2221 Camino Del Rio S, Ste. 207, San Diego,CA 92108 • 619-444-2244    Free Phone Consult

Personal Injury • Business Law • Civil Litigation
2221 Camino Del Rio S, STE. 207
San Diego, CA


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Founding Attorney and Shareholder


Steven A. Elia established Elia Law Firm in 2001.  Since then, he has focused on Plaintiff’s Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Business Transactional matters. 

Mr. Elia has extensive litigation experience having appeared at more than 1,000 civil hearings including jury and bench trials, over 500 depositions, and hundreds of mediations. Some of his cases have made national and local headlines.   He has prosecuted and defended many substantial civil matters in both state and federal courts.  In some instances, his cases have included litigating various complex cases in simultaneous state and federal proceedings.

Mr. Elia has handled over 700 personal injury cases, obtaining excellent results. The personal injury claims in San Diego include automobilemotorcycle and multi-vehicle accidents, brain damage and wrongful death claims, products liabilityslip/trip and fallsbicycle accidentspedestrian accidents, and dog bites.

Mr. Elia is also fluent in Arabic and has a comprehension of the Chaldean Language.


  • California Western School of Law, Juris Doctor (2001)
  • University of California San Diego (UCSD), Bachelor of Arts (1998)

Awards & Recognitions

Bar Admissions (Admitted in CA on 12/4/2001) 

  • California Supreme Court and all lower California Courts
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California

Areas of Practice


  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego (CASD)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB)
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“He was my guide, a confidant and a shoulder to cry on. He fought for me, and won. Wish I could give him 100 stars.”

– Paul, AVVO Review