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About


Your personal injury attorney should shine a light on the issues

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About


Your personal injury attorney should shine a light on the issues

Welcome

We have the pleasure of welcoming you to Traut Firm, trial lawyers dedicated to serving you. 

We will work tirelessly to make sure you receive the help and compensation you deserve. 

As a client of Eric V. Traut of Traut Firm, you will have the power of experienced trial attorneys, access to a highly respected firm with the ability to handle complex cases, and the personal attention of the caring and compassionate members of our team.

Best Lawyers

Eric is proudly selected to the peer reviewed list of Best Lawyers, an esteemed list of the top 3% of the Bar, for his excellence in his practice.

Avvo

With the highest Avvo rating possible, both clients and attorneys agree Eric is among the best rated attorneys in Southern California.

Super Lawyers

For over 10 years Eric is honored to have been recognized to the list of Southern California Super Lawyers, a peer-reviewed list.

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Take a Seat


Let us take care of everything. We are a full service firm addressing all your needs following a personal injury or wrongful death.

Take a Seat


Let us take care of everything. We are a full service firm addressing all your needs following a personal injury or wrongful death.

Eric Traut distinguished himself early as one of the top trial attorneys in Southern California when he was recognized as the youngest winner of the prestigious Trial Lawyer of the Year award in the history of the Orange County Trial Lawyer Association. He has been selected by his peers to the list of Super Lawyers, including the “Top 50 Orange County” and “Top 100 Southern California” lists that featured him in Los Angeles Magazine consecutively for ten years and is honored to be named to the list of Best Lawyers of America, a recognition reserved for only the top 3% of the Bar. Eric has handled high-profile cases that have resulted in appearances on Good Morning America, Fox News, Court T.V., and ABC's "Primetime." Eric was the youngest member ever admitted to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) at the age of 33, 

and he served as President of the Orange County Chapter of ABOTA in 2010. As the Past President of the Orange County Bar Foundation, Eric led a non-profit organization strengthening Orange County youth and families through unique, award-winning health and education programs. In 2008, he was named as Alumni of the Year at Western State University Law School, and was inducted into the school’s "Hall of Fame" in 2013. He is a recipient of the Angelo Palmieri Award for Civility from the Banyard Inn of Court and was the first lawyer to be awarded the OC Look award by Orange Coast Magazine, an award given to those individuals who exemplify success and style in Orange County. Eric has been a speaker at countless seminars on litigation and trial skills, and published multiple articles on strategy and practice. 

 

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The Team


The Team


EXPERIENCE

Over 100 Jury Trials

Eric Traut is among the premier trial attorneys in California. He has tried over 100 civil jury trials in his 27-year career. Always pushing the envelope, he is featured across the state as an early adopter of new civil trial methods and he is Past President of  the Orange County Chapter of ABOTA, the leading invitation-only professional organization for litigators regarded by their peers to be the very best.

RESULTS

SEVEN FIGURE Verdicts and SETTLEMENTS

Eric has settled or tried over 100 six- and seven-figure cases. But the truth is, settling cases for millions may not necessarily be a big feat. The firm representing you must have a proven track record of successful verdicts, in both big and small cases. Eric will provide you a list of our most recent jury verdicts and settlements, because he knows you want the lawyer with the best litigation and trial skills, not just the best marketer.