How long have you been in business?
Mallery & Stern was started in 1976 by Richard C. Mallery and Lawrence I. Stern. Mr. Mallery passed away in 1988 and the firm has kept his name to honor him for his contribution to the legal system and his never ending pursuit of justice for those he represented.
What is your primary product or service?
Legal: we deal with work injuries and products or machines that cause work injuries and deal with the families of injured workers. We assist with both physical and psychological injuries caused by work or stress at work or even exposure to toxins and other materials at work which can and often cause harm and result in an injury.
How did you first become interested in your line of business?
Mallery & Stern has been one of the pre-eminent firms in Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury and over the years has had awards totalling millions of dollars for our clients. Lawrence I. Stern has been listed as a Top Attorney in Southern California for over 10 years and Jeffrey M. Stern has been a Rising Star as published by Los Angeles Magazine.
How do you differentiate yourself from other businesses in your category and area?
Lawrence I. Stern has been designated as a Top 100 Attorney in Los Angeles for over 10 years, he is a recognized specialist in Workers Compensation by the State Bar. He is a Past President of both the California Applicants Attorneys Associations which is at the State level as well as the Southern California Applicant Attorneys Association which is the local Chapter. Jeffrey M. Stern has been a Rising Star listed in Los Angeles Magazine. He is a Past President of the Southern California Applicant Attorneys Association. We try to give our clients the best representation that they deserve. We keep our client base small so that we can give clients the representation they deserve instead of the "mill" experience so many of them have experienced.
How many locations do you have and do you have plans to expand?
Los Angeles, Rancho Cucamonga, Lancaster; however we do service the Oxnard and Ventura area.
Provide detailed directions to your location
please go to www.ms-law.com for a map to our offices.
What type of payments do you accept?
Most cases are taken on a contingency, therefore, the client does not pay anything up front. In Workers' Compensation, the "fee" is fixed by the court and is usually 15% of the permanent disability award or of the settlement.
Which areas do you service?
From Long Beach to Lancaster and from Santa Monica to San Bernardino and Riverside areas.
Who owns your company?
Lawrence I. Stern, Esquire Jeffrey M. Stern, Esquire
What are your hours of operation?
M-F 8:30AM to 5:00PM
What is the best compliment anyone can give you?
Most of our clients are referrals from other clients, that is the highest compliment we can receive.
What is your favorite quote or Bible verse?
Justice, Justice you shall pursue.