Stanley Preiser

Stanley Preiser

Trial Lawyer

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Biography

Stanley Preiser was considered to be one of “the best” trial lawyers of the 20th Century. Preiser was one of the last great lawyers who could litigate and win cases of all types, from major criminal defense to civil matters involving product liability, medical negligence, and business cases. He was known for his courtroom charisma, his love of teaching other lawyers, and his penchant for always being prepared. Preiser called the legal profession the search for justice for all mankind. He tried cases in twenty-five states during his more than 50 years of practice.

Preiser was inducted into the American Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame, alongside trial greats such as Moe Levine, Johnny Cochran, Justice Thurgood Marshall, Paul Luvera, Gerry Spence, Clarence Darrow and Earl Rogers. He was a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Trial Advocates, and he received the highest honors from Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the Melvin Belli International Law Society. Preiser authored numerous books and articles on trial preparation, including his ground-breaking book on medical malpractice cases, Preparing and Winning Medical Negligence Cases.