Top Attorney – James P. Carr

Marina Del Rey, CA/Press/June 19, 2018 – James P. Carr, Founder and Partner of Yuhl Carr, LLP was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.

The accomplishments attained by Mr. James P. Carr in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America. 

“Attorney James P. Carr is regarded by the legal community as one of its top personal injury litigators and trial attorneys.”

The challenges of litigation can be quite daunting for a person who is going through a serious legal matter. For over 30 years the law firm Yuhl Carr LLP, have established themselves within their industry and among their peers as leaders in handling complex civil cases. Their focused areas of practice include: Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases, Mass Tort Litigation, Employment and Labor Law, Class Action Litigation, and Business Litigation. Their philosophy is simple. They take the time to understand not just the legal rights of their clients and the options for successful outcome, but their goals. They scrupulously research and analyze the details of every case to create legal solutions that address their client’s needs and expectations. They prepare every case thoroughly and aggressively to maximize the odds of success. Preparation is the cornerstone of their practice, and enables Yuhl Carr to confidently recommend a client proceed to trial or arbitration to obtain the best possible outcome.

James P. Carr founder and partner of Yuhl Carr LLP was admitted to the Maryland State Bar. After practicing briefly in Maryland, Mr. Carr moved to California in 1977, when he was admitted to the California State Bar that year and joined the prestigious civil litigation defense firm of Breidenbach, Swainston, Yokaitis & Crispo. During his tenure there, Mr. Carr specialized in defending major American and foreign manufacturers in complex product liability litigation. After being elevated to full partner, Mr. Carr was invited to join the established practice of prominent personal injury trial attorney David M. Harney with the firm later becoming Harney, Wolfe, Shaller & Carr, where Mr. Carr refocused his practice on the representation of catastrophically injured clients.

In his over forty years of experience, Mr. Carr has tried over 65 cases to verdict, including many seven-figure verdicts in favor of his clients. In addition, Mr. Carr has settled more than 60 cases on behalf of his clients for amounts in excess of $1 million, and additional scores of cases for amounts nearing that figure.  In addition to the cases featured and profiled among our firm’s Case Results on this site, Jim has been responsible for the additional notable settlements listed below.

Mr. Carr specializes in the handling of complex personal injury and catastrophic tort litigation, and is regarded by the legal community as one of its top personal injury litigators and trial attorneys.

Mr. Carr graduated Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame in 1972. In 1976, Mr. Carr obtained his Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law School. He is a member of AAJ, CAOC, and CAALA, holds the rank of Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Carr is the father of four and the grandfather of five, and lives with his wife and pack of large dogs in Malibu.

The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.


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