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Dana Leigh Cisneros

Litigation Attorney at Anaheim Hills, CA

4.3   6 reviews

also known as Dana Leigh Ozols

  • Licensed for 16 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2007
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Dana

Learn Dana’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    I also handle appeals in connection with civil litigation matters. I have a 100% success rate on appellate matters.

    17 years

  2. Business

    17 years

  3. Corporate and incorporation

    17 years

  4. Employment and labor

    15 years

  5. Mediation

    17 years

Dana Leigh Cisneros is an experienced and aggressive civil litigation attorney, focusing her efforts on Real Estate, Contract, Commercial, Business and Corporate Law.   She also advises clients on a wide array of business and insurance matters.

Mrs. Cisneros prides herself on a strong commitment to maintaining the highest level of professional responsibility and moral standards.

Mrs. Cisneros has focused her practice on matters involving business and commercial litigation, including fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and intentional interference with contract and potential economic advantage; insurance defense and indemnity; prosecution of insurance bad faith actions; lender liability; secured transactions; commercial real estate litigation; complex construction defect matters; health care litigation; consumer lending law; landslide litigation; elder abuse; real property law, including secured transactions as well as landlord tenant and ground lease litigation.

Mrs. Cisneros has successfully handled numerous civil actions as well as several appellate cases, both in state and federal court, including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Notably, two Ninth Circuit Appellate cases were simultaneously resolved in favor of Mrs. Cisneros’ without need for oral argument per the order of the Court.  Based on Mrs. Cisneros’ briefing, the California Court of Appeals not only affirmed the favorable judgments on behalf of the client, but also awarded $25, in sanctions based on her detailed analysis and astute legal arguments presented.

Since opening her own firm, Mrs. Cisneros has dedicated a substantial amount of her time to representing clients on a “low-bono” basis.  Mrs. Cisneros is committed to ensuring equal access to justice by individuals and businesses alike.  To that end, she has developed a sliding scale for her legal fees so that those individuals and business most deserving of quality legal representation are able to afford her services.  This firm strongly believes that the more people stand up for their rights, the stronger our legal system and society will become.  When businesses or individuals take unfair advantage of an unequal bargaining power or financial positions, Mrs. Cisneros will be right there with you to level the playing field.

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Results Oriented Business, Real Estate and General Civil Attorney
(714) 660-9045


