Robin Sax is an experienced litigator with an emphasis on criminal and family law. Robin has developed a special niche in the cases where criminal meets family law and vice versa. For example, these cases can involve domestic violence, child abuse, restraining orders, and sexual abuse. Robin has represented victims of crime as well as the people who have been falsely accused of crimes in order to gain advantage in a family law case.
Sax is a nationally recognized expert in child sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. She is an in-demand public speaker on topics where family law and criminal law intersect–child sexual assault, family violence, domestic abuse, stalking, Internet abuse. Sax regularly shares her valuable insight and expertise as a legal analyst for such networks at NBC, ABC, CNN, and CBS analyzing high profile cases and causes.
Robin Sax is a former Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney who focused on prosecuting sex crimes against children. As one of the prosecuting attorneys for the Child Sexual Assault division of the Los Angeles County Sex Crimes Unit, Robin worked with a multi-disciplinary team at UCLA’s Rape Treatment Center/The Stuart House. While working with law enforcement, victims’ advocates, social workers, and members of the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, she investigated and prosecuted hundreds of child sexual assault cases.
Prior to focusing on crimes against children, Robin handled hundreds of other cases including driving under the influence, theft, murder, robbery and the like. She has conducted hundreds of contested hearings and trials for both the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office as well as the Riverside County District Attorneys Office.
Robin has written six books that draw upon her vast experience as a criminal lawyer, legal commentator, child advocate and parenting expert. The titles of her books include: “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Criminal Justice System” and “Predators and Child Molesters: A Sex Crimes DA Answers 100 of the Most Asked Questions” all of which draw on her vast experience as a prosecutor and victim right’s advocate. Her powerful insights regularly appear in Huffington Post, Psychology Today, People Magazine, The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, The Los Angeles Times and the Women in Crime Ink blog.