Sol Ajalat (1932-2023) Photo

Sol P. Ajalat (1932-2023)

  • Profile

Throughout a legal career spanning almost 60 years, Sol Ajalat has handled a myriad of cases in virtually every area of law. Currently, in addition to bodily injury due to accident and medical malpractice, Sol handles vaccination injuries in the United States Court of Federal Claims. Sol's experience and professional relationships with nationally-renowned medical experts, economists, life care planners, and others in the medical related field make him one of only a handful of attorneys in the United States who can successfully handle this type of complex vaccine medical litigation. On behalf of injured children and adults, Sol has obtained verdicts and settlements in the tens of millions of dollars.

In addition to his extensive work with vaccine and other bodily injury cases, Sol also handles complex transactional activities as well as complex civil litigation related to disputes involving business, corporate, commercial, employment, real estate, health and entertainment matters.

Bar Admissions

Judicial Appointments & Appointments

  • Personal Legal Assistant to the Chief Judge, US District Court, Central District, California (1962-1964)


  • J.D., University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, 1962
  • B.S., Public Health Administration, University of California at Los Angeles, 1959

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Other Professional Associations

  • Arab American Medical Association of Southern California (1975-1990), Founder and Ex Officio Member
  • National Arab American Medical Association of Southern California (1984-1995), Founder and Ex Officio Member
  • Medical Society of Arab Americans (1990-1995), Founder and Ex Officio Member

Community & Other Offices (Partial)

  • President, Saint Nicholas Cathedral Board of Directors (1976-1978)
  • President, William A. Nemia Republican Club (1978-1979)
  • President, Toluca Lake Elementary Advisory Council (1979-1980)
  • President, L.A. Unified School District, Area I, Advisory Council (1980-1981)
  • President, Providence High School Advisory Council (1985-1986)
  • President, Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce (1997)
  • Director, Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce (1987-2004)
  • Director, Arab American Educational Foundation (1986 to date)
  • Director, Providence High School Community Council (1986-1987)
  • Trustee, Medical Center of North Hollywood (1991-1999)
  • Director, Burbank/North Hollywood Angel of the Year Awards (1996-2003)
  • Director, Life Services, Inc., an elderly care non-profit corporation (1997-2001)
  • President, Greater Toluca Lake Neighborhood Council (2002-2004)
  • Director, Hollywood Community Hospital (2004-2013)
  • Participant, Rand Institute for Civil Justice (2007 to date)
  • Participant, in numerous Toluca Lake, Calif. organizational committees, functions and activities (1963 to date)
  • Participant, in numerous St Nicolas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral organizational committees, functions and activities. (1953 to date)

Miscellaneous Recognition

  • Distinguished Service Award, Lawyers Club of Los Angeles County (2002)
  • Recognition Certificate for Fifty Years of Service, California Supreme Court and State Bar (2013)
  • Outstanding Legal Services Award, Arab American Lawyers Association (2011)
  • Distinguished Service Award (2002); Community Service Award (2005); Business of the Year Award (2008); Good Neighbor Award (2009); Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce
  • Distinguished Service Award, St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral (2005)
  • Arab American Almanac, “Who’s Who Among Arab Americans (Sixth Edition)
  • Marquis, "Who's Who in American Law" (1987-present)
  • Marquis, "Who's Who in America" (2002-present)
  • Marquis, "Who's Who in the World" (2004-present)
  • Marquis, “Who’s Who Top Lawyer (2020)

Fraternal Societies

  • Arab and Pasadena Masonic Lodges (1965-present)
  • Sons of the Desert Shrine Club (1965-2009) and Scottish Masonic Rite (1965-present)
  • President, North Hollywood Kiwanis International (2003-2004)
  • Founder and Past Member, Jordanian Palestinian Society