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Allan H. Stokke A Team Backed By 100 Years of Experience 

Satisfied Clients Share Their Experiences

  • I have never met an attorney like Ed before; he is truly one of a kind.

    “He made me feel like I was important and that I mattered. I have had attorneys in the past and not always good experiences. However, Ed restored my faith in the legal system.”

    - Former Client
  • I am strongly recommend Mr. Welbourn to need an excellent attorney to defense your criminal case.

    “Mr. Welbourn fought hard to win the case with excellent result, a misdemeanor with a sentencing of 60 days to do Pay To Stay program.”

    - Former Client
  • I would highly recommend him, well worth it!

    “He is not only professional but compassionate and very patient with all my questions, worries and mini-nervous breakdowns.”

    - Former Client
  • Throughout all the matters I have worked with Ed on, I was impressed and pleasantly surprised at the level of dedication, commitment and energy he put into all three cases.

    “ His compassion during a very stressful for time for me and my family was extraordinary. He listened attentively, was extremely thorough, patient and immediately engaged with the case.”

    - Former Client
  • If I ever need an attorney in the future, he will definitely be my go-to guy.

    “He has been candid in his assessment of my legal predicaments, appeared in court by my side, and has skillfully guided me through the confusing maze of the Orange County legal system.”

    - Former Client

Our Case Results

Helping Our Clients Move Forward
  • Reduced to a Misdemeanor Battery with Serious Bodily Injury Reduced to a Misdemeanor
  • Dismissed Attempted Murder Charges Dismissed
  • Charges Dismissed Charges Dismissed in Felony Embezzlement of Airplane Case
  • Dismissed Domestic Violence and Probation Violations dismissed
  • Dismissed DUI Charges Dismissed
  • Misdemeanor and no Jail DUI with Great Bodily Injury Reduced to a Misdemeanor and no Jail
  • Dismissed Felony Domestic Violence and False Imprisonment Charges Dismissed
  • Reduced Felony DUI with Great Bodily Injury case to be reduced to misdemeanor
  • Dismissed Hung Jury in Re-trial of Penalty Phase of Death Penalty Trial
  • Reduced Misdemeanor DUI case reduced to a speeding ticket

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Allan H. Stokke

  • Profile

Allan H. Stokke is one of California’s top criminal defense trial lawyers with more than 40 years of legal experience. Starting as a prosecutor in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, his career focus has remained exclusively on criminal defense. Mr. Stokke has tried more than 200 jury trials during his career, including many high-profile cases involving political figures, law enforcement officials, doctors, lawyers, business executives, and celebrities.

Mr. Stokke grew up on a farm harvesting wheat and barley in rural Grandin, North Dakota. He graduated cum laude from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota and then attended the University of Chicago Law School. After his graduation in 1965, Mr. Stokke joined the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. In 2014, Mr. Stokke joined the law firm which is now Corrigan | Welbourn | Stokke, APLC, a firm devoted exclusively to criminal defense.

Mr. Stokke served on the Orange County Bar Association Board of Directors from 1975-1981. He also served as a member of the Board of Governors of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice from 1991-1994. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and American Inn of Court (Master Bench Level). Mr. Stokke is a member and former president of the Orange County Bar Foundation (OCBF). He was one of the founders of Corporate National Bank in Santa Ana and served as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Stokke was one of the founding board members of the Orange County Marathon and was elected into the Hall of Fame.

Allan Stokke has served as an instructor for the College of Trial Advocacy and has also authored two college textbooks: “Concepts of Criminal Law,” for Holbrook Press and “Evidence” for Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich. He has been a featured speaker for California Trial Lawyers, the statewide convention of Municipal Court Judges, Orange County Bar Association seminars, Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), Orange County Trial Lawyers, and others.

Mr. Stokke has been recognized annually in Best Lawyers of America, Super Lawyers, and numerous other publications. Other awards include: Orange County Trial Lawyers Association “Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer of the Year,” Concordia College “Outstanding Alumni” and the 2018 Orange County Bar Association “Legend of the Law” award.

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To obtain the experienced representation of Allan Stokke and our Newport Beach criminal defense attorneys, call (949) 251-0330 today.