About Us

Demler Armstrong & Rowland was established in 1979 in Long Beach, California.  For more than 40 years, our primary focus has been the defense of general liability and catastrophic injury lawsuits, construction litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and insurance bad faith claims.  We are a litigation and trial firm with offices in both Northern and Southern California, and our lawyers are routinely called upon to try high-stakes cases in courtrooms throughout the state.  With a core group of partners who have been together for more than 30 years, we have the size and experience to take on the largest cases, but are still small enough to be able to provide the level of personal service that our clients expect.

Recent News

ADC Annual Meeting in San Francisco

Partners John Brydon and Brian Buddell will be among esteemed high-profile speakers at the ADC Annual Meeting at the historic St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco on Union Square on December 8-9, 2022.  John Brydon, along with industry leaders, will address Successful Jury Trial Strategies in the Age of Nuclear Verdicts.  Brian Buddell will join … Continue reading ADC Annual Meeting in San Francisco

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Defense Verdict in Auto v Pedestrian Case

Following a 2-week trial, a Torrance jury returned a defense verdict on July 19, 2022 for our client in a personal injury case arising out of a 2018 accident in a Redondo Beach intersection.  The plaintiff claimed that she was lawfully in the crosswalk and our 19-year-old driver failed to yield, striking plaintiff with her … Continue reading Defense Verdict in Auto v Pedestrian Case

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Another Appellate Win for DAR in Landslide Case

Jim Weixel, of the firm’s Walnut Creek office, obtained a reversal of a summary judgment against the firm’s clients in a long-running landslide case in Contra Costa County.  A neighboring landowner argued, based on a declaration from his geotechnical engineer, that it was undisputed his property was not within the slide mass (the area of … Continue reading Another Appellate Win for DAR in Landslide Case

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Asbestos Litigation Trends and Trial Overview

Please join Demler Armstrong & Rowland, LLP partner Edward P. Tugade at the upcoming virtual and complimentary conference, Asbestos Litigation Trends and Trial Overview, on June 22. Hosted by Perrin Conferences, the event speakers include prominent attorneys, insurance professionals, and industry experts. To view the agenda and register for this complimentary conference please go to: … Continue reading Asbestos Litigation Trends and Trial Overview

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In Memoriam for Partner Bruce E. Sample (1966-2018)

It is with great sadness that we announce that our partner and dear friend, Bruce Sample, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018.  Bruce joined the DAR family shortly after graduating from Southwestern University School of Law, where he attended …

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Long Beach, CA 90804

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San Francisco, CA 94104

Sacramento

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Sacramento, California 95864

Walnut Creek

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Walnut Creek, CA 94596