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Howard Blau

About me

I am committed to providing my clients with the expert and aggressive representation they need and the full compensation they deserve.

I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.  I have always enjoyed motorcycle riding and worked at a motorcyle shop before going to law school.  While working at the motorcycle shop I developed a first hand, in depth understanding of the technical aspects of motorcycles and the mind set of those who enjoy motorcycle riding.

I have dedicated my legal career to serving the interests of seriously injured accident victims against insurance companies and big corporations.

My firms focus and commitment is to win cases for our clients with personal hands-on lawyering.  We do the job with honesty, integrity and compassion.


Ventura Star Award

East County:

Howard Blau Law is an East County favorite law office for the 3rd consecutive time! Howard’s experience and personal attention to seriously injured victims is acknowledged by peers and professionals in Ventura County.  Howard knows your rights and how to get the maximum results you deserve.  

West County:

Howard Blau Law is a West County favorite law office.  Howard’s experience and personal attention to seriously injured victims is acknowledged by peers and professionals in Ventura County.  Howard knows your rights and how to get the maximum results you deserve.


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Practice areas


  1. Motorcycle Accident: 32%
    41 years
  2. Car Accidents: 32%
    41 years
  3. Personal Injury: 31%
    41 years
  4. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%



Hourly ($200-400/hour), contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

13 total 

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Bruce C Keswick

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Howard for more than 25 years. He is experienced, knowledgeable and professional. His methodical skills and client commitment are extremely impressive. He is an excellent advocate on behalf of his clients with proven settlement results. I would not hesitate to have him represent me, my family or friends.


    Bruce Keswick Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Howard Blau, A.P.C.

31255 Cedar Valley Dr. Ste 322
Westlake Village, CA, 91362

Law Offices of Howard Blau, A.P.C.

Financial Plaza Tower
300 Esplanade Drive, 9th Floor
Oxnard, CA, 93036



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Favorite East Ventura County Law OfficeVentura County Star2015
Favorite West Ventura County Law OfficeVentura County Star2015
Superb RatingAVVO2015
Superb RatingAVVO2014
Readers' Choice Winners and FavoritesVentura County Star2014
Superb RatingAVVO2013
Readers' Choice FavoriteVentura County Star2013
Clients' ChoiceAVVO2012
American Jurisprudence Prize for ExcellenceJoint Publishers of the Annotated Reports SystemN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Certified ArbitratorState Bar Of Calfornia2001 - Present
Certified MediatorState Bar Of Calfornia2000 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices of Howard Blau, A.P.C.1975 - Present
Judge Pro TemState Bar Of Calfornia2000 - 2000
AttorneyLos Angeles Superior Court1979 - 1979
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Blau and Cohen1971 - 1975
Association namePosition nameDuration
Fit 4 The CauseSponsor2014 - Present
Pro Visors Westlake 5Member2013 - Present
Social Justice Fund for Ventura CountySponsor2013 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2003
American Civil Liberties UnionMember1997 - Present
California Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1995 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMember1994 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1994 - 2007
American Bar AssociationMember1993 - 2010
United States Federal District CourtMember1990 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1990 - 2007
Federal District CourtMember1990 - Present
Los Angeles County Small Claims CourtOfficer1981 - 1984
Los Angeles Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1981 - 1994
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1971 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gleason v. Reed, et al.Substantial Settlement for Plaintiff
Imhoff v. McConica Motors, Inc., et alSignificant settlement for Plaintiff
Hatch v. Fleet-Car Lease, Inc.Substantial settlement for Plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
Ventura County StarReaders' Choice Winner & Favorite2015
Ventura County StarReaders' Choice Winner & Favorite2014
Ventura County StarReaders' Choice Winner & Favorites2013
Howard Blau LawSerious Personal Injury2011
Verdict SearchPersonal Injury DOG BITE2009
Custom RiderMaximum Understatement1981
Cycle MagazineDays of Glory Past by Jim Greening1978
Cycle, search url: MantlepieceThe Mantlepiece by Phil Schilling1975
Single Over-Head Cam 4MantlepieceN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1970
University of Southern CaliforniaPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1965
University of Southern CaliforniaCinemaBA - Bachelor of Arts1965
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ProVisorInsurance Coverage & Consequences2015
ProVisorsDog Bite Injuries2014
KPFK Public RadioMotorcycle Accident Avoidance2007