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I am a trial lawyer that has been practicing 24 years in California.  I have tried close to 60 jury trials, hundreds of bench trials, and handled a number of binding arbitrations.  I sat as a volunter Temporary Judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court for a number of years doing a many DV Trials, family law hearings, civil restraining orders, Unlawful Detainer trials and many other hearings.


I have tried cases all over California in such legal fields as criminal law, family law, civil law, employment law, and other areas of the law.  I am a graduate of the Jerry Spence Trial Lawyers College.  I have handled a number of wage and hour class actions and currently am prosecuting several large wage and hour class action matters in multiple jurisdictions in California.


My office is consulted by other attorneys when they need help with trial issues, discovery isses or other legal matters.  We have represented attorneys when they have a legal problem.  We also partner in with attorneys to help them take their cases through trial.  When they need a trial lawyer they call us from all over California.






Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 51%
    28 years
  2. Family: 14%
    28 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    28 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 9%
    28 years
  5. Other: 16%
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Hourly ($400-750/hour), contingent (33-45%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Douglas MacMillan Borthwick

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  • David Wesley Hiller

    Dennis is a great trial attorney who always keeps his cool. One of the best.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

3322 W Victory Blvd
Burbank, CA, 91505


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Trial Lawyer of the yearCalifornia Private Defenders2012
Certificate of Appreciation for Temporary JudgeLos Angeles County Superior Court2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyWilson Trial Group1988 - Present
Voluntary Temporary JudgeLos Angeles County Superior Courts2006 - 2011
Coordinating Litigation AnalystWilliam N. Wilson Investigations1978 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesN/A2004 - Present
Phi Delta PhiPast Member and President and Delegate1985 - Present
Omicron Delta EpsilonMember1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People vs GreenHung Jury
Starz vs Dunlap, et al2.8 million dollar verdict for my Plaintiff client
UCLE vs Kong, et almillion dollar verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Inside the LawEconomic Justice in Times of Chaos2009
Inside the LawKevin Wicks killed by Inglewood Police2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Jerr Spence's Trial Lawyers CollegeTrial and Interpersonal SkillsF-Warrior2011
California State University, NorthridgeN/ABA EconomicsN/A
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Wilson Law Office Vegas RetreatLaw Office Management2002