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Bruce David Abel

Bruce David Abel

ABEL LAW OFFICES
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Real Estate Law...
  • California
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Education
Southwestern Law School
J.D. (1982) | Law
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Honors: Dean's List Moot Court Honor's Board Exceptional Achievement Award-Insurance Law Exceptional Achievement Award-Intellectual Law Tied for Book Award - Busines Law Highest Grade in Professional Ethics
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California State University - San Francisco State University
M.A. | Creative Writing
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University of California - Los Angeles
B.A. (1970) | Psychology
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Professional Experience
Arbitrator
Los Angeles County Bar Association
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Arbitrator for fee disputes.
Managing Attorney
ABEL LAW OFFICES
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Rated AV Preeminent (TM) - the highest possible rating for both legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell (R). Sophisticated business, employment, and real estate litigation. Accumulated experience includes trying, arbitrating, and mediating in excess of 500 cases. Settled over a 1,000 cases. Argued before the California Supreme Court and California Court of Appeal. Counsel to other attorneys. Former Editor on Editorial Board for Ventura County Bar magazine "Citations". Rated Superb 10 out of 10 by avvo.com - an independent attorney rating and directory.
Faculty member
American Board of Trial Advocates
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Faculty member of Trial Advocates' Jack Daniels Trial School.
Managing Attorney
Hindin & Abel, LLP - Attorneys
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Heavy trial, arbitration, and mediation practice handling multi-million dollar litigation involving businesses, employment discrimination, and serious personal injury matters. Argued before the California Supreme Court and California Court of Appeal. A number of cases made new California law. Managed 4 to 5 attorneys and all support staff. Defended and took in excess 1500 depositions. Prosecuted and opposed over 100 summary judgments. Drafted and opposed hundreds of law and motion matters. Handled approximately 25 appeals and 6 writs. Insurance defense counsel for AIG. Represented plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of civil litigation issues including business, employment, personal injury, and professional malpractice cases. Moot Court Judge. Guest Lecturer in Appellate Advocacy - Whittier School of Law. Tutored first year law school students on Exam Performance.
Managing Attorney
Law Offices of Bruce Abel
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Civil litigation with emphasis on business, employment, and serious personal injury cases. Extensive law and motion practice, trials, arbitrations, and mediations. Both plaintiff and defense work. Appointed Criminal Defense Alternative Defense Counsel for City of Los Angeles 1983-1986. Judge Pro Tem. Superior Court Referee. Pro Bono Senior Citizens. Acting Deputy City Attorney prosecuting misdemeanor cases.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Business Law in California
General Education Publications
Speaking Engagements
Trial & Arbitration, Westlake Business Seminar, Westlake Village
ProVisors
Presenter on basics of trial and arbitration for businesses and professionals.
Arbitration - The Basics, Westlake Business Arbitration Seminar, Westlake Village
ProVisors
Presenter on basics of arbitration for businesses and transactions subject to arbitration.
Appellate Oral Argument, Appellate Advocacy, Whittier
Whittier Law School
Guest lecturer
Certifications
Member
American Board of Trial Advocates
AV Preeminent
Martindale Hubbell
Awards
Dean's List
Southwestern University School of Law
Exceptional Achievement - Insurance Law
Southwestern University School of Law
Exceptional Achievement - Intellectual Property
Southwestern University School of Law
Judge Pro Tem
California Municipal Court
Settlement Referee
California Superior Court
Professional Associations
Riverside County Bar
Member
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Desert Bar Association
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American Board of Trial Advocates
Member
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California State Bar # 105236
Member
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Los Angeles County Bar
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Employment discrimination, personal injury, and legal malpractice
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Appeals & Appellate
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Palm Springs area
77711 Flora Road, Suite 310
Palm Desrt, CA 92211
USA
Telephone: (760) 601-5092
Westlake Village
200 No. Westlake Blvd., Suite 204
Westlake Village, CA 91362
USA
Telephone: (310) 498-9374