Adam Kocaj of Bisnar Chase

Adam Kocaj

Personal Injury Lawyer

Adam Kocaj is a skilled personal injury attorney and trial lawyer at Bisnar Chase with an outstanding track record. He has resolved more than 800 cases throughout his career to date, securing millions of dollars for his clients and taking great pride in helping them when they need it most. His practice focuses primarily on traumatic injuries. Adam handles a wide range of cases, with his areas of expertise including all types of motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, premises liability, wrongful death, consumer cases, and more. Adam has already earned recognition for his skills, selected as a Rising Star for 2021 by Super Lawyers.

Driven to Help People

Adam was born and raised in Michigan and received his bachelor’s degree in business/pre-law from Michigan State University in 2008. He was passionate about becoming a personal injury attorney and moved on to excel at law school, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Michigan State College of Law in 2011.

During Adam’s first year of law school, he was awarded the Jurisprudence Award for achieving the highest grade in his Research, Writing, and Advocacy class. After graduating, he started his legal career in Michigan before moving to California, and is now licensed to practice law in both states.

He loves his job, and has always been motivated by a need to help people. His practice focuses on ensuring everyone has access to the legal help guidance they need, providing top-quality support for victims of negligence.

Adam said: “I have always been driven by a desire to fight for the rights of victims and to stand up for those who need it most.”

Outstanding Results

Adam’s results speak for themselves. He has resolved more than 800 cases, recovering more than $19 million on behalf of his clients.

While he primarily focuses on personal injury claims including car crashes, motorcycle accidents, dog bite wounds, and much more, Adam also has extensive experience litigating the enforceability of arbitration clauses and consumer protection laws.

Examples of his top results include:

Some of Adam's Case Results

Award Amount Type of Case
$800,000.00 Dog Bite
$320,000.00 Dog Bite
$300,000.00 Motor Vehicle Accident
$300,000.00 Roadway Defect
$300,000.00 Motorcycle Accident
$250,000.00 Motorcycle Accident
$250,000.00 Motor Vehicle Accident – low impact
$150,000.00 Motor Vehicle Accident

Adam combines compassion with skill and experience, helping those who have suffered injuries themselves, as well as those who have lost a loved one to an accident involving negligence.

He has also found success for his clients at the appellate level in elder abuse and arbitration law.

  • Appellate decision: Garcia v. Development 52, LLC (2020) 58 Cal.App.5th 736.

A Rising Star

Adam is a hard-hitting personal injury attorney dedicated to his clients. With a strong work ethic & relentless drive to succeed, Adam is a force in and out of the courtroom fighting for plaintiff rights daily. He understands the depth of stress related to being injured and will fight for the truth and justice every time.

Personal Life

Adam is married to his best friend and wife Brenda, and is the proud father of two young girls, Ella and Charlie. Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan, Adam has been playing ice hockey since he was three years old and is an avid sports fan. He enjoys being with his family, playing hockey, mountain biking, investment trading, and gardening.

Professional Associations

Attorney and Practice Magazine Top 10 attorney award is an achievement reserved for only those attorneys who have demonstrated the highest degree of excellence in their area of law. 

Because of stringent standards, less than 1% of attorneys nationwide will receive this invitation for membership.

 

Adam Kocaj
Rated by Super Lawyers


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Chosen as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers 2021-2022

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Awards and Honors

  • Licensed in two states
  • Handled over 800 cases
  • Over $19M recovered
  • 2022 Nat’l Trial Lawyers 40 under 40
  • 2021- 2022 Rising Star SuperLawyers
  • 2022 Top 10 Attorney – Attorney & Practice Magazine
  • Appellate decisions
  • Avvo rated

Client Reviews

Bisnar Chase Google Review

I had an attorney for my truck accident who wanted almost 60% of what my case was worth. Worse than that, he was willing to settle for $5,000.00 with the insurance company even though I was still treating for whiplash and back pain. I contacted Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys because a friend recommended them. My case was handled exceptionally well! I was being kept notified throughout the whole process and only when I was comfortable with the settlement figure, did my attorney Gavin Long, accept it. I felt like we were working together and I felt listened to. I would refer Bisnar Chase to anyone who wants quality over quantity!

Lauren B
Bisnar Chase Google Review

Bisnar Chase is a model #veteranowned business that is purpose-driven — showing the power of patriotism in action! Because of Bisnar Chase, low-income veterans will be able to forge new futures at home through pro bono legal care. Team Veterans Legal Institute is grateful to have Bisnar Chase as a sponsor for Lawyers for Warriors — supporting the promise to be there for our veterans when they need it most.

KellyAnn Romanych
Bisnar Chase Google Review

Great people in this office, everyone was really helpful explaining everything. I was referred by my aunt for my car accident in October and the case went pretty fast. No problems and very professional. I was kept in the loop thru the whole process and was able to get a better settlement than my insurance company said I would. I can’t really compare them to other law firms because it was the first time I had to use an attorney, but my bad experience with the car accident was handled as well as I could have hoped.

P. Montgomery
Bisnar Chase Google Review

It was a pleasure working with such an amazing team. You will definitely feel welcomed and kept in the loop throughout the entire process. They do a great job making you feel like you are a part of their team which is how one should feel. The superb customer experience from finish to end. You can trust they will do all possible to promptly and efficiently handle your case.
Yes! I recommend this team…

Queen V

Case Results

  • 1

    $117,500,000

    Consumer Class Action

  • 2

    $38,650,000

    Motor Vehicle Accident

  • 3

    $32,698,073

    Auto Defect – Seat Manufacturers, Johnson Controls

  • 4

    $30,000,000

    Motorcycle Accident

  • 5

    $24,744,764

    Defective Seatback

  • 6

    $16,444,904

    Bicycle Accident