Attorney Profile – Nicole Lari-Joni


Nicole Lari-Joni is a partner at the firm, and she serves as one of the lead litigation and trial attorneys. Nicole Lari-Joni’s practice is concentrated on litigating and trying cases involving personal injury, contract disputes, and/or insurance bad faith. Nicole Lari-Joni’s personal injury practice covers a wide range of cases, but primarily focuses on severe and catastrophic injuries, including, but not limited to, brain injuries, burn injuries, and wrongful death.

In litigating the foregoing types of cases on behalf of her clients, Nicole Lari-Joni has obtained notable jury verdicts and settlements. In 2011, Nicole Lari-Joni was recognized as the Consumer Attorneys of California’s Woman Trial Lawyer of the Year. Additionally, in 2011, the City of Lancaster awarded a commendation to Nicole Lari-Joni for her excellence in advocating at trial for injured victim’s rights. Among other notable achievements, Nicole Lari-Joni was honored in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 by SuperLawyers® as one of their Rising Stars. No more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are named to the prestigious list. In 2015, SuperLawyers® also recognized Nicole Lari-Joni as one of their Up-and-Coming 50: 2015 Women Southern California Rising Stars. As for 2016, Nicole Lari-Joni was selected to the SuperLawyers® list, which recognized the top attorneys in the state of all age levels.

As for her verdicts, Nicole Lari-Joni has been recognized by the Recorder’s edition of the Top 100 Million Dollar Verdicts in California on two separate occasions, including a 2014 verdict which was the largest personal injury judgment in California according to data collected by VerdictSearch® and from California courts. She has also been recognized nationally by the National Law Journal for achieving one of the top 100 largest verdicts in 2014 in the entire country.

As for the foundation for these results, Nicole Lari-Joni credits her success to her sincere devotion to her clients and their needs. She understands the problems that they face and she stands beside them so that they do not face them alone.

Some Highlights About Nicole 

Nicole Lari-Joni has an extensive educational background, is fluent in a number of languages, and serves on various legal boards.
  • Certificate of International Legal Studies – University of London
  • Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Board Member of the Board of Governors of the Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Past Board Member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member of the Legislative Committee of CAOC/CAALA
  • Fluent in English, French, German, and Swiss German
Over the years, Nicole Lari-Joni has received significant recognition and awards for her work and achievements.

  • CAOC 2011 Woman Trial Lawyer of the Year
  • Selected to 2015 SuperLawyers® Up-and-Coming-50 List (top 50 women)
  • Advocacy Commendation from the City of Lancaster
  • Los Angeles Magazine – 2012 Top Women Lawyers
  • Los Angeles Magazine – 2013 Top Women Lawyers
  • Los Angeles Magazine – 2014 Top Women Lawyers
  • Top 100 Million Dollar Verdicts – The Recorder