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Joel W. Baruch

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Firm Name
Law Office of Joel W. Baruch, P.C.
2601 Main Street
Address 2
Suite 980
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Irvine, CA 92614

Areas of Practice
Civil Rights, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury
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2601 Main Street, Irvine, CA, USA
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


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


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


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

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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

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