Diego John Velasquez opened his law office in 1995. His practice is based on three princilples: Trust, Communication, and Results. Since the age of 13, Attorney Velasquez learned the value of hard work. He attended college on a full N.R.O.T.C. Scholarship and later graduated with honors. Upon graduation from college, Attorney Velasquez was also commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy. He was one of several newly commissioned Navy Officers nationwide selected to serve as a foreign exchange officer representing the United States Navy.
Attorney Velasquez received an Honorable Discharge from the Navy and was later awarded another scholarship to study at California Western School of Law located in San Diego, California. During his second year of law school he earned the distinctive American Jurisprudence Award. He takes great pride in being licensed to practice law in California and Texas. Since 1995, Attorney Velasquez' office has been dedicated almost exclusively to representing clients in personal injury cases.
He is a member of several professional organizations dedicated to personal injury litigation. Attorney Velasquez' greatest assets are his strong work ethic and life experiences. He considers it an honor and a privilege to represent each client and their families during some of the most difficult and painful times in their lives. He works closely with each client to ensure that they achieve complete justice. When not working, Attorney Velasquez' activities include workouts, tennis, mountain biking, and piano. He resides in La Jolla, California with his wife of twenty-two years and their three children.
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Licensed since 1995
I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mr. Velasquez for nearly 20 years. He shows compassion for his clients, is very conscientious and detailed in his work, and is a very good legal counselor and trial attorney. I would highly recommend Mr. Velasquez to anyone in need of his services.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2004||05/02/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|American Jurisprudence Award||Lawyers Cooperative Publishing||1992|
|Academic Scholarship||California Western School of Law||1991|
|N.R.O.T.C. Full Scholarship||U.S. Navy||1984|
|Owner||Law Offices of Diego John Velasquez||1995 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Law Offices of George John Ronis||1992 - 1995|
|Naval Officer - Surface Warfare||United States Navy||1988 - 1990|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|San Diego Brain Injury Foundation||Professional Advisory Council||2012 - Present|
|Consumer Attorney Association of San Diego||Member||2007 - Present|
|San Diego County Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Service||Panel Member Personal Injury||2005 - Present|
|San Diego North County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service||Panel Member Personal Injury||2005 - Present|
|San Diego Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Trial Bar News||Trial Results||2010|
|Trial Bar News||Trial Results||2009|
|Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College||N/A||Graduate||2010|
|California Western School of L||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|University of Houston||Political Science||BS - Bachelor of Science||1988|
|Rice University||Naval Science||U.S. Naval Officer's Commission||1988|
|San Diego Woman's Fair||General Legal Rights||N/A|
|Puertas Abiertas||Civil Litigation||N/A|