Christopher Montes de Oca

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca
 | 355 South Grand Ave, Suite 2450, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone: 562-901-4664
Fax: 562-901-4665
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Christopher Montes de Oca is the founder and owner of the Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca, which has locations in Los Angeles, Whittier and Long Beach, California. Serving clients throughout Southern California, Mr. Montes de Oca devotes his time and resources to providing the highest level of legal advocacy possible for those who suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to the negligent, careless or unlawful acts of others.

Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Montes de Oca is passionate about helping his clients achieve the justice they seek. Throughout his career, he has helped secure millions of dollars in settlements and awards for those adversely affected by car accidents, commercial truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, bus accidents, ride share accidents and other similar claims of negligence. He is also one of the few personal injury attorneys in the state to have secured a jury award of over $10 million.

A highly rated attorney, Mr. Montes de Oca was one of the youngest lawyers ever admitted to practice by The State Bar of California, and he once served as president for the Long Beach Barristers Bar Association.

He holds a perfect rating on AVVO as well as an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and The National Trial Lawyers named him as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country as well as one of the Top 40 Under 40. In 2016, Pasadena Magazine voted him as a top attorney in the region for personal injury, and he also received the Scott McCune Memorial Award.

A 2003 graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mr. Montes de Oca received his Master of Business Administration from Argosy University in 2005. In 2006, he obtained his Juris Doctor from Western State College of Law at Argosy University, and that same year, The State Bar of California admitted him to practice.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2016

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About Christopher Montes de Oca

Admitted: 2006, California

Professional Webpage: http://la.legal/about-chris-montes-de-oca/

Honors and Awards:

  • Top Attorneys, Pasadena Magazine, 2015
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Plaintiff Trial Academy, 2014
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
  • Recognized as top Attorney in Personal Injury and Criminal Defense., Top Attorney 10.0 out of 10.0, AVVO, 2012
  • Highest Client Review Rating., Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Client Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
  • Orange County Bar Association College of Trial Advocacy, Orange County Bar Association, 2007
  • Certificate of Faculty Appreciation given to Outstanding Faculty., Certificate of Faculty Appreciation, Argosy University, 2007
  • Scott McCune Memorial Award, Orange County Legal Education Foundation, 2005
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • California Department of Real Estate; Broker

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Long Beach Barristers Association-President
  • State Bar of California
  • Washington, D.C.
  • California
  • American Bar Association Advisory Panel Member 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Immigration Legal Assistance Project, USCIS, Los Angeles
  • Long Beach Court Counseling Project, Free Legal Counseling to the Public

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $10,778,626.00 Jury Verdict for car accident case. , 2017

Educational Background:

  • Argosy University (M.B.A.), 2005
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A.), 2003
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Office Location for Christopher Montes de Oca

355 South Grand Ave, Suite 2450
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Phone: 562-901-4664

Fax: 562-901-4665

 

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Last Updated: 8/9/2018

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