Attorneys and Staff
Experienced Team of Injury Trial Lawyers
The Rudman Law Firm, APC helps injured clients throughout Southern California from our office in Encino. Our attorneys, Jeffrey A. Rudman, Anna Lisa Knafo, and Barry M. Rudman (Of Counsel) have more than a combined 75 years of experience in personal injury litigation. We practice with a team approach sharing a commitment to the rights of injured people and their families.
Our firm attracts talented, determined staff with the same passion for justice as our lawyers. Our experienced staff of legal professionals help us deliver the best service we can to our clients.
Although the staff is always ready to assist you, your case is handled by a lawyer, not a paralegal. Our attorneys care about your case and how your injury has affected your life. We are committed to recovering the compensation you deserve and to helping you put your life back on track.
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Jeffrey A. Rudman
Jeffrey A. Rudman is the principal and lead attorney of The Rudman Law Firm, APC. While in law school in 1995-1998, Jeff worked as a law clerk at his father's personal injury law firm. During his studies, he earned the First Honors Award from Loyola Law School for his excellent work in Professional Malpractice studies. Since earning his juris doctor degree, he has dedicated his entire career to helping injured people.
Jeff's dedication extends beyond the courtroom. As a long-term member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), Jeff advocates for laws and policies that protect the rights of personal injury plaintiffs. Jeff regularly teaches at seminars and spearheaded the CAALA Online Document Bank that provides access to over 2400 free legal forms and sample documents to CAALA members.
Jeff was elected to the CAALA Board of Governors in 2008 and was elected to serve on its Executive Committee in 2015. CAALA has therefore elected him to serve as secretary, treasurer, second vice president, first vice president and president elect in each consecutive year, culminating in his position as president in 2020.
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Anna Lisa Knafo
Anna Lisa Knafo is a senior attorney at The Rudman Law Firm, APC. She has fought for victims of personal injury and wrongful death for 13 years, practicing primarily in the fields of personal injury, products liability, premises liability and medical malpractice. She is a tenacious litigator, but always maintains a high level of professionalism. Her talents in taking depositions and trying cases has garnered compliments from even opposing counsel who recognize her thoroughness and skill. Anna is a graduate of UCLA (Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy) and a graduate of Loyola Law School. Annually, since 2013, Anna has been selected by her peers, as a Super Lawyers’ Rising Star, for her legal accomplishments.
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Barry M. Rudman
Barry M. Rudman is the senior advising attorney at The Rudman Law Firm, APC. Barry has practiced personal injury law for close to four decades. He served as an arbitrator/mediator/settlement officer for the Los Angeles County superior and municipal courts for 18 years and served as a judge pro tem in Los Angeles County. In these roles, Barry helped opposing parties reach solutions to disputes. His quasi-judicial background gives him unique insight into settlement negotiations, arbitration and trial.
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Contact a Los Angeles Injury Lawyer at Our Firm
The Rudman Law Firm, APC comprises strong legal minds dedicated to personal injury justice. To schedule a free personal injury claims consultation with one of our experienced lawyers, call our Encino office at (818) 769-6969 or call our lawyers toll free at (844) 478-3626 / (844) 4RUDMAN. We handle your claim on a contingency fee basis, so you only owe attorneys' fees if we recover damages for you.