The California Gun Attorney


Attorney Bruce Colodny

The California Gun Attorney

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For 30 years, Bruce Colodny has successfully defended gun owners throughout California state courts as well as Federal courts.   He has a long record of courtroom victories defending criminal charges involving firearms & firearm accessories, machine guns, silencers, destructive devices, “assault weapons”, use of firearms for self-defense, brandishing, assault and countless other firearm related matters in addition to knives, martial arts weapons, fireworks, and explosives.

He has represented numerous firearms dealers, importers and manufacturers in licensing matters with the California Department of Justice Firearms Bureau (Cal DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF) .

He has educated and warned California gun owners of the many “legal traps” they face with information on his website,, on his channel on YouTube, as a frequent guest on radio and television, a legal instructor at firearms training classes, an author for gun magazines, speaking to numerous clubs and groups, providing free firearms legal information and answering questions as an exhibitor at gun shows and distributing his wide variety of free advisory legal guides for California gun owners through sporting goods stores and ranges.

As a noted authority in his field, he is regularly contacted by television and newspaper reporters for interviews and comments on legal issues and court decisions.

Other attorneys frequently consult him and refer a wide variety of complex weapon cases to his office.

He is admitted to practice before all the State and Federal District Courts in California, as well as the Ninth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.