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Jeffrey Scott Dawson

Car accident Attorney at Irvine, CA

5.0   6 reviews

also known as Jeff Dawson, Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Dawson

  • Licensed for 33 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1990
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Jeffrey

Learn Jeffrey’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    50%
    Being injured in an accident that was caused by someone else can be a difficult experience. In addition to any pain and suffering you might have, you may experience financial loss from medical bills and time away from work. We can help!

  2. Personal injury
    47%

  3. Animal and dog bites
    1%
    If you were the victim in a dog bite attack, you may be able to obtain monetary compensation for your injury. We have the experience needed to get you the fair and just compensation you deserve for your injuries.

  4. Brain injury
    1%
    Each year there are between 50,000 and 100,000 people who have impaired ability to work and complete their normal daily activities due to brain injury. Most of these injuries are the result of an automobile accident. You need

  5. Wrongful death
    1%
    A wrongful death lawsuit is brought on by an immediate member of the deceased individual’s family. This can be one of the worst things that can happen to a family, you need an experienced and caring team on your side.

Born 1963 in Santa Ana California, Jeffrey Dawson was raised in the historic rural City of San Juan Capistrano. He attended California State University at Chico and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with honors in 1986. Jeffrey Dawson obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in law from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1989. He passed the State Bar Exam in his first attempt and was admitted to the California State Bar in 1990.

From 1990 through 1993, Jeffrey Dawson worked as an associate attorney for several insurance defense trial lawyers in the field of personal injury. During this time, he developed effective litigation and negotiation skills while representing individuals and businesses in a variety of personal injury lawsuits.

In 1994, Jeffrey Dawson went into private practice in Laguna Hills, California. The focus of his practice has been the aggressive representation of injury victims. Jeffrey Dawson’s unique and vast experience working with insurance defense lawyers and insurance claims representatives is what places him ahead of other plaintiff’s counsel. Since starting his own practice, Jeffrey Dawson has achieved several substantial recoveries for injury victims in Falls, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Dog Bites, and Premise Liability cases.

Jeffrey Dawson is an active member of the local Bar and the Orange County Trial Lawyer Association and supports the California Consumer Trial Lawyers Association in its efforts to protect the public’s rights to fair and just compensation in personal injury cases. He is also active in his community and local youth athletic programs.

