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Andrew Lawrence Shapiro

Andrew Lawrence Shapiro

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Arbitration, Mediation, Animal & Dog Bites, Spinal Cord Injury

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About Me

Andrew L. Shapiro has been a Personal Injury and Wrongful Death litigator and trial attorney for nearly 40 years, and enjoys an excellent reputation throughout California for an ethical and successful practice.

  • AV rated 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell, which reflects the highest level of legal ability and ethical standards, based on peer reviews by members of the bar and judiciary.

  • Los Angeles Magazine named me a "Southern California Super Lawyer".


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. Mediation: 24%
  2. Arbitration: 24%
  3. Personal Injury: 24%
    43 years
  4. Animal & Dog Bites: 23%
  5. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%

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Contact Info

Lewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan, A Law Corporation

16633 Ventura Boulevard 11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA, 91436




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Southern California Super Lawyers 2013Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2011
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2010
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2009
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1995

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Arbitrator & MediatorVentura County Superior Courts1989 - 2009
Arbitrator & MediatorLos Angeles County Superior Courts1989 - 2009
Shareholder - Personal Injury AttorneyLewitt Hackman1980 - Present
Judge Pro TemLos Angeles Municipal Court1980 - 1989
Panel of ArbitratorsAmerican Arbitration Association1977 - 2009
Settlement OfficerLos Angeles Superior Court1974 - 2009
Settlement OfficerVentura County Superior Courts1974 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Arbitration AssociationN/A1974 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1971 - Present
Practical Training Program for Law StudentsCertified Member1970 - 1971
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Southern California Mediation AssociationN/AN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Pending: Johnson & Johnson Recall - DePuy Hip ReplacementPending
Negligent DriverWin
ATV AccidentWin

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJuris Doctor1971
California State University, NorthridgePhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1968

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Television News InterviewDodgers Beating Suspect Exonerated2011
MCLE CourseMaking the World a Safer Place2009
MCLE CourseRecovering Damages in Personal Injury Cases2008
NBC Television Local NewsDog Bite Case2004