Wilshire Law Firm News
Jon Teller Recognized in The Recorder’s Top Verdicts and Settlements 2019 Edition
LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Wilshire Law Firm congratulates Senior Trial Attorney Jon C. Teller, Esq. for his unprecedented achievement of recovering the 3rd, 4th, and 5th-highest arbitration awards of 2018 in the state of California. First reported in the 2019 edition of *The Recorder’s* Top Verdicts and Settlements, Mr. Teller’s much-heralded accomplishment solidifies his reputation as a personal injury attorney known for taking care of Wilshire Law Firm’s family of deserving clients. “I am honored to be recognized for my efforts on these cases,” commented Teller, who specializes in severe injury cases, “but the real honor I get comes from getting Wilshire Law Firm’s family of clients the justice they are entitled to.” In addition to the arbitration awards listed in *The Recorder*, Mr. Teller has secured many significant results both during his time at Wilshire Law Firm and throughout his legal career, including several recoveries in excess of $1,000,000. A 2019 *Super Lawyers* Southern California Rising Star and honoree of *The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40*, his outstanding work consistently earns the praise and recognition of peers and clients alike. Focusing on “aggressive and in-depth coverage of news, implications, and trends that help lawyers run their firms,” The Recorder is an essential source of news and a well-respected legal community publication. Published each year, The Recorder’s Top Verdicts and Settlements in California recognizes the highest grossing awards in categories such as motor vehicle, employment, wrongful death, and product liability. Wilshire Law Firm | About the Firm Founded in 2007 by Bobby Saadian, Esq., Wilshire Law Firm is an award-winning personal injury, employment law, and class action law firm. To date, our team of over 100 legal professionals has recovered more than $380,000,000 for our client family, providing exceptional service every step of the way.
Colin Jones Named Top 40 under 40 President-Elect
LOS ANGELES, CA. June 21, 2019 — Wilshire Law Firm is thrilled to announce that Lead Trial Attorney and Partner Colin Jones, Esq. has been honored as the 2020 President-Elect of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers. Past Presidents of the organization include Wilshire Law Firm Founding President and Managing Attorney Bobby Saadian, Esq., who served in the role in 2017. Jones, a 5-time Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star honoree, will begin his term on January 1st, 2020. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to lead an amazing group of nationally-recognized attorneys as we develop new ideas, educate the public on the importance of court access, and protect the right to trial by jury,” said Jones. A highly sought-after trial attorney and Wilshire Law Firm’s first partner, Jones has recovered more than $90,000,000 in exceptional verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, presenting their cases with a creativity and passion that wins. He frequently presents to other attorneys at continuing legal education events, lecturing on topics ranging from opening arguments to voir dire. ![Colin Jones and Bobby Saadian at The National Trial Lawyers Summit](../../../uploads/2019/06/Colin-Bobby-NTL-Photo-6-21-19.jpg)Bobby Saadian, Esq. (LEFT) and Colin Jones, Esq. (RIGHT) Joining Jones in *The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40* are 7 attorneys from Wilshire Law Firm: Jon C. Teller, Esq. Nicol Hajjar, Esq. Vy T. Nguyen, Esq. Hazel S. Chang, Esq. Sutton A. Shapiro, Esq. Thiago M. Coelho, Esq. Greg Stuck, Esq. Composed of the top trial attorneys under 40 from each state or region, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 members “demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards.” Invitations to join the Top 40 under 40 are extended to the most qualified attorneys from each state following a multi-phase objective process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Founded in 2007 by Bobby Saadian, Esq., Wilshire Law Firm is an award-winning personal injury, employment law, and class action law firm. To date, our team of over 100 legal professionals has recovered more than $380,000,000 for our deserving clients, providing exceptional service every step of the way.
Bobby Saadian Appointed to 5 Leadership Boards for 2019
LOS ANGELES, CA. Feb. 13, 2019 — Wilshire Law Firm would like to congratulate Founding President and Managing Attorney Bobby Saadian, Esq. for being appointed to serve in 5 legal leadership positions in 2019. Saadian’s active involvement in both the legal community and the community at-large culminated with his selection to the following Boards: 2019 President, The National Trial Lawyers Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association—Top 25 Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Board of Governors Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Board of Directors Pepperdine Law Dean’s Council Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities (LATLC) Board of Directors Mr. Saadian founded Wilshire Law Firm in 2007, and since that time he has earned a reputation for innovative legal leadership, recovering more than $380 million on behalf of his clients. After learning of his appointments, Saadian credited his “outstanding team of more than 100 legal professionals and his current and former clients for the opportunity to serve them.” “I look forward to building on the successes we’ve already had and continuing to grow the reach of Wilshire Law Firm’s legal advocacy through these positions,” said Saadian. The National Trial Lawyers Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association—Top 25 is designed to “help [their] members become the strongest and most effective litigators in the country.” Membership is reviewed annually and limited to the top 25 lawyers in each state. Began in 1949 as a series of informal meetings, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles has grown from just 50 members to an organization of more than 3,000 attorney members who are committed to “protect[ing] people from unsafe products, unsafe medicine, unfair business practices and unscrupulous, negligent corporate conduct.” The Consumer Attorneys of California stand up for Californians throughout the state by reviewing and proposing bills and regulations designed to protect the rights of people against corporate lobbyists. Mr. Saadian will serve as an original member of the new Pepperdine Law Dean’s Council. He additionally serves as an Executive Board Member for the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities (LATLC), which supports many charitable initiatives related to issues such as childhood education and homelessness. In 2017, Saadian started Wilshire Law Firm’s Academic Scholarship Program.
Ready, Steady, Donate!
Support This First-Generation Scholarship The Los Angeles Marathon is upon us, and our team can’t wait! Wilshire Law Firm is running to raise funds for a first-generation scholarship that will benefit one student, in the 2017-2018 academic year at Loyola Law School. We’re proud to champion this campaign, in the name of higher education. You can donate as little or as much as you are comfortable giving. This first-generation scholarship will put one student on the road to realizing their dream. It’s a selfless act of kindness to brighten the path of a future professional. Your contribution will help alleviate their financial burden. Moreover, it will give more students the confidence to become the best they can be. For many first-generation law students, the struggle is real. They’re often faced with financial difficulties and lack of familial guidance about the profession. Those who are raised in immigrant families understand the level of resilience that is often needed to thrive and succeed. But it can be done! Wilshire Law Firm’s Founding President and Managing Attorney, Bobby Saadian, became a successful attorney and has inspired his team, and many legal professionals, to give back. Mr. Saadian is a first-generation law school alumni. Thus, when it comes to supporting those, who want to have a brighter future, he’s the first one to extend his helping hand. Every year, Wilshire Law Firm gives thousands of dollars, in direct donations and goods, to countless charitable organizations in the city of Los Angeles. This noble philanthropic legacy has earned Mr. Saadian’s firm a special place in the heart of the community. He is, also, recognized as one of the Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Los Angeles, by the Los Angeles Business Journal, and he serves as a Diamond-Level Honorary Board Member of the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities. Higher education is the pillar of sustainable development in our society. At Wilshire Law Firm, we believe that every member of our diverse community deserves a chance to excel, if given the opportunity. Help a first-generation law student become another stellar member of the legal community! Extend your support to a dedicated, young hopeful, and inspire others to do the same. To donate, please click here. A Big Thank You!