THe law offices of lee arter 

Proudly Representing Injured Parties In
California for Over 25 Years!

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About Us

Since 1992, the Law Offices of Lee Arter has been standing up for the rights of individuals who were injured in a variety of ways. We work hard to represent individuals seeking compensation in order to move forward with their lives. We are experienced with:

The Law Offices of Lee Arter Will Help You Get Compensation for Your Injuries

We understand how an injury can affect your life and the lives of your loved ones. We approach each individual case with compassion in an effort to serve as a trusted resource for your case.

We don't shy away from litigation

To date, we have handled more than 15,000 personal injury cases and recovered more than $100 million for accident victims. We don't take class-action suits. Our focus is on individuals. We aren't afraid of litigating or taking on cases other lawyers might turn down. We will go to court to fight for your rights and take on the insurance companies to get you the compensation you deserve.

Se habla espaƱol

Our office has been serving the Spanish speaking comunity for over  25 years. 



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Practice Areas

We aren't afraid of taking on the insurance companies or going to court to litigate a case. We represent individuals, not corporations. Contact the Law Offices of Lee Arter to get the representation you need in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego or Fresno, CA.

Vehicle & Motorcycle Accidents

We'll help you assign responsibility if you're the victim of someone's negligent behavior in an auto accident.

Premises Injuries

You expect the places you visit to be safe. If you're injured on someone else's property, you may be eligible for compensation.

Catastrophic Injury & Death

Life-altering injuries can affect the victim and an entire family while also requiring extensive medical care.

Indian Casino Injuries

We will help you navigate tribal laws if you're injured at a store, restaurant or gaming area.

Uninsured & underinsured

If you're involved in an accident as an uninsured driver. We can help you understand the ins and outs    and help you decide how to proceed.

Governmental claims / Sidewalks

Injuries can happen anywhere. If you are injured while on government property, you may be eligible to receive compensation for medical bills and other damages.

Dog bites

Innocent people   attacked by dogs should be able to recover for their injuries because of the dog's dangerous tendencies and the inability of the owner to control their own dog.

Public Transportation/Common Carrier

The failure to warn passengers about a potentially dangerous condition also can expose carriers to legal action.

Lemon Law

If your vehicle has been in the shop for repairs multiple times, you may be entitled to compensation.

You Don't Pay if We Don't Win!

We offer complimentary consultations. You'll only have to pay attorney's fees if we win your case. For our 24/7 answering service, dial (800)799-9999.  Call today to discuss your case.

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The Law Offices of Lee Arter was founded in 1992 and currently has a staff of five attorneys and fifteen support staff. Our Attorneys have served as volunteer arbitrators for the Los Angeles County Superior Courts and has extensive experience in mediating and arbitrating cases. We are exceptional advocates for our clients.

Lee C. Arter 

Attorney at Law

Lee Arter completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California, graduating cum laude in 1970 with a Bachelor Degree in Political Science. Prior to entering the field of law, Lee had a successful career in his family business as a manufacturer's representative, representing major commercial suppliers. Upon graduating from the University of La Verne in 1988, Lee began his practice in personal injury litigation first with Spiegel, Vitabile & Yochelson. The Law Office of Lee Arter was founded in 1992 and currently has a staff of five attorneys and fifteen support staff. Lee has served as a volunteer arbitrator for the Los Angeles County Superior Courts and has extensive experience in mediating and arbitrating his own cases. He has hands-on supervision in the day to day operations of the law office. He is an exceptional advocate for his clients. He has a published opinion in Amos v. Alpha Property Management, which reversed standing case law in the area of landowner's liability in the common areas of a dwelling. Lee is admitted to practice law in all State Courts in California, the Southern California Tribal Court, and the Federal District Court for the for the Central District of California. He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. He is active in various local interests and has a daughter, three sons, and three grandchildren. Lee resides in Los Angeles, CA.

Steven M. Karp 

Attorney at Law

Steven M. Karp has practiced in the personal injury field for more than 40 years. He has been a partner in an insurance defense firm, Iorillo & Karp and thereafter founded the Law Offices of Steven M. Karp where his emphasis was insurance bad faith litigation, serious accident defense, and insurance coverage work. Mr. Karp is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He is a former member of the Southern California Fraud Investigators Association and the Southern California Defense Counsel. He graduated from Hastings College of Law in 1976.

Orly Talmor

Attorney at Law

Orly Talmor received her undergraduate degree from California State University Northridge in political science and was awarded membership in Pi Sigma Alpha, a national political science honors society. She attended Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles and obtained her Juris Doctorate in 1991. She has extensive experience in plaintiff's personal injury and in worker's compensation. Orly handles catastrophic injury cases through trial. She is fluent in Hebrew, has two daughters and resides in West Hills, CA.

Eric DeBellis

Attorney at Law

Eric D. DeBellis is a newly admitted member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court in the Central and Eastern Court Districts. He attended the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Eric has been employed by the Law Offices of Lee Arter for the past ten years as an Office Administrator and Negotiator. He attended law school and received his Juris Doctorate from Abraham Lincoln University. He resides in Pasadena with his wife, Theresa, and their three children. He enjoys golfing, and is an avid Dodger fan.

Michael Khods 

Attorney at Law

Makan has a degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a J.D. from Southwestern Law School. While at Southwestern Law School, Makan was the president and founder of the Tort Litigation Society. Makan broadened his academic experience by externing at the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office in their major crimes division. Concurrently, Makan began working part-time here at the Law Offices of Lee C. Arter for two years prior to passing the California bar exam. In his spare time, Makan enjoys outdoor activities, attending sporting events, and walking his dog. 

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