Ilya D. Frangos
Mr. Ilya Frangos is a Partner with Galine, Frye & Fitting. Mr. Frangos received his Juris Doctorate Degree from UC Hastings College of the Law with an emphasis in Criminal Law and received his Bachelor's Degree from UC Berkeley in Rhetoric. Prior to joining the Law Office of Galine, Frye & Fitting as an attorney, Mr. Frangos worked with the District Attorneys' office in San Mateo and San Francisco and practiced general civil litigation in the areas of real estate, contract disputes, and personal injury.
Presently, Mr. Frangos specializes in the area of general civil litigation, specifically personal injury, bad faith insurance, and business litigation. He has a reputation for being an ardent advocate for his clients' rights and has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients in arbitrations, bench trials, and jury trials. From 2013 - 2016, Mr. Frangos was nominated by his colleagues in the legal community as a Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor reserved for only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state. Mr. Frangos is also actively involved in the legal community and serves as the First Vice President for the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers' Association, a member of the At Large Board of Governors for the Consumer Attorneys of California, and co-founder/Treasurer for the Veteran Lawyers of San Mateo County.
Mr. Frangos also currently serves as a JAG officer in the California State Military Reserve, which serves in assisting civil authorities during domestic emergencies and assisting in the mobilization and demobilization process of the National Guard. His duties involve serving as legal counsel to National Guard soldiers regarding domestic legal matters prior to and following their deployment, and other matters related to military law.
J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, California
California State Military Reserve
Captain / JAG Officer
San Mateo Trial Lawyers Association
Second Vice President
Veteran Lawyers of San Mateo County
Consumer Attorneys of California
At Large Board of Governors
San Mateo County Bar Association
Business Law Committee
Woodside High School Mentor Program
The Hellenic Law Society
- Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Trial Advocacy, 2009
- Best Brief in Appellate Advocacy Class
- Nominated as a Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.