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Fresno Personal Injury Lawyers

Serving Fresno & the Counties of Kern, Madera & Tulare

Stuart Chandler, the founder of Chandler Law, first began practicing law in the Central Valley in 1979 and later founded his Fresno firm in 1985. Through principled hard work, compassion and perseverance, Stuart’s reputation throughout the Valley speaks for itself. Recognized as a top-rated personal injury trial lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, as well as various other legal associations, Stuart and his team have always fought relentlessly to ensure full and fair reparation to those harmed by the negligence of others.

The Chandler family roots in the Valley date back to the 19th century, when his great-grandfather started farming just south of Fresno. Stuart takes pride in his rich family background and is proud to call the Central Valley his home.  Chandler Law is the natural result of his commitment and dedication to the community he serves.

Contact Chandler Law online or at (559) 825-2318 to schedule a consultation with a Fresno personal injury attorney about your case. Hablamos español.

Fiercely Defending the Victimized in the Central Valley

Chandler Law understands firsthand the devastation that a personal injury or wrongful death can cause to families. We have worked with countless clients for the last 40 years in all types of injury claims involving motor vehicle accidents to medical malpractice. Our personal injury attorney in Fresno takes the time to get to know our clients so that we can be responsive to your needs and objectives throughout the legal process. We are here to be your guide, counsel, and a fierce advocate in reaching a settlement or verdict that protects your best interests as opposed to an insurer’s. 

Our firm offers: 

  • Real Courtroom Success. With decades of experience fighting for his clients, Attorney Chandler has earned his stripes as a trial lawyer with a courtroom presence based on careful case preparation and relentless advocacy for clients. 
  • Decades of Proven Results. Chandler Law knows how to negotiate with insurance companies that will use tactics to pressure you into accepting less than what your case is worth through quick settlements. Our firm has fought for hundreds of clients through hard work, genuine care, and a dedication to getting optimum outcomes.
  • Small-Town Focus, Big-City Results. We combine the attention and responsiveness you can expect from a small-town team with record-setting courtroom verdicts. Attorney Chandler is known for having earned top 100 jury verdicts in the U.S. 
  • Medical Malpractice Jury Verdict: $5,000,000

    Jury trial resulted in medical malpractice verdict against Kaiser for failure to inform its patient of a dangerous staph infection which resulted in paraplegia of Plaintiff.

  • Judgement Award: $10,000,000

    Chandler Law was retained by the victim of a collision caused by a drunk driver. The victim was seriously injured.

  • Class Action Settlements: $38,320,000

    Collective total of class action lawsuit settlements over the years.

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Stuart Chandler Owner, Plaintiff Attorney

Stuart graduated from Bullard High School in 1972. After that he went on to graduate from Claremont Men’s College (now Claremont McKenna College) with Honors in 1976. He then moved to Salem, Oregon and attended Willamette University College of Law. While in law school he won numerous moot court (appellate advocacy) competitions, including the State competition. As a law student he worked for the Solicitor General’s Office of the Attorney General for the State of Oregon. Under special student appearance rules he was allowed to ...

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  • “Stuart walked me through exactly what would happen step by step with my case and also prepared me for trial so that I felt comfortable with the process. He kept me well informed of what was involved in my case, and what my choices were.”

    - Phyllis P.
  • “His office is professional and Mr Chandler is an excellent litigator.”

    - Karen G.
  • “I still drop by from time to time just to say hi, & there’s always an open door, chocolate, and care. Thank you Chandler Law! I’m so grateful for your team.”

    - Brandyce E.
  • Real Courtroom Success Attorney Stuart Chandler has extensive experience as a trial lawyer, which has honed his courtroom presence and given him a sharp eye for details missed by others.
  • Decades Of Proven Results For over 40 years, Chandler Law has helped hundreds through principled hard work, compassion, and perseverance.
  • Small-Town Focus, Big-City Results With all the attentiveness and compassion of a local personal injury law firm, Stuart Chandler has repeatedly set record-breaking results in the courtroom, giving big city lawyers a run for their money.


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