Stanley Shen has been a trial attorney representing individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2009. Mr. Shen's practice focuses on major personal injury and real estate dispute cases. He has successfully developed cases to maximize the outcome for his clients. Mr. Shen carefully selects his cases and clients looking for matters he truly cares about. He then personally handles all of his cases.
One of Mr. Shen's most notable cases is Tran v. Wheeldude (Alameda Superior Court RG11610397), in which e prosecuted a bodily injury case on behalf of a 22-year-old college student. His client was riding in his friend's car, cruising around on a summer night, when his friend lost control of his car and crashed into the tree. Mr. Shen's client suffered comminuted fracture to his ulna requiring multiple surgeries. Even though their trip appeared to be a personal activity, Mr. Shen was successful in proving at trial his client's friend was on his way to take photos of the wheels on his car as part of his job working as a photographer. As such, the friend's employer was responsible for Mr. Shen's client's injuries.
Mr. Shen was selected for inclusion in the 2017 Top Attorneys of North America. He talks about issues surrounding personal injury and real estate cases each Tuesday at 12:20 pm on the Sing Tao radio station (AM 1400). His articles are published regularly in major Chinese newspapers and magazines. Mr. Shen is a member of the San Francisco Trial Lawyer Association (SFTLA).
Mr. Shen received his bachelor's degree at UC Berkeley, majoring in molecular and cell biology. He received his Juris Doctor degree from UC Hastings College of the Law, where he was a top-scoring student in his Evidence and Secured Transaction classes, earning him the CALI Excellence Award. Before founding his law practice, Mr. Shen externed for Justice James Lambden of the California Court of Appeals. He also externed for Judge Julie Tang and Judge Lillian Sing of the San Francisco Superior Court.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Mr. Shen speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin. He can also read and write Chinese. Mr. Shen's exceptional language ability enables him to effectively advocate for his Chinese-speaking clients.