Brian W. Easton

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Costa Mesa, California

Easton & Easton, LLP
Brian W. Easton
Easton & Easton, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in California since: 1995

Education: Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024

Easton & Easton, LLP

650 Town Center Drive
Suite 1850
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Visit website


Brian W. Easton is a partner at Easton & Easton, LLP, located in Costa Mesa, California. Focusing his practice exclusively on personal injury litigation, he provides representation to plaintiff clients throughout Southern California who have been harmed by the negligence of others in matters involving medical malpractice, premises liability, dog bites and motor vehicle accidents. Mr. Easton also handles wrongful death actions on behalf of surviving family members of people whose injuries proved fatal.

Mr. Easton pursued his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in economics in 1992, graduating magna cum laude. He then attended the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1995. Admitted to practice in California, Mr. Easton is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Central Districts of California.

Mr. Easton has exclusively focused on representing personal injury plaintiffs since the start of his career, and he has obtained more than $35 million in settlements and jury awards for his clients. As such, he was recently invited to become a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Easton's successes have not gone unnoticed by his fellow professionals, as witnessed by his receipt of a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, he has been named to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. A fellow of the Orange County Bar Foundation since 2009, Mr. Easton is an active participant in several other professional organizations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Bar Association.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

  • 80% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1995, California

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member, Rotary Club of Huntington Beach
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts of America)
  • Registry of Who’s Who for Executives and Professionals in the Law for 2014 and 2015
  • The Top Trial Lawyers in America®, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers, since 2014
  • Received a Commendation from the City of Lancaster for Demonstrating Excellence in Trial Advocacy in the Superior Court of California
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Crisis Intervention for Legal Counselors , J. Disp. Resol., 67, 1996
Educational Background:
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, B.A., Honors: magna cum laude (Top 10%), 1992
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 2013
  • Taught the Orange County Bar Trial section about opening statements, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association, 1995
  • California, 1995
  • Presenter at the Orange County Bar Association - "Trial Education Series - Opening Statements", 2016
  • Resolved the largest case of my career on a premises liablity case for $20,000,000.  The details of the case are confidential but I have one very happy client. , 2018
  • Frei v. Crestline Home Owners Association; Case settled for $462,039.00, 2014
  • Higashi v. Alhambra Birchwood Townhomes; Settlement $2,000,000 policy limits, 2015
  • Crain v. Crystal Cathedral; Jury trial; Trip and fall case with fractured foot and $2,000 in medical bills; Plaintiff's verdict of $55,000 after beating plaintiff's CCP 998 offer., 2013
  • Withington v. Cortech Engineering; Settlement 1.25 million, 2015
  • Navarro v. Billerat; Settlement $305,000; Automobile accident where plaintiff injured his brachial plexus and underwent surgery, 2014
  • Jordan v. Nguyen; Case settled for the $500,000 policy limits, 2015
  • Templeman v. Protective Insurance; Underinsured motorist claim with settlement of $375,000; Claimant had already received $50,000 from the third party carrier, policy limits and $150,000 from his workers compensation carrier, Obtained a settlement of another $175,000 from claimant's underinsured motorist carrier, 2015

Office location for Brian W. Easton

650 Town Center Drive
Suite 1850
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: 714-850-4590


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024

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