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University of California at Riverside, Bachelor of Arts, Business Economics, 1994
Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA , Juris Doctor, 1997
State Bar of California
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States Court of Appeal, 9th Circuit
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Joel Witzman is an accomplished litigator with extensive experience representing construction trades, general contractors, building product and amusement park ride manufacturers and engineers, and various insureds throughout California in both litigation and general counsel roles. His practice also includes general liability claims as well as Unruh Act, FEHA, ADA, discrimination, wrongful death, premises liability, and class actions.
He has handled claims from pre-litigation through trial, including writs and appeals, and heads the Firm’s law and motion department crafting winning motions from demurrers to summary judgments in cases involving catastrophic injury, third-party criminal conduct, landlord-tenant issues, assumption of the risk, and product defects among others. He is a member of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance.