About Us

DeWitt Algorri & Algorri, founded in 1979 by Louis DeWitt and Mark Algorri, has become one of Southern California’s most elite and established plaintiff’s personal injury trial firms. DAA’s team of real trial lawyers who specialize in catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and insurance bad faith cases, and they have a track record of numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements to back it up. Their dynamic approach has garnered high recognition in the legal profession and in the press.

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A Winning Legacy of Justice in Helping Victims, hundreds of millions obtained for clients

The Algorri firm has been featured on CBS’s 60 Minutes®, NBC’s Meet the Press®, Reason®, and numerous local and international news media. Over 95 percent of their cases are referred by other law firms and former clients– even judges. That says it all.

Spanning almost 5 decades, the Algorri firm has fiercely represented the gravely injured, their families, and consumers against the negligent and reckless, including large corporations, motor vehicle and product manufacturers, insurance companies, and other well-financed and powerful adversaries. We firmly understand we are on the right side of justice representing people against monied interests. Cases declined or clients abandoned by other attorneys often come here to reverse course and secure victory.

We hold insurance
companies responsible.

DeWitt Algorri & Algorri is AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the organization’s highest rating.

* AV Preeminent® is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

The Algorri firm will take your case on a contingency basis – no recovery, no fee—and invest its own money and resources to hire the best investigators and expert witnesses, and if need be, take your case to trial. At the time of settlement, they will resolve loose ends, from negotiating your medical liens or retaining specialists to create structured settlements and special needs trusts, if necessary, to provide a secure future for the injured without losing valuable benefits. Cases are also prepared for trial using video recorded focus groups and mock trials in our state-of the art facilities so that winning is not achieved by accident. Practice, indeed, makes perfect.

The Algorri firm’s lawyers are highly accomplished and recognized by their peers. Mark Algorri, Ernest Algorri, and William McMillan are associates of the invitation-only American Board of Trial Advocates and invited members of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers and top rated on AVVO®. These lawyers have been named, year after year, as Southern California Super Lawyers®, and Patrick Nolan has consistently been named as a Super Lawyers’ “Rising Star ®”. Ernest Algorri has been named to the Board of Directors of Loyola Law School and is an advisor to the Loyola Law School Center for Trial Advocacy. Lawyers at the firm have also been inducted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Association for Justice, and the Academy of Catastrophic Injury Attorneys.

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