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Meet Steven Effres

Skilled Personal Injury Lawyer in Los Angeles

Personal injury attorney, Steven B. Effres, has received extensive recognition for his trial and litigation work. He was selected by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of California. Mr. Effres was one of the first attorneys profiled by the Los Angeles Daily Journal in their “Litigation Profile” Series.

He has also been recognized for his trial skills in medical malpractice and wrongful death cases by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mr. Effres, one of the leading lawyers in the country for lawsuits involving lingual nerve damage from dental negligence, has obtained the highest reported jury verdict or results in California, New York, New Jersey and Virginia for lingual nerve injury.

Achievements in the Legal Field

The ATLA also awarded Mr. Effres the Public Service Award for Contribution to a Safer, More Just America. He earned the award for his work on the tire separation litigation involving Firestone and Ford Motor Company.

Mr. Effres has been noticed in O’Brien’s Verdictum Juris because of the influential character of his work. He has also been recognized by the Pasadena Star and the Los Angeles Times for his work in police shooting and child molestation cases. Mr. Effres is especially proud of his firm’s role in obtaining justice for children who have been injured or victimized. He has obtained numerous seven-figure results for his clients.

Distinguished & Devoted

Mr. Effres is a member of several professional associations, including The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, Outstanding Lawyers of America, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the American Society of Legal Advocates, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the San Fernando Valley Bar Association.

He belongs to the American Association for Justice, the Consumer Attorneys of California, and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. He is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and a member of the Diversity Law Institute and the Trial Law Institute.

Mr. Effres has received the Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent rating for the highest level of professional excellence and ethics in the practice of law.

Dedicated to Excellence

Mr. Effres was also a founder of Lawyers for Social Responsibility. He is a contributing author of the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles Medical Malpractice Handbook. Mr. Effres practices in the courts of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, the U.S. District Court Central and Southern Districts of California.

He handles cases in other states on a pro hac vice basis (special permission from the court), and he has been consulted by attorneys nationally, including Alaska, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Florida. He has also been a Settlement Conference Officer for the Los Angeles County Superior Court and has received numerous Certificates of Appreciation for his years of services.

A graduate of the Loyola Law School and Philadelphia University, Mr. Effres graduated With Honors at both schools and has practiced law since 1983.

A History of Success

Mr. Effres was selected as a Southern California Super Lawyer for 2006 – 2016. Five percent of Southern California attorneys receive this honor each year. In 2012 Mr. Effres was recognized by Los Angeles Magazine and Super Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California as selected by his peers. He has been selected as one of The Top 1% Trial Counsel for Medical Malpractice cases. He was selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the top 100 Litigation lawyers in the State of California. Less than 2% of lawyers receive this honor.

Mr. Effres is proud to be on the Honorary Board of the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, a nonprofit organization founded, funded, and maintained by lawyers within the Los Angeles Community. Its members are committed to helping those who need it most. He serves residents throughout Southern California, including Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura, and all surrounding counties.

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