About Us

About Us

At Poliquin & DeGrave LLP, we provide quality, cost effective, results oriented legal services designed to meet the needs of our clients. As a result, we have developed a reputation in the legal community for hard work, integrity, and passionate but professional representation of those who trust us with handling their important legal matters. With our reputation, cases often settle. Our experience makes the difference!


The firm and its partners have received numerous awards and accolades. LA Magazine has repeatedly named both Mr. DeGrave and Mr. Poliquin to its list of Super Lawyers in Southern California. Both have been named Trial lawyer of the Year by the Orange County Chapter of ABOTA. Mr. Poliquin is a certified Medical Malpractice Diplomat. Mr. DeGrave is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate.

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Poliquin & DeGrave is comprised of lawyers with experience obtaining successful outcomes by way of jury trial, court trial, administrative hearings, arbitration, dispositive motions, and appeal. Together Mr. Poliquin and Mr. DeGrave have nearly 200 jury trials and are often brought in at the last minute to try major injury and wrongful death cases. The partners are members and have been officers in the nation’s most prestigious trial lawyer organizations, including The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), The International Society of Barristers (ISOB) and The Litigation Counsel of America. Their combined 80 years of trial experience is strengthened by a team of talented associates and a dedicated staff.


Both Mr. Poliquin and Mr. DeGrave have served as President of the Orange County Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. They have both served on the National Board of Directors for ABOTA. Mr. DeGrave is a past president of CAL-ABOTA and a Trustee and Vice President of the National Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates.


We are proud members of the legal community, committed to upholding the highest ethical standards. This has been confirmed by our peers, as evidenced by the firm’s long-standing AV rating. Mr. Poliquin and Mr. DeGrave have individually held the rating for more than 25 years.


From the day of its founding, Poliquin and DeGrave LLP has held an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the world’s leading guide to the legal profession. That rating takes into consideration legal ability as well as adherence to ethical standards. Fewer than 11% of attorneys nationwide receive this highest rating. Mr. Poliquin and Mr. DeGrave have each been individually honored with this recognition for more than twenty years.

For several years I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. DeGrave as he represents insured’s interests in litigated matters. Mr. DeGrave prides himself on providing attentive service to his clients, assuring integrity in all of his dealings, maintaining cost efficiency and achieving excellent results in litigation.

Ron Foglesong

CPCU, Insurance company Claim Examiner