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wrongful death, serious and catastrophic personal injury, medical and dental malpractice and lingual nerve injury, elder abuse


Serving as a preeminent attorney within the Los Angeles area, Steven Effres specializes in litigation with a focus on product and premise liability, negligence, wrongful death, serious personal injury, discrimination, and elder abuse. He also works with cases involving construction accidents, and medical, dental, professional, and legal malpractice. Committed to achieving justice for his clients, Effres devotes 100 percent of his practice to representing people who have been harmed by wrongdoers. He also founded Lawyers for Social Responsibility and serves as a member of the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities. In addition, Steven Effres remains immensely proud of his involvement with cases pertaining to childhood abuse and molestation. His firm, Effres & Associates, fights for the best outcome in every case. One of his specialties includes lawsuits involving dental negligence, and more specifically, cases of lingual nerve damage. Recognized as one of the country’s top lawyers on this issue, Steven Effres has attained the highest reported jury verdict for lingual nerve injury in both Virginia and California and the highest reported result in the State of New York. Other honors that he has received include acknowledgement from the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (now the American Association for Justice), the Los Angeles Times, the Pasadena Star-News, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, and the Litigation Counsel of America. The Superior Court of California for the County of Los Angeles has also honored him with numerous commendations. Selected as a Super Lawyer in California for six year running, Steven Effres continues to receive accolades and gratitude for his service to the people of California. 

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Effres and Associates


Philadelphia University

Loyola Law School