Armando J. Berriz

Armando J. Berriz

Attorney
Location:
Agoura Hills, California
Phone:
818-584-1669
310-439-9687
Fax:
818-889-8260
Email:

Armando J. Berriz graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. In 1994 he graduated from Pepperdine Law School with a Juris Doctorate. On his first attempt he passed the California Bar Examination and has been admitted to practice law throughout California and Federal Court in the United States District Court, Central District of California since 1994. In 2003, Armando continued his legal education by completing the coveted Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine Law School's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. He has since served for and received appreciation from the Los Angeles Superior Court and Ventura Superior Court for serving as a neutral for alternative dispute resolution and Mandatory Settlement Conference Officer. Since partnering with John Neustadt and forming Neustadt & Berriz, Mr. Berriz has successfully represented hundreds of clients, recovering millions of dollars in the aggregate for them in a wide variety of personal injury cases. A seasoned trial attorney, Mr. Berriz is a member of the most respected association of trial attorneys, The American Board of Trial Advocates, California Coast Chapter. He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. In addition, Mr. Berriz is also a licensed real estate broker.

Armando and his wife, Catherine, have three fantastic children, two girls and a boy. Mr. Berriz has surfed all over the world, paddles in international competitions, stand-up paddles, dives, and is a boating enthusiast. Additionally, born and raised in a Cuban household, Mr. Berriz speaks Spanish fluently, bringing an added value to the Hispanic Community.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine Law School's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1994

Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    • J.D. - 1994
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The American Board of Trial Advocates, California Coast Chapter, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Temporary Judge, Ventura Superior Court. Panel Neutral (arbitrator and mediator) for Los Angeles Superior Court and Ventura Superior Court. Board of Trustees, La Reina College High School.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English