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: 510-343-9570
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: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

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

    Selections

    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/

    Honors/Awards:

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

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • California
    • Member, Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, Alameda County Bar Association
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1978-1980
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, California Trial Lawyers Association
    • President, Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association,1977-1978
    • Member, Contra Costa County Bar 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: 510-343-9570

    Fax: 510-635-1516

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    Last Updated: 5/14/2020

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