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Robert Rabe




Robert Rabe is an accomplished litigator, practicing both in the United States as an attorney and England as a Barrister. In total, he has served as the primary advocate in over 100 criminal jury trials in California and over 50 criminal appeals. He specializes in criminal matters.

He also worked as Barrister for over ten years in London, England, working from chambers for the Crown Prosecution Service and handled serious criminal matters. He was appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Prosecution Advocates and prosecuted on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (benefit fraud) and HM Revenue & Customs (importation of drugs). During his time in London, he was the Barrister advocate in over 50 jury trials.

As an associate at a small boutique firm in Glendale, California, specializing in Elder and Special Needs law, he developed innovative estate planning methods to protect the assets of those individuals with long-term care issues. He has lectures throughout Southern California on estate planning for long-term care.

During his time practicing in Elder and Special Needs law, he was appointed in over 50 cases by the California Court of Appeal to represent indigent defendants on appeal in serious criminal matters.

Robert Rabe also worked as a prosecutor in Madera and San Luis Obispo Counties, representing the People of the State of California in the prosecution of criminal offenses from inception to appellate level. He prosecuted a full range of matters, including murder cases, and was the attorney of record in over 100 jury trials.

In this capacity in 1981, he was assigned lead prosecutor after 1,900 protestors were arrested at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant. The incident led to the largest arrest total in the history of the United States anti-nuclear movement.




Supreme Court of England and Wales



Wayne State University School of Law (1976)
Juris Doctor

Michigan State University (1973)
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, high honors

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