Joel Baruch

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Irvine, CA

Law Offices of Joel W. Baruch, P.C.
 | 2601 Main Street, Suite 980
Irvine, CA 92614 8203
Phone: 949-315-7177
Fax: 949-851-3185
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013, 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%)
Attorney Profile

Joel Baruch, the founder of the Law Offices of Joel W. Baruch, P.C., represents his clients in Irvine, California, and throughout the counties of Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles. Mr. Baruch focuses his practice in the area of personal injury law. His representative matters include car, truck and motorcycle accidents, drunk driving and distracted driving accidents, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, serious brain and spinal cord injuries, accidents caused by uninsured, underinsured and hit-and-run drivers, and wrongful death claims.

Before attending law school, Mr. Baruch graduated summa cum laude with his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1972. He then attended the University of California Hastings College of the Law, from where he graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1976. Mr. Baruch was admitted to practice law in California in 1979 and has over 35 years of experience fighting for his clients. He is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California. 

Mr. Baruch has won numerous successful settlements and verdict awards for his clients over his career in the seven-figure range. His skilled work and dedication to his clients have earned the respect of his peers. He has a 10.0 rating from his peers through Avvo. Mr. Baruch is lead counsel rated and is a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel: The Nation's Top One Percent. He has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Dedicated to the furtherance of his profession, Mr. Baruch is actively involved in multiple legal organizations. He is the former president of the Newport Harbor Bar Association and is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Orange County Bar Association. He is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Employment & Labor (30%)

Business Litigation (30%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents


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Super Lawyers: 2013, 2015 - 2020

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About Joel Baruch

Admitted: 1979, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 100 - Civil Plaintiffs Recognition, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Nation's Top One Percent, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Super Lawyers, 2015-2016
  • National Trial Lawyer’s Top One Hundred, Civil Plaintiff's Recognition, California

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • CAOC (Consumer Attorneys of California), Member
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1989
  • National Trial Lawyer's Class Action, Trial Lawyer’s Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1989
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • California, 1979
  • Harbor Bar Association, Former President

Educational Background:

  • University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, Honors: Summa Cum Laude, 1972
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Office Location for Joel Baruch

2601 Main Street
Suite 980
Irvine, CA 92614 8203

Phone: 949-315-7177

Fax: 949-851-3185

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Last Updated: 8/29/2019

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