Hart graduated from UC Berkeley at the top of his class, where he received his Bachelor of Arts with Honors. He attended Loyola Law School where he also graduated with Honors. Hart Levin began his career working as an associate at a prominent civil law firm in Westwood, CA, McNicholas & McNicholas LLP, where he worked complex civil cases and large class action suits.
Hart went on to become a Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles where he prosecuted thousands of criminal cases including: DUI, vehicular manslaughter, sex crimes, domestic violence, gang crimes, murder and attempted murder, assaults, weapons violations, narcotic trafficking and sales, fraud, embezzlement, arson, rape, robbery, burglary, organized crimes, crimes against peace officers, and hate crimes. Hart has conducted over seven hundred preliminary hearings, handled thousands of misdemeanor cases, adjudicated matters in juvenile court, and personally has taken numerous felony and misdemeanor matters to jury trial achieving outstanding results.
He is a certified specialist in mediation and dispute resolution. He is an onset advisor and a consultant for television dramas on the FOX Network, NBC, and Warner Bros, and has been an onset advisor for Jimmy Smits on NBC’s courtroom drama, Outlaw.
Hart lives in Santa Monica, CA, with his family, where he was born and raised.
Matthew Cohen is a highly skilled and experienced attorney in the area of DUI and criminal defense. Matthew has a decade of experience in Southern California courts where he has established great relationships with prosecutors and judges alike. He has a reputation as an aggressive and well-respected criminal defense attorney with a long history of success.
Matthew joined The Law Offices of Hart J. Levin after spending over three years at The Law Offices of Daniel R. Perlman, specializing in criminal and DUI defense. Matthew, who lives with his family in the San Gabriel Valley, earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Binghamton University in New York, and his law degree locally from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Matthew utilizes his expertise to vigorously defend and protect every individual that he represents. Matthew tries to give back to the community by coaching youth sports on weekends.