John K. Courtney

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Girardi | Keese
 | 1126 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 213-977-0211
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (20%)
Attorney Profile

John Kelly Courtney is a partner in the firm Girardi | Keese, where he focuses his practice on mass torts, class actions, product liability and insurance bad faith. Mr. Courtney, a graduate of Loyola Law School, has tried more than 20 jury and bench trials and handled multiple binding arbitrations in his fight for justice for his clients. One case involved a $25 million settlement by a rocket fuel manufacturing plant for groundwater pollution. Mr. Courtney is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Association for Justice. His accomplishments have been recognized by the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum and he is listed as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Courtney practices out of the firm's Los Angeles, California, office. He is admitted to practice before the courts of California, including all the U.S. District Courts and the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%)

Personal Injury - Products (30%)

Aviation and Aerospace (20%): Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Aviation and Aerospace: Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About John Courtney

Admitted: 1988, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.girardikeese.com/Attorneys/John-K-Courtney.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2008 - 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, American Association for Justice, 2008 - 2011, 2013
  • Southern California Superior Lawyer, 2007 - 2013 
  • Pi Gamma Mu, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
  • Pi Alpha Theta, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1988
  • California, 1988
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 2008 - Present
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2008 - Present
  • Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2003 - Present
  • Associate, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1990 - Present

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Allen v. Aerojet-General Corp., Sacramento Case No. 97AS06295
  • Settlement, $25 Million

Educational Background:

  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, B.A., Cum Laude, Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society, 1985

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • ABOTA
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Consumer Attorneys Association Of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association Of Los Angeles
  • Irish American Bar Association
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    Office Location for John K. Courtney

    1126 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Phone: 213-977-0211

     

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    Last Updated: 9/7/2016

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