Stephen C. Ball has successfully represented victims and consumers for over twenty years in California and federal courts. His clients have included minors, workers, the catastrophically injured, patients, the elderly and insureds.
Mr. Ball received his undergraduate education in biological sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1979 and thereafter went into business as a licensed contractor. He earned his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles in 1985 was admitted to practice in California that same year. He has also been admitted to practice in federal court since 1987 and in the United States Court of Claims since 1991.
Mr. Ball has been involved in a number of benchmark cases, including more than 35 Superior Court jury trials. He was featured in the Los Angeles Daily Journal's litigator profile in May of 2000.
Mr. Ball maintains membership in a number of legal organizations. These include the American Board of Trial Advocates (member 1992, Executive Board Member, 1998 and has been clinical faculty instructor), American Association for Justice (1985), Consumer Attorneys of California (1985), Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles (1985), and 8th Street Lawyers (1993).
Mr. Ball is a court appointed settlement officer and mediator since 1991. He has participated in settlement programs in Van Nuys, Glendale, Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Santa Monica Superior Courts. He has been a speaker at CEB and Rutter Group Seminars and for the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles. He has also been a Guest Lecturer at Cal Poly Pomona Extension (1994-5).
Mr. Ball is an instrument-rated pilot.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2017|
|Member||Lawyers of Distinction||2017|
|Top Attorney||America's Top 100 Trial Lawyers||2017|
|Lifetime Achievement||America's Top 100 Attorneys||2017|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Top Attorney||America's Top 100 Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Top Attorney||America's Top 100 Attorneys||2016|
|Member||America's Top 100 Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Member||America's Top 100 Trial Laweyrs||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Top Southern California Attorney||Super Lawyers||2008|
|Top Southern California Attorney||Super Lawyers||2007|
|Top Southern California Attorney||Super Lawyers||2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||Member||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||Member||N/A|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||Member||N/A|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||Member||N/A|
|Loyola Marymount University||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|University of California at Santa Barbara||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1978|
|CEB and Rutter Group Seminar||Rutter Group Seminar||2017|