About Partner, Arthur J. Travieso

Arthur J. Traviesois a Partner at Rallo|Travieso|London and heads the Civil Litigation Department.  He has been in practice over 29 years and throughout his career he has been a civil litigator and trial attorney, along with being a former criminal prosecutor.   Mr. Travieso has tried hundreds of cases to verdict including over 30 jury trials in both California State and Federal Courts.

He has successfully litigated matters involving business litigation, contractual disputes, premises liability, mold exposure, personal injury cases, trucking litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy and real estate cases. Mr. Travieso is one of a small number of attorneys in California to have actually tried to verdict complex toxic exposure and construction defect cases that have lasted as long as 12 weeks in duration. His success rate is over 95%.

Mr. Travieso has also handled many civil appellate matters throughout his career. Among his achievements, Mr. Travieso served as the lead appellate counsel in Miller v. Givens, 20 Cal.App.4th 18 and Arias v. Katella Townhouse Homeowners Association, Inc., 127 Cal.App.4th 847. Attorneys throughout the State of California often cite these cases as establishing the rules under which a prevailing party at trial can recover attorneys’ fees following judgment.

Mr. Travieso also practices Family Law with a particular focus on Domestic Violence cases and high conflict Divorce and Paternity matters involving Child Custody and Visitation issues.  His background in criminal and civil litigation gives him unique advantages in dealing with the crossover issues often found in such cases.

Though a hard-nosed aggressive litigator,    Mr. Travieso balances his approach with a pragmatic analysis of the client’s needs and goals in litigation and never loses sight of the desired outcome.  He is in regular communication with his clients to ensure that they are kept abreast of developments in their cases and are involved in all aspects of their cases with him

Mr. Travieso received his Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he received Departmental Honors. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctor from Western State University College of Law. Mr. Travieso is admitted to the State Bar of California, the United States Supreme Court, United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Courts in the Central, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California. Mr. Travieso both speaks and teaches at seminars on various litigation matters. He is fully fluent in Spanish.

 Mr. Travieso can be contacted by telephone at (714) 850-0690 or by email at atravieso@rtl.law.