Effres & Associates

5115 Clareton Drive, Suite 110
Agoura Hills, CA 91301


d. (818) 222-9720





Westlake Village II

Steven B. Effres


Personal injury attorney, Steven B. Effres, has received extensive recognition for his trial and litigation work. Since 2011, he has been selected to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 in the State of California. Mr. Effres was one of the first attorneys profiled by the Los Angeles Daily Journal in their “Litigation Profile” Series.

He has also been recognized for his trial skills in personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mr. Effres, one of the leading lawyers in the country for lawsuits involving lingual nerve damage from dental negligence, has obtained the highest reported jury verdict or results in California, New York, New Jersey, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Virginia for lingual nerve injury.


A History of Success

Mr. Effres is especially proud of his firm’s role in obtaining justice for children who have been injured or victimized. He has obtained numerous multi-million dollar results for his clients. Mr. Effres handles cases in other states on a pro hac vice basis (special permission from the court), and he has been consulted by attorneys nationally, including Alaska, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Florida. He has also been a Settlement Conference Officer for the Los Angeles County Superior Court and has received numerous Certificates of Appreciation for his years of services.


Mr. Effres has also litigated cases outside of California, in states such as:

  • Nevada

  • Pennsylvania

  • New York

  • Jersey

  • Virginia

  • Texas

  • Florida

  • Mississippi

  • Kentucky

  • Connecticut


Mr. Effres is proud to be on the Honorary Board of the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, a nonprofit organization founded, funded, and maintained by lawyers within the Los Angeles Community. Its members are committed to helping those who need it most. He serves residents throughout Southern California, including Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura, and all surrounding counties.

Schedule a free consultation with our Los Angeles personal injury lawyer by contacting us.


Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1983

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1984

  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1984

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1984



  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 1983

    • J.D.

    • Graduated With Honors

  • Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1980

    • B.S. Accounting

    • Graduated With Honors

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