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Joel W. Baruch

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Firm Name
Law Office of Joel W. Baruch, P.C.
Address
2601 Main Street
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Suite 980
Name & Address

Irvine, CA 92614

Website
https://www.joelwbaruch.com
Areas of Practice
Civil Rights, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury
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2601 Main Street, Irvine, CA, USA
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-117.8406615
Practice Summary
Practice Overview

Joel Baruch, the founder of the Law Offices of Joel W. Baruch, P.C., represents clients in Irvine, California, and throughout the counties of Riverside, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles. During his many decades of successful personal injury, employment law, business litigation, and civil rights law practice, Mr. Baruch has achieved a stellar firm-wide win rate in more than 200 trials, scores of impressive civil case victories, and millions of dollars won for clients in negotiated settlements and in court. Along with an unwavering focus on protecting the rights of the injured and advocating for mistreated workers, Mr. Baruch offers attentive personal service that is second to none. From start to finish of the legal process, he employs an efficient, energetic team approach in order to thoroughly safeguard his clients’ rights. Don’t let the smile fool you. Joel W. Baruch is tough, aggressive — and gets results.

Mr. Baruch’s skilled work and dedication to his clients has also earned him the respect of his peers. He has a 10.0 rating from Avvo, is Lead Counsel rated, and is as a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel: The Nation's Top One Percent. He has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and as a Super Lawyer in California numerous times.

Mr. Baruch graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1972. He then attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he received a Juris Doctor in 1976. Mr. Baruch was admitted to practice law in California in 1979 and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California.

Dedicated to the furtherance of his profession, Mr. Baruch is actively involved in multiple legal organizations. He is the former president of the Newport Harbor Bar Association and is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Orange County Bar Association.

Sample Recoveries

Representative recoveries include:

$8.1 Million trial verdict on behalf of client in an employment case.

$6.0 Million settlement in an automobile accident case.

$2.5 Million settlement in a medical malpractice case.

$1.8 Million trial verdict in an employment case.

$1.6 Million trial verdict in a defamation/malicious prosecution case.

$1.5 Million settlement in a medical malpractice case.

$1.1 Million trial verdict in an automobile accident case.

$1.1 Million trial verdict in a fraud/breach of contract case.

Awards & Honors

Super Lawyers, 2013
Super Lawyers, 2015 – 2020
Avvo Top Attorney Rating
Avvo 5 Star Rating
The National Association of Distinguished Counsel – Nation’s Top One Percent
The National Trial Lawyer’s Top One Hundred – Civil Plaintiff’s Recognition for the State of California
National Trial Lawyer’s Class Action – Trial Lawyers Association

Memberships

Harbor Bar Association, Former President
CAOC (Consumer Attorneys of California), Member
Orange County Bar Association, Member

Admissions

California, 1979
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1989
U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1989

Education

University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
J.D., 1976

University of California, Los Angeles, California
B.A., summa cum laude, 1972

Avvo Reviews
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Law Office of Joel W. Baruch, P.C.
Law Office of Joel W. Baruch, P.C. 2601 Main St, Ste 980, Irvine, CA 92614

5 out of 5 stars

Kimberly

5 out of 5 stars

posted one year ago

Joel is a very professional, knowledgeable, personable and ethical attorney! He helped me navigate a very convoluted case. He was patient, detailed-oriented and took the time to explain legal terms and complicated situations, even making himself available to talk at length on weekends. I felt in...

Rebecca

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

First, I would like to say that I am an attorney myself. A former colleague of mine recommended Mr. Baruch. From the first consultation up through the end of the case I could not have wished for better representation. Mr. Baruch is sharp, a creative thinker, and knows the law inside and out. He is a...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

Joel and his team are seasoned professionals. They are easy to communicate with and handled all correspondence with the defense team. I did not have to get involved with all the filings and court hearings. A settlement was reached easily and mutually aceptable terms. Hire them!

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

Mr. Joel Baruch, his associates, and staff proved to be exceptional in all areas. Collectively, they all were very supportive and knowledgeable. Mr. Baruch expressed such enthusiasm to do whatever it took to provide me with the best possible outcome. Overall, it was a great experience, especially...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

After consulting several law firms, I decided to retain Joel and his team to handle my somewhat complicated, employment related whistleblower case. I could not have been happier with my decision. Everyone in this firm is thorough, honest, pleasant, kind and have fought for me at every turn. Joel is...

Robert

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Joel is the best attorney I have had contact with in 46 years of dealing with them on a regular basis. His memory and way of presenting evidence makes the opposing attorneys look like a bunch of morons. I have recommended Joel to others and intend to continue doing so in the future. In addition, his...

Jack

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Following a wrongful termination, I reached out to Mr. Baruch who had a reputation and track record of success in employment law. During my initial consultation it readily became apparent that he knew the law and had vast experience to draw from when assessing the merits of my case. Mr. Baruch laid...

JB

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Joel is a very knowledgeable and highly experienced attorney who has maintained the passion and drive necessary to give his all for his clients. Our case is still in progress and has not been without its obstacles and challenges. Mr. Baruch has conquered each with confidence, expertise, and sheer...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Joel has done excellent work for my case thus far. He is knowledgeable, greatly experienced and reliable. I would recommend him to anyone looking for an attorney who will get you the results you want.

Brian

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

I have known Joel since he was a Public Defender, and have observed him in trials and hearings over most of my career in Law Enforcement and the Court System. I am glad to have the opportunity to recommend him, and do so willingly and gratefully - Joel is the person I turned to when I needed...