J. Michael Grimm

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Contract Law; Litigation


• University of St. Thomas School of Law (J.D. 2013)
• Loyola Marymount University (B.A. 2007)


J. Michael Grimm now is a Senior Associate at Monteleone & McCrory as a result of his extensive active litigation experience. Michael is known as a rising star because of his success in court both at motion and writ practice and in trials. He has solely conducted small trials and has assisted and been second chair at several Court and Jury trials including those with verdicts for Monteleone & McCrory clients in the millions of dollars. He has also actively participated in arbitrations including a recent victory for a Monteleone & McCrory client with an award of over two million dollars. Michael has extensive experience in presenting and examining witnesses and offering evidence at trial as well as cross-examining adverse witnesses including expert witnesses.

Michael’s practice focuses on all forms of business, including contracts, construction, contract negotiation and formation, real estate litigation, administrative law, including hearings, court and arbitration proceedings, court trials, jury trials and appellate writs.

Michael has extensive court motion practice in most of the Southern California Counties including the making and defending of discovery motions seeking document production, further interrogatory responses, and site inspections. In addition, he has appeared in Court advancing Writs, including bid protests, at both trial and on appeal.

Michael has extensive deposition practice as well having taken or defended dozens of depositions including those of expert witnesses and including video-taped depositions.

Michael has also been involved in the investigation of construction and other work sites as a representative at site inspections and field testing actively directing the operations to secure evidence for later use at trial.

Michael stands ready to aggressively and effectively represent existing and future new Monteleone & McCrory clients with all of their contract issues and in advancing or defending litigation that they have to address. In doing so, Michael is well-aware of the cost of litigation and of legal services in general and has dedicated himself to be as cost efficient in advancing his client’s interests as he would be in advancing his own.