2018 Winners, Honorees, and Inductees from the Trial Lawyer Awards Luncheon

Hall of Fame Inductees

Mark J. Geragos
Roy Black
Gary Pillersdorf
Joseph H. Tonahill
Edward Ohlbaum

 

Trial Lawyer of the Year

Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer of the Year – Mark P. Robinson, Jr.
Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer of the Year – Jose Baez

Trial Team of the Year

Echeverria v. Johnson & Johnson et al/ Superior Court of California for Los Angeles County Mark Robinson, Robinson Calcagnie
Allen Smith, The Smith Law Firm
David Dearing, Beasley Allen
Helen Zukin, Kiesel Law
Michele Parfitt, Ashcraft & Gerel
Cynthia Garber, Robinson Calcagnie
Kevin Calcagnie, Robinson Calcagnie
Scot Wilson, Robinson Calcagnie
Danielle Mayer, Robinson Calcagnie
Paul Dagostino, Robinson Calcagnie
Ted Meadows, Beasley Allen
Ryan Beattie, Beasley Allen
Barbara Anderson, Robinson Calcagnie
Diana Folia, Robinson Calcagnie
Pat Woodward, The Smith Law Firm
 

 

Adam Doner Gordon & Doner, P.A. Alexandra Waddington-González González-Waddington, LLC Andre Sherman Girardi | Keese André Wharton The Wharton Law Firm
Andrew Bederman Greenberg & Bederman, LLC Andrew Childers Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC Angela Mason The Cochran Firm – Dothan Arthur Elk Elk & Elk Co., Ltd.
Barton Goplerud Shindler, Anderson, Goplerud & Weese, P.C. Bennett Schiller III Schiller & Hamilton, LLC Bernard Walsh Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni, Fernandez & Walsh Brent Coon The Law Offices of Brent Coon & Associates
Brian Dunn The Cochran Firm – California Brian Kabateck Kabateck Brown Kellner LLP Brian Madden Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP Bryan Caulfield Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes
Bryan Neiderhiser Marcus & Mack, P.C. Bryan Tipp Tipp Coburn Schandelson PC Cashton Sessler Cashton L. Sessler, P.S. Charles Fife Fife Luneau, P.C.
Charles Meltmar The Cochran Firm – DC Christian Searcy Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA Christie Smith IV SmithAdvocates, LLC Christopher Banys Banys, P.C.
Christopher Cassar The Law Offices of Christopher J. Cassar, P.C. Christopher Placitella Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. Christopher Schnieders Wagstaff & Carmell, LLP Christopher Thompson Thompson Law
Cindy Nations The Nations Law Firm Clay Dugas Clay Dugas & Associates Cory Weck McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP Daniel Emkey Emkey Law Firm
Darryl Lewis Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA David Aylor David Aylor, Attorney at Law, LLC David Craig Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC David Haynes The Cochran Firm – DC
David Hersh Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. David TeSelle Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. Derek Sells The Cochran Firm – New York Diana Santa Maria Law Offices of Diana Santa Maria, P.A.
Dino Colombo Colombo Law Don McKenna Hare |Wynn Newell & Newton Donald Boyajian Dreyer Boyajian LLP Douglas Beam Douglas R. Beam P.A.
Douglas Welebir Welebir | Tierney Dwane Cates Dwane Cates Law Group, PLLC Edison Hill Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, PLLC Edwin Schottenstein Schottenstein Law Offices
Elizabeth Zwibel Swope, Rodante P.A. Emery Ledger The Ledger Law Firm Eric Romano Romano Law Group Fred Cunningham Domnick Cunningham & Whalen
Fredric Levin Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A. Gabriel Zambrano Zappitell Law Firm Garry Salomon Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. Gary Falkowitz The Falkowitz Law Firm
Gary Roberts Gary Roberts & Associates, P.C. George Fleming Fleming │ Nolen │ Jez, L.L.P. George LaMarca LaMarca Law Group, P.C. Gloria Allred Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Gregg Neal Neal & Davis, PLLC Gregory Rueb Dalimonte Rueb Law Group, LLP Hezekiah Sistrunk, Jr. The Cochran Firm – Atlanta Holly Kammerer Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
Howard Cohen Gross Shuman Brizdle & Gilfillan, P.C. Howard Nations The Nations Law Firm Hunter Lundy Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, LLP J D Haas J D Haas and Associates, PLLC
Jack Ivey Ivey Law Firm, P.C. Jack Paris The Cochran Firm – South Florida James Amaro Amaro Law Firm James   Lowe Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA
