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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

Adam is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of Justia and Avvo. Mr. Kocaj is licensed to practice law in two states.

View Adam’s California Bar Profile here.

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Client Reviews

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

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
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 Reviews

Bisnar Chase has been amazing with me through my lawsuit. I felt real compassion for my case and I was given their very best to make sure I was well taken care of. In addition to the great service given during my case, Bisnar Chase helped me get my son to his invited USA Football Team camp in Texas. They immediately offered to help fund the trip and are so supportive of his journey. I felt Kristi is just as excited for him as I am with this opportunity. Kristi has been an absolute delight to talk with. Bisnar Chase is more than I ever expected I could get in an attorney. I would recommend them to anyone!

Christina Del Real

Case Results

  • 1


    Consumer Class Action

  • 2


    Motor Vehicle Accident

  • 3


    Auto Defect – Seat Manufacturers, Johnson Controls

  • 4


    Motorcycle Accident

  • 5


    Defective Seatback

  • 6


    Bicycle Accident