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We Know Personal Injuries And Workers' Compensation.

San Jose, California

(408) 642-5962

Personal Injury and Worker Compensation Attorneys

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The PEOPLE’S LAW FIRM, it’s lawyers and staffs are dedicated to providing the best possible legal representation and technology for the people of the Bay Area and surrounding communities. Lead by both attorneys Robert M. Pave and James Kim, the lawyers of The PEOPLE’S LAW FIRM has over 35 years of experience resolving injury cases of all types—by trial or by settlements—always to the advantage of our clients. This includes Workers’ Compensation claims and accident claims of all types.

      We never charge for evaluating your case. Your first consultation is always free, friendly, confidential and without any obligation by you. Undocumented persons have the same rights to compensation for injuries, as do citizens of the United States, and you can be certain that we are 100% on your side. We will always do our best to assure that you obtain all remedies available under the law. Our friendly, multi-lingual staff speaks Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin and Cantonese.

      In personal injury cases, such as automobile accidents, you will pay us nothing unless and until we recover the money you have coming to you; and then, our fees are less than many (or most) lawyers’ fees. Come to the law firm where your case is the center of our full attention: The PEOPLE’S LAW FIRM, where you are like family to us.

Meet the attorneys


Robert M. Pave ESQ

Now in his 47th year of law practice, Robert Pave has honed his expertise in the one forum where results are absolutely vital: jury trials… where his clients’ compensation for injuries, his clients’ livelihood and his clients’ very freedom, have been at stake. Mr. Pave has successfully tried 64 injury cases to juries throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and has completed another 12 jury trials in Southern California. In this process, Mr. Pave has obtained and honed his considerable knowledge of Anatomy, Orthopedics, Neurology, Psychiatry/ Psychology, Brain and Spinal Injury, Accident Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Mechanisms of Injury and associated areas about which expert witnesses regularly testify. Passionate about the law, Mr. Pave is a compassionate and caring lawyer who is totally dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for each and every client. Moreover, Mr. Pave is a zealous advocate who is your voice and your trusted representative when the chips are down. He will aggressively fight for, defend and protect you and your interests when they count the most: in the legal arena.

47 Years of Experience

Robert Pave has a sterling history of an intensive and successful law practice since 1972, both from the Applicants’/Plaintiff’s perspective, and from the Defense perspective, where Mr. Pave has represented clients in insurance claims of all sorts, including Workers’ Compensation and Injury claims arising from accidents—including motor vehicle, homeowners and product liability claims. Mr. Pave utilizes his deep experience and broad knowledge to help each client in the most effective manner: getting results when and where they count the most… his bottom line in every case. Mr. Pave has represented clients in various legal cases, such as white collar and street crimes, divorce, contracts, U.S. Customs cases, business cases and wrongful death cases. Mr. Pave has been recognized and voted by his peers to be featured in Best Lawyers in Northern California/Super Lawyers. Mr. Pave has successfully settled over 1,000 claims and lawsuits.

Defining Success

"When I take on a client’s case, I always have my client’s bottom line foremost in my mind: how can I best achieve my client’s goals? I mentally prepare to try each case at every stage through which it takes me, but I never lose sight of bringing about a swift and satisfactory settlement if that should become a possibility.”

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Our Practice Areas

Workers Compensation

Compensation insurers are responsible for making payments for medical expenses and lost wages. You may also have other valuable rights that insurers won’t tell you about. That is where we step in and fight for your rights.

Personal Injury

Personal injury cases can be complex. But the bottom line is that when you are injured due to someone else’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation.

Professional And Experienced Family Law Attorney

Why Choose Our Firm

No Language Barrier

We will always do our best to assure that you obtain all remedies available under the law. Our friendly, multi-lingual staff speaks Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Transparent Fees

Our fees are less than many (or most) lawyer fees!

Unparalleled Customer Service

We put your case in the center of our full attention: THE PEOPLE'S LAW FIRM, where you are like family to us.​


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