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David Keith Schneider

David Keith Schneider

About me

We are a civil litigation law firm based in San Diego, and practicing throughout California. We primarily handle cases involving complex business and real estate disputes. We also handle carefully selected cases involving significant personal injuries and wrongful death. We represent both businesses and individual people.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    3 years

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Contact info

655 West Broadway
Suite 1400
San Diego, CA, 92101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Top LawyerSan Diego Magazine2014
Top Lawyer in San DiegoSan Diego Magazine2013
10.0 Superb RatingAVVO2013
Top 30 Corporate LitigationSan Diego County Bar Association2011
Outstanding Trial Lawyer AwardSan Diego Trial Lawyers Association1998
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyYunker & Schneider1994 - Present
AttorneyLuce Forward Hamilton & Scripps1988 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hon. William B. Enright American Inn of CourtMaster2015 - Present
Hon. William B. Enright American Inn of CourtBarrister2000 - 2001
Louis M. Welsh American Inn of CourtAssociate1997 - 1998
San Diego Trial Lawyers AssociationAwards Committee1995 - 2010
Association of Business Trial LawyersN/A1994 - Present
Consumer Attorney Association of San DiegoN/A1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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Publication nameTitleDate
2010 WL 3988684Makaeff v. Trump University2010
2010 WL 3341638Makaeff v. Trump University2010
532 F3d 511Croskey v. BMW2008
2008 WL 2636834Burcar v. JPS Surface Solutions, Inc.2008
130 Cal.App4th 950Thompson v. 10,000 RV Sales, Inc.2005
2004 WL 1701157Barratt American, Inc. v. D.R. Horton San Diego Holding Co., Inc.2004
Professional ResponsibilityAmerican Bar Association Litigation Section2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of TexasGovernment: Honors ProgramBA - Bachelor of Arts with High Honors1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Premises LiabilityPremises Liability1995