Zealous Representation

We are dedicated to protecting your rights! We will aggressively defend your charges. Our dedication to quality, understanding the law, trust and respect for the legal system, are vital in defending our clients.

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Attorneys at Law

Mr. Cates & Mrs. Elia are passionate about the law and have a reputation for giving 110% to each and every case they take. Their dedication to their clients is evident in their proven track record. They know that being arrested is a detrimental point in one’s life, and they will do everything they can to protect you and your rights.

Practice Areas

Unlike general practice firms that divide their time between several different areas of law, we focus solely on criminal defense. Criminal charges are serious matters requiring close, thorough attention. We offer services throughout Riverside and San Bernardino County as well the following cities: San Bernardino, Temecula, Corona, Norco, Moreno Valley, Lake Elsinore, Fontana, Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga, Moreno Valley and all of the Inland Empire.

Past Case Results

" My husband was arrested for a DUI. I called every lawyer I could find and ended up choosing Ms. Elia to handle our case. She is very personable, caring, and attentive. Her assistant, as well as Brooke herself, always kept us up to date on everything.My husband never had to have his license revoked, he never had to serve time, or anything. My husband and I HIGHLY RECOMMEND her." - Past client

5 Star Defense Attorney

"I am so thankful and happy that I chose to have Brooke defend me for my DUI case. Throughout the whole process, she was so helpful and knowledgeable with everything. Brooke and her team put my mind at ease and their compassion was a blessing to me. During the process, I was always 100% sure that Brooke was defending me in an excellent manner. Her knowledge, dedication, support, and close attention to details makes her an amazing attorney. I would definitely recommend her to anyone in need of legal advice or support."

Elia & Cates Blog Postings

"Brooke Elia is an aggressive and zealous advocate for her clients. She thoroughly prepares her cases for court, and always fights hard for her clients. She is also very experienced and knowledgeable with respect to DMV hearings. I endorse Brooke Elia and highly recommend her to anyone in need of a Criminal Defense Attorney." -Erica Madrid, fellow lawyer in community