Doug Sherrod, Managing Attorney
A graduate of Occidental College in Los Angeles, Doug Sherrod attended law school at the University of San Diego, where he was awarded for superior academic achievement after the first year. He was then selected to serve in the prestigious position of legal assistant at the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of California, where he assisted in the prosecution of corrupt United States Congressman Randall “Duke” Cunningham. After graduation, Mr. Sherrod was chosen from thousands of applicants to join the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office. He did so with the intention of mastering the craft of litigation to aggressively and skillfully represent clients of his own one day.
At the District Attorney's Office, Mr. Sherrod developed strong professional relationships with fellow prosecutors, police agencies, defense attorneys, and judges across Los Angeles County. He soon earned a reputation as one of the most fearless and skilled trial attorneys in an office of talented litigators. Several judges in Los Angeles commented that Mr. Sherrod was "brilliant," “uncommonly effective” in front of a jury and “among the best they had seen” in their years on the bench.
As a Deputy District Attorney, Mr. Sherrod gained the depth and breadth of experience across all types of criminal cases that can only be obtained in a prosecutor's office. He handled several thousand cases, including driving while intoxicated, violent crimes like robbery and assault, domestic violence, white-collar fraud cases, gang crimes, and murders.
After 8 years of advocating for the position of the government, mastering the field of criminal law, and becoming one of the most effective trial attorneys in Los Angeles, Mr. Sherrod opened the doors of Sherrod Defense in Beverly Hills with one single driving ambition: to provide the most effective, results-based service in the legal industry, second to none.Sherrod Defense. Unwavering, uncommon excellence.