Attorney Profile: M. Lawrence Lallande
M. Lawrence Lallande, founder of Lallande Law, has been committed to obtaining justice and results for his clients for over a quarter of a century. Mr. Lallande is a real trial lawyer with proven results. These results, obtained through dedicated, detail-oriented aggressive representation, have earned him a place in the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA) Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and a member of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (OCTLA). For several years he has been honored as one of Southern California’s “Super Lawyers“, an honor that is voted on by other attorneys and reserved for only the top 5 percent of attorneys in California. He has also earned the coveted, prestigious “AV” Rating by Martindale-Hubbell for achieving the highest level of integrity and skill, and received CAOC’s Presidential Award of Merit in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2008.
Mr. Lallande was born in Puerto Rico on November 20, 1957. He graduated from Pepperdine University with a B.S. in 1980 and a J.D. in 1983. He is admitted to the California Bar, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court, Southern, Central, Northern and Eastern Districts of California, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court. He has been an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law and a frequent instructor and speaker at Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Seminars. Mr. Lallande is also the Executive Director and Secretary of the Corwin D. Denney Foundation.
Mr. Lallande is very involved and respected in the legal community. He has held several offices for the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) such as: the Board of Governors, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, as an Officer, a Parliamentarian, and as Secretary from 2006-2007. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA). Mr. Lallande is involved in the American Association for Justice (AAJ) as a current member and former California State Delegate for the Minority Caucus. In addition, he currently belongs to such AAJ groups as the Products Liability Section, Bicycle Litigation Group, Vehicle Collision, Highway Premises Liability Section, Motorcycle Litigation Group, and the Interstate Trucking Litigation Group. Mr. Lallande is also a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), the Long Beach Bar Association (LBBA), and the Mexican American Bar Association (MABA). Mr. Lallande is on the Honorary Board of Governors of Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities (LATLC).
Mr. Lallande’s long track record demonstrates his dedication to obtaining the best possible results in his pursuit of just compensation for his clients. Representing serious injury victims and the family members of those who have lost their lives is a special responsibility that he takes very seriously. His strong work ethic and compassion for his clients gives them the protection and strength they need in someone who will fight for the justice they deserve. He has the proven skill set to examine the evidence, analyze the facts, prepare the case and ultimately hold the wrong-doer accountable for their actions. He strives to provide for a just recovery, whether that result can be obtained in a negotiated settlement or in the battlefield of trial.