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555 E Union St, Pasadena, California 91101
Lawyer Profile

Eric 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 each year from 2021-2024 from the American Institute of Trial Lawyers. He has been a Lawyer of Distinction (Top 10% of Attorneys in the USA) from 2016-2024 and selected as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals for 2016-2024. He was also selected as one of the Top 40 under 40 Trial Attorneys by The National Trial Lawyers Association for 2016-2022. After turning 40, he was immediately selected as a Top 100 Plaintiff Civil Litigation Attorney by The National Trial Lawyers Association for 2022-2024 as well as an exclusive Top 25 Brain Injury Attorney and Top 25 Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney. He was also chosen as a Top 10 Trucking Accident Attorney. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates, a multi-year member of the Nation’s Top One Percent, and a Best Attorney Lifetime Member by the Best Attorneys of America. He has been a Top 100 High Stakes Litigator for several years as well as an America’s Top 100 Attorneyfor many years. He was also selected as the Best Trial Lawyer in America in 2022 by The National Institute of Trial Lawyers. He is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates. He has also been selected as a Top Ten Nationally Ranked Attorney by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as well as Attorney and Practice Magazine. Recently he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by America’s Top 100 Attorneys. He has also has had several articles published in the Daily Journal and was voted a Pasadena Top Attorney from 2013-2024.

Mr. Bonholtzer strives for the best possible results for his clients through hard work, preparation, and staying on the cutting edge. He is well-versed in depositions, arbitrations, and trials, including trying both jury trial and bench trials. He has helped his clients achieve extraordinary results including a 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, a 1.5 million dollar settlement for a defective product, a 1.5 million dollar settlement for a low speed auto case, and many more multi-million dollar results. 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 also hold one of the Top 40 California Premises Liability verdicts. 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.