Raphael Javid

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Raphael Javid is a founder and the managing partner of BD&J’s litigation department. Raphael has secured over $235 million dollars for his clients including over 50 verdicts and settlements for $1 million dollars or more.

Raphael’s practice is comprised primarily of cases involving motorcycle and automobile accidents that have caused catastrophic injuries to his clients. He also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. Even after office hours or during personal meetings, Raphael is readily accessible to his clients via cell phone. In addition to securing his clients’ full financial recovery, he also focuses on providing access to the best medical and rehabilitation options available, thus ensuring maximum physical and emotional recovery for his clients.

Raphael attended UCLA School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor in 2001. He also earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1998 from the University of California, Los Angeles, graduating summa cum laude and among the top 50 students of his 12,000 student class. Raphael is admitted to practice in all California state courts, and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Raphael serves as a mentor for many young lawyers, emphasizing the importance of learning the rules of evidence and the nuances of trial advocacy. He serves as a member of the American Association for Justice, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and serves on the Board of Directors for Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, California.

Raphael’s favorite pastime is spending time with his wife and three wonderful children.

Representative Verdicts and Settlements

  • $34.5 Million | Truck v. Pedestrian
  • $6.5 Million | Truck v. Car
  • $5.1 Million | Truck v. Car
  • $4.75 Million | Truck v. Motorcycle
  • $2.5 Million | Construction Site Injury
  • $1.75 Million | Truck v. Car
  • $1.5 Million | Car v. Car
  • $1.5 Million | Truck v. Car
  • $1.5 Million | Slip And Fall
  • $1.25 Million | Truck v. Car
  • $1 Million | Car v. Car
  • $1 Million | Car v. Car
  • $1 Million | Car v. Car
  • $1 Million | Car v. Motorcycle
  • $1 Million | Truck v. Car
  • $1 Million | Car v. Car
  • $1 Million | Truck v. Motorcycle
  • $1 Million | Truck v. Pedestrian
  • $1 Million | Car v. Car
  • $1 Million | Car v. Car

Languages

English, Farsi

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts
    * Graduated among the top 50 students of his 12,000 student class
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Juris Doctor
    *Ranked among the top 10 trial advocacy competitors in the state of California

Professional Associations

  • Brain Injury Association of California (Board Member)
  • Sinai Temple (Board Member)
  • American Association of Justice
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • California Applicant’s Attorney Association

Awards

  • Rising Star 2013, by Super Lawyers in Los Angeles Magazine
  • Rising Star 2015, by Super Lawyers in Los Angeles Magazine
  • Avvo Supurb Rating 2015; 10.0 Rating
  • Ethical Lawyers of America