National Plaintiff Trial Firm Layfield & Barrett Announces CAALA President Joe Barrett as Partner

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Layfield & Barrett announces Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (“CAALA”) President Joe Barrett, joins the national plaintiff trial firm as an equity partner on January 1, 2016.

Joe Barrett, Los Angeles Trial Attorney

Joe Barrett, Trial Attorney

Joe is an amazing trial lawyer and a wonderful human being who has been a pillar of the Los Angeles legal community for over 25 years.

Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (“CAALA”) President Joe Barrett, joins national plaintiff trial firm Layfield & Barrett as an equity partner on January 1, 2016, the firm said Thursday. “The firm is thrilled that Joe Barrett will be joining us,” Philip Layfield said in a statement. “Joe is an amazing trial lawyer and a wonderful human being who has been a pillar of the Los Angeles legal community for over 25 years. Most recently he was the President of CAALA and a top trial lawyer at Kabateck Brown Kellner (“KBK”). Prior to joining KBK, Joe was a partner at Johnnie Cochran’s firm in Los Angeles. Joe’s knowledge and experience will be instrumental as our firm navigates into the next phase of maturity. He will take a lead position on some of our firm’s most important cases and will be instrumental in developing our firm’s product liability and mass tort practices. Going forward, we have decided to rebrand the firm by making Joe a named partner. Effective immediately, we will be known as Layfield & Barrett (L&B)”

Joe will be based out of the firm’s Los Angeles location but will handle cases nationwide as duty calls. Joe’s diverse background and experience with personal injury, civil rights, product liability, traumatic brain injury and road design defect cases will allow the firm to continue to serve a broad spectrum of clients who need a powerhouse plaintiff firm to stand up to insurance companies and powerful corporations who refuse to compensate their victims.

“Very excited to be Phil Layfield’s partner. We are poised to handle any matter requiring the best trial lawyers, staff, technology and commitment required to obtain economic justice.” Explained Joe Barrett in a statement. “For 25 years, I have fought for justice to make this a safer, more fair society while leveling the playing field for people. I am proud to join Layfield & Barrett to continue this journey for justice with a great group of lawyers and staff, and with my partner and accomplished trial lawyer Phil Layfield.”

Layfield & Barrett (L&B), which originally started as The Layfield Law Firm, is one of the nation’s leading “Plaintiff Only” law firms. L&B handles a broad variety of cases including, personal injury, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injury, trucking accidents, shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, police misconduct, product liability, mass torts and negligence claims. With over 20 attorneys, 80 staff in several states, its clients have obtained hundreds of millions against insurance companies, Fortune 500 corporations and governmental organizations. For more information, please visit our website at http://layfieldbarrett.com

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