R. Lewis Van Blois

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Oakland, CA

The Van Blois Law Firm
 | 7677 Oakport Street, Suite 565
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone: 510-635-1284
Fax: 510-635-1516
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1966
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Oakland, California, attorney R. Lewis Van Blois has been practicing law for more than 45 years and has been certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial specialist for more than 25 years. In that time, he has tried more than 150 jury trials in California. He is a member of the firm Van Blois & Associates.

Mr. Van Blois has been recognized by the Consumer Attorneys of California (formerly called the California Trial Lawyers Association) as an experienced trial attorney in the fields of products liability, professional negligence, general personal injury, public entity liability and insurance bad faith law. He has received the honor of being the Alameda County Trial Lawyer of the Year.

Actively involved in improving the administration of justice in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, Mr. Van Blois was instrumental in establishing the Early Disposition Program (EDP) and the SETL Programs that have led to settlements of cases to help reduce court congestion. He has frequently lectured on trial practice and personal injury law and medicine.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General
  • 30%Personal Injury - Products
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability


Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Lewis Van Blois

Admitted: 1966, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.vanbloislaw.com/our-firm/


  • "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top Attorneys in Northern California
  • Alameda County Trial Lawyer of the Year

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Civil Trial Specialist, 1983
  • Civil Trial Specialist, California State Bar

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • Member, Alameda County Bar Association
  • Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1978-1980
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • President, Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association,1977-1978
  • Member, Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • California
  • Member, California Trial Lawyers Association

Educational Background:

  • George Washington University, B.A., 1961
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Office Location for R. Lewis Van Blois

7677 Oakport Street
Suite 565
Oakland, CA 94621

Phone: 510-635-1284

Fax: 510-635-1516

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Last Updated: 10/11/2019

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