Steve Meister, Esq.
Criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor Steve Meister is principal of the Meister Law Offices. He has been in practice since 1990 and has tried virtually every kind of case in criminal court. He emphasizes state-court felony and misdemeanor crimes, federal prosecutions, and defense of doctors and hospitals in healthcare criminal law cases including prescribing offenses, anti-kickback, False Claims and other matters.
Steve is also owner and co-founder of ScripRight Healthcare Consultants, LLC, a compliance and risk management consultancy serving providers, hospitals, medical groups, pharmacies and insurers. Steve and his partner pioneered instruction and consulting in legal issues around prescribing, and Steve has lectured nationally on these issues.
In California’s newly regulated cannabis industry Steve advises other business’ lawyers and consultants in criminal law compliance and crime prevention. He is also counsel to a testing laboratory, and a manufacturer.
Steve has taught widely to lawyers, healthcare professionals, law enforcement, the insurance industry and others. His CLE presentations have included Criminal Trials, Felony Defense Practice, Evidence and Criminal Procedure, DUI Defense, Domestic Violence Defense, Legal Ethics, and Detection and Prevention of Substance Abuse.
Steve is an expert legal commentator on criminal cases for television and radio news stations, having been featured in over 700 news stories, and accounts of his cases have appeared in many national publications.