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James R. Traut - Santa Ana, CA

5 Hutton Centre Dr.Suite 700 Santa Ana, CA 92707

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Updated: 08/05/2020

Santa Ana Serious Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Lawyer


James R. Traut is the founding partner of the Traut Firm, a legal malpractice and personal injury firm located in Santa Ana, California. His practice is devoted exclusively to litigation and focuses on helping plaintiffs throughout Southern California in serious personal injury cases involving motor vehicle accidents, including truck, auto, motorcycle and bike accidents, traumatic brain injuries, wrongful death cases, and premises liability...

About James R. Traut


  • Spanish

Practice Areas

  • Serious Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Legal Malpractice (Lawyer Negligence)


  • 100%


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1978

Specialties and Certifications

  • Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Other Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Diplomate)
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of California (Member)
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of L.A. (Member)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Banyard Inns of Court (Member)


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California, 1976
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California, 1972

Office Information


5 Hutton Centre Dr.Suite 700 Santa Ana, CA 92707


  • 714-835-5900

Office Hours

8:00 - 5:00 Monday - Friday


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Included on the 2023 Southern California list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Southern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for James R. Traut on Super Lawyers


  • American Board of Trial Advocates "Trial Lawyer of the Year"
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association "Trial Lawyer of the Year"
  • Super Lawyer, 2003 - Present
  • AV Distinguished Rating, the highest possible rating of legal ability
  • “Best Lawyer” by U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers

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