FIRM OVERVIEW

 

At the Los Angeles personal injury and plaintiffs litigation law firm  of Law Offices of Nicholas R. Allis ALC, we focus exclusively on helping injured people and their families. A skilled litigator and shrewd negotiator, Mr. Allis and his team know how to get to the bottom of even the most complex cases in order to get full and fair compensation for our clients.

Our firm has particular experience representing injured clients in various kinds of cases where our clients have been injured including personal injury,business and Los Angeles premises liability, slip and fall accidents, wrongful death cases involving motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, pharmaceutical injuries, elder abuse and other injuries. We also assist clients in pursuing claims against insurance companies that refuse to pay, and claims for legal malpractice if a previous attorney has somehow compromised your claim.

We know that litigation can be financially and emotionally draining. If you or a family member has been injured, your primary focus should be on healing. You shouldn’t be wasting your energy worrying about your lawsuit. With Nicholas R. Allis, you can be assured your case is in good hands. We will make sure you understand the process, help you make decisions and give you the assurance that nothing will be overlooked. We have the skill and experience to investigate these often complex cases, negotiate with insurance companies and other at-fault parties, and obtain full compensation for our clients.

Experience

Nicholas R. Allis has a wealth of experience representing injured people. He has successfully handled literally hundreds of cases, including serving as lead counsel in more than 70 jury trials and representing clients at all levels of the appeals process including arguing a case before the United States Supreme Court.

In addition to his own knowledge and skill, Mr. Allis also cultivates and maintains a network of trustworthy experts who can be called on to assist in uncovering and explaining the essential details related to your injury in order to present complete, compelling cases.

Integrity

At The Law Offices of Nicholas R. Allis, we believe our success is based in part on our reputation for honesty and integrity. Our dedication to ethical representation means that clients, judges, insurance companies and other attorneys know the facts we present are solid and verifiable.

We will give you a straightforward, realistic assessment of your injury and what you can expect from your claim. If you don’t have a case, we will tell you that too. You can trust that if we take you as a client, we will be absolutely honest and open with you so that, together, we can determine the full extent of your injuries and the best possible course of action.

We also advise clients on how to communicate fully with medical providers to make sure your injuries are properly documented and properly treated. We cannot emphasize enough how important it is to be honest with all of your medical providers and to give full and complete descriptions of your injuries.

Commitment

At The Law Offices of Nicholas R. Allis, if you are our client, you can rely on receiving the personal, focused attention of an exceptionally experienced plaintiffs’ litigation and personal injury attorney. We take the time to really listen to what the problem is so that, together, we can reach a resolution that meets your needs and goals.

An aggressive litigator and skilled negotiator, Nicholas R. Allis never backs down from a fight and always puts your interests first. From finding the right experts to analyze the facts of your medical injury, to preparing highly technical computer or video accident reconstruction visuals so that juries can see what really happened, we have the skill and resources to make sure you get full compensation for your injury.

Our offices are conveniently located just off the 405 San Diego Freeway in West Los Angeles at the corner of Bundy and Wilshire.

Let Nicholas R. Allis help you. Contact the Law Offices of Nicholas R. Allis now!

 


Attorney Biography: Nicholas R. Allis

Nicholas R. Allis focuses his practice in the area of civil litigation with particular emphasis on plaintiffs’ contingency fee litigation including medical malpractice, legal malpractice, other professional malpractice, personal-injury related cases, business fraud, vehicular accidents, premise liabilityslip and fall, product liability, pharmaceutical liability,employment, harassment, elder abuse and other litigation claims. A graduate of Yale university and the Georgetown Law Center, he was the winner of the Beaudry Cup for moot court, and served on the Executive Board and was Case and Notes editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.

