Daniel E. Wilcoxen

Daniel E. Wilcoxen

Senior Partner
Founding Partner since 1979
Managing Partner
Location:
Sacramento, California
Phone:
916-229-8366
Fax:
916-442-4118
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Catastrophic Loss
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Lien Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1972
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1972
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1972

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence cum laude - 1972
    • Honors: Traynor Honor Society
  • Sacramento State College, California State University, Sacramento, California
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, California

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1984 - Present
  • Instructor, Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
  • Instructor, University of California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)
  • Faculty Member, University of San Francisco Law School

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers of Northern California
  • Super Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers in California
  • Lifetime Achievement - America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • Best Lawyers in America - Best Lawyers, 2008 - 2018
  • Northern California Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Top 25 - Products Liability Trial Attorneys, 2017
  • Best Law Firms in California - U.S. News & World Report, 2016
  • Top Litigator )top 1% in nation) - Litigator Awards, 2016
  • Largest Litigation Law Firms - Sacramento Business Journal, 2015
  • Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist for 30 Years - American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers of California for 5 Years - American Trial Lawyers Association, 2015
  • Super Lawyers Top 25 Lawyers in the Sacramento Area for 10 Years, 2015
  • Joe Ramsey Professionalism Award - Capital City Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • AV Preeminent rated for over 30 years, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Am. Jurisprudence Awards: Contracts, Conveyances, Trusts, Family Law
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, ABOTA Sacramento Valley Chapter, 2010 - Present
  • Advocate of the Year, CCTLA, 1996, 2002 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Founding Member
  • Capitol City Trial Lawyers, President, 1990 - Present
  • American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA), Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Advocate
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Board Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Past Chapter President
  • Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association (CCTLA), Board Member
  • Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association (CCTLA), Past President
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), Member
  • American Arbitration Association, Panel Member
  • Association of Attorney Mediators, Sacramento Valley Chapter, Panel Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Rust & Armenis, Defense Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • McGeorge School of Law, Alumni Association, Past President, 1989 - Present
  • Sacramento Superior Court, Arbiter and judge pro tem
  • Placer Superior Court, Arbiter and judge pro tem
  • El Dorado Superior Court, Arbiter and judge pro tem

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta