settlement involving civil claims that he brought against NFL star Dwight Freeney. Trent has been named one of California’s Top 100 Lawyers. Trent specializes in high-stakes matters that demand the absolute best. He has been described by HLN’s Dr. Drew as a modern day “Renaissance Man” and was featured on the HLN Network as a “Life Changer” for his work as an advocate for Children and the less fortunate.

Trent has also worked on many high-profile legal matters when he steps into the courtroom.  He has successfully represented Shannen Doherty and Matt Leblanc in legal cases and provided them with counsel in navigating the judicial system in California.  He represented actor Jean Claude Van Damme in his well documented criminal matter in Beverly Hills.  Mr. Copeland also won a complete dismissal of all felony charges against Dr. Gordon Goei, a prominent Hollywood physician, who had been investigated for murder and charged with practicing medicine without a license. 

As one of the most visible and respected attorneys in California, Mr. Copeland is frequently called upon to provide expert legal analysis on national television.  Mr. Copeland currently serves as a legal analyst for CBS News and CNN.  He frequently appears on Larry King Live, Fox News and “The O’Reilly Factor.”  He has been quoted in People Magazine, In Touch Magazine and US Weekly.

Mr. Copeland has also served as a temporary judge in various Los Angeles Superior Courts.
Phone (310) 789-1050 | Fax (310) 234-0212 | Trent@trentcopelandlaw.com

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