William Koontz

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Palm Desert, CA

William Koontz and Associates
 | 74075 El Paseo, Suite C-3
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone: 310-695-6785
Fax: 888-528-0566
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    William Koontz, the founder of William James Koontz & Associates, is a personal injury attorney in Palm Desert, California. Mr. Koontz has over 45 years of legal experience and represents plaintiffs in personal injury actions involving catastrophic injury, motor vehicle accidents, bad faith insurance claims, boating accidents, construction accidents, defective products, drunk driving accidents, motorcycle accidents, police abuse, workplace accidents and other issues. 

    A highly experienced and aggressive litigator, Mr. Koontz has obtained significant recoveries for injury victims in the Palm Desert and the surrounding counties. He has authored articles for professional publications about techniques of accident reconstruction and other issues in personal injury cases. In addition to his role as a litigator, he has served as an arbitrator for the Los Angeles Superior Court.

    Mr. Koontz is the recipient of accolades from the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. His cases have received mentions in publications including the Los Angeles Daily News, the Los Angeles Times and the Palisadian-Post, and he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an invitation-only organization comprised of attorneys who have recovered verdicts or settlements of more than $1 million for their clients.

    Staying active in his legal community through membership in professional organizations is important to Mr. Koontz. He is an active member of The State Bar of California and the American Bar Association.

    Mr. Koontz earned a bachelor’s degree in history from California State University, Northridge. He went on to receive his law degree from California Western School of Law. He is qualified to practice law before all California state courts, the Supreme Court of California and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

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


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    Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021

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    About William Koontz

    Admitted: 1975, California

    Professional Webpage: https://wjkoontzlaw.com/about/


    • "Super Lawyers"
    • Million-dollar Advocates Forum, Member
    • The Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles conferred upon him the title of “Consumer Defender”

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • The Federal District Court
    • Consumer Attorneys of L.A., Member
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • California Supreme Court
    • Los Angeles Superior Court, Arbitrator
    • State Bar of California
    • The U.S. Supreme Court

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Authored articles on the roles of the “Accident Reconstructionist” and “Biomechanist" in litigation

    Educational Background:

    • California State University at Northridge, B.A., History, 1972
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    Office Location for William Koontz

    74075 El Paseo
    Suite C-3
    Palm Desert, CA 92260

    Phone: 310-695-6785

    Fax: 888-528-0566

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    Last Updated: 1/12/2021

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