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Shayne Janelle Heller LaChapelle

Shayne Janelle Heller LaChapelle

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Car Accidents, Spinal Cord Injury, Animal & Dog Bites

About Me

Shayne Heller LaChapelle is a native of Southern California. She attended the University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.A. 1998) and DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 2001). She began her career with The Cochran Firm upon passing the 2001 California Bar exam. In March 2005, Shayne left The Cochran Firm to join her dad, Stephen Heller, at The Heller Law Firm.


Shayne prides herself in representing her clients with confidence, commitment and compassion.


The lawyers at The Heller Law Firm are dedicated to protecting the rights of those who are catastrophically injured or whose family member has been killed by the negligent or wrongful conduct of others, product malfunctions/failures, injuries on premises and medical malpractice. From broken bones to brain injuries, the lawyers at The Heller Law Firm are qualified to handle all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims including those arising out of:


  • Motor Vehicle Accidents (including pedestrians, passenger vehicles, motorcycles, and big-rigs)

  • Medical Malpractice (including failure to diagnose illness, birth trauma and wrongful life/birth)

  • Premises Liability

  • Products Liability

  • Slip and Fall/Trip and Fall




Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    0 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    0 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
    0 years
  4. Car Accidents: 15%
    0 years
  5. Other: 5%
  6. More 



Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact Info

Heller LaChapelle, APC

24025 Park Sorrento Suite 240
Calabasas, CA, 91302-4008




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer - Rising Stars EditionLaw & Politics Magazine2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AThe Heller Law Firm2005 - Present
N/AThe Cochran Firm2000 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
The Advocate-Journal of Consumers Attorneys AssociationFrom Alvarez to Zelig: The A to Z of third party criminal activity and premises liabilityN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Wisconsin-Madison,N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1998

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
CAALA Annual ConventionPremises Liability2004