About H. Dean Steward
Dean Steward is a 35 year veteran of the federal court system. For 12 of those years, he was in charge of the Federal Public Defender Office in Orange County. Dean brings a wealth of trial experience to defending his clients. He's tried more than 150 jury trials in federal court.
Over the years, he's trained and taught other lawyers to aggressively defend their federal court clients.
Whether the matter is a grand jury witness, a corporate executive targeted by federal prosecutors, a management employee who has come to the attention of law enforcement or people arrested on federal charges generally...
Steward Again Named to Best Lawyers in America: White Collar Criminal Defense- AUGUST, 2015- For the 10th year in a row, Dean Steward has been named one of the top lawyers for white collar criminal defense in America.
KPCC Radio 89.3, Los Angeles- AUGUST, 2015- Internet and audio story on upcoming U.S. v. Paul Tanaka [former UnderSheriff, LASD] case: "Tanaka's attorney, H. Dean Steward, has a strong track record in federal court...and so do the prosecutors..."It [the trial in November of this year] could be a real slugfest."
Directing Attorney- Federal Public Defenders-
Orange County- 12 years
Chief Assistant Federal Public Defender-
Chairman- California State Bar Criminal Law Advisory Commission
President- Warren G. Ferguson Inn of Court
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers- Amicus Committee
American Bar Association- Defense Services Committee
Lawyer Delegate- 9th Circuit Judicial Conference