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555 E. Union St. Pasadena, California 91101
Lawyer Profile

Eric Bonholtzer is an attorney who is dedicated to achieving results for his clients through hard work, preparation, and staying on the cutting edge.  A civil litigation trial attorney, Mr. Bonholtzer is well-versed in depositions, arbitrations, and trial work, including trying both jury trial and bench trials.  He has helped his clients achieve extraordinary results including a recent 13.1 million dollar verdict against the County of Riverside for an injured worker, a 4.9 million dollar settlement for an undocumented worker who fell through an uncovered atrium, a 2.5 million dollar settlement for an elderly tenant who fell down a defective flight of stairs, and several recent dangerous condition of public property verdicts including a 145,000 verdict against the City of Long Beach for a defective sidewalk and a 181,500 verdict against the City of Los Angeles for a defective sidewalk.  He handles all aspects of litigation and his practice primarly consists of personal physical injury including auto accident and slip/trip and falls, dog bites, and product liablity.  He also handles medical malpractice cases.  His specialty is catastrophic loss and traumatic brain injury.

Eric C. Bonholtzer is a multiple award-winning personal injury trial attorney who works hard to ensure that his clients receive full and just compensation.  Mr. Bonholtzer was selected as a Top 100 Up-and-Coming Attorney by Super Lawyers for seven straight years before becoming a Super Lawyer for the last two years.  He was published in the Los Angeles Times as one of the Top 70 Personal Injury Law Attorneys in 2022 and won the Litigator of the Year Award in 2021, 2022 and 2023 from the American Institute of Trial Lawyers.  He was selected as a 2024 National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Personal Injury Attorney as well as an exclusive Top 25 Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney.  He has been a Lawyer of Distinction for multiple years and is a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel’s Top One Percent.  He has also been selected as a Top Ten Nationally Ranked Attorney by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.  He is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates.  He is also a lifetime member of the Best Attorneys in America.  He has also has had several articles published in the Daily Journal and was voted a Pasadena Top Attorney for 2013-2023.


At Bonholtzer Law the legal team fights hard to get the highest possible verdict or settlement for clients.  This starts from the very beginning of the case, where clients are often dealing with their serious injuries, and Bonholtzer Law’s staff of caring legal professional is there to answer questions and make sure that the client’s concerns are addressed.  Whether dealing with getting a rental car, ensuring evidence is preserved in case the claim later goes to trial, or making sure that the client receives the best medical care possible, Bonholtzer Law is there to counsel and guide those who have been injured through what is usually a very rough and unfamiliar time.  The results speak for themselves as Eric Bonholtzer and his legal team have achieved millions of dollars in winning outcomes for their clients.  From large verdicts to robust settlements, Bonholtzer Law’s goal is to ensure that the client is satisfied with the results.