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Sherman Spitz of Berger Kahn Accepted Into American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

(filed under: In The News | June 19, 2017)

Sherman M. Spitz, an esteemed trial attorney and Shareholder at Berger Kahn, was recently accepted into the elite membership of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an association of experienced and professional trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the conservation of the civil jury trial and the rights of the Seventh Amendment of the Constitution.

Membership is by invitation only, requires a good standing with the Bar, and a strong record of jury trial experience. Spitz is also frequently involved in supporting the next generation of trial attorneys, with recent lectures at O.C. Bar Association College of Trial Advocacy on opening and closing arguments at trial, and with an appearance at the Southwestern School of Law Moot Court where he served as the “Chief Justice.”

Says Managing Partner Craig Simon of Spitz’s recognition, “Sherm and I opened this law firm more than three decades ago together. He is a stellar individual, an impeccable trial attorney and a person I’m proud to call my partner and my friend.”

ABOUT BERGER KAHN: Berger Kahn is a California-based law firm with practice areas including insurance coverage and litigation, business litigation, labor and employment, serious personal injury and wrongful death, and subrogation. The firm has offices in Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

ABOUT SHERMAN SPITZ: Sherman M. Spitz is a shareholder at Berger Kahn’s Orange County office and is one of the most experienced trial attorneys in California having tried more than 90 cases to jury verdict. He has obtained multi-million verdicts and settlements, including a $1.2 million settlement during trial on behalf of a brain injured man, a $6.5 million settlement for a plaintiff in an employment discrimination case, and a $7.5 million settlement for a plaintiff in a wrongful death action. Mr. Spitz is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell, Best Lawyers 2016-present and was named to the list of Southern California Super Lawyers from 2012-present.

ABOUT ABOTA: ABOTA seeks attorneys who display skill, civility and integrity, to help attorneys achieve a higher level of trial advocacy and to educate the public about the vital importance of the Seventh Amendment.