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Russell R. Ghitterman

Russell Ghitterman

Ghitterman, Ghitterman & Feld
418 E Cannon Perdido St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Ghitterman, Ghitterman & Feld
Phone 805-965-4540
Fax 805-965-5009


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2015

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Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

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As a partner at Ghitterman, Ghitterman & Feld, Russell R. Ghitterman provides dedicated legal representation to clients in Santa Barbara and Bakersfield, California, and throughout Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. He focuses his practice on workers’ compensation, generally handling cases that involve the following matters: work-related car accidents, construction accidents, law enforcement officer injuries, farm accidents, exposure to toxic chemicals and repetitive motion injuries. Mr. Ghitterman also handles some disability and retirement law cases.

Mr. Ghitterman completed his undergraduate education at the University of California, Los Angeles. He then went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the University of West Los Angeles School of Law.

Since 1997, Mr. Ghitterman has dedicated himself to fighting for the rights of injured workers. He understands the devastating effects that work-related accidents can have on employees and their families. For that reason, he strives to help his clients obtain the best results possible for their legal issues.

Certified in workers’ compensation through The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Ghitterman has represented clients in numerous significant workers’ compensation cases, including a number of appeals before the Supreme Court of California. His dedication to maintaining high standards of legal ethics, while providing quality representation, has garnered Mr. Ghitterman the respect of his clients and his peers. He has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Ghitterman is an active member of the legal community. He regularly shares his knowledge with others as a speaker and presenter at numerous workers’ compensation-related events, including speaking at a statewide convention for the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

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About Russell Ghitterman

Law School: University of West Los Angeles

Admitted: 1986, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist in Worker's Compensation Law by the State Bar of California

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Los Angeles
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