James Goldstein Goldstein & Hayes, P.C. James Snell, Jr. The Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC James Wilkes II Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. James Yavorcik Cubbon & Associates Co., L.P.A.
Jane Lamberti The Cochran Firm – Atlanta Jeffrey Mitchell The Cochran Firm – Metairie Jeffrey Phillips Phillips Law Group, PC John Climaco Climaco, Wilcox, Peca, Tarantino & Garofoli, Co., L.P.A.
John Courtney Girardi | Keese John Harnishfeger The Cochran Firm – DC John Hickey Hickey Law Firm, PA John Romano Romano Law Group
John Zarych Law Offices of John J. Zarych John Zydron The Zydron Law Firm P.L.L.C. Jon Erickson Erickson & Oppenheimer, LTD. Jonas Seigel Seigel Law
Jonathan Portner Portner & Shure, P.A. Jose Baez The Baez Law Firm Joseph Fried Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC Joseph Lane The Cochran Firm – Dothan
Joseph O’Connor Mainetti, Mainetti & O’Connor, P.C. Joseph Sayegh Goldenberg Mackler Sayegh Mintz Pfeffer Bonchi & Gill Joseph Wolsztyniak Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. Karen Evans The Cochran Firm – DC
Karl Pansler The Pansler Law Firm, P.A. Keith Givens The Cochran Firm – Dothan Keith Griffin Girardi | Keese Kelly Spencer Spencer Law Group
Kerry Jardine Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. Kimberly Adams Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A. Kimberly Dougherty Andrus Wagstaff Kurt Maier English Lucas Priest & Owsley, LLP
Lambros Lambrou The Lambrou Law Firm P.C. Lance Swanner Chávez Law Group Lauren   Winer-Beck Law Firm of Lauren Winer-Beck Laurie Del Percio Horn Law Firm, P.C.
Lisa Blue Baron and Blue Louis Brindisi Brindisi, Murad, Brindisi & Pearlman Luvell Glanton Law Offices of Luvell L. Glanton Marc Brecher The Cochran Firm – Philadelphia
Marcus Chesnutt Chesnutt, Clemmons & Peacock, P.A. Mark Geragos Geragos & Geragos Mark Lanier The Lanier Law Firm Mark O’Mara O’Mara Law Group
Mark Panzavecchia Panzavecchia & Associates Mark Proctor Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A. Michael Burg Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. Michael Marinaro Law Offices of Michael V. Marinaro & Associates
Michael Oppenheimer Erickson & Oppenheimer, LTD. Michael Waddington González-Waddington, LLC Michael Wright Wright & Schulte LLC Mike Papantonio Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.
Morris Dees The Southern Poverty Law Center Nathan Goldberg Allred, Maroko & Goldberg Nicholas Stein, Sr. Law office of Nicholas Stein Nicole  Denmon Denmon & Denmon Trial Lawyers
Patrick Stangl Stangl Law Offices, S.C. Paul Schlemmer The Schlemmer Firm, LLC Paul Whitcombe The Law Office of Paul Whitcombe, Chtd. Peter Burg Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
Phillip Georges Gruber Law Offices, LLC Randal LeNeave Hunegs, LeNeave & Kvas Richard Kellner Kabateck Brown Kellner LLP Richard Meadow The Lanier Law Firm
Richard Schulte Wright & Schulte LLC Robert Eglet Eglet Prince Robert Fiore Robert J. Fiore, P.A. Robert Germany Pittman Germany Roberts & Welsh, LLP
Robert Heyman Heyman Law Firm Robert Komitor Levy Konigsberg LLP Robert Marcus Marcus & Mack, P.C. Robert Miller The Cochran Firm – Philadelphia
Robert Reeves Robert J. Reeves P.C. Roger Orlando The ORLANDO Firm, P.C. Roger Soroka Soroka & Associates LLC Sadler Bailey Bailey & Greer PLLC
Salvatore Pirrotta Miller Johnson Samuel Adams Law Office of Samuel T. Adams Samuel Davis Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. Scott Heidepriem Heidepriem | Purtell | Siegel |Oliver Lawyers
Scott Leeds The Cochran Firm – South Florida Scott Reisch The Reisch Law Firm, LLC Seth Katz Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. Seth Price Price Benowitz LLP
Shareef Rabaa The Rabaa Law Firm Shean Williams The Cochran Firm – Atlanta Sheldon Miller The Cochran Firm – Michigan Steven Hart Hart & Hart
Steven Jaffe Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman, P.L. Steven Wigrizer Wapner Newman Tanya Jeffords Law Offices of Tanya D. Jeffords and Associates, P.C. Terry Bryant Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law Firm
Thomas Girardi Girardi | Keese Thomas Rowsey Thomas C. Rowsey, P.C. Thomas Trask Parks Chesin & Walbert Todd Romano Romano Law Group
Todd Young Todd Young Law Firm Troy Rafferty Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A. Wil Florin Florin | Roebig Willard Techmeier The Cochran Firm – Wisconsin

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