There's been an accident and maybe it wasn't your fault. You're hurt. You don't know what your legal rights are. And you're getting advice from all sides. Where should you turn? To a professional. A personal injury attorney with years of know-how can help you battle to get compensation for the suffering and loss you've sustained.

We are recognized experts in workers' compensation, personal injury, death claims and professional liability law. We have successfully handled over $50 Million in claims, and are here to help you.

Talk is cheap, but we put our money where our mouth is. If you don't win, there are no attorney fees. Now what could be fairer than that?


We represent people injured physically and psychologically from work as well caused by 3rd parties. Mallery & Stern is dedicated to providing a vigorous and ethical representation of our clients in an ethical manner. We represent injured individuals, in Workers' Compensation matter, personal injury and discrimination based upon, race, sex, gender, wage and hour issues. We have an office in Rancho Cucamonga to serve our Inland Empire Clients. If you were injured at work from overwork, bending, lifting or carrying or harassment, we may be able to help you get the medical care you need and the benefits you may be entitled to.

Injured? Weigh your choice of a lawyer carefully.

Lawrence I. Stern:

As a California State Bar Certified Workers' Compensation specialist, Lawrence Irving Stern has over three decades of experience fighting for the rights of California's injured workers.

Mr. Stern has a successful track record in obtaining substantial awards and settlements in challenging and serious Workers' Compensation Claims. His practice encompasses every aspect of Workers' Compensation law and he has represented a wide range of workers including both union and non-union labor along with public and private sector employees.

Mr. Stern is also experienced in personal injury, products liability and malpractice suits which include specialization in catastrophic industrial and non-industrial accidents.

Mr. Stern graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts in zoology and a minor in biochemistry. He also holds a Master of Science from the University of Southern California in molecular pharmacology. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University.

Mr. Stern is presently the Treasurer of the California Applicants' Attorneys Association and sits on the Board of Governors. He is a past president of the Southern California Applicants' Attorneys Association. His past community activities include Judge Pro Tem of the Workers Compensation Appeals Board, Judge Pro Tem of Los Angeles Municipal Court, Panel Member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association for Attorney Fee Dispute matter and Court Appointed Arbitrator in Personal Injury and Product Liability matters.

Jeffrey M. Stern:

Jeffrey Stern brings a wealth of experience to his position as a Workers' Compensation Attorney at the Law Offices of Mallery & Stern. Jeffrey has a
broad knowledge of Workers' Compensation Law and he is well-versed in all phases of case handling, from conducting initial client meetings, taking depositions to handling cross examinations and presenting and trying cases before the Workers' Compensation Board.

Mr. Stern has successfully handled cases for a wide variety of clients, including peace officers, sheriff officers, fire fighters, correctional officers, public safety officers, laborers, state, county and municipal workers, members of the entertainment industry, nurses, teachers, airline workers, and utility workers.

Mr. Stern graduated from Brandeis University with a B.A. in economics with a minor in anthropology and earned his J.D. from New York Law School.

Mr. Stern is an active member of the California Applicants Attorneys' Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He has presented and taught at various Applicant Attorney Conferences and educational programs.

Prior to attending law school, Jeffrey was a paralegal in the real estate and finance department of a prestigious international law firm where he specialized in debt refinancing/structuring and project finance.

In his free time Mr. Stern, enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.


If we don't win, there is no fee. Now what could be fairer than that?
Our Goal: To protect your rights, fight for you in an ethical and effective manner and to assure that you are compensated for your injuries.
We specialize in the following:
• Workers' Compensation
• Employment Issues
• Wage & Hour Disputes
• Professional Liability & Malpractice Issues
• Serious Bodily Injury Claims


How long have you been in business?
Mallery & Stern was started in 1976 by Richard C. Mallery and Lawrence I. Stern. Mr. Mallery passed away in 1988 and the firm has kept his name to honor him for his contribution to the legal system and his never ending pursuit of justice for those he represented.

What is your primary product or service?
Legal: we deal with work injuries and products or machines that cause work injuries and deal with the families of injured workers. We assist with both physical and psychological injuries caused by work or stress at work or even exposure to toxins and other materials at work which can and often cause harm and result in an injury.

How did you first become interested in your line of business? 
Mallery & Stern has been one of the pre-eminent firms in Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury and over the years has had awards totalling millions of dollars for our clients. Lawrence I. Stern has been listed as a Top Attorney in Southern California for over 10 years and Jeffrey M. Stern has been a Rising Star as published by Los Angeles Magazine.

How do you differentiate yourself from other businesses in your category and area?
Lawrence I. Stern has been designated as a Top 100 Attorney in Los Angeles for over 10 years, he is a recognized specialist in Workers Compensation by the State Bar. He is a Past President of both the California Applicants Attorneys Associations which is at the State level as well as the Southern California Applicant Attorneys Association which is the local Chapter. Jeffrey M. Stern has been a Rising Star listed in Los Angeles Magazine. He is a Past President of the Southern California Applicant Attorneys Association. We try to give our clients the best representation that they deserve. We keep our client base small so that we can give clients the representation they deserve instead of the "mill" experience so many of them have experienced.

How many locations do you have and do you have plans to expand?
Los Angeles, Rancho Cucamonga, Lancaster; however we do service the Oxnard and Ventura area.

Provide detailed directions to your location
please go to for a map to our offices.

What type of payments do you accept?
Most cases are taken on a contingency, therefore, the client does not pay anything up front. In Workers' Compensation, the "fee" is fixed by the court and is usually 15% of the permanent disability award or of the settlement.

Which areas do you service?
From Long Beach to Lancaster and from Santa Monica to San Bernardino and Riverside areas.

Who owns your company?
Lawrence I. Stern, Esquire Jeffrey M. Stern, Esquire

What are your hours of operation?
M-F 8:30AM to 5:00PM

What is the best compliment anyone can give you?
Most of our clients are referrals from other clients, that is the highest compliment we can receive.

What is your favorite quote or Bible verse?
Justice, Justice you shall pursue. 


Appeals won


Mallery & Stern, APC

5120 West Goldleaf Circle,
Suite 380
Los Angeles, CA 90056

Phone: 800-564-5565 or 310-473-0777
FAX: 310-477-1312


Mallery & Stern, APC

Rancho Office:
8350 Archibald Avenue
Suite 206
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Phone: (909) 948-9999