James O. Heiting of Heiting & Irwin earns ABOTA membership
Riverside, California: James O. Heiting, a founding partner of the California-based firm Heiting & Irwin, and former president of the State Bar of California, has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
ABOTA dedicates itself to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials. Membership in this prestigious group is invitation-only.
“ABOTA is one of the nation’s most effective organizations in championing the ethics, professionalism and principles of the legal profession, and I’m honored to be part of this select group,” Mr. Heiting said.
“Top Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice” (American Lawyer). “One of the top 100 trial attorneys in the nation” (National Trial Lawyers), “an exceptional lawyer”, past President of the State Bar of California (over 200,000 lawyers) (2005-2006), and served on the State Bar Board of Governors (2002-2006). Peers, judges and clients rate him “Superb” (AVVO); “Preeminent, highest possible rating in legal ability and ethics” (Martindale-Hubbell); member of his law school’s Hall of Fame; Inland Empire Magazine called him the “Best of the Best”. The firm has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for clients. Heiting & Irwin specializes in representing clients victimized by serious injuries, wrongful death, negligence, and serious accidents. Named one of Southern California’s SuperLawyers, Mr. Heiting is admitted to practice law before all courts of the state, the federal courts, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the California and United States Supreme Courts.