Christopher Montes de Oca

Christopher Montes de Oca: Attorney with Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca

Biography

Christopher Montes de Oca was one of the youngest attorneys to be admitted to the State Bar of California. He is one of the few attorneys in the State of California to have a Jury Trial verdict in excess of $10,000,000.00. In addition to being an active member of the State Bar of California, he is also an active Member of the District of Columbia Bar. Christopher has the distinction of achieving many outstanding awards including one for his dedication to pro bono services. He believes strongly in using his legal skills for the betterment of the community.

Awards include: SuperLawyers, Rising Star (2013-2016); Top Attorney, Pasadena Magazine (2016); Plaintiff Trial Academy, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (2014); Top Attorneys in Southern California, The New York Times & Los Angeles Magazine (2013); Orange County Bar Association College of Trial Advocacy, Orange County Bar Association (2007); Certificate of Faculty Appreciation, Argosy University (2007); Scott McCune Memorial Award, Orange County Legal Education Foundation (2005).

Areas of Practice (58)

  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Subway Accidents
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Tourist Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Airbag Injury
  • All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Automotive Restraints
  • Chemical Explosions
  • Chemical Products Liability
  • Elevator Liability
  • Escalator Liability
  • Explosions
  • Gas Explosions
  • Heart Device Litigation
  • Heavy Equipment Products Liability
  • Industrial Products Liability
  • Motorcycle Products Liability
  • Office Equipment Products Liability
  • Product Defects
  • Product Failure
  • Propane Products Liability
  • Recreational Products Liability
  • Recreational Vehicle Products Liability
  • Seat Belt Injury
  • Tire Defect Litigation
  • Vaccine Injury
  • Vehicle Rollovers

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(562) 901-4664  Phone
(562) 901-4665  Fax
www.LA.legal
University Attended:
Argosy University, M.B.A., Finance, 2005; University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., Global Studies and Spanish, 2003
Law School Attended:
Western State University College of Law, J.D., 2006
Year of First admission:
2006
Admission:
2006, California; 2008, District of Columbia
Memberships:
Long Beach Bar Association; Barristers, Federal and American Bar Associations; State Bar of California; District of Columbia Bar; Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles; Los Angeles County Bar Association Barristers; Orange County Bar Association
ISLN:
917995628
Payment Information:
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  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.5/5.0 (16)
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    • Christopher Montes de Oca

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/27/12 in Automobile Insurance Coverage on 06/27/12

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    • Christopher Montes de Oca

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 06/20/12 in Business Law on 06/20/12

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      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 06/20/12 in Real Estate on 06/20/12

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      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 06/20/12 in Personal Injury on 06/20/12

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      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 06/20/12 in Criminal Law on 06/20/12

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    • Christopher Montes de Oca

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/18/12 in Personal Injury on 06/18/12

      Mr Montes de Oca recently represented a person injured by a public bus. The opposition tried to bully and intimidate him. He not only stood his ground but turned the ta...

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      Mr Montes de Oca recently represented a person injured by a public bus. The opposition tried to bully and intimidate him. He not only stood his ground but turned the tables on them and ultimately drove the settlement from $50,000 to $1.2 million. He is an excellent attorney.

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    • Christopher Montes de Oca

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/10/12 in Criminal Law on 06/10/12

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    • Christopher Montes de Oca

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 06/08/12 in Criminal Law on 06/08/12

      Chris is trusted and dependable attorney.

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      Chris is trusted and dependable attorney.

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    • Christopher Montes de Oca

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 06/08/12 in Criminal Defense on 06/08/12

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    • Christopher Montes de Oca

      4.8/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/18/12 in Credit Law on 06/18/12

      Mr Montes de Oca is very bright and knowledgeable. He is tenacious and hard working. He can be very creative in finding solutions to his client's situations. I can who...

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      Mr Montes de Oca is very bright and knowledgeable. He is tenacious and hard working. He can be very creative in finding solutions to his client's situations. I can wholeheartedly recommend him.

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    • Christopher Montes de Oca

      5.0/5.0 on 08/23/17 on 08/23/17

      Amazing service. Chris is very responsive, responsible, and a true professional. He helped my uncle get a fair settlement in a car accident case. I would recommend Chris...

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      Amazing service. Chris is very responsive, responsible, and a true professional. He helped my uncle get a fair settlement in a car accident case. I would recommend Chris to anyone!

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    • Christopher Montes de Oca

      5.0/5.0 on 09/07/12 on 09/07/12

      Outstanding service...Very nice Attorney, works very hard for you and on top of everything at all times. Thank you very much Mr. Christopher Montes de Oca.

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      Outstanding service...Very nice Attorney, works very hard for you and on top of everything at all times. Thank you very much Mr. Christopher Montes de Oca.

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