About Us

Demler Armstrong & Rowland was established in 1979 in Long Beach, California.  For more than 35 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 20 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

Derek Lim to speak at the ABA Transportation Megaconference

Demler Armstrong Partner Derek Lim will be speaking at the ABA Transportation Megaconference ‪on March 22, 2019‬ in New Orleans. The panel will discuss various hot topics including‪ ‬proving and controlling damages in a case. Get more info & register …

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Edward Tugade Elected to ADC Board of Directors and Appointed Committee Chair

We are pleased to announce that, at the  most recent annual conference in San Francisco, the “Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada” announced the unanimous election of our partner, Edward Tugade, to its Board of Directors.  Numerous …

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Demler Expands Northern California Presence

The firm recently added two highly experienced commercial litigation lawyers to its Northern California office.  Former Archer Norris partner Derek Lim and associate Shannon Mallory have brought their growing litigation practice that focuses on transportation, employment, construction and business law.  …

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Brydon to Chair Autonomous Vehicle Seminar

San Francisco Managing Partner John Brydon will chair a one-day symposium on November 9, 2018 in Chicago on legal issues and challenges facing clients and lawyers arising from the use of autonomous vehicle technology.   The program is designed to explore …

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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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