Los Angeles Attorney - Justin Sterling

Justin Sterling, Esq.


Justin Sterling, Esq. is the founder and principal attorney of The Sterling Firm, A Professional Law Corporation with its main headquarters located in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Sterling is licensed by the California State Bar and the United States District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California. He is committed to representing clients and serving the legal community with the utmost professionalism and compassion.


Justin Sterling, Esq. is the Founder and Principal Attorney of The Sterling Firm, a top-rated law firm!

Mr. Sterling attended law school at the University of West Los Angeles School of Law, where he graduated Suma Cum Laude. Mr. Sterling also obtained his undergraduate degree from West Chester University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Mr. Sterling has served on the Los Angeles County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service Advisory Committee from 2019 to present. Mr. Sterling has also served as a Volunteer Attorney for the Mesereau Free Legal Clinic, located in the heart of South Central Los Angeles. Mr. Sterling also served on the Board of Directors for the non-profit free legal clinic from 2015 to 2017. The Mesereau Free Legal Clinic ensures the residents of Los Angeles County are afforded professional quality legal services regardless of income, circumstances, or station in life. Mr. Sterling has also been honored by the City of Los Angeles for his work with the Los Angeles City Commission on the Status of Women focusing on re-entry services for ex-offenders. In addition, Mr. Sterling served as a Volunteer Attorney at the Los Angeles Law Library for the Lawyers in the Law Library program. Mr. Sterling has presented at various speaking engagements and he has been featured in publications, including Attorney at Law Magazine.

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  • West Chester University, Bachelors of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, 2005

  • University of West Los Angeles School of Law, Juris Doctor, Suma Cum Laude, 2010


  • State Bar of California, 2013-Present

  • United States District Court for the Central District of California, 2014-Present

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California, 2017-Present

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), 2014-Present

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), 2017-Present

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA), 2013-Present


  • Mesereau Free Legal Clinic, Volunteer

  • Mesereau Free Legal Clinic, Advisory Board Secretary, 2012-2015

  • Mesereau Free Legal Clinic, Board Member, 2014-2015

  • Hollywood Entertainment Industry Meetup, Organizer, 2014-Present

  • The Esquire Network, Moderator, 2014-Present

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service Panel Attorney, 2016-Present

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service Advisory Committee, 2019-Present


  • Recognized by Super Lawyers

  • Avvo 10.0 Rating

  • Justia 10.0 Rating

  • Witkin Award for Academic Excellence Recipient

  • City of Los Angeles, 2007 Certificate of Appreciation, L.A. City Commission on Status of Women Re-Entry Project

  • Mesereau Free Legal Clinic, 2009 Volunteer of the Year

  • CAALA Plaintiff Trial Academy Graduate, 2017


  • Attorney At Law Magazine, Carving His Place in the Law, 2014 (To View Magazine Publication, Click HERE)

  • The Sterling Firm YouTube Channel, 2014-Present (To View Video Publications, Click HERE)


  • Experience in the Law, Pre-Law Society, Santa Monica College, 2013

  • Trademark Law Overview, California Lawyers for the Arts, 2016

  • Contract Basics, Producing an Ultra Low Budget Film Program, 2017

  • Entertainment Industry: Legal Issues Related to COVID-19, Nancy Fulton Meetups, 2020 (To View Video Presentation, Click HERE)


  • How To Form A Business, (To View Course Featured On, Click HERE)


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The Sterling Firm
Based on 12 Reviews
Mauricio T.
Mauricio T.
2020-12-30 21:15:41
Mr. Sterling provides legal advice that is necessary for his client to be covered or protected. He is knowledgeable and fast to respond. read more
Tommy B.
Tommy B.
2020-03-16 17:12:41
The Sterling Firm has helped me with a copyright, work for hire agreement, and has helped me written contracts for my business. Highly recommended. He's an... read more
Robin S.
Robin S.
2017-12-05 19:52:41
I recommend the Sterling Firm for anyone needing legal advice in the entertainment industry. Thank you Justin for all your legal advice for my project. I'm... read more
Michelle N.
Michelle N.
2017-10-10 07:20:20
I called in on a weekend and Justin picked up. He was extremely helpful and gracious. Even though my case is more of a small claims matter, he still... read more
Alex V.
Alex V.
2015-10-20 23:44:43
I was in a tricky business mess and needed ways to solve my problem without future legal suits. Justin very methodically walked me through my options and... read more