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

U.S. Supreme Court Issues a Blow to the Bare Metal/ Component Parts Defense

Partner Edward Tugade published on the Bare Metal Defense

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Erin McGahey Joins Demler Armstrong

Demler, Armstrong & Rowland LLP takes great pleasure to announce that Erin McGahey has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as Of Counsel, bolstering our continued ability to provide our clients with top notch representation and to successfully litigate and …

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Successful 2-Day Seminar at Demler Armstrong

The reviews are in and this year’s Toxic Torts two-day conference was a tremendous success due to the innovative, interactive, engaging, and exceptional presentations by top trial attorneys and industry leaders.  Read more about it in the Summer 2019 issue of

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Otstott and Pan Win MSJ on Primary Assumption of Risk in Videotaped Hockey Case

George A. Otstott and Lisa L. Pan of Demler, Armstrong & Rowland, LLP’s San Francisco office won summary judgment using a primary assumption of the risk defense involving a collision between two adult league hockey players on the ice during …

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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

4500 E. Pacific Coast Highway, 4th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90804

San Francisco

601 California St., Suite 704
San Francisco, CA 94108

Sacramento

Gold River Office Center
11341 Gold Express Drive, Suite #110
Gold River, CA 95670

Walnut Creek

1350 Treat Blvd., Suite 400
Walnut Creek, CA 94597