Steven A. Block

Steven A. Block has practiced law as a civil litigator in Sacramento for nearly 40 years.  He holds an AV peer rating from Martindale-Hubble and handles a wide variety of complex litigation, including catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, employment, products

Saam Takaloo

Saam Takaloo is an attorney in the firm’s Long Beach office. Prior to joining Demler, Armstrong & Rowland, he worked as a law clerk at insurance defense and employment law firms.

Mr. Takaloo received his J.D. from Loyola Law School, …

Margaret Lesniak

Margaret has practiced in the areas of insurance bad faith litigation; personal injury; landlord/tenant; defense of public entities and their employees in civil litigation; ADA claims; employment and housing discrimination claims, boundary disputes, negligence actions and intentional torts.

Margaret received …

James V. Weixel

Jim Weixel, an attorney in the firm’s San Francisco office, has concentrated his practice on toxic tort defense and other areas of casualty defense litigation for over twenty-five years.

Mr. Weixel was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1990 and …

Tom Xu

Tom Xu is an associate at the Long Beach office of Demler, Armstrong & Rowland.  Mr. Xu earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School in 2015 and his B.A. in Economics from UC Berkeley in 2012.  At Vanderbilt, Mr. Xu …

Jury Finds No Discrimination

Partner Jim Lemieux completed a 3‑week jury trial involving a tenant, Ruth Alvizures, who claimed she was being wrongfully evicted by her landlord, Molly Johnson, on religious discrimination grounds and, specifically, in retaliation for the tenant’s refusal to attend bible …

Demler’s San Francisco Office On The Move

Our two year old San Francisco office has recently relocated and added two seasoned lawyers, expanding the office to 11 attorneys. Effective March 1, 2017 our new San Francisco address is 575 Market Street, Suite 2080. Added to the …

Southern California

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

Northern California

575 Market Street, Suite 2080
San Francisco, CA 94105-2863