• 11755 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1300
  • Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Jin Lew

Senior Lawyer

  • Los Angeles, California

Jin Lew is a senior lawyer of the law firm of Michels & Lew which represents consumers and patients in the area of complex catastrophic personal injury and medical malpractice law. He received his JD from Loyola Law School and his BA from the University of California at Los Angeles. For several years, Jin has been recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer in the area of California medical malpractice. Jin has been included in the list of National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 and was a finalist for the Consumer Attorneys of California Lawyer of the Year for 2014. Jin is a Fellow in Trial Advocacy with the Litigation Counsel of America. He has been invited to speak on the evolution of personal injury and medical malpractice law by the UCLA School of Law, Loyola Law School and Southwestern Law School. Jin currently served as President of the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California. In his spare time, Jin is a black belt instructor in the martial art of judo.

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, JD
  • University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, Bachelor of Arts, History Honors: Certificate of Completion in Business Administration
Honors & Awards
  • 2016 Best Lawyers in America - Medical Malpractice Law & Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs
  • Avvo Rating: 10.0 Superb
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 of 2014
  • Nominated for CAOC Lawyer of the Year, 2014
  • Certification in Management and Business Administration
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • Southern California Super Lawyer Personal Injury Plaintiff & Medical Malpractice Plaintiff, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • National Trial Lawyers, top 100, Jin Lew
  • Best Lawyers 2017, Jin Lew
  • AVVO Rated Lawyer, Jin Lew
  • SuperLawyers, Jin Lew
  • Best Lawyers 2017, Philip Michels
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Korean American Bar Association of Southern California, Past President 2015
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member and Governor 2014
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
Published Works
  • Voir Dire, Plaintiff Magazine, March 2008
  • Admission of computer records into evidence, the Magazine, October 2007 plaintiff
  • "Medical Malpractice: How to protect and preserve the line between patient and provider," REHABILITATION OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, 2000
  • "State of Today’s Practice of Law" Asian Pacific American Law Students Association at Loyola Law School, November 2014, sponsored by Korean American Bar Assocation
  • "The current state of the Law of Medical Malpractice in California," Bar Association of Health, UCLA School of Law, February 2013 "Understanding Law Practice specialist in personal injury and medical negligence, today," Loyola law School, March 2011
  • "Trial Advocacy in California," NBI Seminar Legal, Beverly Hills, California, 2003
  • "Understanding the Law Elder Abuse and dependent adults," Little Company of Mary Medical Center, Torrance, California / White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, 2002
  • "Civil Obligations for Involuntary Psychiatric argues," LAC Fire Department / Department of Health, 2000
  • "Roles of minorities in the legal profession," Southwestern School of Law, 1996
  • "Sexual Harassment and the emergency room," National Board of Directors Janzen, Johnson & Rockwell Emergency Medical Group, 1996

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