Bart Kaspero’s mission in criminal defense is to prevent the damage that criminal records have on people’s lives. A DUI, drug case, domestic violence, and any other public offense can have drastic consequences to someone’s reputation, career, and family. That’s why a thoughtful and well-crafted defense is necessary to minimize the damage of criminal charges and preserve maximum privacy after a very difficult event.
Throughout his career, he has worked methodically and tirelessly to develop strategies for cases others regarded as unwinnable — resulting in courtroom victories. This earned him a formidable reputation within his practice area.
Kaspero was accepted into the distinguished litigation program of the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia. There, he completed the rigorous curriculum reserved for the nation’s best legal practitioners and taught by the most prominent courtroom litigators.
Mr. Kaspero earned the prestigious designation as a “Rising Star” in Superlawyers magazine for the years of 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 continues to receive accolades from the local Bar Association and other legal organizations.
Most recently, in the Spring of 2014, Kaspero was inducted into the prestigious Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association, where he was selected among the nations most prominent litigators. His selected was reinstated again in 2015.
Since 2015, Kaspero joined the Nation’s Top One Percent through the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
Graduating with Cum Laude honors from the University of California, Irvine, Mr. Kaspero majored in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Human Memory and Personality & Cognitive Functions. This specialized training is particularly valuable in encounters with police interrogations, also during jury selection and witness identification processes.
His legal education came from Chapman University School of Law, where he worked extensively with Advanced Trail Practice seminars and was a member of the Moot Court Honors Board. While still a law student, Bart interned with various Superior Court judges in Orange County, California. There, he gleaned valuable insight about the criminal justice system from the judiciary’s perspective. This also gave him many opportunities to observe and evaluate notable trial lawyers of the time.
After after entering private practice, Kaspero investigated many Civil Rights violations that had originated with his own clients’ cases. He would then personally lead in prosecuting federal lawsuits against public agencies such as cities and counties for constitutional abuses such as false arrests, excessive force, and malicious prosecution. Since then, Kaspero has expanded his civil experience into privacy rights caused by public records violations, consumer rights actions, unfair business practices against consumers.
Bart Kaspero was raised in Orange County, California. He is a life-time member volunteer for the Orangewood Children’s Center for abused and neglected children.