Warren Ellis

Warren Ellis is a partner and the supervising attorney of the personal injury division of Munoz~Munoz & Ellis.   Mr. Ellis is a seasoned trial attorney.  His practice focuses on both criminal defense trials and trials of serious personal injury cases.

 

Mr. Ellis earned his bachelor’s degree in English from James Madison University, graduating magna cum laude in 2004.  Mr. Ellis went on to complete law school at the University of Richmond School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2007.  While in law school, Mr. Ellis served as Lead Articles Editor of the Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest and was honored as a member of the Moot Court Competition Board.  Mr. Ellis also assisted Dean Rodney Smolla in drafting an amici brief to the United States Supreme Court on a first amendment case regarding lawyer advertising.

 

After graduation from law school, Mr. Ellis undertook a one year judicial clerkship to the Honorable A. Bonwill Shockley, Honorable Stephen C. Mahan, and the Honorable A. Joseph Canada, Jr.  Following his clerkship, Mr. Ellis served as Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for Henrico, Virginia.  While working as a prosecutor, Mr. Ellis undertook and successfully prosecuted a number of high profile felony cases including sex crimes, homicides, and financial crimes.  Mr. Ellis also served as an instructor on asset forfeiture procedures for the Henrico County Police Academy.  

 

For the past nine years, Mr. Ellis has worked as a partner for Munoz~Munoz & Ellis.  In this time he has handled numerous jury trials on both the civil and criminal side.  Mr. Ellis has also achieved successful results on a number of high profile personal injury cases, including cases against the city of San Bernardino and County of Los Angeles.   

 

Mr. Ellis works closely with his wife, Crystal Ellis, and his two brothers, Michael and Ralph Munoz in the firm.  In his free time, Mr. Ellis enjoys scuba diving and hiking and exploring the numerous state and national parks across this great country with his wife, daughter, and his two dogs, Gizmo and Sandy.  

Bar Admissions:

California State Courts

United States District Court, Southern District of California

United States District Court, Central District of California

United States District Court, Eastern District of California

Virginia State Courts

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