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's Firm Named Again as One of the Best in the Country- November, 2016- From U.S. News and World Report: WASHINGTON – November 1, 2016 – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the seventh consecutive year, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Firms included in the 2017 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. H. Dean Steward, A Pro...
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