On Saturday, March 3, 2018, the CAL-ABOTA Board of Directors selected Chris Wesierski of the Orange County Chapter as the 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year.
Recognized as the highest honor a California trial lawyer can receive, the CAL-ABOTA Trial Lawyer of the Year is awarded annually to a recipient exhibiting the best traits of a trial lawyer – excellence in advocacy, a distinguished career and a reputation for civility, ethics and fair play.
The CAL-ABOTA Board of Directors includes officers of the eight local chapters. Each CAL-ABOTA chapter is entitled to nominate a candidate for Trial Lawyer of the Year. Written and oral presentations are submitted to CAL-ABOTA’s board followed by the selection of the award recipient by majority vote.