B.A., University of California, Berkeley
J.D., Loyola Law School
Joins Southwestern: 2020
Jeffrey A. Shane is an established and well known Civil Lawyer in Los Angeles, specializing in Personal Injury Law and Business Litigation. He has been awarded significant trial verdicts and obtained maximum financial settlements for his clients. He was recently selected as Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2013, in Personal Injury by Pasadena Magazine.
A Phi Beta Kappa Graduate from UC Berkeley, he attended Loyola Law School, where he has served as an Adjunct Professor in Civil Discovery.
He is a contributing writer to the Daily Journal, the state’s largest legal newspaper; The Advocate, magazine of the Consumer Attorney’s; and Los Angeles Lawyer, the monthly periodical of The Los Angeles County Bar. He has also moderated and produced Law Talk, and Shane’s Verdicts, local cable shows, in which residents were educated on the nuts and bolts of various legal subjects and issues with guest lawyers. He was the recipient of the prestigious Harvard Prize Book Award.
He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (Trial lawyers), State Bar, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
A former Deputy District attorney, in his early career, he was also appointed to serve on the Regional Homeland Security Advisory Counsel.
An advocate for education, he was a candidate for the Board of Trustees for the Los Angeles County Community College System. He is Former Executive Director of YMCA in Beverly Hills, California and Associate Director of The Inner City Law Center, in Los Angeles, California.
Mr. Shane has given educational lectures on Justice and the law, how to survive the legal system, and on subjects ranging from personal injury, negligence, insurance concerns, to employment/discrimination/harassment, workers compensation, healthcare and business litigation to many social and business groups, his peers, and students at Loyola. He can make a valuable contribution as a speaker.