Attorney Profile

Paul S. Norris is a Pasadena Personal Injury Attorney with a proven track record of nearly two decades of successfully representing injured people and their families in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties, and throughout the State of California.

No matter how you refer to Paul – award winning Personal Injury Lawyer, Consumer Attorney, or Trial Lawyer – most people who know or have ever litigated against Paul will readily tell you that he has a real passion for lawyering; and he isn’t shy about admitting it.

According to Paul, “A Plantiff’s Personal Injury Lawyer who wants to succeed in today’s legal climate must be committed to steering the client’s case through some very stormy seas. My job as a Personal Injury Attorney and Trial Lawyer is akin to being David against Goliath in our society – and that’s an important job and responsibility I’m glad to have. You can be sure that the corporations and insurance companies don’t give up. And neither will I.”

Paul has extensive litigation experience in all types of Personal Injury Law. Paul’s accident and personal injury law firm focuses primarily on the following areas of law:

  • Car, Truck, Bus & Motorcycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Premises Liability
  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents
  • Dog Bites & Animal Attacks
  • Playground & Swimming Pool Accidents
  • Civil Rights Violations & Police Misconduct
  • Defamation & Invasion of Privacy
  • Sexual Harassment & Wrongful Termination

Paul understands the complexities of litigating a personal injury claim. He zealously advocates for his clients during all phases of the litigation process including claims investigation, communication and negotiation with the insurance company, and if necessary, trial.

An award winning lawyer, Paul was recently named Top Lawyer in California by American Lawyer Media. Paul has also compiled a host of other prestigious awards and honors including Pasadena Magazine’s Top Attorney in 2013, Time Magazine’s Los Angeles Leader in Law, and CAALA’s Presidential Award.

Education and Training

Before earning his law degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 1994, Paul earned B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Paul is licensed to practice not only in California, but also in the District of Columbia. He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts within the State of California, and is one of only 5% of all lawyers in the United States who are admitted to practice and argue before the United States Supreme Court.


As a licensed attorney in California and in the District of Columbia, Paul is an active member of the following organizations:

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • Litigation Counsel of America (LCA)
  • Pasadena Bar Association (PBA)

To speak to Paul, please contact him at his office:

The Paul S. Norris Law Firm
(626) 993-4415