Nigel Witham

Nigel Roy Witham is an experienced DUI attorney who has been practicing law for more than two decades. After graduating from the University of Warwick in July of 1986, he was admitted to practice law in England Solicitor in 1989. He was then admitted to the California State Bar in 1996. Mr. Witham started out his career when he went to work for Mark Davies & Company as an associate.

Early Legal Career

He then began working as a sole practitioner at the Law Offices of Nigel R. Witham from 1996 to 1997. From there, he worked as an associate at the Law Offices of Myles Berman from 1997 to 1999, and then the Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor from 1999 to 2000. After leaving the Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor, he decided to open up his own practice with Jeffrey Lewis Gold.

Experience & Accolades

Mr. Witham has tried more than one hundred criminal cases over his 20 years in practice, and continues to fight for the rights of his clients as a partner at Gold & Witham. As a member of the Orange County and British American Bar Associations, as well as the National College for DUI Defense, Mr. Witham is well-equipped to defend his clients against a wide range of DUI charges.


"State Bar Ramifications on Drunk Driving Convictions"
(The Orange County Lawyer, October 1997)

  • University of Warwick, England
    Honors Degree in Law, July 1986
  • School of Law, Chester, England
    Solicitor's Final Examination, May 1987


Gold & Witham, Long Beach
Partner, DUI Defense


Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor, Long Beach
Associate, Criminal Defense


Law Offices of Myles Berman, Beverly Hills
Associate, Criminal Defense


Law Offices of Nigel R. Witham, Santa Monica
Sole Practitioner, Criminal Defense


Mark Davies & Company, England
Associate, Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation

  • Member: British American, Los Angeles and Orange County Bar Associations


  • Admitted to Practice Law in England
    Solicitor, September 1989
  • Admitted to California State Bar, July 1996

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