Exclusively focused on Personal Injury
The attorneys and staff of Van Blois Law
Attorneys R. Lewis Van Blois, Thomas C. Knowles, and Darren J. Van Blois

Founding Attorneys

Leaders In
Personal Injury Litigation

In the aftermath of a life-altering injury caused by someone else’s negligent or reckless actions, you and the people you love face many challenges. You will face a grueling recovery process with no guarantee of living the life you once lived. In addition, you will need significant financial resources to compensate you for your medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and other damages.

It is important to understand that the lawyer you select in your personal injury claim matters a great deal. For more than 40 years, individuals and families across Oakland, the Bay Area, Central Valley and Northern California have placed their trust in the Van Blois & Associates.

Attorney R. Lewis Van Blois

Lew Van Blois

Thomas C. Knowles

Thomas C. Knowles

How We Can Help

catastrophic injuries

Catastrophic Injuries

Paralysis And Spinal Injuries

Paralysis And Spinal Injuries

Product Liability O

Product Liability

Personal Injury

Personal Injury

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

Case Results

Taking On Injury Cases
With Tenacity And Dedication

Our team has earned a strong reputation for helping people recover full compensation after a catastrophic injury. We are led by attorney R. Lewis Van Blois, who has been recognized across the state and nationally for his skill representing individuals and families. Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and The State Bar of California as a Civil Trial Specialist, he is a strong advocate in and out of the courtroom.

Together with our team of lawyers, we work tirelessly to give our clients every opportunity to achieve a successful outcome in their case. See below to learn more reasons why you should consider our law firm to handle your catastrophic injury or wrongful death claim.


There are several reasons why you should choose Van Blois Law to represent you when you have suffered a devastating injury or have lost a loved one. Here are nine reasons why we are the right law firm to obtain justice for you.

You Pay Only If We Recover
Money For You

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We receive our attorney fee only if we win your case. We advance all investigation costs, expert costs and all litigation costs, and are reimbursed for legal costs only when we win a recovery for you. No recovery of money for you, means no fee or costs paid to us.

Over 40 Years’ Experience
Obtaining Very High Awards
And Settlements

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We are experienced trial lawyers and have tried over 150 jury trial cases. We have been certified as Civil Trial Specialists by the National Board of Trial Advocacy for over 33 years and by the California State Bar. Review our Case Results on our web site. Our clients have recovered compensation in 99% of our cases in the last 15 years.

Consistently Received The
Highest Awards And Legal
Ratings In Our Profession

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We have been selected by U.S. News and World Report as among the “Best Law Firms in America.” Our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Top Lawyers in San Francisco and Top 100 National Trial Lawyers, and they have consistently received the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards as an AV Preeminent lawyers by the foremost national peer-review rating organization, Martindale-Hubbell.

Your Case Will Be Handled By
Top Experienced Attorneys
From Start To Finish

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Our lawyers work together on each case as a team, so you get the most experienced, successful lawyers representing you, to get the best results for you.

Not Afraid To Sue The
Largest Insurance Companies,
Corporations And Governments

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We have obtained successful results against major corporations and public entities including Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Chrysler, Toyota, Hyundai, BMW, Central Bank, Finance America, PG&E, CalGas, Firestone Tire, Cooper Tires, Freightliner Trucks, Werner Trucking, Swift Trucking, Peterson Tractors, Rohr Industries, Union Pacific Railroad, Burlington Northern Railroad, Amtrak, BART, Farmers Insurance, Aetna Casualty, Met Life and many more.

We Have An Excellent
Reputation In The Professional

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Judges, doctors, ministers, professional persons, experts, other lawyers and our clients recommend us to their families and friends for honest, successful and experienced legal representation.

We Have The Financial
Resources To Retain The Best
Experts For Your Case

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We have a longtime working relationship with the best experts and physicians to achieve the largest settlements and verdicts for our clients. Our superior results are a product of using the very best experts to prove liability and damages.

We Are Centrally Located
With Free Parking

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The Oakland Airport Corporate Center is a convenient place to visit and has immediate freeway access. We also have a conveniently located office in Stockton, California for our Central Valley clients. Communities we serve regularly include the Bay Area, Central Valley from Redding to Fresno, and all of Northern California.

We Care About Our Clients

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Our lawyers and staff have been providing compassionate services for over 40 years to our clients. Our clients are always most important to us. Our friendly patient lawyers and staff will always be available to help you through your difficult times.