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Michael R Crosner

Michael R Crosner

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Employment & Labor

Michael Crosner

About Me

Attorney Michael Crosner has been licensed to practice law in California for 45 years. Over the years, Michael has received multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for his clients. He has represented countless injury victims, criminal defendants, injured employees as well as clients with other litigation matters. As a result of Michael’s background, his knowledge and experience in personal injury and related areas of law rises to the level of expert.

During his law school years in Los Angeles, he was employed as a claims supervisor, evaluator and senior field adjustor trainer for a major insurance company, and was the recipient of the Adjustor of the Year Award for Southern California. After passing the California Bar Examination, Michael served as a trial attorney with the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, and was retained as a special contract attorney for the City of Santa Monica. He has been a panel member of the American Arbitration Association as well as an being selected as an independent arbitrator and mediator on countless occasions. Michael is a member of the employment law editorial advisory board of LAW 360. He is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court and has been since 1975. When called upon he has volunteered to assist the Los Angeles Superior Court as a judge pro tem


Languages Spoken: French, Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1968

  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%
    47 years, 3 thousand cases



Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

83 total 

  • Steven R Vartazarian

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Crosner has been successfully representing injured clients for a long time. I believe that his experience, dedication and creativity are responsible for his success. I often confer with Mr. Crosner on my more difficult cases and he always has something helpful to offer that I had not thought of. Needless to say, he's a very admired attorney.


    Steven Vartazarian Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • David Alan Wolf

    Michael Crosner is proud to be a personal injury attorney and has devoted the greater part of his career to the representation of injury victims and their families. Not many attorneys have the experience and compassion of Michael Crosner . . . Although he has practicing for these so many years, Michael Crosner has not lost touch with the reason that he became an attorney - to help people and to make a difference.


    David Wolf Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

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Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Contributor Award for 2015AVVO2015
Seven Figure LawyerSeven Figure Collective2014
Featured AttorneyAVVO2014
Top Contributor Award for 2014AVVO2014
Featured AttorneyAvvo2013
Top Contributor Award For 2013AVVO2013
Membership CertitifcationMillion Dollar Trial Lawyers2012
License To PracticeUnited States Supreme Court1975
Insurance Adjustor Of The Year RecipientAllstate Insurance Company1967
Certificate of Appreciation - Panel ArbitratorAmerican Arbitration AssociationN/A
Letter of Appreciation - Private Mediator Panel MemberAllstate InsuranceN/A
Judge Pro TemLos Angeles Superior CourtN/A
Letter of Appredcation - Law Student MentorSouthwestern Univ. SOLN/A
Academic Scholarship RecipientUniversity Missouri - Kansas CityN/A
Court Appointed Indigent Defense AttorneyLos Angeles Superior CourtN/A
Special Contract AttorneyCity of Santa MonicaN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney - Of CounselCrosner Legal, P.C.2013 - Present
Managing AttorneyMichael Crosner, A Law Corporation1971 - Present
Trial AttorneyCity Attorneys Office Of Los Angeles1968 - 1971

Association NamePosition NameDuration
LAW 360Editorial Advisory Board2015 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Southwestern SOL Alumni AssociationMemberN/A
Phi Alpha DeltaMemberN/A
Million Dollar Trial LawyersMemberN/A
State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law SectionN/AN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Consumer Attorney AssociationMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys Los AngelesMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Doe V. Doe School DIstrictSeven Figure Settlement
Doe V. Commercial Business$350,000
State vs. DoeHit & Run charge dismissed -Plead no contest to a single traffic ticket, no probation ,

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Publication NameTitleDate
Million Dollar Trial Lawyers BlogAre trial lawyers too often guilty of violating the "Kiss Rule" (Keep It Simple Stupid)?2013

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern Univ SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor1967
University of Missouri (Kansas City, MO)BusinessBachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)1964

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Television - Legal NewsInterview - Legal CaseN/A
Seminar - Study GroupClosing Argument DemonstrationN/A
Court Reporter SchoolSample Opening ArgumentN/A