America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys ®

America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys®

For Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Litigation

James Ballidis was selected to America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys®, a third-party organization celebrating the nation’s most exceptional trial lawyers. Members practice high-value catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability, and medical malpractice matters. After being invited to join, candidates are considered using Advanced Data Analytics.

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American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys ™

American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

10 Best Client Satisfaction 2016

Suzanne Leslie has won a place on the American Institute of Legal Counsel’s exclusive list of the “10 Best” attorney for each region in the field of personal injury. To win this award, each attorney must be formally nominated, achieve the highest degree of professional excellence, and have an “impeccable” client satisfaction rating.



Martindale-Hubbell ®


Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence

James Ballidis has earned an AV Preeminent Rating for 2016-2019, the highest rating possible.

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings have been around for more than a century and are considered the gold standard in attorney ratings.



Super Lawyers ®

Super Lawyers®

Top-Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Newport Beach, California

James Ballidis has been selected to Super Lawyers from 2013 – 2018. This peer designation is awarded to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state, taking into account the lawyer’s recognition in the legal field and other professional achievements.



Better Business Bureau

Better Business Bureau

BBB Rating: A+

Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie has been in business for over 31 years, and since 2016, has been an Accredited Business with the BBB. This means the firm has met accreditation standards, which include a commitment to resolve any client complaints that arise.


Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts California 2018

James E. Ballidis and Jennifer A. Schwarz of Allen, Flatt, Ballidis & Leslie took #17 on the list of the top 20 jury verdicts in the State of California in 2018, as compiled by They took a case involving a car accident with and underinsured motorist, along with insurance bad faith, to court against Geico Insurance Company, and got their client $9,962,495.00!