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James Russell Traut

James Russell Traut

  • Personal Injury, Legal Malpractice
  • California
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Summary

Jim has been a top trial lawyer for over 38 years. Most of his cases are referred by other attorneys who know of his reputation. He represents clients who have been harmed by the negligence of a lawyer - legal malpractice cases. He also represents plaintiffs in serious personal injury cases involving trucking accidents, vehicle accidents, bike accidents, workplace and construction site accidents, property owner negligence, and defective products. His record of success in these cases includes hundreds of six- and seven-figure settlements, arbitration awards, and trial verdicts.

Education
California St Univ Long Beach
Undergraduate Degree
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Law Degree
Certifications
Certified Civil Trial Specialist
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Awards
Southern California "Super Lawyer"
Super Lawyers
Nominated and voted on by peers
Best Lawyer
U.S. News & World Report
Best Law Firm, Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs, Tier 1, Orange County
U.S. News & World Report
Trial Lawyer of the Year
Orange County American Board of Trial Advocates
Trial Lawyer of the Year
Orange County Trial Lawyers Assn.
Top 100 Lawyer
National Trial Lawyers
AV-rated Preeminent
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
Orange County Bar Assn.
Current
Orange County Trial Lawyers Assn.
Current
Consumer Attorneys of California
Current
American Board of Trial Advocates
Current
Banyard Inns of Court
Current
California State Bar # 84839
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Legal Malpractice
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
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Website
Contact & Map
5 Hutton Centre Dr Suite 700
Santa Ana, CA 92707
USA
Telephone: (714) 835-7000
Fax: (714) 835-5900