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Jeffrey Shawn Hughes

Jeffrey Shawn Hughes

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Slip and Fall Accident, Wrongful Death

About Me

The beginning of my career was devoted to defending claims for insurance companies. After 9 years, it was time to change my perspective and represent the consumer.As a result, my partner and I have unique quality of being able to obtain maximum settlements for our clients and help them satisfy their expectations.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Car Accidents: 50%
    24 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 25%
    24 years
  3. Slip and Fall Accident: 25%
    24 years



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

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Aryeh Leichter

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Aryeh Leichter Wrongful Termination Attorney
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  • Karim K Arzadi

    Mr. Hughes is an insightful contributor here at Avvo. having done insurance defense work, he brings an added perspective to a plaintiff's case. The endorsements of Mr. Hughes are a testament to the respect he has earned from his peers. I endorse this lawyer.


    Karim Arzadi Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Gibson & Hughes

1551 N Tustin Ave Ste 530
Santa Ana, CA, 92705-8637




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGibson & Hughes2001 - Present
AssociateMcNeil, Tropp & Braun2000 - 2001
AssociateLaw Offices of John M. Boyko1996 - 2000
AssociateBush, Koppel & Schweizer1991 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2010 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Tinoco v. XXX TiresConfidential Settlement
Chess v. BaskaranSettled for Policy Limits of $100,000
Gharably v. Support Services of AmericaSettled for $95,000

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oklahoma College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
California State University, NorthridgePolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1987