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Badge - AV Preeminent 2016
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Robert S. Levin
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Office: (800) 245-7433
Fax: (800) 572-9590

Civil Litigation with over 100 court/jury trials and arbitrations. Primary focus is representing plaintiffs in personal injuries cases involving catastrophic injuries arising from all types of accidents, including automobile, motorcycle, bicycle, pedestrian, medical negligence, defective products, pharmacy, sport injuries, class actions, government tort claims, dog and animal bites and civil right violations.


B.S., Arizona State University, 1978

J.D., Southwestern University, 1981

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice California Supreme Court, 1982
U.S. District Court (Central and Eastern), 1983
U.S. Supreme Court, 1988
U.S. District Court (Northern), 1986
U.S. Court of Appeals, 1986
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)

Los Angeles County Bar Association

San Francisco Bar Association

Feature Cases and Matters

Auto v. Pedestrian. ($6,750,000 - Traumatic Brain Injury - 2010) 88 year old woman struck in x-walk.

Auto v. Auto. ($5,000,000 - Traumatic Brain Injury - 2010) 42 year old woman struck by left turning vehicle

Premises Liability ($3,250,000 - Chronic Pain Symptom - 2011) Spilled Construction Load - 43 year old male.

Premises Liability. ($2,000,000 - 2002) 45 year old woman struck by skip loader on business premises

Auto v. Motorcycle. ($3,000,000 - Failure to yield - 1995) 40 year old male

Insurance Bad Faith ($1,750,000 - Failure to pay disability policy - 2012)

Defective Product and Design ($3,000,000 - 2014)

Published Appeals

Levin v. Gulf Insurance - 1999

69 Cal App 4th 1282 (Cal Rptr 2nd 228)

Client Reviews
Jim Hoffmann proved himself to be an attorney of manifold talents; a persuasive negotiator, a skilled researcher and writer, and a brilliant litigator. Jim's ability to think on his feet, amidst the clamor and stress of the legal system, is remarkable. Moreover, Jim's advocacy and care for his clients is a rarity. I recommend Jim to anyone who needs counsel. Jim is an engaging and thoughtful person as well as a gifted and ethical attorney. Philip