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Richard S. Paddor is a sole practitioner dedicated to the handling of personal injury and worker's compensation claims in Southern California. His highly successful civil litigation practice focuses on creative and aggressive approaches for obtaining compensation for seriously injured accident victims. Mr. Paddor enjoys an excellent reputation throughout the insurance industry and defense bar because of his professional demeanor, honesty and integrity.

Over the years, Richard S. Paddor has brought his clients desirable results by battling the insurance carriers and their defense lawyers to insure a client's claim is properly compensated. Mr. Paddor believes responding to all the client's needs is essential. Mr. Paddor makes himself available for all telephone or in-office consultations. This way a client has a thorough understanding of the litigation process and can participate in the process. Strong results have been achieved by Mr Paddor for his clients in the areas of plaintiff's personal injury and workers compensation claims.

Richard S. Paddor works on a contingency fee basis. What that means is Mr. Paddor will only collect a fee if a recovery is obtained. If he fails to obtain compensation for your claim, there is no fee or cost.

Mr. Paddor is a member of the Illinois and California State Bars and began his legal career in 1979 in Chicago, Illinois, before relocating to Southern California in 1985 and starting his California practice in 1986.

In 1993, Mr. Paddor opened the "Law Offices of Richard S. Paddor," in Beverly Hills. There Richard handled literally hundreds of client matters and has obtained huge settlements on a variety of complex claims, including dog bite of a child, pedestrian auto knock down and trip and fall on City of Los Angeles property. In the Workers' Compensation arena, Mr. Paddor has achieved great results for seriously and permanently disabled California workers'. As part of worker's compensation representation, Mr. Paddor always looks for third-party liability to allow for additional compensation for injured worker. Richard S. Paddor handles cases throughout Southern California.

In April, 2010 Mr. Paddor moved to his present location at 5900 Wilshire Blvd. Ste. 2600, Los Angeles California where he maintains a new law office environment.

If you are interested in utilizing the services of Richard S. Paddor as your lawyer, contact me immediately. I respond to email inquiries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Tulane University, Bachelor of Science, 1975
John Marshall Law School, Juris Doctor, 1979
Member of State Bar of Illinois, 1979
Member of State Bar of California, 1986

Richard S. Paddor has been awarded the rank of Consumer Defender by the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles. Mr. Paddor is also a member of the California Applicant Attorneys Association (the Workers' Compensation Bar). Mr. Paddor has served as a Los Angeles Superior Court Arbitrator and Mediator.