Individual and Small Business Defense

Ronald Q. Tran, Esq.


Ronald Tran

Ronald Q. Tran joined Cholakian & Associates with extensive litigation and trial experience.  He began his legal career as a criminal prosecutor, where he first chaired over 50 jury and bench trials, as well as hundreds of pretrial hearings and motions.  Thereafter, Mr. Tran worked at a large defense firm in San Francisco, where he focused on complex litigation disputes involving products liability, mass tort, construction defect, class action, and commercial matters.  Mr. Tran additionally served as national, local, and trial counsel for two large companies in the defense of their personal injury cases throughout the United States.  Mr. Tran has experience in all aspects of litigation, including taking and defending fact and expert depositions, preparing dispositive and evidentiary motions, negotiating settlements, and participating in trial and arbitration preparations as both first and second chair.

Mr. Tran graduated cum laude at the University of San Francisco School of Law.  While in law school, Mr. Tran served on the Board of Editors and is a published author at the USF Law Review.  He also joined the USF Maritime Law Journal, participated in the ABA Labor and Employment Law Trial Advocacy Competition, and received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Wills and Trusts and Information Privacy.  Mr. Tran rounded out his law school experience with judicial externships at both the state and federal courts.  Mr. Tran received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego.