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Ike M. Kaludi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Albany, CA

California Trial Law Group, PC
828 San Pablo Ave., Suite 109
Albany, CA 94706
Phone: 415-967-4900
Fax: 415-967-4901
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021
Licensed in California Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%), Workers' Compensation: Claimant (40%), Employment & Labor: Employee (20%)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Ike M. Kaludi is the principal of the California Trial Law Group, PC, in Albany, California. A top-rated trial attorney with several years of legal experience, Mr. Kaludi has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of the rights and interests of clients throughout Alameda, San Francisco, Contra Costa counties, in addition to Southern California, with legal needs involving the following:

  • Personal injury claims arising from car, truck and motorcycle accidents; slip-and-fall accidents; and other serious injuries caused by someone else's negligence
  • Workers' compensation claims arising from work place injuries
  • Class actions, wage & hour and other employment-related issues

Since entering private practice, Mr. Kaludi has helped hundreds of clients obtain the full amount of compensation and restitution possible for their serious personal injury claims and workers’ compensation grievances. From his efforts, he has earned top ratings from his peers and “Superb” client ratings on Avvo along with many positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Kaludi has served as co-chair of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Law School Mock Trial and previously was a member of the Labor and Employment Section of the Alameda County Bar Association and the Real Property Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco.  Mr. Kaludi is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California and the American Association for Justice, among others. He is also a Fellow with The Bar Association of San Francisco, the American Bar Association, and San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association.

A leader in his field, Mr. Kaludi has several publications to his credit and has conducted lectures and seminars on a variety of legal topics, including effective trial advocacy, litigation strategies, professional diversity and other subjects. He also served as a board member of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s Advisory Council.

A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Kaludi gained invaluable legal experience working as a legal assistant for a prominent civil litigation firm before deciding to pursue his legal career full time. He then attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor with a specialization in civil litigation and dispute resolution.

While in law school, Mr. Kaludi completed judicial externships with the California Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. He also received scholarships from the Trial Lawyer's College, The San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, and The Bar Association of San Francisco.


Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Labor Law


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

About Ike M. Kaludi

First Admitted: 2013, California

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Educational Background

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Major: Political Science and International Development Studies


  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Summer Trial Fellowship

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.C. Hastings Negotiation Team, Hastings College of the Law
  • Ike Kaludi hosted and developed 10 hands-on training sessions under the Bar Association of San Francisco beginning in February 2016.  The program was called Walk the Talk Series: An Interactive Teaching Program for New Attorneys.  These monthly, one-hour CLE training sessions focused on providing lawyers with feed-back based simulations on a variety of themes (such as arbitration, depositions, trial)., 2016


  • Weeks v. Weeks: $267,000 Breach of Contract Jury Verdict in Santa Clara Superior Court (as part of attorney trial team), 2015
  • McGrath, et al. v. MarketStar Corp., et al.: $875,000 settlement reached in employment-related lawsuit, 2016
  • $20,000 Confidential Employment Discrimination Settlement for Disabled Welder/Employee, 2017
  • Boykin v. Sam, et al.: $938,959 awarded after combined jury verdict and bench trial finding Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Professional Negligence, and Constructive Fraud in San Francisco Superior Court (with co-counsel), 2016
  • $25,000 Confidential Personal Injury Settlement for Injured Student at Elementary Charter School, 2017
  • Hackett v. Hackett: San Francisco Elder Financial Abuse Restraining Order for $146,514.26 (in escrow) plus $10,000 in attorneys' fees, 2015
  • Chavez, et al. v. RWR Construction, Inc., et al.: $600,000 Settlement in Wage & Hour Class Action Lawsuit on behalf of construction workers, 2017
  • Ruiz, et al. v. Hawks: $40,000 Personal Injury Settlement for Injured Mother and Daughter , 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Author, When the Journey Matters Most: Advice for New & Transitioning Lawyers, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) Teacher Training Certification, 2016
  • Specialization in civil litigation and dispute resolution, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Co-Chair of the Bar Association of San Francisco's Barristers Solo and Small Firm Practice Section, 2017
  • Member of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund San Francisco Advisory Council, 2016
  • Member of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Diversity Committee, 2017
  • Executive Committee Member of the Bar Association of San Francisco's Real Property Section, 2017
  • Co-Chair of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Charlene Caldwell Scholarship Mock Trial Committee, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Albany Unified School District Title IX Committee, 2018
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Federal Pro Bono Project, 2012
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Office Location for Ike M. Kaludi

828 San Pablo Ave.
Suite 109
Albany, CA 94706

Phone: 415-967-4900

Fax: 415-967-4901

Last Updated: 6/10/2021

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