For more than 40 years, Virginia M. Blumenthal has practiced criminal defense law in Riverside. Due to her dedication, she has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the United States by The National Trial Lawyers. Additionally, she has been selected by her peers again in 2020 for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America – an honor she has held for more than 30 years.
In 1975, Ms. Blumenthal, a former Riverside school teacher, opened the first woman-owned law firm in Inland Southern California. Today, she is one of the most recognized litigators in California. Her team of attorneys at Blumenthal & Moore is devoted exclusively to defending the accused.
In November 2018, Ms. Blumenthal was elected to her fourth term on the Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees, where she long served as President. She has served as President of the Riverside County Philharmonic, is one of the founders of the Riverside County High School Mock Trial program, and is a founding director for the Riverside Police Foundation.
Ms. Blumenthal’s work has been recognized by:
2022 Roy Hord Volunteer of the Year Award - Riverside Downtown Partnership