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David Bryan Garcia

David Bryan Garcia

also known as D. Bryan Garcia

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Business, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

About Me



Bryan Garcia is a Senior Attorney with extensive experience in catastrophic personal injury, elder abuse and complex business litigation. Bryan Garcia is a civil litigator, licensed to practice in California, Arizona and Nevada. Mr. Garcia received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley, and his J.D. from U.C. Hastings. Throughout his career, Mr. Garcia has successfully litigated and resolved cases for his clients, including a jury trial which resulting in the third largest nursing home verdict in the history of elder abuse litigation in the State of California at that time.

Mr. Garcia has been selected by the Best Lawyers in America;SuperLawyers Magazine as a Rising Star; and named a Top Attorney for Orange County by OC Metro Magazine. Mr. Garcia has a client rating of 5 out of 5 on Martindale-Hubbell and has been awarded the Client Distinction Award for being complimented by clients in the areas of communications ability; responsiveness; quality of service; and value for the money.

Mr. Garcia has authored numerous articles to further the interests of consumers as more fully seen at http://www.callahan-law.com/Articles-and-Expert-Advice/. Mr. Garcia is also active in the legal community as he is currently on the board of the State Bar's Law Practice Management & Technology section and has previously served as the elected Los Angeles representative of the State Bar, California Young Lawyers Association. Mr. Garcia has also previously been active in his community, serving as a board member of the Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa helping to inform and resolve various issues in his community.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    14 years, 60 cases
  2. Business: 33%
  3. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 7%
    12 years, 25 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (30-45%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

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    I endorse Bryan. I have seen how hard Bryan works and know him to be very diligent in his representation of his clients. He is well respected by those in the legal community, including myself.

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    Bryan Doss Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Laura Marilyn Morris

    Bryan is a skilled litigator and a trusted colleague with a track record of obtaining excellent results for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Laura Morris Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Callahan & Blaine

3 Hutton Centre Drive
9th Floor
Santa Ana, CA, 92707-5781

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 200505/27/2015
CAActive200105/20/2015
NVAttorney Inactive200502/23/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Best LawyerBets Lawyers in America2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Best Lawyer, Commercial Litigation & Personal InjuryBest Lawyers in America2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
Skull and Keys Honor SocietyU.C. Berkeley1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior LitigatorCallahan & Blaine2011 - 2011
AttorneyBiren Katzman2008 - 2010
AttorneyChapman, Glucksman & Dean2006 - 2008
AttorneyGarcia Law Firm2002 - 2006

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Neighborhood Council of Westchester/PlayaBoard of Directors2010 - Present
State Bar Law Practice Managment and TechnologyExecutive Committee2010 - Present
Westchester Playa VillageBard Member2010 - Present
California State Bar Young Lawyers Outreach CommitteeChair2009 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMember2001 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Sandoval v. Summit Care CorporationPlaintiff verdict of $2.4 Million.
Radle v. Confidential$3.15 Million Settlement
Castellanos v. Confidential$2.2 Million Settlement

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The GavelWaiver of the Physician Patient Privilege: Preventing a defendant from improperly asserting the privilege in order to obtain an unfair advantage2015
The Bottom LineThink Before You Tweet: Professional Responsibility Considerations in the Social Media Age2012
The Gavel (OCTLA)Restoring the Power of Punitive Damages in Elder Abuse Cases2012
The Bottom Line (California Bar)What is the Blogging Point? Effectively Utilizing A Legal Blog to Build Credibility With Both Your Existing and Future Clients2011
The Bottom Line (California Bar)The New Advertising Playbook: Marketing Your Practice Through Social Media Outlets2010
Hometown NewsKeeping Your Golden Years Golden: Things to Watch Out For To Ensure that You and Your Loves Ones are Protected2010
The Bottom Line (California Bar)Mining For Gold: Making a Profit in Today's Tough Times2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of California - BerkeleyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1998

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
CWCDAA Winter ConferenceIdentifying and Protecting Your Clients' Third Party Case2014
State Bar of California Admission CeremonyNew Lawyer Admission Ceremony2009
Attorney Days at Lincoln High SchoolAttorney Days at Lincoln High School2009
State Bar of California Admission CeremonyNew Lawyer Admission Ceremony2008