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

Judgment of Dismissal Affirmed on Appeal – Overturns $1 Million Default

In Aguilera v. Cruz and Farley, DAR’s team of John Brydon, Edward Tugade, Lisa Pan and Jim Weixel secured a dismissal after Plaintiff entered a default against our clients for $1.034 million and successfully defended the dismissal on appeal.   

Defendant …

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DAR Scores Summary Judgment for Insureds in Landlord-Tenant Dispute

Jim Weixel, attorney at Demler’s San Francisco office, successfully obtained summary judgment for the firm’s clients in a landlord-tenant dispute arising out of a September 2017 water leak in their Walnut Creek apartment. The clients were on vacation when …

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DAR Hosts MCLE Event on Cellphone Forensics in Discovery

On November 4th, Jim Weixel of Demler’s San Francisco office will host a lunchtime MCLE event on methods of conducting forensic investigations and discovery of data stored in cellphones and other devices. The program will be presented by …

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Brian Buddell to Moderate Distinguished Panel on What the Civil Court Judges Want You to Know to be a Better Advocate

Partner BRIAN H. BUDDELL will be moderating The Judges Speak: Civil Court Litigation Do’s and Don’ts in San Francisco on October 25, 2019.  The featured speakers will be eight local judges.  Attendees will receive 6 hours of CLE credit, including …

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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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