Attorney Profile

Los Angeles attorney Ronald M. Papell devotes his legal practice to representing injury victims throughout Southern California. He also handles insurance bad faith claims, as well as some employment discrimination matters. Since beginning his legal practice over 30 years ago, Ron has obtained outstanding results on behalf of the firms’ clients in both settlement and trial; for specific examples, including summaries of numerous million dollar recoveries and other cases, see the verdicts and settlements page.

Ron is dedicated to his profession and to his clients. In recognition of his outstanding legal service, he has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating that an attorney can receive from his fellow attorneys and the national directory of attorneys. In addition, Ron has been recognized in “Southern California Super Lawyers” every year since 2007.

Ron is both an experienced litigator and mediator, and serves as a Santa Monica Judge Pro-Tem and Settlement Officer. Alongside his legal practice, he is an active Southwestern Law alum, and enjoys mentoring recent law school graduates who are interested in personal injury law.



  • English
  • French


Bar/Professional Activity

Honors and Awards

Scholarly Lectures and Writings

  • “Be Prepared Before and What to do After an Auto Accident”
  • “An Overview of California Condominium Law,” Southwestern University Law Review, Vol. 6 No. 3, Fall, 1974

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