Joseph M. Lovretovich

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Woodland Hills, CA

JML Law, A.P.L.C.
 | 21052 Oxnard Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: 818-610-8800
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of JML Law, aplc, located in Woodlands Hills, California, Joseph M. Lovretovich dedicates his practice to a wide range of cases representing individual plaintiffs in employment law matters, including discrimination, sexual harassment, wage disputes, contracts, wrongful discharge, severance and disability issues. He serves clients throughout the state of California.

Mr. Lovretovich received a Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University of Southern California, and in 1976, he earned his Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School. Admitted to practice in California, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California.

During his more than 40 years of experience, Mr. Lovretovich has tried numerous cases, in the process securing several high-value verdicts and settlements, and helping to redefine the law in many such instances. One notable settlement was for $1.5 million in a sexual orientation discrimination case. Mr. Lovretovich has also aided in broadly expanding the definition of disability under California law, augmenting the protections for racial prejudice victims and furthering the rights of employees involved in pre-employment mandatory arbitration agreements.

Throughout his career, Mr. Lovretovich has maintained several high-profile memberships, given numerous presentations and received multiple honors. A member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of both the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association, he is an active participant in the California Employment Lawyers Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Lovretovich has given several presentations to groups of fellow professionals on a variety of topics relating to employment law, and he has also received Martindale-Hubbell's AV Preeminent* rating as well as Avvo's 10.0 "Superb" rating.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (80%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Personal Injury - General (10%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About Joseph Lovretovich

Admitted: 1976, California

Professional Webpage: www.jmllaw.com/joseph-m-lovretovich/

Honors and Awards:

  • California's Top Trial Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association - Labor & Employment Section
  • California State Bar - Labor & Employment Section
  • State Bar of California, 1976
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Ventura County Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Frequently Lecturer, Legal Conferences

Educational Background:

  • University of Southern California, 1973

Industry Groups

  • California Employment Lawyers Association; National Employment Lawyers Association; Consumer Attorne
  • Office Location for Joseph M. Lovretovich

    21052 Oxnard Street
    Woodland Hills, CA 91367

    Phone: 818-610-8800

     

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