Bruce Brusavich co-founded AGNEWBRUSAVICH when he was 28 years old. Since the firm's inception, he has represented thousands of individuals and businesses in a variety of areas, including personal injury, insurance bad faith, business litigation, elder abuse, professional malpractice, product liability and wrongful death.
With more than 100 jury trials, clients rely on Mr. Brusavich for sound legal counsel and to protect their rights through every phase of litigation. Due to his extensive knowledge of the law and litigation, he often teaches other attorneys at Continuing Legal Education programs, testifies before the state legislature, and serves as an expert witness in legal malpractice cases.
Mr. Brusavich is the Past President of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and Consumer Attorneys of California, where he led efforts to reform the summary judgment statute, create a two-year statute of limitations, improve the administration of justice, and maintain trial court funding, among other initiatives.
Juris Doctorate: Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California Bachelor of Arts: California State University, Los Angeles, California Associates Degree: Don Bosco Technical Institute
Honors & Awards
Inducted into the Consumer Attorneys Association of California Hall of Fame (2018) Lifetime Legal Achievement Award by Consumer Watchdog (2015) Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers Guidance and Leadership of Consumer Attorneys of California, Consumer Attorneys of California Marvin E. Lewis Award Outstanding Accomplishments on Behalf of Consumers, Consumer Attorneys of California Edward I. Pollock Award Southern California Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers Southern California Trial Lawyer of the Year, Verdictum Juris Ted Horn Memorial Award, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Ten-Million Dollar Lawyer's Club The 100 Most Influential Attorneys in the State of California, Los Angeles Daily Journal Top 50 L.A. Lawyers Who Stand Out, Los Angeles Business Journal Trial Lawyer of the Year, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
Professional Associations & Memberships
American Associates for Justice, Leader's Forum Member America's Public Interest Law Firm, Public Justice American Board of Trial Advocates, Diplomate Member Consumer Attorneys of California, Former President Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, Former President International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow Los Angeles Trial Lawyers' Charities, Honorary Board of Governors Orange County Trial Lawyers Association South Bay Bar Association, Member Western Trial Lawyers Association
Pro Bono Activities
Judicial Council of California Civil and Small Claims Advisory Committee, Member, 2006-2009, 2009-2012 AB 2069 Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, Member Judicial Council AB 329 Task Force, Member, 2011 Los Angeles Superior Court AB 3300/3820 Committee, Member Los Angeles Superior Court Civil Central Improvement Task Force, Member Los Angeles Superior Court Panel, Member Los Angeles Superior Court Panel, Volunteer Arbitrators and Mediators Providence Trinity Care Hospice Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2008-2012 2003 Judicial Council Blue Ribbon Panel of Experts on the Fair and Efficient Administration of Civil Cases, Consultant
Medical Liens and the Current Status of Howell, Advocate, 2016 Mediation: Making your case stand out, Advocate, 2015 Reforms in the Compromise of Claims for Minors and Persons with Disabilities, The Journal of the Litigation Section, State Bar of California, Vol. 23, Number 1, 2010 Telephonic Appearances in Judicial Proceedings: Getting Closer to Judicial Acceptance, California Litigation, The Journal of the Litigation Section, State Bar of California, Vol. 23, Number 1, 2009 Preparing for Cross-Examination at Trial, Consumer Attorneys of California Forum Magazine, November, 2006 The Alliance For Better Business Celebrates Its Second Anniversary, Consumer Attorneys of California Forum Magazine, July/August, 2004 Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck at Mediation, Consumer Attorneys of California Forum Magazine, January/February, 2004 The Gray Davis Administration Comes to a Historic End, Consumer Attorneys of California Forum Magazine, November, 2003 Reforming Fast Track and Restoring Civility Between the Bench and Bar, Consumer Attorneys of California Forum Magazine, May, 2003 Federal Tort Deform - MICRA for All, Justice for None, Consumer Attorneys of California Forum Magazine, March, 2003 A Two-Year Statute of Limitations and Summary Judgment Reform, Consumer Attorneys of California Forum Magazine, October, 2002 Proving Economic Damages Without an Economist, Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association Advocate, May, 1988