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Oakwood Legal Group, based in Beverly Hills, is California’s premier personal injury law firm. We represent clients across California including Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County, San Diego and the Bay Area.  Our lawyers are armed with sophisticated legal training from some of the nation’s top law schools, including Harvard Law School. We’ve recovered millions for our clients and successfully handle personal injury, accident and wrongful death matters with skilled, knowledgeable and aggressive representation throughout the course of your legal matter.


Languages spoken: Spanish, Farsi, Filipino

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    9 years, 800 cases



Contingent (33-45%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Oakwood Law Group, LLP

8383 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 702
Beverly Hills, CA, 90211


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyers in CaliforniaLegal Network2014
Order of Distinguished AttorneysBeverly Hills Bar Association2013
Lead Counsel RatedLead Counsel2013
Lead Counsel RatedLead Counsel Review Board2013
Very Good RatingAvvo2013
Excellent RatingAvvo2013
Preferred MemberTrustlink2012
5 Year Anniversary Proudly Serving The CommunityLexisNexis2011
5 Star - A RatingTrustlink2011
Top AttorneyLos Angeles Magazine2011
A RatingBetter Business Bureau2011
ViITA VolunteerVITA2011
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
MemberLos Angeles County Bar Association2006
Certificate of AdmissionSupreme Court of California2006
MemberState Bar of California2006
Dean's ListUCLA2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerOakwood Legal Group, LLP2014 - Present
Managing PartnerTerani Law Firm2006 - Present
AttorneyMeatco Provision, Inc.2006 - 2007
ClerkRichardson, Bambrick, Cermak & Fair2005 - 2006
Civil Tort DepartmentSanta Monica City Attorneys Office2004 - 2005
ClerkCity Attorney's Office, Santa Monica2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - 2013
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeNon-CACJ Member Attorney2013 - Present
American Association for Justice, Criminal Law SectionAttorney Member2013 - Present
American Association for JusticeAttorney Member - Personal Injury Law2013 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2012 - 2012
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2012
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2011 - 2011
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2011
Consumer Attorney Association of Los AngelesMember2011 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - 2010
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2010
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2009 - 2009
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2009
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2008 - 2008
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2008
Westwood Recreation CenterPark Advisory Board Member2007 - 2010
Supreme Court of CaliforniaAttorney2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2007
State Bar of California, Criminal Law SectionAttorney Member2007 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2007 - 2007
California Bar FoundationMember2006 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2006 - 2006
Los Angeles County Bar FoundationMember2006 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar FoundationAttorney Member2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Semi Truck v. Auto$450,000
Auto Accident - Client In Need of SurgeryClient has fully recovered, had all medical bills paid for, and was compensated handsomely for pain and suffering.
Auto vs. Pedestrian$500,000.00 Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
AAUSA BlogWhat to do when involved in an accident.2013
Auto Accident BlogLearn the Steps to Take If You Have Suffered a Head or Brain Injury2013
Criminal Defense BlogA Father, A Son and A Sword2011
Criminal Defense BlogA Vegetable Crime2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of California - Los AngelesBusiness EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Westwood Recreation CenterYouth Awareness2013
JUMP Mentorship ProgramYoung Adults & The Legal Profession2008