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Federico Castelan Sayre

Car accident Attorney at Irvine, CA

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Federico Castelan Sayre is a nationally recognized trial lawyer. He has been trying cases for the past 40 years and has tried over 200 cases to verdict. He practices in the areas of Civil Rights litigation, mass toxic tort, wrongful death, complex commercial litigation, employment law and serious personal injury. He handles criminal matters of significance, including Capitol Cases and white collar criminal cases. While Mr. Sayre’s primary practice is in California State and Federal Courts, he has handled cases in Washington, Oregon, Arizona and Nevada, just to name a few. Mr. Sayre is a frequent lecturer and panel member in various areas of civil practice. He is the past president of the Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County. He is the only person to have been designated as Outstanding Hispanic Attorney in Orange County (by the Hispanic Bar Association) and the Benito Juarez Outstanding Attorney in Los Angeles County (by the Mexican American Bar Association).

Mr. Sayre received his Bachelor of Arts and Government Degree in 1969 from the University of Arizona. While at Arizona, Mr. Sayre was listed in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities and was the founding member of the Mexican-American Liberation Committee.

Mr. Sayre received his Juris Doctorate from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. He was Chief Note and Comment Editor of the California Law Review while at Boalt. Mr. Sayre also attended Princeton University where he was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He received a Masters in Public Affairs from Berkeley University in 1971. While at Berkeley, he was the Founder and Director of the “Migrant Legal Services Program.” He has a long history of involvement in groups that work to improve conditions within the Hispanic community. Mr. Sayre is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Mr. Sayre also received a research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, where he conducted research on the subject of “Future Alternatives for Farm Workers in Response to Technological Change in Agriculture.”

Mr. Sayre is admitted to practice in all United States District Courts of California. He is a member of the Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; California Trial Lawyers Association; Los Angeles Trial Association; Mexican-American Bar Association. Founding Life Member; Trial Lawyers for Public Justice; Member and Board of Director, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation; Board of Directors California Rural Legal Assistance; National Secretary, Railroad Section, ATLA; Board of Trustees for Los Angeles County Bar Association; Treasurer of the Mexican-American Bar Association and National Chairman of the Railroad Section for ATLA.

Licensed for 47 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1975
Updated 12/04/2022

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

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Adamson Ahdoot LLP
8895 Research Drive
Irvine, CA, 92618
Federico Castelan Sayre
1150 S Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90035
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Posted by anonymous | May 27, 2012
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Attroney Fred Sayre I have known for many years he is very wise and caring I trust him and we won the case and his heart feels so much for human beings he really helped me I recommend him and believe me he is one of the best attorneys

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Chief Litigator
  • Adamson Ahdoot
  • 2019 - Present
  • Chief Litigator
  • Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo
  • 2014 - 2019
  • Chief Trial Lawyer
  • Sayre & Levitt, LLP
  • 2009 - 2014
  • Owner
  • The Law Offices of Federico Sayre
  • 2009 - 2017
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Education

  • University of Arizona
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  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
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Associations

  • Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County
  • President
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles
  • Treasurer
  • 2003 - 2006
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees
  • 1984 - 2016

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2011
  • Hispanic Lawyer of the Year
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2008
  • 100 Best Lawyers
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2008
  • Benito Juarez Award
  • Mexican American Bar Association
  • 1986
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Personal injury Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Federico. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Fred Sayre for more than 10 years. I have worked for him, and have since worked with him on cases. Mr. Sayre is an excellent trial attorney. Well known in the community. Advocates zealously on behalf of clients. Achieves excellent results. Habla Espanol. Highly professional and proficient. If you are a potential client, you cannot go wrong with Mr. Sayre. If you are an opposing counsel, you should consider settling your matter with him, as he is one of the premier trial attorneys in California."
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Irvine Car accident Lawyer Federico Castelan Sayre
Federico Castelan Sayre
Car accident Attorney
Irvine, CA
Licensed for 47 years
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