2014 President Elect CAOC 2013 Top Attorney in O.C. Award 2012 Trial Attorney of the Year, CAOC 2012 Trial Lawyer of the Year Nominee, CAALA 2014, 2004 OCTLA Trial Lawyer of the Year for Products Liability OCTLA California Supreme Court and Appellate Court case winner Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America, ATLA - Since 2007 Past President of Orange County Trial Lawyers Assoc. Extended Biography Named a 2004 Trial Lawyer of the Year after an impressive string of successful product defect cases, Brian Chase was also named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association. He is the Litigation Partner of the BISNAR | CHASE Personal Injury Attorneys law firm headquartered in Newport Beach, California and satellite offices in Anaheim, California. Mr. Chase has litigated dozens of jury trials, has obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and judgments and is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. His law firm specializes in catastrophic injury cases caused by accidents and defective products, with a primary focus on defective automobiles. Chase was lead attorney on three important, precedent-setting appellate opinions: Schreiber v. Estate of Kiser (a California Supreme Court case dealing with expert witness designations); Hernandez v. State of California (an appellate case from the Second Appellate District dealing with governmental design immunity); and Levesque v. Ford Motor Company (an auto products case dealing with Forum Non Conveniens). In 2009, he was named a Top Lawyer in Orange County by OC Metro magazine. In 2010, he was named a Top 50 Orange County Super Lawyer by Orange Coast Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Chase is also a Vice President of the Consumer Attorneys of California and a past President of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association. He is a frequent lecturer on litigation-related topics in continuing education programs for trial lawyers.