The Cisneros Firm
50 S. Villa Drive, Suite 100
Anaheim Hills, CA, 92807

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4.3 / 5.0
  6 customer reviews
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Posted by Ed | February 16, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Peace of Mind!!
Dana and her Team were Amazing!! I was procrastinating for over 2 weeks and was losing sleep over a recent lawsuit my company and I received. I was facing major pressure with family as it involved several members and was hiding from the issue for many reasons. I decided to look on Avvo and I choose to call Dana and her Team. I was greeted very professionally by Allie and gave her a brief overview of my situation. In less than 24 hours I was on a call with Dana were she meticulously broke down ALL the angles and possibilities!! Needless to say I was so Elated to have connected with her not only was she Kind, Caring, Real she gave me a peace of mind knowing that she is an Expert in Her Craft. We went through a very complex Real Estate and Business lawsuit in a matter of 30 minutes and came away with a Game Plan!! Dana thanks for being so GENEROUS with your TIME and I will be recommending you to All the business owners and professionals that I know!!
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Posted by Steve | January 18, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very Professional
I was referred to Dana by a family member and she was very prompt in getting back to me and helping me with an issue with my lease on my apartment. I was getting charged back rent for supposedly breaking leasing terms but with Dana's consultation it was able to get resolved quickly. Would definitely recommend her.
Posted by Brooke | April 29, 2015
Wow! What a Terrific Attorney!
I can't say enough about this attorney, so I'll just say she leaves no stone unturned and no work undone. She is a great personality, hard worker, enthusiastic and clearly enjoys what she does. She both collected a large judgment for me and procured another, totaling over $1 million in both judgment sizes. What is critically important about this attorney is her intelligence, her ability to see every pertinent topic at hand in my cases, her understanding of the nuances of law, and again her enthusiasm and great work ethic. This attorney is not a corner cutting lazy type and it is proven by the judgment she secured for me. She also cares about justice and what is right. She has good ethics and is trustworthy. Look no further-Dana is the best!
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Response from Dana Cisneros April 30, 2015
Thank you. It has been my pleasure representing you and helping you obtain the just result you are so deserving of.
Posted by Diane & Warren | May 19, 2014
DANA IS THE ABSOLUTE BEST ATTORNEY WE HAVE EVER USED! And unfortunately, we have used a few in the past 35 years.
Dana Leigh Azols, Esq., an attorney I proudly give my highest praise and recommendation. Three years ago my husband and I were in the unfortunate position of needing to move a close family member out of our rental house. Never a good situation, but hiring Dana allowed us to make the best of this bad one. Putting all communication in her hands, she did what needed to be done, and we were able to hold our heads up high knowing we had taken the high road and treated our relatives fairly, which was no easy job as this family member was determined to make it as ugly as possible. Without Dana, I would have lost my sanity. Our thanks to you Dana, and our best wishes in your new venture. Sincerely, Diane and Warren
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Posted by anonymous | May 18, 2014
A horrible experience for 1st time Buyers with an amazing Attorney coming to their rescue!
Absolutely the finest legal representation I've ever encountered. Unfortunately it came down to needing an Attorney and Ms. Ozols was the perfect choice. The property my nephew and fiance were intending to purchase involved pending HOA/condominium litigation that we could get no definative explanation or answers to. Ms. Ozols stepped in and got us the answers we had spent countless days trying to obtain in one day. Based on the information Ms Ozols provided we cancelled during the open contingency period, well within the Buyer's rights. We then ran up against a rather 'non-neutral third party' Escrow holder (which is hard for me to say having been in the escrow business for over 38 years) with astronomical cancellation fees which included a $500.00 HOA doc fee which was to be a Seller charge. Needless to say, with one phone call from our Attorney, Ms. Ozols, the charges were reversed and Buyer's deposit was refunded in full. Amazing, we are so grateful for all you've done for us!
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Posted by anonymous | May 3, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Unprofessional and Entitled
Rude, unprofessional immature woman who prefers to argue with everyone around her. Nobody likes her and her entitled pompous bratty attitude. She thinks the entire world should bow to her, and has done absolutely nothing to deserve that. Avoid this public nuisance if you want to keep your sanity. Videos online are proof of how ridiculous and childish this sorry excuse of a woman is.
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Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • The Cisneros Firm
  • 2013 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Law Office Of Robert A. Von Esch Iv
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Attorney
  • The Wolf Firm
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Attorney
  • The Winn Law Group
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Attorney
  • Bremer Whyte Brown & O'meara
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Attorney
  • Schroeder & Associates
  • 2007 - 2009
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  • Southwestern University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • University of California - Los Angeles
  • B.A.
  • 2003
  • Esperanza High School
  • 1999

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Client vs. First American Home Warranty
  • Insurance paid $7063 after initially offering $1700


  • Yorba Linda Chamber of Commerce
  • 2014 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • The Hollywood Reporter
  • The Art of the Deal, Hollywood Style
  • 2004

Attorney endorsements

Received (15)
Given (2)
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Unknown Attorney | Mar 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"As demonstrated by Ms. Cisneros's stellar reviews from her clients, she is a dedicated and effective attorney who has achieved excellent results for those who come to her with important legal matters. She also generously shares her experience by answering questions on AVVO."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dana is an exceptional attorney. Her advice is practical and shows a deep knowledge of business law issues. She is highly respected within the legal community and strives to deliver the best results for her clients. I unreservedly endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Cisneros offers consistently sound advice in this forum."
General practice Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Excellent knowledge of both law and procedure as is evident in her pro bono contributions here on avvo. Do yourself a favor and call her first for a consultation."
Business Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Ozols is very knowledgeable, experienced and honest. She is an asset to our legal community."
Unknown Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Litigation Attorney | May 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A first rate litigation attorney with consistent, well considered advice."
Business Attorney | May 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Apr 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I was stunned by how helpful a recent answer was by Ms. Ozois. Not only accurate and analytic, it was customized to the needs of the Avvo asker and contained very useful links. These are precisely the qualities that every client would look for when hiring an attorney."
Business Attorney | Apr 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Ozols is an intelligent and staunch advocate for her clients, and is a well respected member of the legal community."
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