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.
Marking a victory for DAR by partner Pennie Liu and associate Kelly Kim, they obtained summary judgment in a dog bite/premises liability case in favor of our landlord clients who rented out a single-family home in El Monte. Unbeknownst to the landlords, the tenant’s pitbull had violently killed another dog years before it attacked the … Continue reading Summary Judgement for Landlord in Pitbull Case
On April 11, 2023, Partner John Brydon will be speaking with Alexandra S. Fernandez and Guy Kornblum as the moderator on the best approach to taking the depositions of key witnesses. Click here for details and to register: Display event – Taking “Killer” Depositions of Key Witnesses (sfbar.org)
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
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
April 18, 2018
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 …