John Verrios Airola
Senior Attorney

John Verrios Airola has been working in the personal injury field for over 25 years. He has successfully handled thousands of personal injury cases, and has taken many of these cases to jury trials in both state and federal court. Before working on behalf of injured persons, Mr. Airola was hired by insurance companies to work on their behalf, against injured persons. Consequently, Mr. Airola has an in-depth, working knowledge of how insurance companies handle claims and therefore can help maximize your recovery.

Mr. Airola comes from a long line of attorneys. His grandfather the Hon. Virgil M. Airola, was sworn into the State Bar of California in 1916. Then in 1950, his uncle, the Hon. Orrin K. Airola and cousin, Lowell Airola became attorneys in California. Both Virgil M. Airola and Orrin K. Airola became District Attorneys and Superior Court Judges in Calaveras County. There have been 11 people in the Airola Family who have been attorneys, in both California and Illinois.

Mr. Airola grew up on a cattle and hay ranch in the “Motherlode” area of the California Foothills. He brings the country toughness he lived as a child and adolescent to his work as a personal injury attorney.

In his spare time Mr. Airola enjoys running, biking, playing the trumpet, listening to music and spending his time with his wife, attorney Tuesday L. Airola of Airola Law Offices, and their four children.

Areas of Practice

100% Plaintiff’s Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

California, 1991
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1991


McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California

California State University at Chico, Chico, California
Bachelor’s Degree – Political Science

Published Works
Write a Good Brief, CCTLA Litigator, 2008
Presenter/Instructor for Seminars

The Paperless Law Office… And Beyond, The Airola Group MCLE, 2012

Three Keys to the Paperless Office, CCTLA Problem Solving Clinic, 2012

Beyond Facebook, LOL, and The Cloud: A Technology, Discovery and Ethics Update, CCTLA Problem Solving Clinic, 2011

7 Ways to Immediately Decrease your Overhead, Problem Solving Clinic, 2010

Less Paper in the 21st Century, NCCRA Annual Conference, 2010

The Paperless Office, CCRA Annual Conference, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

Capital City Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Consumer Attorneys of California

Better Business Bureau

Past Employment Positions

Airola Law Offices, Owner, 1997 – 2012

Zumbrun & Findley, Attorney, 1996 – 1997

Barrett, Harper, Woll, Raatz & Stenson, Attorney, 1993 – 1996

Thompson & Heller, Attorney, 1991 – 1993

Amador County Superior Court, Law Clerk, 1988 – 1990