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The Full Story About

The Law Office of Joel C. Renk

Joel C. Renk, Esq.

 Mr. Renk grew up in Orange County, California, where he graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 1988 and Western State University College of Law in 1998.  Due to his excellent grades in law school, Mr. Renk was invited to participate in Law Review and a judicial internship, which he fulfilled at Division Three of the Fourth District Court of Appeal in Santa Ana.  After earning the top grade in multiple classes in law school, including criminal law, Mr. Renk graduated Cum Laude and in the top 5% of his graduating class.  In 1998, Mr. Renk was admitted to the State Bar.  In 2001, Mr. Renk was hired by the Riverside County Public Defender's Office.  During his tenure at the Public Defender's Office, Mr. Renk's hard work and successes resulted in his promotion to the homicide unit wherein he worked for 12 years.  After 20 years with the Public Defender's Office, Mr. Renk opened up The Law Office of Joel C. Renk in Spring of 2021.  To date, Mr. Renk  has conducted over 100 criminal jury trials, including over 20 murder trials, 2 death penalty trials, and numerous serious and violent felonies trials, general felony trials and misdemeanor trials.                



Law Office of Joel C. Renk is dedicated in representing people charged with state crimes. Our experience in the field makes us experts in defending your rights and ensuring that you get pardoned or receive a reduced sentence. Criminal allegations are serious and should be treated with extreme caution to prevent the prosecution from walking all over you. Joel Renk has defended clients in 100+ trials with favorable results in his 25 + year law career. Mr. Renk can protect your rights. Our office works with a spectrum of criminal charges, including but not limited too:

  • Murder and attempted murder charges

  • Assault and battery charges

  • Domestic violence and stalking charges

  • Sex offenses - from rape charges to soliciting minors.

  • Drug possession and sales charges

  • White-collar crimes (fraud, forgery, and identity theft.)

  • Burglary and theft crimes

  • parole and probation violations

  • DUI and serious traffic crimes

Mr. Renk has represented 1000s of clients over his career, including those charged with misdemeanors such as DUI, driving under the influence, assault, battery, and vandalism to felonies such as murder, manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, attempted murder, mayhem, torture, kidnapping, robbery, carjacking, false imprisonment, felony assault, rape, unlawful sodomy, oral copulation or foreign penetration, lewd acts on a child, child endangerment, domestic violence, felony threats, grand theft, grand theft auto, identity theft, receiving stolen property, fraud, drug charges, gang charges/enhancements, and unlawful possession of firearms/ammunition.

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