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Darryl Jay Horowitt

Litigation Attorney at Fresno, CA

5.0   1 review

About Darryl

Learn Darryl’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    45%
    As head of our firm's litigation department, I represent clients in complex business, real estate and construction disputes and professional liability defense.

    41 years

  2. Construction and development
    15%

  3. Intellectual property
    15%
    I represent clients in registration of trademarks and copyrights as well as litigation involving protection of trademarks and unfair competition.

    13 years

  4. Real estate
    15%
    As head of the firm's litigation department, I represent clients in commercial and residential disputes including landlord/tenant (commercial and residential), purchase and sale agreements, construction defects, etc.

    41 years

  5. Mediation
    10%
    I repesent clients in mediation in litgated cases. In addition, I serve as a mediator in business, commercial, real estate, personal injury, insurance and consumer disputes.

    28 years

I am the former managing partner of Coleman & Horowitt, LLP, LLP, a litigation and transactions firm with offices in Los Angeles, Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield, Sonora and Orange County (Irvine), California, and am a trial attorney and mediator/arbitrator in the firm's litigation department.  I have conducted all phases of litigtion in the areas of complex litigation, banking, real estate, commercial, and construction litigation.  In this capacity, I have served as lead counsel in numerous trials (both court and jury trials) as well as arbitrations and mediations.  I also represent clients in alternative dispute resolution as well as serve as a neutral in arbitrations, mediations and early neutral evaluations, both privately and on behalf of organizations such as FINRA, the Superior Courts of Fresno and Madera Counties, and the Disptue Resolution Center of the Central California Better Business Bureau.

Licensed for 41 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1981
Updated 09/09/2022

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

Contact Darryl

Coleman & Horowitt LLP
499 W. Shaw Ave.
Suite 116
Fresno, CA, 94704
Coleman & Horowitt, LLP
1901 Avenue of the Stars
Second Floor
Los Angeles, CA, 90067
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Reviews

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Posted by Richard Behlen | May 24, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
He was very helpful and to the point
In a case regarding seller non-disclosure, he help me create an argument for Small Claims Court.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 410-425 per hour
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Coleman & Horowitt LLP
  • 1994 - Present
  • Partner
  • Lerrigo, Nibler, Berryman, Coleman & Bennett
  • 1991 - 1994
  • Associate
  • Lerrigo, Nibler, Berryman, Coleman & Bennett
  • 1989 - 1990
  • Owner
  • Law Offices of Darryl J. Horowitt
  • 1987 - 1989
  • Partner
  • Barthrop & Horowitt
  • 1987 - 1987
  • Partner
  • Hall, Vance & Horowitt
  • 1985 - 1986
  • Partner
  • Lacorazza, Horowitt & Cristin
  • 1984 - 1985
  • Partner
  • Lacorazza & Horowitt
  • 1983 - 1984
  • Associate
  • Davis & Sawyer
  • 1981 - 1982
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Education

  • Western State University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1981
  • California State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1978

Legal Cases

  • In re Western Canada Water Securities Litigation
  • Favorable settlement prior to class certification
  • Cruz v. Ionics Corporation
  • Settlement
  • ALRB v. United Farm Workers
  • Finding for client

Associations

  • California Creditors Bar Association
  • Treasurer
  • 2007 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • State Bar of California
  • N/A
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • President - SJV Chapter
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Construction Law Section
  • Chairman
  • 2005 - 2006
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers
  • Thompson Reuters
  • 2016
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Thompson Reuters
  • 2016
  • Fellow: Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Premier 100 Trial Lawyer
  • American Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Thompson Reuters
  • 2015
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Thompson Reuters
  • 2015
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Thompson Reuters
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Lawyers
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2014
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Thompson Reuters
  • 2013
  • Top 100 Litigators in California
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2013
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Thompson Reuters
  • 2012
  • Norther California Super Lawyer
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2010
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2009
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2008
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2007
  • Pro Bono Service Award (District 5),
  • President
  • 1993
  • Commendation for Delivery of Pro Bono Services
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • 1985
  • Commendation for Delivery of Pro Bono Services
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • 1985
  • Commendation for Delivery of Pro Bono Services
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • 1984
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Publications

  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Forum Magazine
  • numerous articles and has served as a panelist
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • Primerus Business Law Symposium
  • Getting the Most from Your Outside Counsel
  • 2015
  • ABTL Annual Seminar
  • Mediating the Complex Dispute
  • 2015
  • Primerus Business Law Symposium
  • Handling the Bet Your Company Case
  • 2014
  • ABTL ANnual Seminar
  • Storytelling
  • 2013
  • Seminar
  • California Mechanic’s Lien Law Remedies
  • 2002
  • Meeting
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 2002
  • Seminar
  • Collection of Delinquent Debts in California
  • 2002
  • Meeting
  • California Mechanic’s Lien Law
  • 1998
  • Meeting
  • Sexual Harrassment: Developing a Policy, Identifying, Investigating, and Eliminating Sexual Harrassment
  • 1996
  • Meeting
  • CERCLA and You: The Impact of Environmental Laws on the General Contractor
  • 1993
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Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (0)
Real estate Attorney | Jul 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Highly respected in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse this lawyer. His experience, intellect and dedication to his clients' needs is top notch. He is truly an excellent and highly respected attorney."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. He is extremely knowledgeable and will aggressively pursue your rights."
Litigation Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Commercial real estate Attorney | Jul 29
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Mr. Horowitt is an attorney who provides clients with the highest level of legal services. He is an experienced litigator who is an excellent communicator, highly organized, and responsive to client needs. I have and will continue to refer clients to him."
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