Alana Yakovlev is a stellar trial lawyer with a heavy emphasis on criminal defense and civil rights. Rated one of the top trial attorneys in the country, Ms. Yakovlev's advocacy leads to immediate and effective results for her clients.
Admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and California, Ms. Yakovlev and her team at Walk Free Law pride themselves on a bi-coastal practice.Alana Yakovlev has broad experience defending state and federal criminal charges, ranging from infractions to major felonies. She has received media attention for her successful results in high profile cases defending members of La Cosa Nostra and other white-collar cases. Alana was chosen for inclusion on the 2013 through 2017 Southern California Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in California are named to the Rising Stars list each year.
Alana Yakovlev is also admitted to the federal courts, U.S. District Courts of New York (Southern and Eastern Districts) and U.S. District Courts of California (Eastern, Northern and Central Districts).
In addition to having worked as a trial lawyer for several law firms, Alana Yakovlev previously served as a legal analyst for Bloomberg, clerked for a New York Supreme Court judge and interned for the District Attorney's office.
Alana Yakovlev speaks fluent Spanish and Russian and is proficient in Italian and Hebrew.