Our Firm in the News


November 1, 2017

Jim DeSimone is Honored as Westside Bar Association's 2017 Trial Attorney of the Year

July 25, 2017

V. James DeSimone honored as a Top Labor and Employment Lawyer in the State of California

June 30, 2016

V. James DeSimone Law Prevails in Federal Civil Rights Trial against LAPD Officer for Use of Excessive Force

February 15, 2017

V. James DeSimone Law Achieves Top 20 Impact Jury Verdict in the State of California

January 24, 2017

$7.4 million workplace violence, wrongful termination verdict upheld by Trial Judge in Yang v. Company.

December 19, 2016

L.A. to pay more than $8 million to settle lawsuits over deadly shootings by LAPD. Attorney V. James DeSimone Law achieves $4 million settlement for the family of Brendon Glenn. The wrongful death was caused by LAPD Police Officer Proctor's unjustified, excessive, deadly force.

October 27, 2016

Jim DeSimone spoke at Los Angeles County Bar Seminar on Reasonable Accommodation in Employment

October 20, 2016

Jim DeSimone spoke at the Disability Rights Bar Association Conference on the topic of Gun Violence and Disabled Persons.

September 20, 2016

Attorney DeSimone interviewed by Fox 11 News regarding young man who was shot by a Sheriff.

Family sues LA County after deputies fatally shoot teen in Norwalk.

July 21, 2016

Jim DeSimone honored as a Top Labor and Employment Lawyer in California by the Los Angeles Daily Law Journal.

July 21, 2016

Police Commission Finds Shooting by LAPD Police Officer Unjustified. Civil Rights Attorney Jim DeSimone speaks out on behalf of the family of Brendon Glenn.

May 5, 2016

San Bernardino family seeks justice for life long injuries caused by police helicopter shooting on a crowded freeway.

UPDATE May 11, 2016: San Bernandino Sheriff Faces Suit for Crash During High-Speed Chase

April 29, 2016

Lawsuit: Female inmates in Newport Beach are unfairly treated.

UPDATE May 9, 2016: Lawsuit accuses Newport of violating women's civil rights in jail booking

January 15, 2016

Jim DeSimone Law files federal and state civil rights lawsuit alleging wrongful death against LAPD officer

October 6, 2016

Jim DeSimone leads team to achieve $2.85 million police chokehold wrongful death settlement.

January 17, 2015

Jim DeSimone to speak on Civil Rights Law on January 17 at Loyola Law School, sponsored by the Mexican American Bar Association

July 31, 2014

DeSimone achieves $2.5 million settlement on behalf of family of mentally ill student shot and killed by campus police.

February 21, 2014

Jim DeSimone awarded California Civil Rights Lawyer of the Year by California Lawyer

January 31, 2014

V. James DeSimone Wins Case of Defamation, Achieving a $1.5 Million Verdict

August 06, 2013

Jim DeSimone achieved $1.2 million civil rights and harassment verdict when asylum officer demanded sexual favors and money from two Chinese asylum applicants

April 30, 2013

Attorney Jim DeSimone to Speak at Santa Monica Bar on Secrets to Success at Trial in Civil Rights Excessive Force Cases

January 23, 2013

James DeSimone honored as Top Lawyer in Southern California

November 12, 2012

Jim DeSimone and Client Allen Harris to hold Press Conference against LAPD Police Brutality on November 13, 2012, 10:00 a.m. Courthouse Steps Los Angeles Superior Court 111 N. Hill Street, Los Angeles California

November 8, 2012

Jim DeSimone Achieves $1,686,000 Police Misconduct Jury Verdict: LAPD Officer Found Liable for Excessive Force, Violation of Civil Rights and Punitive Damage

July 13, 2011

V. James DeSimone Honored as Top Twenty Plaintiff Employment Lawyers in the State of California by Daily Journal

July 6, 2011

Class action lawsuit against the Angels and City of Anaheim Regarding Disability Discrimination

November 8, 2010

V. James DeSimone Represents Client in Excessive Force Case Resulting in $160,000 Verdict

September 3, 2010

Immigrants Can Sue Over Sexual Assaults

July 15, 2009

V. James DeSimone Honored as Top 10 Plaintiff Employment Lawyers in the State of California by Daily Journal

November 29, 2007

March 22, 2005

Woman Awarded $2.1 Million for Walgreens Arrest

August 11, 2004

Jury Convicts Ex-INS Official of Trying to Trade Asylum for Sex


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