Barry P. Goldberg grew up in the Woodland Hills/Tarzana area and attended the University of California at Los Angeles, obtaining the degree of Bachelor of Arts, with a major in Political Science. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School Los Angeles in 1984 and was licensed to practice in California that same year. Mr. Goldberg was admitted to practice in all the courts in California, including all federal district courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Recently, Mr. Goldberg was admitted to the United States Supreme Court Bar and has appeared before a packed Supreme Court to sponsor a fellow lawyer and move his admission.
Mr. Goldberg has successfully handled numerous trials, hundreds of arbitrations and mediations, and argued matters before the California Court of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition, Mr. Goldberg has acted as a volunteer mediator and CRASH settlement officer for the Los Angeles Superior Courts. Mr. Goldberg is a tenacious negotiator and brings this skill to the mediation context.
Since establishing his Woodland Hills personal injury practice, Mr. Goldberg has dedicated himself to personal injury litigation and trial work with a unique emphasis on insurance coverage. He has obtained millions of dollars for his injured clients from brain injury and spinal injuries to broken bones and whiplash. After working for 17 years in a personal injury practice with his brother, Lawrence Goldberg, in Beverly Hills, Mr. Goldberg founded Barry P. Goldberg, A Professional Law Corporation in 2005. That practice has been devoted to “fighting and winning” for the injured consumer and has garnered a reputation among defense counsel, insurance companies, and in professional circles as a “high end” personal injury firm that gets great results for its clients. Mr. Goldberg trademarked the phrase “The Injury Law Professionals,” which accurately characterizes his unique blend of expertise, client care and professional approach to injury law.
Mr. Goldberg is unlike most personal injury attorneys. He keeps abreast of important legal trends by reading and digesting the daily Court of Appeal decisions concerning tort and insurance issues. He is an author and frequent lecturer on legal topics. His personal injury blog and website receives over 5,000 unique visitors every month. Take a look his Blog for an example of his work. Mr. Goldberg gets regular calls from other practicing attorneys on areas of his particular expertise—Uninsured Motorist Arbitrations and Underinsured Motorist Arbitrations. Mr. Goldberg is a recognized authority on Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Law in California. He is considered the Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Law Attorney expert. Many are starting to call him “The UM Guru” after his essential Article “Mastering Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Arbitrations” was published in November 2020 in the CAALA Trial Lawyers Magazine “The Advocate.”
After 35 years of consistent practice, Mr. Goldberg has garnered many awards, including a SuperLawyer designation for the past 10 years. In 2021, Mr. Goldberg was further honored by SuperLawyers making the prestigious “Top 100” list in Southern California. Of course, Mr. Goldberg is AVVO 10 rated Superb, AVVO Client’s Choice Award, AVVO Top Contributor, a 10 Best Award, and nomination as a “Trusted Advisor Award” by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. Additionally, Mr. Goldberg was elected as the President Elect of the Board of Trustees of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association in 2020.