Attorneys



Brian Buddell

Mr. Buddell is a trial attorney with extensive experience in many areas of civil defense including: Products Liability, Premises Liability, Complex Personal Injury, Toxic Torts, Transportation/Trucking, Wrongful Death, Auto/Truck Casualty Claims, Environmental, Employment and Insurance Coverage.  He has successfully defended …

Angela Martin

Angela Martin has been practicing in the areas of insurance coverage litigation, personal injury and business litigation since her admission to the California State Bar in 2005.  She has represented a variety of clients, including individuals, insurance carriers, medical equipment …

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 …

Paul A. Peters

Paul Peters is an attorney in our San Francisco office, where his practice focuses on insurance coverage and bad faith defense, personal injury defense, and general civil litigation. He has extensive experience representing insurers in coverage and bad faith litigation …

Vicky Chan

Vicky Chan is a graduate of the University of California, Davis and the University of California Hastings College of the law. She has been a civil litigator since 2003, specializing in the defense of residential and commercial property damage and …

Dalen Saludes

Dalen Saludes earned his law degree from Whittier Law School in 2007, where he was awarded the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for achieving the highest-class score in Legal Analysis. Prior to law school, Mr. Saludes graduated from the …

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