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Taylor T. Traut

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Santa Ana, CA

Traut Firm
5 Hutton Centre Drive, Suite 700
Santa Ana, CA 92707
Phone: 714-835-7000
Fax: 714-835-5900
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Professional Liability: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Taylor joined Traut Firm in September 2011. She tried and won her first jury trial within one year of practicing law. She has since tried numerous personal injury cases, as well as co-trying all of Jim Traut's cases. She has achieved numerous six-figure trial verdicts and arbitration awards. Taylor represents plaintiffs in personal injury cases involving vehicle accidents, bike accidents, workplace and construction site accidents, trucking accidents, wrongful death, motorcycle accidents, bicycle mishaps, property owner negligence and defective products. She also represents individuals pursuing legal malpractice claims against other lawyers.

She is known for top-quality, aggressive, tenacious representation of her clients, and her negotiation ability.

She has been recognized as the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in California based upon her achievements.

Taylor attended the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, where she received a Bachelor of Science in economics in 2004. Taylor was admitted to the California Bar in 2011, after receiving her Juris Doctor from UCLA School of Law. During law school she served as law clerk to the Honorable James R. Dabney of the Los Angeles Superior Court, and at Consumer Watchdog. Taylor is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Consumer Attorneys of California, Orange County Bar Association, and Banyard Inns of Court.

About Taylor T. Traut

First Admitted: 2011, California

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Banyard Inn of Court, 2012 to present Consumer Attorneys of California, 2016 to present Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, 2012 to present Orange County Bar Association, 2012 to present State Bar of California, 2012 to present


  • Martinez-Gonzalez v. Orlow, OCSC Case No. 30-2019-01063936, Auto v. Auto. Verdict, including pre-judgment interest & costs of $143,247.61. Defendant sent 998 for $20,000.00. Prior plaintiff attorney offered to settle (998) for $29,900., 2021
  • Henriksen v. Hawman, OCSC Case No. 30-2019-0115530. Auto v. Auto. Case settled after trial for $30,000 after Motion for New Trial and Additur filed., 2021
  • Nunes v. Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc., OCSC Case No. 30-2015-00786869.  Truck v. Bicycle.  The 20-year-old plaintiff struck the side of defendant's semi-trailer after entering an intersection from the sidewalk while pedaling his bicycle.  The case settled for $9,000,000, 2017
  • Phillips v. Renovate Recycling Center, OCSC Case No. 30-2017-00961729.  Truck v. Motorcycle Death.  The 22-year-old son of plaintiffs was killed when his motorcycle struck the side of defendant's truck.  Case settled for $1,000,000, the policy limit., 2019
  • Solo Trials:   Samira Chamie v. French, October 2013;     Jose Maldonado v. Fox, May 2013 Solo Arbitrations:  Melita Green v. 21st Century Insurance, January 2013;     Arsenio Solares v. Heffernan, December 2014 Co-Trial:    Snyder v. Wu, June 2013;    Jill DeWeese v. Lee, March 2015;    Chase Henrich v. Hacbarth, December 2015;    Michelle Greco v. Gonzales, June 2015;    Julie Speigel v. Hugo, January 2016;    Mark Ellinger v. Camarero, March 2016;    Oscar Pech v. Curley, August 2017;    Rie Nakajima v. Miller, September 2017;    Newport Beach Center for Surgery v. King, January 2018;  Kelperis v. Phuoc, July 2018
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Office Location for Taylor T. Traut

5 Hutton Centre Drive
Suite 700
Santa Ana, CA 92707

Last Updated: 5/23/2022

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