Legal Experience

Mr. Allis of the Law Offices of Nicholas R. Allis has for years been a member of both the California Bar and the Washington D.C. Bar His extensive trial and appellate experience includes serving as lead attorney in numerous jury trials in Federal and California Superior Courts and arguing and presenting cases before federal and state appellate courts. He has personally appeared and argued on behalf of a client in the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. After law school, Mr. Allis served as clerk to Judge Francis Van Dusen of the United States Court of Appeals, for the Third Circuit in 1970 and 1971, and was a Deputy Federal Public Defender in Los Angeles from 1972 to 1975. Before founding his own practice in 1987, he was a partner with Butler, Dan, Allis and Reback and its predecessor law firms, specializing in plaintiffs’ civil litigation. Mr. Allis is qualified to serve as a Pro-Tem Judge in the Los Angeles Superior Court, Central District and an Arbitrator for the Los Angeles Superior Court. He served as Assistant Editor of The Advocate (the Magazine of Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association) from 1988 to 1993. Mr. Allis is extremely active in all local bar association activities and has been involved in organizing Citizens Law Schools to provide free legal advice to people and worked with the Museum of Tolerance on their speakers programs. Mr. Allis is the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award of the California Trial Lawyers Association, the President’s Award of the Beverly Hills Bar Association (1992), and the Distinguished Service Award of the Beverly Hills Bar Association (1995). A frequent author and lecturer, he has lectured on various topics for the Continuing Education of Bar (CEB) and Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles. His articles have been published in various prestigious publications, including the Georgetown Law Journal (e.g. note, vol.57, no.5 pp 992-1056 (1969), the University of Southern California Law Review (vol. 50, no.3 pp 461-511 (1977), and the Advocate, magazine of Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles.

Memberships

  • Beverly Hills Bar Foundation, President (2006-2007)
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, President (1999-2000), President-Elect (1998-1999), 1st Vice President (1997-1998), 2nd Vice President (1996-1997), Secretary/Treasurer (1995-1996), Board of Governors (1990-1994; 1995-2001), Executive Committee (1995-2001)
  • Public Counsel (the largest public interest law firm in California), Board of Directors (1998-2006).
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Mental Health Advocacy Services
  • Justice 2000-2002 Committee, Chair
  • Resolutions Committee to State Bar Convention, Chair (1995)
  • Citizens Law School, Chair (1993-1994)
  • Federal Courts Committee, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Chair (1990)
  • Bill of Rights Bicentennial Committee of the Member of Board Beverly Hills Bar Foundation, Chair (1999- )
  • PAC Board, California Trial Lawyers Association (1988-1991);
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association, member
  • California Trial Lawyers Association, member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, member
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, member

In previous years Mr. Allis has also been a member of:

  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Superior Court Bench and Bar Committee
  • Superior Court’s West District Coordination Implementation Committee
  • The Lawyers Professional Liability Bar Association

Other Experience

Mr. Allis has always shown a deep commitment to the larger community. Prior to attending law school, he served for two years in the United States Peace Corps in Nigeria as a secondary school teacher in an African school and also developed and ran a program teaching literacy to market women. He also worked in Mississippi in the Summer of 1964 helping to  register African American  voters as part of Mississippi Freedom Summer, where three of his co-workers were killed. After his peace corps experience, he  taught junior  high school in Inner City Philadelphia. As comfortable in the out-of-doors as in the courtroom, Mr. Allis worked during the Summers in high school and college for the trail crew of the Appalachian Mountain Club in the White Mountains of New Hampshire; the U.S. Forest Service as a firefighter with a Hot Shot Crew based out of Idaho; and  the National Park Service in Yellowstone National Park as a fire control aid where he not only manned a secondary fire lookout but also hung telephone line in the woods, and was assigned a horse and a mule and supplied back country snow shoe cabins with supplies  for the use of rangers and their horses in the wintertime. One summer to earn even better money for college,  he hitchhiked and rode  freight trains from the East Coast of the U.S. where he lived at that time  to Alaska, ending up on Kodiak Island. There, he worked in canneries, a restaurant, as a king crab butcher,  and as on the night shift in a  storage facility containing frozen halibut. During law school where he was a scholarship student, he worked for the Community Relations Service  of the U. S. Justice Department and also occasionally worked part time as a bartender and waiter. A father of three, he has also at various times enjoyed the roles of Little League Coach and Soccer Coach, and participated with his children in the YMCA Indian Princess / Indian Guides program. He served on the board of his local church.

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