I have been a Trial Lawyer since 1987 and tried my first case before a Jury representing the victim of a motorcycle accident in 1988 in San Diego Superior Court. I obtained a substantial verdict for the client.
Since then, I continue to represent injury victims in automobile/motorcycle accidents, Falls,Defective product litigation and serious and catastrophic injury victims in personal injury cases.
I have tried cases before the Jury in almost all Counties in the State of California and particularly, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Kern, Fresno, Tulare and Alameda Counties.
My Firm is dedicated to Client relationship first and foremost. We work hard and educate clients of the process. A better educated Client is better equipped to meet Today's challenges in litigation . Our experience together with client education always give an edge for our clients to meet the challenges of court experience.
Above all I enjoy helping people in need and am always available to listen.
On a personal note I like to travel and listen to my favorite singer Andrea Bocelli.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Hindi
Hourly ($400-500/hour), contingent (33-40%)
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|AZ||Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice||1994||03/31/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Life Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2015|
|CLIENT CHOICE AWARD||AVVO||2013|
|ADVOCATE MEMBER||American Association for Justice||2012|
|PRESIDENT||PIUS JOSEPH A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION||1990 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Crime Victim Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|BEVERLY HILLS BAR ASSOCIATION||Member||2013 - Present|
|UNITES STATES SUPREME COURT||BAR MEMBER||2013 - Present|
|American Association for Justice (FORMERLY TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA)||Advocate||2000 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||Member||1990 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1990 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||LAW SCHOOLS COMMITTEE MEMBER||2014 - 2015|
|Jhaveri V.Teitelbaum||Jury Verdict $5,286,080.00 including $4,067,216.00 in punitive damages|
|Estate of B. V.Manufacturer(confidential)(Los Angeles Superior Court)||Settled at mediation for $477,000.00|
|Miller V.Peterson (Los Angeles Superior Court)||Settled for Defendant's policy limits of 250,000.00|
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|University of Southern California Law School||Law||Advanced Professional Education in Law||1990|
|University of Bombay||International Law||LL.M - Master of Laws||1982|
|University of Bombay||Law||LL.B - Bachelor of Laws||1980|