Rick Friedman Seminar


Rick Friedman on The 10 Biggest Mistakes I Have Made...
and How You Can Avoid Them

A Private Free Seminar for CAALA Attorney Members Only

Rick Friedman will share the 10 biggest mistakes he has made as a trial lawyer and how you can avoid making them. This will be followed by an interactive seminar with a Q &A session. Audience participation is welcome to shape the discussion. Please email questions for Mr. Friedman in advance to Cindy Cantu: cindy@caala.org.

Rick Friedman

Rick Friedman conducts a national trial practice through his firm, Friedman | Rubin, with offices in Seattle and Bremerton, Washington. He also serves Of Counsel to Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP in Claremont, California. Rick handles a variety of cases, including catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, and business torts. He is licensed to practice in Alaska, Washington, California, Nevada and Kentucky, but also regularly appears pro hac vice in other state and federal courts around the country. He has obtained four verdicts, which were among the top ten verdicts in the year in which they were obtained. Rick is a member and past president of the Inner Circle of Advocates, whose membership is limited to the 100 top trial lawyers in the country who represent injured people. He is also a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers. In 2013, Rick was named Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Washington State Association for Justice. Rick is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the author of four bestselling legal books for Trial Guides: Rules of the Road™, Polarizing the Case, Rick Friedman on Becoming a Trial Lawyer, and The Elements of Trial. These books have revolutionized how thousands of lawyers try their cases.


Program Schedule
8:00am - 9:00am Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00am - 12:00pm Program

There is no charge to attend this seminar, however advance registration is required.

Registration closes on Monday, May 1 at 5pm (or until sold out). Space is limited.

​Note: This program will not be recorded or offer live video streaming.


This program has been approved for credit in the following jurisdiction(s):

State Bar Of California

Credit has been approved with the State Bar Of California for 2.75 General credits. Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles is a State Bar of California approved provider of Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit.


Hotel Info & Directions


Beverly Wilshire Hotel - Le Grand Trianon Room
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Valet Parking at Beverly Wilshire: $18
Hotel is located at the intersection of Wilshire Blvd. & Rodeo Dr.


Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles, CA