Aegis Rapid Response

A Program of The Law Offices of Lieberman & Taormina, LLP


Steven Lieberman Esq. is a use of force attorney working with law enforcement and legally armed civilians in protocols, training, as well as civil and criminal culpability compliance issues.  He is the co-owner of the Artemis Defense Institute, a training organization that works with various law enforcement agencies, (both at the State and Federal level), as well as military units and legally armed civilians.  His knowledge of use of force protocols, as well as the institutional workings of law enforcement, provides clients with the necessary tools to avoid criminal prosecution, and mitigate civil liability. 


Mr. Lieberman is a Captain in the California State Military Reserve, serving in the capacity as a JAG officer to the 40th Infantry Division.  He also attained the rank of Eagle Scout in 1985, which was awarded in a joint Court of Honor with his friend Cosmo Taormina.

Cosmo A. Taormina, Esq. is a criminal defense attorney in private practice who also serves on the Los Angeles County Indigent Defense Appointment panel. His case experience includes all aspects of criminal law including, jury trial, pre-trial investigation, evidentiary and motion hearings, as well as post conviction proceedings such as appellate work and violations of probation and/or parole.  He has represented clients in cases as varied as traffic tickets to special circumstance murder and has represented clients in Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego counties.  



Mr. Taormina is a Major in the California State Military Reserve, serving in the capacity as a JAG officer to the 40th Infantry Division.  He also attained the rank of Eagle Scout in 1985 which was awarded in a joint Court of Honor with his friend Steven Lieberman.

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