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Los Angeles Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Why We Win

With over 30 years of combined experience helping injury victims and over 15 years handling criminal defense cases, you can trust our firm to get the best possible outcome for your case. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys understand the ramifications of serious injury and seek to help you in every way possible. We work tirelessly at helping our clients hold negligent parties accountable. Our Head of Criminal Defense knows how life-changing convictions can be and works diligently to protect your rights and freedoms. Learn more about our firm and how we can help you.

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About El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers

El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers was founded in 2003 to help victims of personal injury. We represent clients all over California to prove negligence, get justice, and obtain the maximum compensation you rightfully deserve. We have over 30 years of combined legal experience helping injury victims and are confident in our resources, relationships, approach, negotiation abilities, and knowledge of handling personal injury cases. Our team of injury attorneys understands the difficulties of navigating California law following an accident and seeks to help you in every way possible. Our firm prides itself on providing exceptional legal representation and obtaining remarkable results for each and every client.

In 2022, Attorney Joshua Ritter, Esq., joined our firm as a partner and new Head of Criminal Defense. We began taking on criminal defense cases and protecting the rights of those accused of crimes across Los Angeles County. We provide aggressive representation for those facing criminal charges and want to help you through your criminal case. Our state’s legal process is often complex and our firm is here to help simplify that for you. With over 15 years of legal experience as an attorney and legal analyst, you can trust Joshua Ritter to diligently protect your rights and freedoms, and work to get you the best outcome possible.

The secret to our success lies in the fact that we believe in being 100% honest with present and future clients. If we don’t think you have a case, we’ll let you know upfront. If we think you should settle instead of going to trial – we’ll let you know that as well. We put the interests of our clients above ours. That’s one of the reasons why we work on a contingency fee basis, meaning we don’t charge a fee until we win your case. We’re client-centric lawyers in Los Angeles who care only about helping get our clients the best results possible for their cases.

Our firm’s success is shown by our victories in the courtroom and our ratings across Yelp, Google, Facebook, and other top review platforms. We believe in a higher level of service and results which comes from our belief in providing the best possible service we can. If you are the victim of an injury or need to learn what your legal options are in a criminal case, contact us today. One of our attorneys in Los Angeles can come to you, whether it be in the hospital or at your home, to help you understand your options and build a defense fit for your case.

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WINNING RESULTS FOR DESERVING CLIENTS

$5.5M

CAR ACCIDENT DEATH

$4.5M

PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT

$1.8M

AUTO ACCIDENT

$6M

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Recent Verdicts and Settlements Obtained in Los Angeles by El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers and Associated Counsel

Why Victims Choose Our Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyers

Results Matter: Over the last few years, our firm has recovered over $75.5 million dollars in combined verdicts and settlements. Few firms can say they’ve done that. Fewer firms can say they have over 500 5-star reviews on Yelp. We can. it’s because of the service and results we provide, which are unmatched by our competition.

Recognition: Our team of injury lawyers is recognized by many leading lawyer ranking services, such as Million Dollar Advocates Forum, DelanceyStreet, Avvo, and more, as a top ranking law firm.

Location: Our personal attorneys can help from our 3 convenient locations in the state of California. Regardless of where you’re injured, you can visit one of our three convenient locations. In addition, our attorneys can come to you, if necessary, or handle everything over the phone

Service: Regardless of the day or time, one of our lawyers is available to help. Injuries happen at unexpected times and the first few hours after an injury occurs are crucial. That’s when you’ll need our team of lawyers.

No Fee Unless We Win

Our personal injury attorneys believe in providing each client with no-nonsense legal help. Our attorneys are available 24/7, to help you when you’re injured. We pride ourselves on doing our level best to accomodate, and help, each and every client’s legal needs.

What you can expect when you choose El Dabe Ritter Law Offices:

  • We can help you get compensation for things like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
  • We come to our clients, if needed, whether it be at the hospital, or their home to consult with them.
  • We can help you get medical attention, in addition to helping get your car repaired, and more.

Meet Our Partners

Sherif Edmond El Dabe

Founding Partner

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Edmond obtained his undergraduate degree in 1998 from UCLA and his law degree in 2001 from Loyola Law School. After gaining experience representing both...

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Jonathan Ritter

Founding Partner

Jonathan was born and is still a resident of Los Angeles. At 16 years old, he tested out of high school and continued to excel by testing out of college...

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Joshua Ritter

Partner & Head of Criminal Defense

Joshua Ritter is an accomplished criminal defense attorney and legal analyst with over fifteen years of extensive legal and trial experience. He devotes his talents...

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WHY CHOOSE OUR LOS ANGELES LAW FIRM?

