Robert Treister

Robert Treister

Title: Lawyer
Company: Private Practice
Location: Cerritos, California, United States

Robert Treister, Lawyer at a Private Practice, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal industry.

Drawing upon 50 years of professional experience, Mr. Treister is a prominent lawyer who has been serving in his own private practice in Cerritos, CA, since 1973. Prior to this illustrious role, he was a partner with English, Treister & Marotta in Downey, CA, from 1971 to 1973. He commenced his career as an associate of Richard M. English in Lynwood, CA, from 1968 to 1971. Alongside his primary endeavors, he was a member of the California Council on Criminal Justice in Sacramento, CA, from 1983 to 1985.

Mr. Treister holds a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has been admitted to practice law in the state of California, as well as before the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Equally passionate about his community, he previously served on the board of directors of the Cerritos Chamber of Commerce from 1973 to 1986, where he was also the director from 1976 to 1989.

Among the highlights of his career, Mr. Treister is most proud of cases where he was able to reduce the sentences of people who were guilty of committing mild crimes. One case in particular was the sentencing of a man who was stealing old, broken cars from a junkyard. Mr. Treister spoke to the District Attorney and recommended ordering a psychiatrist to evaluate the offender, and upon concluding that the offender was not a threat to his community, Mr. Treister reduced his jail sentence to probation. Another highlight of his career was a case in which a woman was suffering from gangrene due to overexposure to radiation. Upon studying the effects of radiation therapy, Mr. Treister discovered that the woman was given three times the maximum lifetime dose of radiation. The court settled the claim for $175,000.

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