Jeffrey S. Raynes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Redlands, CA

Raynes | Erickson Attorneys at Law
 | 300 E State St, #690
Redlands, CA 92373
Phone: 909-793-6800
Fax: 909-793-6877
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Jeffrey S. Raynes is a senior partner and founding member of the Redlands, California, law firm of Raynes Erickson, Attorneys at Law. Serving plaintiff clients throughout San Bernardino County and the surrounding areas of the Greater Los Angeles metro region, Mr. Raynes devotes his practice exclusively to personal injury litigation. Board certified as a medical malpractice specialist by The State Bar of California, he focuses his practice primarily on medical malpractice and birth injury claims.

    Renowned across the country as one of the nation's top personal injury advocates, Mr. Raynes has achieved unprecedented success representing innocent accident victims and their families who are struggling from an injury or loss caused by someone else's negligence or wrongdoing. Over the course of his more than 37 years of practicing law, he has helped recover numerous settlements and awards in excess of $1 million, and he has earned a reputation as a formidable opponent from his peers.

    Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Raynes currently serves as diplomate of both the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He also served as president for the California division of the American Board of Trial Advocates as well as president of the organization's San Bernardino/Riverside chapter. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, The Hon. Joseph B. Campbell American Inn of Court, the San Bernardino County Bar Association and the Riverside County Bar Association.

    Recognized for his achievements, Mr. Raynes has received a number of awards and honors throughout his career. In 2012, the Consumer Attorneys of California Inland Empire Chapter voted him Trial Lawyer of the Year, and the American Board of Trial Advocates named him California Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2005. He is also a fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    *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
    • 80%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents


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    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

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    About Jeffrey Raynes

    Admitted: 1976, California

    Professional Webpage:


    • Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2005-Present
    • American Board of Trial Advocates California Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2005
    • Board Certified in California as a medical malpractice specialist
    • Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Inland Empire chapter of Consumer Attorneys of California, 2012
    • Diplomate of American Board of Trial Advocates, 1995-Present

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • President, Cal-ABOTA, 2002
    • American Bar Association
    • Joseph B. Campbell Inns of Court
    • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2005
    • San Bernardino County Bar Association
    • Consumer Attorneys of California
    • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2009
    • National Board Member, ABOTA, 2002-2012 
    • President, San Bernardino/Riverside Chapter, ABOTA, 2002
    • Litigation Counsel of America  
    • Member, Cal-ABOTA Board of Directors

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Instructor, California Southern School of Law in Riverside, California

    Educational Background:

    • California State University, Fullerton, Bachelor of Arts, Highest Honors, 1973
    • Pacific High School, San Bernardino, 1969
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    Office Location for Jeffrey S. Raynes

    300 E State St
    Redlands, CA 92373

    Phone: 909-793-6800

    Fax: 909-793-6877

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