Eric M. Overholt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in San Diego, CA

Eric M. Overholt, Esq., Attorney at Law
2635 Camino del Rio South, Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: 619-920-3239
Fax: 619-296-5171
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant (70%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Eric M. Overholt is a partner with the Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP, law firm in San Diego, California. A top-rated trial lawyer, Mr. Overholt serves clients throughout the greater San Diego metro region and surrounding areas of Southern California, and he focuses his practice on workers' compensation, personal injury and wrongful death claims as well as class actions.

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Overholt has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of a workplace accident or an accident caused by someone else's negligent, careless or unlawful actions. The majority of his cases involve workers' compensation claims arising from serious back, spine, neck and brain injuries; however, he has extensive experience handling virtually all types of tortious and liability claims.

Through his efforts, Mr. Overholt has secured millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients, and he has earned numerous awards and honors for his impeccable professionalism and service. Recognized for his success and his impeccable professionalism, Mr. Overholt has received Top Attorney and Top Contributor ratings from Avvo, as well as the site's Clients' Choice Award. In addition, the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys named him among the country's "10 Best" for Client Satisfaction.

A 2003 graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mr. Overholt attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2006. While in law school, he received first place in both the Student Negotiation Competition and the Regional Negotiation Competition. He received his license to practice from The State Bar of California in 2007.

A leader in his field, Mr. Overholt has written extensively and conducted numerous lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics related to workers' compensation, workers' rights and other subjects. He also maintains active involvement in his legal community, and he currently serves as president for the California Applicants' Attorneys Association. He has also served as section leader for the San Diego County Bar Association's Workers' Compensation Law Section, and he is a licensed broker with the California Department of Real Estate.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

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


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020

About Eric M. Overholt

Admitted: 2007, California


  • Super Lawyer, 2015 and 2016
  • Client Satisfaction Awards, 2015
  • Top Contributor,
  • Semi-Finalist, Top Attorney in San Diego, San Diego Daily Transcript, 2014
  • Highest 10.0 Superb Rating,, 2015

Industry Groups

  • California Applicants' Attorney Association
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Office Location for Eric M. Overholt

2635 Camino del Rio South
Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92108

Phone: 619-920-3239

Fax: 619-296-5171

Last Updated: 9/21/2020

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