Bruce M. Lorman

Bruce M. Lorman

"The life of the law has not been logic, it has been experience." -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Firm Overview

An Experienced Approach to the Law

The Law Offices of Bruce M. Lorman provides the highest quality, trustworthy and experienced legal advice and representation in a flexible and personable small firm environment. Mr. Lorman has received Martindale-Hubbell's highest Peer Review AV rating. Our firm specializes in advising both individuals and businesses with respect to all aspects of real estate disputes, business disputes and employment disputes in federal, state trial and appellate courts and in all forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. Our mission is to provide the best possible, most trustworthy and economical counsel for all of our clients' matters based upon the unique insights gained in over 30 years' of experience.

We Work With You

We provide large firm, quality legal work with small firm attention, accessibility and economical efficiency. We have successfully litigated cases against some of the biggest and most respected legal firms in Los Angeles. Our firm offers our clients the hands-on attention of an experienced attorney. Mr. Lorman, who is a member of the select group of "Million Dollar Advocates," has substantial jury trial experience. Mr. Lorman provides each client's matter with his personal hands-on attention and unique insights into resolving disputes gained from his over 30 years of experience. Your matter will not be handed off to other attorneys generating paperwork and billable hours. Mr. Lorman provides individualized attention and works closely with each client to explain developments in your matter.

Main Office

Main Office
1717 Forth St. 3rd Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90401






The Law Offices of Bruce M. Lorman represents individuals, business and corporate clients who conduct business in a wide range of areas and become involved in a variety of commercial, contractual, and personal disputes.

Disputes arise in many facets of business, including:
-Breach of Contract Claims
-Employment Claims
-Dissolution of a Business Claims
-Purchase and Sale Agreement Disputes
-Partnership Disputes

Many disputes involve the management, operation, organization or control of small and medium sized businesses, whether those businesses are sole proprietorships, corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships or joint ventures.

Whenever you become involved in a business or commercial dispute or fear that such a dispute is imminent, Mr. Lorman is an experienced and skilled civil litigation lawyer who will listen to you and counsel you to protect your interests.

If you would like to discuss your business dispute, or obtain more information on how Mr. Lorman can put his more than three decades of dispute resolution experience to work for you, please contact us.

Bruce M. Lorman

Bruce M. Lorman

University of California at Los Angeles, A.B., cum laude, 1975

Law School
-Hastings College of Law, University of California, J.D., 1978
-New York University, LL.M. in Taxation, 1983

-1978, California
-1979, U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California
-1983, U.S. Tax Court
-2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Beverly Hills and Los Angeles County (Member, Sections on: Litigation and Real Property; Member, Arbitration Committee) Bar Associations; State Bar of California.

Tucson, Arizona

-Member: Order of the Coif; Thurston Society
-Member and Associate Research Editor, Hastings Law Journal, 1976-1978
-Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles County Superior Court, 2001--
-Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Reported Cases
-Malibu Outrigger Board of Governors v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Respondent
-Title Insurance and Trust Company, Real Party in Interest, 103 Cal. App. 3d 573 (1980)
-Sherman v. Lloyd, 181 Cal. App. 3d 693 (1986)



Hastings College of Law, University of California
Juris Doctorate, 1978