Stephen L. Hewitt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Woodland Hills, CA

Hewitt & Truszkowski
 | 21550 Oxnard St, Suite 880
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: 818-691-5727
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (70%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Entertainment & Sports (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at the Hewitt & Truszkowski Law Offices since 1989, Stephen L. Hewitt has more than 35 years of experience representing his clients in Woodland Hills and Los Angeles, California.

Mr. Hewitt is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has tried more than 60 jury trials to verdict. Hewitt & Truszkowski, established in 1989, handles complex litigation with emphasis on health care, professional liability, employment law and recreation. 

Hewitt & Truszkowski specializes in cases involving medical malpractice, managed care, utilization review, elder abuse and medical product liability. They regularly represent a variety of other professionals, including insurance brokers and agents, real estate agents, and contractors.

Their employment law practice includes wrongful termination, harassment and sexual abuse in commercial establishments and recreational venues and they have particular expertise in recreation and entertainment, representing professional football teams, scuba diving and motorsports organizations, racing venues, and promoters, among many others. They have also published in the recreation field.

 Mr. Hewitt graduated with his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1978. He then continued on to pursue his legal education at the California Western School of Law. While he was in law school, Mr. Hewitt was inducted into Phi Alpha Delta and was a member of the California Advocacy Honors Board. Mr. Hewitt graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1981.

Following law school, Mr. Hewitt was admitted to practice law before all of the state courts of California in 1982. He was later admitted to practice law before the state courts of Hawaii in 1999. In addition to the state courts, Mr. Hewitt is admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Courts for all of the Districts of California; the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit; and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Hewitt is an active member of multiple professional organizations. His memberships include the American Board of Trial Advocates, the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County and the American Bar Association and the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (70%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice

Employment Litigation (10%): Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer

Entertainment & Sports (10%)

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice

Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Legal Malpractice


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019

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About Stephen Hewitt

Admitted: 1982, California

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Judge Pro Tem and CRASH Settlement Officer for Los Angeles Superior Court
  • Sports Lawyers Association
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Hawaii State Bar, 1999
  • California State Bar, 1982
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Divemaster - Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)
  • Instructor - National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI)
  • Author: Survey of Sport and Leisure Waiver and Release Law in the United States

Educational Background:

  • University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., 1978
Office Location for Stephen L. Hewitt

21550 Oxnard St
Suite 880
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Phone: 818-691-5727


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Last Updated: 5/22/2018

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