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2021 Super Lawyer (13th Consecutive Year)

Mr. Corwin has been named a Southern California Super Lawyer for 2021 by Los Angeles Magazine; this is the 15th year in a row he has been honored, having been recognized as a Super Lawyer from 2007 to 2020. Scott was named a Top 100 Super Lawyer in 2015 and 2016 as well. Only 5% of attorneys are selected for this honor. Super Lawyers are selected for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their field of expertise. Super Lawyers are nominated through a survey of Southern California lawyers and then final selections are made by a blue-ribbon review panel of leading attorneys.

2021 Member NTLA Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California (12th Consecutive Year)

The prestigious National Trial Lawyers Association (NTLA) again selected Mr. Corwin as a member in 2021. The NTLA is composed of the top 100 trial lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. It is the mission of The NTLA to promote excellence in the legal profession through practical educational programs, networking opportunities and legal publications that deal with current issues facing the American trial lawyer. It is a significant honor to be selected for inclusion. This is the 12th year in a row Mr. Corwin has been so honored, having been selected for membership from 2010 through 2020.

2021 Member NTLA Top 25 Motor Vehicle Accident & Brain Injury Lawyer in California (12th Consecutive Year)

Mr. Corwin was recognized as a National Trial Lawyers Association (NTLA) Top 25 Motor Vehicle Accident & Brain Injury Lawyer in California. It is a significant honor to be so recognized. Mr. Corwin has been previously honored for the years 2010 through 2020.

$6,298,237 Jury Verdict for Our Client

After a four-week trial, we obtained a jury verdict of $6,298,237 on behalf of our client, an elderly grandmother who was run over in a cross-walk by a private tour bus operator. We served as co-counsel with the firm of Panish, Shea & Boyle, LLP. The highest offer the defendant extended was $750,000 during trial. The defendant argued that our client was entirely at fault for the accident and should recover nothing. The jury found the bus company liable and held them 65% responsible for the accident.

$125+ Million Recovered for Our Clients

We have obtained more than $125 million in recoveries for our clients since opening our doors in 1992. For a complete listing of our notable recoveries, please visit our Case Results page.

2020 Board of Governors for CAOC and CAALA

Mr. Corwin was reelected to the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Board of Governors for his 13th consecutive term. He was also reelected to the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Board of Governors for his 13th consecutive term. As a result of his 14 years of service, Mr. Corwin has earned the designation of board member emeritus for CAALA. CAOC and CAALA are the statewide and southern California organizations of attorneys, with a combined membership of over 7,000 who represent injured consumers who are victims of negligence and intentional conduct by corporate and individual wrongdoers.

2018 LATLC Presidential Award (Four Time Recipient)

Mr. Corwin was honored at the April 21, 2018 Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities (LATLC) 5th Annual Casino Night and Texas Hold ’em Tournament, where he was presented with the LATLC Presidential Award for 2018 by LATLC President, Geraldine Weiss. Nick named the “Scottie” – Ms. Weiss presented Mr. Corwin with the award for outstanding achievement to the organization in helping raise more than $4.5 million for charity over the past five years. This is an unprecedented fourth time Mr. Corwin has been recognized by LATLC for his outstanding dedication and service to the organization, having been awarded the LATLC Presidential Award twice in 2014 and once in 2015. Mr. Corwin served as the 2016 President of LATLC, and currently serves as Past President on the 2019 Executive Committee.

$2 Million Raised for Local, State and Federal Candidates

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As a tireless consumer advocate, Mr. Corwin has worked continuously to protect the civil justice system, consumer rights and victims of corporate malfeasance, by helping to elect members to the California State Legislature, the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives who seek to preserve our system of civil justice. To this end, Mr. Corwin has raised over $2 million for candidates for local, state and federal offices since 2004.

CAALA Presidential Award Winner Six Time Recipient

Mr. Corwin has been honored by the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Presidential Award for 2015 by outgoing CAALA President, Joseph Barrett. This was an unprecedented sixth time Mr. Corwin has been recognized by CAALA for his outstanding achievements and service to the organization, having been the recipient of the CAALA Presidential Award in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2012.

CAALA Featured Speaker

Mr. Corwin serves as a frequent speaker for the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), at its annual Convention as well as at Seminars, Webinars and Round Table Discussions throughout the year. Mr. Corwin has chaired, served as the program moderator, or speaker for a variety of educational seminars, including the CAALA Membership Practice Series Round Table Discussion on “Banking, Budgeting & Financing for the Solo Firm, “Pre-Litigation Panel” on the topic of “First Steps in the Pre-Litigation Phase: Initial Client Interview to Filing” as it pertains to motor vehicle accidents, as well as a panel speaker at the CAALA annual Las Vegas Convention. The CAALA Convention is the largest local Trial Lawyers Association convention with more than 3,000 attendees annually. Scott is a respected and recognized expert in this area of the law.

2020 Scholarship Winner Announced

The 2020 Scott J. Corwin, APLC Overcoming Adversity Scholarship winner is Jessica Rodriguez, a student at the University of St. Thomas. We extend our sincerest congratulations to Ms. Rodriguez and wish her well as she continues her studies.

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2019 Scholarship Winner Announced

The 2019 Scott J. Corwin, APLC Overcoming Adversity Scholarship winner is Abigail Laing, a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara. We extend our sincerest congratulations to Ms. Laing and wish her well as she continues her studies.

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2018 Scholarship Winner Announced

This year’s winner is Chassidy R. Walworth, a marketing and broadcast journalism major at St. Cloud State University. We would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to Ms. Walworth for earning this honor and for her accomplishments and achievements thus far.

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