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Location

Jeffrey S.Dawson
9841 Irvine Center Drive Suite 210
Irvine, CA, 92618

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Posted by diana | July 25, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Jeff Dawson
Jeff Dawson was hired by me for a very difficult personal injury case. Within a few months he organized my case obtained files and referred me to the appropriate doctors. What a contrast from the previous attorney. I really had a chance to see the difference between a professional well organized attorney and one who does as little as possible. Jeff really went "the extra mile" through mediation and later arbitration. I appreciated the time and energy he put into my case and I will be forever grateful to him.
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Response from Jeffrey Dawson October 25, 2017
Thank you, we were pleased to be able to help you through the maze of settling a difficult personal injury case like yours. Out team of professionals is top notch.
Posted by Nathan Davis | July 6, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Best attorney ever!!!
In 2009 I was in a serious car accident where an uninsured drunk driver doing 85mph hit the car I was driving from behind as I was at a stand still on the 5 fwy. It was a nasty wreak. After getting out of the hospital I was lucky enough to have someone refer Mr. Dawson to me. He met with me immediately and treated me like my case was his number 1 priority. He was very straight with me about what to expect with the process. The insurance on the car I was driving was less than great, only had minimal coverage and like I stated the other driver was uninsured so it was going to be a fight. After all the medical treatment I received over the months to come it totalled out to around $38,000 and the policy only covered $30,000. That doesn't even count for the cost of the car and what Jeff Dawson's legal fee's would be. Jeff and his entire staff stayed in contact with me throughout the claim. It I had a question it either got answered right away or at most within 24 hours. They were all on top of their A game! When the case got settled I was worried about getting everything payed because it was way over the policy limits but Jeff said he would work with the doctors and insurance to get it handled. In the end, all my medical and the car got paid. I even got a call to swing by his office to pick up a check. I still have no clue how he did it but he had a check for $11,000 for me. He had explained in the beginning that if I would have set up my insurance differently, he would have been able to get me a lot more. Jeff is one of the brightess persons that I have met. He genuinely cares about your case and how your handling the situation you've been thrust into. He surrounds himself with the smartest people, great doctor referrals and made a horrible situation a lot less stressful. I have absolutely the utmost admiration for Jeff and the staff he employs. I have recommended him to family and friends. I can't give this guy enough credit, simply an amazing attorney and genuine person. Thanks Jeff Dawson!!!
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Response from Jeffrey Dawson October 25, 2017
We are so glad we were able to reach a fair settlement for you. It is true that if you had structured your policy to include uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage, you would have been able to receive a higher settlement. Be sure to make that change so that if you are in that situation again, you will be fully covered.
Posted by anonymous | July 6, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Wonderful
Made the process easy for myself and my family.
Response from Jeffrey Dawson October 25, 2017
We always try to make difficult situations such as your a little easier for our clients. We appreciate your kind words.
Posted by Bryan | June 13, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Rear Ended, woke up to medical nightmare. Jeff saved my life.
Jeffrey handled my case professionally, quickly, and made sure the outcome was fair to me. I would refer him to anyone.
Response from Jeffrey Dawson July 6, 2017
It was a pleasure handling your case. I'm glad the settlement was appropriate.
Posted by Donny | March 2, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Sideswiped on the 405
I was in a horrible accident on the 405 in Southern California. I hired the Law Office of Jeff Dawson to represent me. He has been incredibly diligent in getting me to the right Doctors for the treatments required. I feel my rights are protected and he will pursue a settlement that will cover my bills, loss of job, and pain and suffering. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Response from Jeffrey Dawson July 6, 2017
Your case is interesting. Most people don't know the importance of having Uninsured Motorist bodily injury and property damage limits set to at least $250,000. The truck that hit you only had $15,000 of bodily injury liability. That hardly covered the emergency room, let alone the treatment that you needed. Glad we could be of help!
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Posted by Jason Thompson | December 11, 2009
Aggressive!
Mr. Dawson was pleasant to work with and truly kept my interest in mind throughout my case with great results
Response from Jeffrey Dawson July 6, 2017
Keeping my clients informed is of paramount importance to me! I appreciate your comments and will always keep my clients first!
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AVVO RATING 7.7 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Offices of Jeffrey Dawson
  • 1994 - Present

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1989
  • California State University, Chico
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1986

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Underinsured Motorist Car Accident
  • ongoing, expect settlement soon

Associations

  • California Consumer Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
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  • California Consumer Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (3)
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Personal injury Attorney | Nov 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I consistently found Jeff as having and maintaining important attributes of a top lawyer: Knowledgeable, Hardworking, Compassionate, Excellent client contact/follow-up, and more."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Most knowledgeable person I know on personal injury matters. Is dedicated to clients, has an efficient office staff, and obtains great results."
Litigation Attorney | May 31
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Dawson specializes in the areas of civil litigation, including serious personal injury and wrongful death matters. I know Mr. Dawson is fully committed to serving his clients’ needs. In fact, he is so effective that people he has sued have later hired Mr. Dawson to represent them in their own personal injury matters. There could be no better endorsement for a lawyer"
Personal injury Attorney | May 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I've known Jeff for about 15 years and he gets excellent results for his clients. Jeff works very hard on his cases and is not afraid to roll up his sleeves and fight for causes and cases he believes in. Jeff is very good at relating to his clients and also with other attorneys in town. This allows Jeff to get solid and consistent results for his clients in and out of the courtroom."
Car accident
Personal injury
Car accident