John A. Montevideo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Santa Ana, CA

DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo
 | 1324 North Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: 714-418-4754
Fax: 714-835-1728
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004, 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Workers' Compensation (20%)
Attorney Profile

A senior partner at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo, located in Santa Ana, California, John A. Montevideo has more than 30 years of experience in personal injury law. Representing clients throughout California, he handles matters involving general negligence, workplace injuries, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents and product liability. With respect to those clients who have been injured on the job, Mr. Montevideo assists in obtaining workers' compensation benefits as well as pursuing claims against parties other than the employer who may be deemed to be responsible.

After earning his bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University in 1973, Mr. Montevideo attended Western State University College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1978. He has been admitted to practice in California since 1979. Highly regarded by his peers throughout his career, Mr. Montevideo holds an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has twice received the Presidential Award of Merit from Consumer Attorneys of California.

Often called upon to speak before groups of fellow professionals on topics relating to his areas of practice, Mr. Montevideo is also a frequent lecturer at classes and seminars for aspiring attorneys. He is an active participant in numerous professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice and the Orange County Bar Association, and is a past president and member of the board of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Montevideo has served as a faculty member of the Orange County Bar Association's College of Trial Advocacy and is a past president of the Consumer Attorneys of California. He is also a member of the Hall of Fame of what is now known as Western State College of Law at Argosy University.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Products Liability

Workers' Compensation (20%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004, 2015 - 2020

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About John Montevideo

Admitted: 1979, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.damfirm.com/meet-our-attorneys/john-a-montevideo....

Honors/Awards:

  • President's Award Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, 1998
  • CAOC Trench Soldier Award, 2004
  • CAOC Presidential Award of Merit, 2000 and 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Past President, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
  • AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Active Member, American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • Faculty Member, Orange County College of Trial Advocacy
  • Participant, Mock Trial Program of the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County
  • Active Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Diversity in Law Foundation
  • Board Member, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of California

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Forensic Consultants Association
  • Lecturer, California State University, Fullerton; California State University, Long Beach; Western State University, College of Law
  •  Frequent Lecturer, Consumer Attorneys of California
  •  Frequent Lecturer, Orange County Bar Association
  • Frequent Lecturer, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association

Educational Background:

  • Ohio State University, B.A., 1973
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Office Location for John A. Montevideo

1324 North Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706

Phone: 714-418-4754

Fax: 714-835-1728

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Last Updated: 9/19/2019

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