Law Offices of



Representing Injury Victims in San Diego Since 1988

San Diego, Riverside, and South Orange Counties
The San Diego Law Offices of Barry Pasternack is dedicated to assisting victims of personal injury in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties who have suffered an injury due to the negligence or wrongful actions of another. We have a particular wealth of experience representing plaintiffs who have suffered serious or catastrophic injuries, and families who have lost a loved one in wrongful death actions. For details about our areas of expertise, please see our personal injury overview page.
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For over 20 years, firm principal Barry Pasternack has devoted his entire legal career to representing injury victims, and has secured successful results, including obtaining significant settlements and verdicts, on behalf of a wide range of clients. Mr. Pasternack handles every case personally from start to finish, and is proud of his role as an advocate for the injured, fighting long and hard for his clients through complex trial litigation if necessary, and never selling his clients short. Mr. Pasternack is committed to providing exceptional personal attention to every client, always promptly responding to phone calls and e-mails, and keeping clients continually apprised of the progress with their case.

At the Law Offices of Barry Pasternack, we understand that many people come to us when facing a difficult time, and we are dedicated to achieving the best possible result for you and your family. For the convenience of our clients, we offer free initial consultations, and are available to assist English and Spanish speaking clients. All cases are handled on a contingency fee arrangement, meaning that you do not pay attorneys’ fees unless and until we obtain recovery on your behalf.


The Law Offices of Barry Pasternack represents clients who have suffered an injury in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties.


We have a deeper understanding of the legal issues at play in personal injury and wrongful death matters, including the underlying medical and evidentiary issues.


We represent clients with all types of injuries, and handle claims resulting from all types of accidents, including wrongful death, auto accidents, and more.


Our mission it to provide skilled, effective legal services for the problems that affect the daily lives of our clients.

Our Team



Barry Pasternack is the founder and managing attorney. He represents injured victims against insurance companies throughout California and other western states for over 26 years.

As the managing attorney, Mr. Pasternack supervises all cases. He is informed of the status of all cases and designs strategy along with his team on a regular basis. Mr. Pasternack is lead trial counsel for the firm, and has recovered millions of dollars for his clients. Mr. Pasternack believes that every client deserves the best service possible. Your case will be handled by an expertly trained attorney from start to finish.

In his spare time, Mr. Pasternack enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren. He is also an avid sports fan.



Adrian Terrado graduated Cum Laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law where he studied on scholarship and was honored with a Thomas Jefferson School of Law Fellowship. He is a member of the California Bar and is admitted to practice in front of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. He is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and Consumer Attorneys of San Diego.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Adrian obtained his paralegal certification from the University of San Diego and worked in the legal field for almost 10 years. During this time, he gained a vast amount of experience in personal injury law. Adrian attended law school part-time and continued to work full-time while raising a family. Through his experience, he has strengthened his litigation and courtroom skills. He is also certified in Trial Advocacy with the San Diego Inn of Court.



The law office handles a wide range of personal injury cases, including auto accidents, products liability and wrongful death.

Settlement and Judgment: $840,000
The seat of our client’s bicycle broke, causing him to fall while riding. Our client sustained a serious back injury. The bicycle component manufacturer agreed to settle after we filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer for design defect

Settlement and Judgment: $500,000
Our client’s vehicle was t-boned in a car accident, resulting in the client sustaining a fractured pelvis, among other injuries. Although the insurance company originally claimed she was at fault, we were able to recover $500,000 on our client’s behalf.


Because we focus exclusively on personal injury law, we have a deeper understanding of legal issues at play.

  • Barry handled an auto accident in which I was the injured party and recovery by Medicare. I was ready to give up the idea of even TRYING to recover anything from my injuries since Medicare would have taken it all, but Mr. Pasternack was EXTREMELY successful in recovering much more than I expected to get,…

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Wrongful Death/
Catastrophic Injuries
Brain Injuries
Spinal Cord/Paralyzing Injuries
Loss of Limb
Burn Injuries
Injuries to Children
Neck Injuries
Back Injuries
Leg or Arm Injuries
Internal Injuries
Facial Injuries
Soft Tissue Injuries
Products Liability
Auto Accidents
Traffic Accidents
Car Accidents
SUV Rollovers
Bus Accidents
Vehicle v. Bicyclist Accidents
Bike Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Pedestrian Accidents
Construction Accidents
Premises Liability/Slip and Fall
Dog Bites

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1230 Columbia St #930
San Diego, CA 92101.

(619) 230-1007

525 D St
Ramona, CA 92065

(760) 788-1400