Bostwick & Peterson, LLP

Bostwick & Peterson, LLP

Bostwick & Peterson, LLP has recovered over $500 million in verdicts and settlements for victims of negligence throughout the nation.

Firm Overview

Bostwick & Peterson, LLP is a personal injury, medical malpractice and birth injury law firm serving clients throughout California and Hawaii. The firm has received national recognition for its exceptional representation. This law firm has made over $500 million in verdicts and settlements for clients, attorneys have been included in the list of Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News, James Bostwick is a certified specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability. Whether you are a victim of medical malpractice, you've been hurt in a car accident, or you lost a loved one due to someone else's negligence, we're here to help.

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Main Office

Main Office
633 West 5th Street
28th Floor
Los Angeles CA 90071



Other Offices

Bostwick & Peterson, LLP - San Francisco
Four Embarcadero Center
San Francisco

Bostwick & Peterson, LLP - San Diego
402 West Broadway
San Diego

Erik Peterson

Bostwick & Peterson, LLP

Erik L. Peterson is a partner at Bostwick & Peterson, LLP. He is licensed to practice in both California and Hawaii. He has been included in the list of Super Lawyers for Northern California, a list of the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state. Mr. Peterson was also rated AV Preeminent on Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible peer review rating of its kind. He is also a member of a very exclusive group of lawyers, the Litigation Counsel of America. This is an invitation-only trial lawyer group comprised of only half of a percent of attorneys in the nation. In addition to his personal injury and medical malpractice counsel at the firm, he also serves as a Judge Pro-tem for the Superior Court of San Francisco and as a panelist for the San Francisco Bar Association


Bar Number: 156189
California, 1991


University of San Francisco

James S. Bostwick

Bostwick & Peterson, LLP

Attorney James S. Bostwick of Bostwick & Peterson, LLP has more than 35 years of experience in trial law. He is admitted to the state bars in California and Hawaii. Mr. Bostwick is known throughout the nation as one of the most skilled personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers. In fact, he is one of the few attorneys in the nation to be certified as a specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability. He has even set the record for some of the highest malpractice and birth injury verdicts in the nation. Some of his recognitions include being one of only 60 plaintiff attorneys in California to be named to the list of Best Lawyers in America,


Bar Number: 42718
California, 1969


UC Hastings COL

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