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Ron Cordova Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Cordova has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the legal industry

He specializes in criminal defense, felony, narcotics, theft and property offenses, violent crimes, and vehicular homicide and DUI.

    IRVINE, CA, December 12, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Ron Cordova with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Cordova celebrates many years of experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Cordova, of Ron Cordova, Attorney at Law in Irvine, CA, has been in private practice since 1979. He specializes in criminal defense, felony, narcotics, theft and property offenses, violent crimes, and vehicular homicide and DUI. He is exceptionally skilled in representing clients as a premier California defense attorney. A former deputy district attorney with the Orange County District Attorney and member of the California legislature during the mid-1970s, his understanding of the criminal justice system has enabled him to quickly develop sophisticated and effective defenses for his clients. He has tried more than 150 jury trials in state and federal courts throughout the U.S and his record is proof of the sheer determination and hard work that goes into every single case he takes on.

In addition to practicing law, Mr. Cordova has taught as an adjunct professor of criminal law at the University of California at Irvine from 1975 until 1977 and again from 1981 until 1983. He has been a visiting professor at the Institute of Comparative Law, University of Szeged, Hungary, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland, the University of Debrecen in Hungary, Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest, Hungary, and the University of Maribor in Slovenia. As a member of the California Legislature, he served on the committee on revenue and taxation, the committee on elections and reapportionment, the select committee on corrections, and the joint committee on revision of the penal code.

Mr. Cordova earned his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College in 1967, completed his postgraduate studies at the University of Stockholm, Sweden in 1968, and received his JD from the University of Southern California in 1972. He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in California, as well as the federal courts in Arizona, Colorado, the Eastern District of Michigan, and the Western District of Texas.

Mr. Cordova is AV-Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named 10 times to the Southern California Super Lawyers list since 2007. He was named one of the Top Attorneys in the U.S. by Newsweek magazine in 2011, 2012, and 2013, and has been named one of Orange County's Top Five Criminal Defense Lawyers by OC Metro Magazine every year since 2009. He has also been included in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law several times. Early in his career, in 1977 and 1978, Mr. Cordova was also named to Outstanding Young Men of America by Jaycees.

Mr. Cordova was born in Los Angeles, CA where he attended and graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1964 before attending college. He is married to Mariann Pehrson and is the proud father of two children. Mr. Cordova speaks English, Spanish, Swedish, and German. For more information, visit

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ron Cordova has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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