Paliwoda Law Firm

Our practice areas include injuries sustained in auto accidents, slip and fall incidents, products liability and all other areas of injury practice.



Mr. Paliwoda is a graduate of St Mary's College in Moraga, California. He studied law at Southwestern University, graduating with a Juris Doctor in the SCALE program. He began his litigation career at Greenberg and Panish in 1985, working closely with David Greenberg and Howard Panish.

Mr. Paliwoda worked for Hartman, Morton and Schlegel and then moved up the ladder at Ives, Kirwan and Dibble trying insurance defense cases and learning from the inside how insurance companies work. Mr. Paliwoda now specializes in the litigation aspects of serious and catastrophic injury cases.The father-son team joined to form The Paliwoda Law Firm in 1993.

Following the passing of Morris Paliwoda in September, 2012, the firm continues to provide courteous, prompt and highly effective legal services throughout Southern California.  The firm's verdicts and settlements have been featured in The Los Angeles Daily Journal, O'Brien's Evaluator and Trial Verdicts Weekly.


MORRIS PALIWODA (1937- 2012)

Mr. Paliwoda graduated Assumption University in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He received his Juris Doctor from Southwestern University's esteemed SCALE program for advanced study of law.

Mr. Paliwoda spent his career in the Los Angeles and Orange County area in private practice with Sobel, McNally and Paliwoda preceeding the 1993 formation of the Paliwoda Law Firm. In addition to his extensive legal practice, Mr Paliwoda also served terms as a Vice President at Occidental Insurance and Bekins Moving and Storage.

Mr. Paliwoda specialized in the representation of injured persons in serious and catastrophic injury cases. He passed away in September, 2012, after a long and distinguished career working tirelessly to protect the rights of consumers and injured persons in Southern California.

Deedra Alvarado


Attorney Deedra Alvarado has been with the firm for over 25 years and is our Lead Litigation Attorney.  

Miss Alvarado practices Civil and Criminal Law. She is a certified volunteer Court Mediator, and a Private Investigator with a special certification in Criminal Defense.

Ms. Alvarado is fluent in both English and Spanish.



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