Jon C. Teller, Esq. is a partner and an award-winning senior trial attorney at Wilshire Law Firm. Going toe-to-toe with some of the largest insurance companies in the world, such as Allstate, Geico, Progressive, State Farm, and USAA, Jon has a proven track record of obtaining millions for his deserving clients. Jon’s hard-working demeanor has helped Wilshire Law Firm obtain 20 of the “Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2020,” making up 40% percent of the list by TopVerdict.com.
Insurance companies with deep pockets often hire “experts” to confuse the jury in an attempt to give the victims of these tragic accidents significantly less money than they deserve. Jon stands up for the little guy and always fights vigorously for the rights of his clients while getting them the justice and financial compensation they deserve.
Jon specializes in catastrophic injury cases including severe spinal injuries. These life changing spinal injuries typically resolve for millions of dollars because of the significant life altering effects they have on the injured victim.
Jon’s work has led to world-changing results producing over $70,000,000 for his deserving clients. In 2019, after winning the liability phase of trial that found the defendant School District 100% negligent, the case was resolved for a landmark settlement of more than $28,000,000. The result also required the School District to make changes to their policies to ensure the safety of other students to prevent injuries in the future.
Other recent cases have led to results of $4,500,000; $3,650,000; $3,550,000 and $1,625,000. Jon has also appeared at Arbitrations, which resulted in Judges awarding his clients millions of dollars for suffering severe spinal injuries.
His strategic, client-first approach centers on out-preparing, out-thinking, and out-working his opponents. As a former defense attorney, Jon knows how his opponents and the insurance companies operate and uses this experience to out-strategize them to obtain incredible results for his clients.
Jon has been recognized as an outstanding advocate for his client year after year by the legal community. Jon has been named in The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, four years in a row – 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. He was named a 2019,2020 and 2021 SuperLawyers Rising Star. Jon has been named as “Best Lawyers Ones to Watch” in 2021. Further, Topverdicts.com has recognized Jon for obtaining the top 20 settlements and verdicts year after year.
Jon attributes his success to his passionate desire to support and advocate for those in need. He spends quality time building a relationship of trust and respect with each of his clients and understands the trauma his clients and their families go through. Jon’s passionate and zealous advocacy leads his clients to obtain the best results possible.
Jon’s advocacy for the community extends beyond the courtroom. He serves as an Honorary Board Member for the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities (LATLC). In addition, Jon donates both his time and money to several charitable causes, including various school scholarship funds and organizations that help those in need of education, food, school supplies, toys for children, and medical treatment needs.