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Stephen L. Hewitt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Woodland Hills, CA

Hewitt & Raphael
21550 Oxnard St, Suite 880
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: 818-691-5727
Fax: 818-509-0402
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023
Licensed in California Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense, Professional Liability: Defense, Entertainment & Sports, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Stephen L. Hewitt is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has tried more than 60 jury trials to verdict. He is also a mediator for several courts and professional organizations. 

Hewitt & Raphael, established in 1989, handles complex litigation with emphasis on health care, professional liability, employment law and recreation.  We specialize in cases involving medical malpractice, managed care, utilization review, elder abuse and medical product liability. We regularly represent a variety of other professionals, including insurance brokers and agents, real estate agents, and contractors.  Our employment law practice includes wrongful termination, harassment and sexual abuse in commercial establishments and recreational venues.

We have particular expertise in recreation and entertainment, representing professional football teams, scuba diving and motorsports organizations, racing venues, and promoters, among many others. We have also published in the recreation field.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • 10%Professional Liability: Defense
  • 10%Entertainment & Sports
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

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


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

About Stephen L. Hewitt

First Admitted: 1982, California

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

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

Educational Background

  • University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., 1978

Bar/Professional Activity

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

21550 Oxnard St
Suite 880
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Phone: 818-691-5727

Fax: 818-509-0402

Last Updated: 6/9/2022

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