Profile Details

Profile

Group:
Member
Firm Name:
Law Offices of Michels & Lew
Certification:
Medical Plaintiff
First Name:
Philip
Last Name:
Michels
Phone:
(310) 444-1200
Website:
http://www.michels-lew.com
City:
Los Angeles
State:
CA
Zip Code:
90025-1540
Areas of Practice:
Medical Malpractice
Bio:
Phil Michels A.P.L.C. specializes in medical malpractice, catastrophic personal injury and sexual abuse of children. He is a past president of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA).
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,Bar Admissions:
,California, 1973
,Education:
,University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California
,J.D.
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,University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
,B.A.
,Major: Mathematics
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,University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
,M.A.
,Major: English
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,Published Works (see our website for a complete list):
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,Development and Resolution of Medical Malpractice Cases, Advocate - Consumer Attorneys Assoication of Los Angeles, September , 2010
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,Marshalling Medical Evidence for Trial , Advocate - Consumer Attorneys Assoication of Los Angeles, Septemeber, 2009
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,Medical Issues in Discovery, Advocate - Consumer Attorneys Assoication of Los Angeles, August, 2008
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,Preparing for and Taking a Defense Expert Deposition, Advocate - Consumer Attorneys Assoication of Los Angeles, September, 2010
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,Finding and Effectively Using Experts in a Professional Negligence Case, Advocate - Consumer Attorneys Assoication of Los Angeles, April, 2007
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,Attacking the Doubling Time Defense in Breast Cancer Cases (Co-Author with Dr. Joseph Mirra), Medical Trial Technique Quarterly and California Trial Lawyers Association Forum, Winter, 1981
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,How to Obtain and Use Experts in Medical Malpractice Cases , California Trial Lawyers Association Journal v. 19, #1
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,Patient Safety vs. Corporate Profits, Advocate, January, 2011
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,Political Influence in Judicial Selection, Advocate, February, 2011
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,The Rich and the Rest, Advocate - Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, March, 2011
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,Thirty-five years experience with MICRA , Advocate - Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, October, 2010
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,Classes/Seminars Taught:
,¿Malpractice Cases¿, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, 2010
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,"Taking Depositions", Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles New Lawyer Seminar, 2009
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,"Psychology of Depositions & Marketing Tips for Your Practice", CAALA New Lawyers Section, 2009
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,¿Techniques to Prepare and Take the Defense Expert¿s Deposition,¿ Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, 2007.
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,"Deposition Strategies," Trial Lawyer Skills for the New Attorney, March 19 and 20, 2010
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,Honors and Awards:
,Best Lawyers in America (2006 ¿ Present)
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,Southern California Super Lawyer (2006 ¿ Present)
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,AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
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,Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Trial Lawyer of the Year (2003)
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,California Business Journal, Litigator Profile
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,Los Angeles Daily Journal, Litigator Profile, 2011
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,Certified in Professional Negligence, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
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,The American Trial Lawyers Association ¿ Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California
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,The State Bar of California ¿ Legal Specialist: Medical Professional Liability (American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys)
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,Best Lawyers/US News Tier 1 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
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,Professional Associations and Memberships:
,Los Angeles County Bar Association
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,State Bar of California, Litigation Section - Committee on Rules and Procedures of Court (1982 ¿ 1985)
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,Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles - Board of Governors (2001 ¿ 2004), Treasurer (2007), Second Vice President (2008), First Vice President (2009), President-Elect (2010), President (2011)
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,American Board of Trial Advocates
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,American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
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,American Association for Justice
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,Consumer Attorneys of California
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,Association of Trial Lawyers of Americ
BOGS:
no
Practicing States-:
CA
Sate Bar #s:
57802