James Pocrass

Pocrass & De Los Reyes LLP
1875 Century Park E Ste 1750
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 550-9050
www.pocrass.com


For more than three decades Jim Pocrass has obtained multi-million dollar results for people who - because of no fault of their own - have suffered serious personal injuries and for families who have lost a loved one to a wrongful death.

A BICYCLE ENTHUSIAST

Jim's own experiences as a recreational cyclist and as a bike attorney who has represented hundreds of cyclists who suffered serious personal injuries while riding, led him to become active in the bike community. On the board of the directors of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, Jim is in the forefront of helping to make Los Angeles a bike-friendly community.

Jim's commitment to bicycling has made Pocrass & De Los Reyes a familiar name as the sponsor of many bike events and bike programs for such organizations as the:

Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition
California Bicycle Coalition
Santa Monica Spokes
Finish the Ride
StreetsAreForEveryone.org - SAFE
Southern California Cyclocross
West Hollywood Bicycle Coalition
Walk Bike Long Beach
Multicultural Communities for Mobility
Culver City Bicycle Coalition
He also is a frequent contributor to and supporter of www.BikinginLA.com, Streetsblog L.A., Santa Monica Next, and Long Beachize.

A MOTORCYCLE ADVOCATE

Though these days Jim Pocrass doesn't get out on his bike as often as he would like, the fever still burns for those long, winding rides through the canyons.

Having handled many, many motorcycle accidents during his career, Jim knows first-hand the attraction for the bike in spite of its potential dangers.

Pocrass & De Los Reyes is becoming a fixture in the Los Angeles motorcycle community. Jim often can be found speaking at motorcycle clubs and motorcycle shops, and sponsoring various bike events.

ADVOCATING FOR AVIATION ACCIDENT VICTIMS

Jim Pocrass, a qualified commercial pilot and an accomplished aviation enthusiast, brings in-depth experience to the area of aviation law.

Jim also is highly skilled in dealing with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and the government regulatory and investigatory processes.

TOUGH DEMANDS FOR SERIOUS INJURIES

When demanding accountability from corporations, healthcare professionals, insurers, and commercial interests, Jim Pocrass puts his MBA to good use. His business acumen allows him to maximize the financial compensation for his clients.

Jim Pocrass's courtroom skills as a presenter of complex fact patterns and his engaging demeanor have earned him the respect of his fellow trial lawyers, on both sides of the Bar, as demonstrated by the repeated honors he has earned.

HONORS:

Top 100: Southern California Super Lawyers, 2014 - 2018
Southern California Super Lawyers, 2009 - 2018
Best Lawyers in America, 2010 - 2019
Best Law Firms In America, U.S. News & World Report, 2015 - 2018
Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014 - 2018
Martindale Hubble, AV-Preeminent Rating

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS:

All California State Courts
California Court of Appeal, Ninth District
United States District Court, Eastern District of California
United States Tax Court
State Bar of California, 1973

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Consumer Attorneys of California
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
American Board of Trial Advocates
Los Angeles County Bar Association
American Association for Justice
National Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association

EDUCATION:

Loyola Law School, J.D., 1973
University of Southern California, MBA, 1971
California State University, Northridge, BA, 1970

SPECIAL LICENSES:

Commercial Pilots License, California, 1969

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, Board of Directors, 2014 - present
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, Board of Directors, Vice President, 2017, 2018
Beverly Hills Rotary Club
West Valley Flyers Club
Coachella Valley Flyers
Radio Controlled Airplane Pilot
Jewish Home for the Aging, Guardian

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Golf
Bicycling
Motorcycles
Flying
Radio Controlled Airplanes