Matthew Mark Haffner

matthew mark haffner, California attorney


Representative Clients





Mr. Haffner utilizes all technological advancements, both in his trial practice and his civil jury trials.


Mr. Haffner enjoys the standing of an accomplished trial counsel.

One Superior Court Jurist offered the following quote:

“I think you [Mr. Haffner] really know how to put on a good case; I have repeatedly used you as an example when I have explained to lawyers how they might consider using all their trial material, and technology, for a persuasive, on-point, concise and constructive, closing argument.”

Matthew Haffner is a founding partner of Haffner Law Group.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Haffner is a civil trial attorney with extensive trial experience in virtually all of Southern California’s courts.

Trial Experience

With 30 years of litigation experience, Mr. Haffner has secured defense verdicts in multiple wrongful-death, catastrophic injury and multi-million dollar construction defect jury trials. His specialty is jury selection and multi-media presentation of trial evidence. The firm handles insurance defense matters, business disputes, personal injury, employment law, contract law, product liability and construction law issues and cases.

Civil Litigation Experience

Mr. Haffner was initially trained in a Los Angeles litigation law firm, before moving to Ventura, where he was a partner in a defense firm. He started his own firm in 1997. Haffner Law Group, a top-tier, boutique litigation law firm, was re-named in 2013.

Sample Trials

Mr. Haffner has successfully defended numerous wrongful death cases, as well as catastrophic injury and various significant personal injury trials. He has also conducted several lengthy construction defect trials, as well as property damage and employment and business litigation. He has averaged 2-3 trials per year for over 10 years, at times spending months in trial, and has tried cases in virtually all of the courts in Southern California.