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Steven Effres

About Steven Effres 

Selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in CA Every Year Since 2011

Personal injury attorney, Steven B. Effres, has received extensive recognition for his trial and litigation work. Since 2011, he has been selected to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 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 personal injury, product liability, 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, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Virginia for lingual nerve injury.

A History of Success

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 multi-million dollar results for his clients. Mr. Effres 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.

Mr. Effres has also litigated cases outside of California, in states such as:

  • Nevada
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • Jersey
  • Virginia
  • Texas
  • Florida
  • Mississippi
  • Kentucky
  • Connecticut

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.

Schedule a free consultation with our Los Angeles personal injury lawyer by contacting us.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1984

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 1983
    • J.D.
    • Graduated With Honors
  • Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1980
    • B.S. Accounting
    • Graduated With Honors

Published Works

  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles Medical Malpractice Handbook, (Contributing Author), 1995

Honors & Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of California – The National Trial Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers®, 2006-2023
  • Profiled by Los Angeles Daily Journal, “Litigation Profile” Series
  • “Spotlight,” Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • “Contribution to a Safer, More Just America” Public Service Award, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • O’Brien’s Verdictum Juris
  • Recognized by the Pasadena Star
  • Recognized by the Los Angeles Times
  • Recognized by The Contra Costa Times
  • Certificates of Appreciation, Los Angeles County Superior Court
  • Recognized by Los Angeles magazine in 2012 as one of the Top 100 Attorney’s in Southern California
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent
  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Board of Trial Advocates Associate
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Member
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Member
  • The American Association for Justice, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Lawyers for Social Responsibility, Founder
  • Los Angeles County Superior Court, Settlement Conference Officer
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, Member
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America, Member
  • National Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Diversity Law Institute, Member
  • Trial Law Institute, Member
  • American Bar Foundation, Member

Call (818) 222-9720 now to speak to a skilled Los Angeles personal injury lawyer.

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Our Clients' Success Stories

At Effres & Effres, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "Thank you for your courtesy and consideration. You went beyond propriety."
    Justin, Thank you for your courtesy and consideration. You went beyond propriety. Perhaps the right word for it is grace. R.C. by R. C.
    - R.C.
    "I really feel like it's his reputation as a trial lawyer that got us the deal."
    Two attorney firms dropped us before the 2 year deadline and we were panicking. My husband was badly hurt when a truck backed into him as he was walking by. Justin took us in and we really felt like we had someone on our side. I really feel like it's his reputation as a trial lawyer that got us the deal. I would absolutely recommend him!
    - S.K.
    "I truly appreciate all the time, energy and patience you devoted to my case."
    Dear Mr. Effres, I’d just like to thank you for all you did for me. I truly appreciate all the time, energy and patience you devoted to my case. Sincere thanks by B. B.
    - B.B.
    "Thank you so much for your help and patience. It is greatly appreciated."
    Steve- Thank you so much for your help and patience. It is greatly appreciated. by J. W.
    - J.W.
    "A special thank you for all you’ve done."
    A special thank you for all you’ve done. It’s great that everything is settled now. by L & S
    - L&S
    "Professional, honest, and genuinely invested in your case."
    Professional, honest, and genuinely invested in your case. Justin was very clear and helpful from beginning to end. I would 100% recommend to anyone who is looking for a legal representation.
    - D.J.
    "I want to thank you for your courtesy and professional handling of my claim."
    Dear Steven, I want to thank you for your courtesy and professional handling of my claim. For the lack of better words – Thank you! by B. E.
    - B.E.
    "Thanks to you, you made a bad topsy-turvy affair a very easy ordeal."
    Dear Mr. Effres, We just once again wanted to thank you so very much, for your fine (I should say “great”) handling of Anne’s case. We have never had to “go to court,” or sue anyone in the past and really had no idea where to start with any of the details. Thanks to you, you made a bad topsy-turvy affair a very easy ordeal on our behalf. And my husband and I really appreciate the time and effort you gave the case. I hope we never have to do anything like this again, but should something like this happen you can be sure of hearing from us again – Thank you very, very much. With warmest regards
    - F & D

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  • Proven Success with a Strong Verdict History
    We boast a robust history of successful verdicts, demonstrating our consistent track record of triumphs.
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    Our firm offers free, thorough examinations and analyses of your case.
  • Over $300 Million Recovered for Our Clients
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