Attorney Profile

Almeida, Pete E.

PETE E. ALMEIDA was admitted to the California bar in 1992. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984 from Chapman University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University in 1991.

Mr. Almeida began his career specializing in premises liability, automobile accidents, insurance bad faith, attorney malpractice, property and third party subrogation. His reputation in the legal community led to his speaking extensively throughout Southern California about third party subrogation.

In 1997, Mr. Almeida joined the firm of Tobin & Louie. Mr. Almeida was made a partner within six months and upon Mr. Tobin’s departure in 2000, the firm was renamed to Louie, Almeida & Stettler. In 2000, Mr. Almeida was named the managing partner. The firm grew from 10 attorneys in 2000 to 29 attorneys and 3 offices by 2004.

Mr. Almeida’s focus throughout his career has been to separate cases into those that should be taken to trial and those that should be pushed to a successful, early resolution. He is comfortable with complex medical and legal issues having handled cases involving hematologic, neurologic (including massive brain trauma), orthopedic and psychiatric/psychological issues. As a result of Mr. Almeida’s expertise he has been able to confront opposing counsel with hard facts while refuting grossly inflated injury claims resulting in fair reasonable settlements or “take nothings” from the WCAB. Mr. Almeida has successfully settled workers’ compensation matters that included a resolution of the employees other civil claim resulting in untold savings to the employer.