Eric J. Youngquist

Eric Youngquist

Title: Attorney at Law
Company: Law Office of Eric J. Youngquist
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, California, United States

Eric J. Youngquist, Attorney at Law at Law Office of Eric J. Youngquist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in criminal defense.

Backed by professional experience in criminal justice, Mr. Youngquist has flourished as an attorney at the Law Office of Eric J. Youngquist since 2007. Specializing in criminal defense, he has also been active as a judge pro tempore in Los Angeles County Superior Court since 2019. Mr. Youngquist chose to pursue a new career after working in law enforcement for 20 years, as he served the El Monte Police Department as a police officer turned senior detective from 1992 to 2011. In this role, he received numerous awards such as a Meritorious Service Medal for life-saving conduct in 1997. Feeling he could make a strong impact in leading people to justice due to his background as a police detective, Mr. Youngquist’s experience offers him a firm understanding and knowledge as to how the criminal justice system works from the inside and out.

Mr. Youngquist received a Bachelor of Science in law, as well as a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1985, from the Western State University College of Law. Now a renowned attorney representing clients Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange Counties and beyond, in 2020, he was notably named a Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney by Attorneys & Practice Magazine. He has also been listed to the Top 100 Attorney’s in America by the National Trial Lawyers Association and acknowledged y the Top 10 of Criminal Institute of Law Attorneys and Top 10 Attorneys of California by the Legal Institute. Along with his AAVO Perfect 10 Award, Mr. Youngquist has garnered various Martindale Hubble Awards and raving peer reviews. Mr. Youngquist attributes his success to a strong parental role model in his father who was a judge, attorney and law enforcement official. His advice to aspiring attorneys is to search yourself internally and discover what you truly want out of your career. He urges all up and coming seekers of justice to do everything for the right reasons, as honesty is the most important asset to hold in the industry.

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