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Zev Y. Weinstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

Schwimer Weinstein LLP
2665 Main Street, Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-957-2700
Fax: 310-957-2701
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed in California Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Consumer Law, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Formerly a tennis professional, Zev Y. Weinstein, Esq., discovered that his talents were better served toward a different court, the court of law. His experience as a tennis player has helped him prepare for the competitive and sometimes challenging issues that can arise in legal cases.

Mr. Weinstein’s educational and professional background proves that he enjoys hard work and attention to detail. He attended Loyola Law School, where he participated as a Scott Moot Court competitor and graduated in the top 15 percent of his class in 2007. Prior to establishing his own firm, Mr. Weinstein gained valuable experience at one of West Los Angeles’ most well-known boutique firms, where he was instrumental in obtaining several high-value settlements.

He carried this hands-on experience with him in founding his own firm, the Law Offices of Zev Weinstein in 2009.  In 2014 the Law Offices of Zev Weinstein was absorbed into Schwimer Weinstein LLP, where Mr. Weinstein serves as a partner. As an advocate for the rights of California residents, Mr. Weinstein continues to apply his experience and knowledge to help his clients achieve success both in and out of the courtroom.

Schwimer Weinstein LLP focuses on real estate law, landlord tenant disputes, business litigation and catastrophic personal injury matters.  Mr. Weinstein leads the firm’s personal injury and landlord tenant practice.  Mr. Weinstein also holds a real estate license, which often proves useful in his analysis and management of real estate cases. He is also a former Trustee of the Santa Monica Bar Association and active member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.  In 2013, Mr. Weinstein secured a $2,000,000 judgment for two children injured at a day care facility and a $1,000,000+ settlement for a client who was injured by a maintenance company while on the job.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Consumer Law
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Consumer Protection, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical


4 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

About Zev Y. Weinstein

First Admitted: 2007

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Representative Clients

  • Zev Weinstein represents people who have suffered personal injuries or families who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another. As a partner at Schwimer Weinstein LLP he is able to provide personal service while employing cutting-edge legal strategies to obtain the best results possible for his clients.

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Active, Santa Monica community

Educational Background

  • Studied at Dartmouth College, 1998
  • University of California at San Diego, B.A. in Political Science, Minor in World Literature, 2001
  • Saint Louis University-Madrid, 2000


  • Top 15% of Graduating Class
  • Scott Moot Court Competitor
  • Dean's Honor List
  • Highest Rating from the Association of Tennis Professionals
  • 3.78 Grade Point Average

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Association of Surfing Lawyers
  • California Real Estate Broker License, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2008
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • California State Bar, 2007
  • Board Member, Santa Monica Bar Association

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Mediator's Certificate, 2007

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2013
  • Avvo Rated 10/10, 2013


  • $3,000,000 for Tenant Harassment, Discrimination and Retalian by Landlord, 2019
  • $1,200,000 for Employment Discrimination , 2018
  • $115,000 in a Landlord-Tenant dispute due to habitability
  • $1,000,000 for Workplace Foot Injury
  • $165,000 for Personal Injuries from a Motorcycle Accident
  • $2,000,000 Injury to two minors at a day care facility, 2013

Industry Groups

  • Animal Attacks
  • Assault & Battery
  • Auto Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Birth Injuries
  • Bus Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Paralysis
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Train Accidents
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
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Office Location for Zev Y. Weinstein

2665 Main Street
Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone: 310-957-2700

Fax: 310-957-2701

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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