Our Firm in the News


February 21, 2018

Attorney James DeSimone featured in “Attorney At Law” magazine.

Attorney DeSimone Attorney at Law magazine

February 14, 2018

Orange County Coroner’s 2017 Body Mix-Up Even Worse Than Reported

Official Press Release: Click Here

ABC 7: Family wants answers from Orange County coroner, believes there was 2nd mix-up

NBC: Family Sues for $5M After Mix-Up Leads to Wrong Burial

LA Times: Lawsuit says a third man was involved in Orange County coroner’s body mix-up

OC Register: Wrong man buried? A possible 3rd body has emerged in the Orange County coroner’s mistaken identity mix-up

Washington Post: Family who buried wrong man sues California county

Daily Mail UK: Family in California sues county after burying body they thought was their son only for him to turn up

Patch: They Buried The Wrong Man: Wildomar Family Sues Funeral Home

Syracuse.com: Man shows up alive 11 days after his funeral; family sues in California

Orange County Body mixup

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

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.

October 6, 2016

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

September 20, 2016

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

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

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.

June 30, 2016

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

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

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