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Joel Krissman, Partner | Krissman & Silver LLP

Joel Krissman

Founding Partner

Joel Krissman has dedicated his practice to representing workers and consumers seriously injured or killed as a result of industrial accidents, business negligence, and unsafe products. He prepares and litigates each case with the proper investigation and expert consultation required to present the client’s full story and damages to a judge and jury. As a result of meticulous preparation and experience involving decades of trial practice, Joel has obtained many multi-million dollar settlements and jury verdicts.

In addition to his civil trial experience, Joel has served the trial bar as a member of the Board of Governors for the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles for many years achieving “Emeritus” life standing. Joel has been appointed to act as a Los Angeles Superior Court settlement officer and mediator and as an arbitrator in private party arbitrations and mediations.

In a continuing commitment to maintaining a high level of education and excellence for the civil trial bar, Joel has frequently lectured at Bar association conventions and meetings and has also had numerous articles published in The Advocate, The Forum, and other monthly legal magazines.

Honors & Professional Recognition

  • Trial Lawyer Of The Year, 1994 – Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles

  • Southern California Lawyer of the Year awarded by O’Brien Verdictum Juris and O’Brien Evaluator

  • Named California Super Lawyer for 2004 – 2011 by Los Angeles Magazine

  • Named “Best Lawyers in America,” Ninth Edition

  • Rated “AV” – highest legal rating in Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory


  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America

  • Consumer Attorneys of California

  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles – Emeritus Board Member

  • Los Angeles County and Long Beach Bar Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates

  • California Trial Lawyers Member

  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers - Board of Governors

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