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Daniel E. Wilcoxen is the founding, managing and senior partner of Wilcoxen Callaham, LLP. He has 40 years of experience as a trial lawyer and has tried over 50 civil jury trials to conclusion. He has obtained more than 60 case resolutions in excess of $1 million through trial, mediation and settlement. Mr. Wilcoxen spent the first 7 years of his career as a defense attorney in the prominent Sacramento law firm of Rust & Armenis before starting his own firm in 1979. Since that time, he has focused his career on representing injured plaintiffs in many types of cases, including personal injury and wrongful death litigation, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, product liability, business litigation, qui tam and other catastrophic loss cases.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Insurance: 20%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Defective Products: 20%
  4. Ethics: 20%
  5. Medical Malpractice: 20%

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Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

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    I endorse this lawyer. He has been recognized as one of the best civil trial lawyers in California. He is a former president of the Sacramento chapter of the prestigious trial attorney organization ABOTA. He also currently serves on the national board of ABOTA. He regularly advises and gives lectures to other lawyers in the community in particular in the area of ERISA and non-ERISA medical lien issues.

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Contact info

Wilcoxen, Callaham, LLP

2114 K Street.
Sacramento, CA, 95816

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197205/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Litigator (top 1% in nation)Litigator Awards2016
Largest Litigation Law FirmsSacramento Business Journal2015
Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist For 30 YearsAmerican Board of Professional Liability Attorneys2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers of California Past 5 YearsAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2015
Super Lawyers For Past 10 YearsTop 25 Lawyers in Sacramento2015
AV Rated For Over 30 YearsMartindale-Hubbell2015
Joe Ramsey Professionalism AwardCapital City Trial Lawyers Association2014
Trial Lawyer of the YearAmerican Board of Trial Advocates-Sacrametno Valley Chapter2010
Advocate of the YearCapital City Trial Lawyers Association2002
Advocate of the YearCapital City Trial Lawyers Association1996
Board CertifiedNational Board of Trial Advocacy1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerWilcoxen Callaham, LLP1979 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Board Certified AttorneysMember2011 - Present
American Board of Trial Advocates-Sacramento Valley ChapterPresident2008 - 2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaMember2000 - 2015
University of San Francisco School of Law American Inn of CourtFaculty Member1995 - 2015
American Academy of Attorney MediatorsPanel Member1995 - 2015
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAdvocate1993 - 2015
American Arbitration AssociationPanel Member1990 - 2015
American Association for JusticeMember1990 - 2015
Capital City Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident1990 - 1990
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1989 - 2015
National Board of Trial AdvocacyCertified Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist1987 - 1987
Capital City Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1986 - 2015
Superior Court of California, Sacramento CountyArbiter and judge pro tem1985 - 2015
Superior Court of California, El Dorado CountyArbiter and judge pro tem1985 - 2015
Superior Court of California, Placer CountyArbiter and Judge Pro Tem1985 - 2015
University of California Continuing Education of the BarInstructor1985 - 2015
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1985 - 2015
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1985 - 2015
American Board of Professional Liability AttorneysMember1985 - 2015
Sacramento Consumer AttorneysMember1984 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lopez v. Daimler CryslerIn favor of plaintiff
Cement Masons Health Fund v. Raymond StoneIn favor of Raymond Stone
Cabral v. Glen County$5,125,000 award in favor of plaintiff
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
The Litigator (CCTLA)Statutory and Contractual Lien Rights2014
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
California State University, San DiegoN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Consumer Attorneys of California-San DiegoStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2015
Consumer Attorneys of California-Annual Tahoe SeminarStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2015
Consumer Attorneys of California-Annual Tahoe SeminarStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2014
Consumer Attorneys of California - Palm SpringsStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2014
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2014
Capital City Trial Lawyers AssociationTaking on the Medical Defense Expert2014
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2013
Consumer Attorneys of California-Annual Tahoe SeminarStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2013
Consumer Attorneys of California-Annual State ConventionStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2013
Capital City Trial Lawyers AssociationTackling Medical Specials and Liens2013
San Luis Obispo Trial Lawyers AssociationStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2012
Fresno Trial Lawyers AssociationStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2012
Consumer Attorneys of California-Annual Tahoe SeminarStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2012
Consumer Attorneys of California-Annual Tahoe SeminarStatutory and Contractual Lien Rights2011
Capital City Trial Lawyers AssociationMedical Liens Update2009
American Board of Trial Advocates-Masters in TrialTrial Advocacy2008