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Experienced Litigation Attorneys for Clients in Riverside & San Bernardino Counties and all of Southern California

Wagner & Pelayes, LLP, Attorneys & Counselors at Law, brings a wealth of diversity, wisdom of experience and professionalism to each case. We accept cases all over the southland from Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Our primary areas of strength include Personal Injury, Employment Law, Business, Real Estate and Civil Rights issues. Clients turn to us to handle all their legal needs, here’s why:

Our Experience - It Counts

wagner pelayes conference roomWe’ve had the privilege of helping thousands of clients since 1981 and have recovered Millions of Dollars in damages for their claims. Our strategy for each case is unique, and we use our in depth experience to develop a direction for your case. Each case is unique and has its own set of circumstances. Sometimes those circumstances require us to to vigorously defend you and your rights in trial, sometimes it is in our client’s best interest to settle. With over 100 years of combined legal experience, we have what it takes to fight for you. Regardless of the circumstances involved in your case, we have the experience to handle it.

The Big Firm Power

Many large law firms have more attorneys, but oftentimes cases and the passion for them can get lost in the shuffle. We strive to use experience and tremendous resources to advocate for our clients, but also provide the small firm feel. What does that mean? That means from our support staff to our attorneys you are greeted with a warm smile, treated with respect and followed up with excellent communication. You should expect this from a law firm, but you won’t always find it. We provide our clients with the reassurance they need to make informed legal decisions about their cases, helping clients safeguard their future. We believe in growing and fostering long term relationships with all of our clients.

Minority-Owned Major Players

We are a minority-owned firm. Partner, Tristan Pelayes, a former San Bernardino deputy sheriff, has earned recognition for his legal work, including the Latino Lawyer of the Year honor. His extensive public service background has made him a natural pick for Riverside and San Bernardino public entities needing advice and representation in personal injury and employment cases.

Partner Dennis E. Wagner and attorney Pelayes collaborated for years in the public service arena prior to joining forces as Wagner & Pelayes, LLP. Licensed in California, Nevada and Texas, attorney Wagner is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He regularly tries cases in the state and federal court.

Proven Track Record of Success

Our law firm has successfully resolved numerous cases through high level negotiated settlements and trial verdicts. We are experienced trial and appellate lawyers. We use our experience to effectively represent clients at all stages of litigation. Check out some of verdicts and settlements here.

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