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SPEAK TO ATTORNEY DIRECTLY

From your first call, you speak to a lawyer. We never delegate. In addition, you always have 24/7 access to your assigned attorney.

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RISK-FREE CONSULTATION

We offer a risk-free initial consultation in-person, over the phone, or even at your home or the hospital.

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NO FEE UNLESS WE WIN

Our firm never charges a penny upfront. We only get paid if, and when, we win your case. If we don’t win, we don’t get paid!

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5-STAR YELP RATING

We are one of the few firms to have a 5-star rating with Yelp in addition to having over 500 positive reviews.

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WE CAN COME TO YOU

Our personal injury and criminal defense attorneys can come to you, regardless of where you are, in order to get you the legal help you need.

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OVER $75.5 MILLION WON

We’ve won over $75.5 million in verdicts and settlements for our clients. Put our experience to work for you when it matters the most.

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Thank you so much for all of your help regarding my settlement! I am extremely grateful for all of your hard work and professionalism. You always took the time to answer my questions, and we knew there were many (sorry about that)! Again, a zillion Thank You's!

MARGIE

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Edmond El Dabe, is the best Attorney I know, his Law Firm represented me in a complicated personal injury case. He was aggressive, kind, honest, understanding, and very fair

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Personal Injury Practice Areas

Car Accidents

If you are involved in any car accident in the Los Angeles area, do not go through it alone. As your car accident Los Angeles attorney, a fair and honest judgment in your accident case is our top priority. We pride ourselves on being recognized as a leading car accident firm…Read More

Slip and Fall

Slip and fall accidents are ordinarily grouped with trip and fall accidents. Surfaces and gravity play their roles in both types of accidents. Slip and falls and trip and falls are categorized in the area of injury law known as premises liability. Slips, trips and resulting falls contribute to more than 15,000 deaths per year. Read More

Bicycle Accidents

We don t have to tell you that when the topic of accident remuneration and settlements arise, people change their attitudes and the gloves can come off. At El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers, we don’t just expect this, we anticipate and prepare for it, which is why we are consistently prepared to do battle on behalf of even our newest clients… Read More

Pedestrian Accidents

Traversing the streets as a pedestrian is often more dangerous than it looks. Passing vehicles are a constant threat to pedestrians, and sometimes drivers make mistakes that end up causing severe injuries and even death. For the victims of pedestrian-involved accidents and their families, it can seem like all hope is lost… Read More

Motorcycle Accidents

The number of casualties due to motorcycle accidents has soared in recent years. More than 1.2 million people received emergency medical care for a motorcycle accident between 2001 and 2008, and almost 25,000 people died as a result of motorcycle accidents in that same period… Read More

Wrongful Death

A wrongful death claim is classified as any death that occurs as a result of negligence. Surviving family members or other personal representatives have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty parties. The courts will award surviving family members financial compensation for damages, pain, suffering, and other bills and expenses that have burdened the deceased’s estate and family. Read More

All Personal Injury Cases

Criminal Practice Areas

DWI/DUI

If you or your loved one was arrested on DWI charges, we are ready to help. Reach out to us by phone or connect with us online to set up a fully confidential, no-commitment consultation. From our Los Angeles office, we defend drunk driving and drugged driving charges throughout Southern California.Read More

Drug Possession and Distribution

A drug possession charge is no minor matter. In California, drug possession could potentially be charged as a felony offense. By taking the right steps during and immediately after the arrest, you will be in the best possible position to secure your future. Read More

Title IX

If you are facing Title IX allegations, it generally means that someone has reported that you engaged in conduct that is considered to be sexual misconduct, such as sexual harassment, assault, rape, or another type of serious misconduct. This can include both physical and non-physical acts, such as unwanted touching, sexual comments or gestures, or sharing of explicit images without consent. Read More

Sex Crimes

Our Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer represents clients facing the full range of sex crime charges. These charges can be particularly serious and carry severe consequences, including lengthy prison sentences, large fines, and lifetime registration as a sex offender. Our team of experienced attorneys is dedicated to providing our clients with the strongest possible defense and fighting for their rights. Read More

Violent Crimes

A conviction for a violent criminal offense could change your entire life. It is imperative that you have the highest level of personalized representation from your lawyer. If you have any questions or concerns about a violent criminal offense, we are more than ready to help. To arrange your strictly confidential consultation with a top California violent crime defense lawyer, please contact us at our Los Angeles office today. Read More

White Collar Crimes

A wrongful death claim is classified as any death that occurs as a result of negligence. Surviving family members or other personal representatives have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty parties. The courts will award surviving family members financial compensation for damages, pain, suffering, and other bills and expenses that have burdened the deceased’s estate and family. Read More

All Criminal Cases