Michael D. Waks

Michael D. Waks

Personal Injury Lawyer

Long Beach, CA

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RATING

6.6

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This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.

Languages

English , Spanish

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5 questions answered.

About Me

Hello and thank you for visiting my Avvo profile. I am a personal injury attorney in Long Beach and have been representing seriously injured victims of accidents for more than 30 years. I try cases all over Southern California, Primarily Los Angeles and Long Beach, and handle a variety of matters including all types of motor vehicle accidents, premises liability/slip and fall, bicycle accidents,...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check

Fees

Contingent (33%-40%)

Client Reviews

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You won't find a better attorney

Posted by: Steve over 3 years ago.

I would not have received a just settlement to my case without the exceptional work of Michael Waks. You won't find a more capable, knowledgeable,...

Don't delay; if you THINK you need a lawyer, call Michael Waks

Posted by: Frank over 3 years ago.

I made only one mistake. I dawdled trying to deal with an insuance company on my own. I should've called an attorney right away. I live out-of-...
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Endorsements

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Marc Lazarus
Marc Lazarus

Newport Beach, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Michael Waks is a very knowledgeable and hard working attorney who cares about his clients, and I endorse this lawyer.
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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Résumé

License

1982 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/18/2014

1 Citation found

In 2014 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of California.

Citation type: Public reproval with/duties

This sanction means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar placed conditions on the lawyer's activities to try to prevent a recurrence of the wrongful act.

Work Experience

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1982 – present

Law Office of Michael D. Waks

Education

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1982 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Southwestern University School of Law

Awards

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2011 Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers

Associations

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1982- present Member

Los Angeles County Bar Association


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Portfolio

Publications

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2009 Slip and Fall Cases

Going Legal

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Myths and Misconceptions of the Civil Justice System

at Torrance Democratic Club

2010 Myths and Misconceptions of the Civil Justice System

at Kiwanis Club