Oliver Vallejo fights for people who suffer severe injuries, including brain injury, back injury, amputation, quadriplegia, nerve damage, psychiatric injury, and orthopedic injuries. He helps victims of negligence, car accidents, defective products, explosions, burns, dangerous property, slip-and-falls, governmental negligence, toxic exposure, legal malpractice and crime. He has helped resolve many million-dollar cases in his career.
Oliver began his civil-law career in 2001 at a prestigious San Francisco litigation firm. He advanced to a leadership position at the firm before deciding to start his own law office.
From 1998 to 2001, Oliver worked as a Federal Public Defender, where he represented clients charged with federal crimes. He tried 12 cases and wrote seven appeals, including these published decisions: United States v. Poocha, 259 F.3d 1077 (9th Cir. 2001); United States v. Taylor, 258 F.3d 1065 (9th Cir. 2001); and United States v. Coutchavlis, 260 F.3d 1149 (9th Cir. 2001). He also helped free hundreds of Southeast Asian and Cuban immigrants from indefinite detention by the federal government.
In 1998, Oliver earned his law degree from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. In 1993, Oliver earned a justice degree from the American University in Washington, D.C., where he worked as a legislative intern.
Oliver was born and raised in California. He is married and has a son and a daughter.