DAR SCORES ANOTHER MSJ VICTORY

Randy Moss and Lisa Pan scored another MSJ victory for our clients.  In Cuadros v. Vergara, San Joaquin County Superior Court, plaintiff pest control contractor came to defendant’s house to inspect work his company had performed near the roofline of …

Amber Kelly Appointed to the American Board of Trial Advocates

We would like to congratulate Amber Kelly as a new member of the American Board of Trial (ABOTA).  On August 7, 2021, she was voted into ABOTA —a prestigious, invitation-only organization of plaintiff and defense lawyers in which prospective members …

Firefighters’ Rule prompts dismissal of action against property owner for injuries caused by a tenant’s dog.

Congratulations to Paul Bessette and Lisa Pan on another MSJ victory.  In Whiting v, Buxton, Alameda County Superior Court, an on-duty Alameda County firefighter sued for personal injuries against the owners of rental property.  The plaintiff was responding to …

DEFENSE VERDICT IN WRONGFUL DEATH MESOTHELIOMA TRIAL, TACOMA, WASHINGTON

Demler Armstrong & Rowland is pleased to announce that its San Francisco Managing Partner, John R. Brydon, was lead trial counsel for Pneumo Abex, LLC, a former manufacturer of asbestos containing brake linings, and obtained a 12-0 defense verdict …

John Brydon to present a webinar for the Association of Defense Counsel

John Brydon to present a webinar on punitive damages on July 14, 2021, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the Association of Defense Counsel, “Punitive Damages – Trial Perspective,” where he will share his perspective on countering punitive damages before …

Megan C. Hitchcock

Megan C. Hitchcock has primarily practiced insurance defense litigation, personal injury and business litigation since her admission to the California State Bar in 2003. She has represented a variety of clients, including individuals, insurance carriers, developers, general contractors, and small …

Denise Thompson

Denise Thompson is a successful trial attorney with extensive experience litigating matters before the state and federal courts in California. Ms. Thompson has tried numerous civil jury trials and arbitrations, including successfully trying and arbitrating high-exposure cases. She actively manages …

Derek Lim to Moderate Transportation Megaconference XV

Partner Derek Lim to moderate “The Plaintiff’s Lawyer’s Perspective on the Anatomy of a Truck Crash Case”

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ZOOM JURY TRIALS

Partner John Brydon to speak on Zoom Jury Trials on April 2, 2021. Click here for more information and to register:  https://slobar.org/events-calendar/#!event/2021/4/2/cctla-presents-zoom-jury-trials

Edward Tugade Elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Association of Defense Counsel

Edward Tugade has been unanimously elected to the office of Secretary-Treasurer of the Association of Defense Counsel (ADC), an organization consisting of accomplished defense attorneys and corporate counsel.  Ed’s term as Secretary-Treasurer runs through December 2021, after which he will serve as …

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