Personal Injury And Criminal Defense In Los Angeles County
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Jeffrey L. Bear

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  • Managing Partner


Los Angeles, CA





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Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Animal Injuries
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premise Liability
  • Truck Accidents
  • Criminal Defense
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Driving Under The Influence
  • Drug Cases
  • Homicide
  • Sex Crimes

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1972


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor - 06/1971
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Research Fellowship in Comparative Criminal Law and Procedure
    • Honors: National Moot Court Team
    • Honors: Law Review Case Note Program
    • Honors: Co-Founder, Community Legal Assistance Center
    • Honors: Class Standing: Top 15%
  • California State University, Northridge, California
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 07/1968
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • "Trial Preparation and Discovery", Co-author, Drunk Driving Trial Seminar Syllabus, California Public Defenders Association. , 1978

Representative Cases

  • People v. Marzett, 220 Cal.Rptr. 217, 1985, Cal.App. 2 Dist., 1985156905
  • People v. Cundle, 159 Cal.Rptr. 806, 1979, Cal.Super., 1979111898
  • Matter of Michael G., 143 Cal.Rptr. 163, 1977, Cal.App. 2 Dist., 1978192382
  • People v. Schueren, 516 P.2d 833, 1973, Cal., 1973125877


  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating
  • Preeminent Lawyer Rating by
  • Top Rated California Personal Injury Lawyer Rating by The Recorder
  • "Southern California Top Rated Lawyers": Los Angeles Times
  • Who's Who In The World
  • Who's Who In America
  • Who's Who In American Law
  • Who's Who In California

Classes / Seminars

  • Trial Techniques in Attacking Chemical and Testimonial Evidence. Syllabus co-author., Speaker, 1976, Drunk Driving Trial Seminar. California Public Defenders Association., 1976 to 1976
  • Speaker, 1977, Conference on Women and the Law, University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law. , Current Developments in Prostitution and Related Laws and Panel Discussion., 1977 to 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Criminal Law and Litigation Sections
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Criminal Justice and Litigation Sections
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Criminal Courts Bar Association
  • Indigent Criminal Defense Association
  • Association of Former Deputy Attorneys General
  • Shiners’ Hospital For Children Los Angeles, Board of Governors
  • Los Angeles Masonic Service Bureau, Executive Committee
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Arbitrator Panel
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, North Central District, Referee
  • Porsche Club of America, Los Angeles Region
  • Professional Association of Diving Instructors (Rescue Diver)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout

Past Employment Positions

  • California Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General., State and federal criminal appeals and writs, federal civil rights actions. Examiner for Commission on Judicial Qualifications. Executive Board, Association of Deputy Attorneys General, 1971 to 1973
  • Los Angeles County Public Defender, Deputy Public Defender. , Felony and misdemeanor arraignments, preliminary hearings, motions and trials. Executive Board, Los Angeles County Public Defender Association; Negotiating Team, Los Angeles County Employee Association, Local 660, District Attorney – Public Defender Section, 1973 to 1977

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Psi
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity