A well-known California â€œSuper Lawyerâ€, peers, clients and judges rate him â€œPreeminentâ€ (highest possible rating in legal ability and ethical standards: Martindale Hubbell) and â€œSuperbâ€ (10 our of 10 AVVO rating); â€œTop Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury and Medical Malpracticeâ€ (American Lawyer Magazine, 2014); National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneysâ€™ â€œTop 10" in Southern California.Â With hundreds of millions of dollars recovered for clients, Jim Heiting and his six-lawyer firm, Heiting & Irwin, focus on handling and litigating cases of serious or catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.Â James â€œJimâ€ Heiting is also a Past President of the State Bar of California, in fact the only State Bar President ever elected from Riverside or San Bernardino Counties (the Inland Empire), and a member of his law schoolâ€™s HALL OF FAME. He is one of theÂ Top 100Â Trial Attorneys in the nation (National Trial Lawyers Association). Mr. Heiting is well-known as a dedicated family man and as a very successful, tough, and tenacious advocate and lawyer.Â He is deeply involved in the Inland Empire and its residents and is committed to have all staff live in the community(ies) they serve in the Inland Empire.Â Mr. Heiting lives in Riverside and is always dedicated to the best interests of his clients, even long after their cases are over.Â Lifelong relationships are made at Heiting & Irwin. And even though Mr. Heiting spent several years on the Board of Governors overseeing the State Bar, and was elected its President (of all California lawyers), he still participates in teaching and training less experienced lawyers and is a member of the Beverly Hills, Riverside (past president), and San Bernardino (lifetime member) Bar Associations and multiple federal and state litigation, ethics, and trial associations, including holding several leadership positions within the American Bar Association.Â He oversees cases and takes them to trial or successful settlement.Â Mr. Heiting is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and all California state and federal courts and has served as an invited speaker, instructor, mentor,Â faculty member, and panelist for the State Bar, the American Bar Association, universities, and law firms, and many legal and community organizations, and he is a contributing author to articles and books regarding personal injury law; and he has been appointed by several courts in fact-finding capacities and/or as a mediator or arbitrator. Even though Mr. Heiting is involved in and leads several service, non-profit, and community organizations, his passion is with injured victims and their families.Â He and his staff of over 20 have been successfully handling and litigating major cases since 1976. Jim Heiting is truly among the very Best of the Best.