Our Firm in the News
February 15, 2017
V. James DeSimone Law Achieves Top 20 Impact Jury Verdict in the State
January 24, 2017
$7.4 million workplace violence, wrongful termination verdict upheld by
Trial Judge in Yang v. ActioNet.
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
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
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
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
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
November 8, 2010
V. James DeSimone Represents Client in Excessive Force Case Resulting in
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