Our Firm in the News


April 4, 2020

Press Release: UCLA Hospital Alleged To Discriminate Against Its African American Phlebotomists

October 31, 2019

Press Release – Family of 9-Year-Old Forced to Urinate in His Pants at School File Lawsuit Against LAUSD

KNX 1070: LAUSD Sued by Family of Boy Made to Wet Himself in Class

ABC 7: Lawsuit against LAUSD claims boy, 8, denied restroom, forced to urinate on self

NBC San Diego: Family Sues LAUSD After Boy Wasn’t Allowed to Use Bathroom

CBS Los Angeles: Family Of Boy Told To Urinate In Classroom Trash Can, Forced To Wear Trash Bag Files Lawsuit Against LAUSD

child forced to urinate in school lawsuit press conference

August 16th, 2019

Los Angeles Sentinel: Our dedicated attorneys take on discrimination.

August 6th, 2019

Press Release – Los Angeles Jury Orders UC Regents To Pay Woman $1.58 Million In Case Involving Claims Of Hostile Work Environment

ABC 7 News: UCLA hospital worker awarded $1.5 million in racial harassment lawsuit

ABC News UCLA Discrimination Verdict

July 10, 2019

Press Release – Los Angeles Federal Judge Gives July 16 Trial a Greenlight Against Former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and the City of Los Angeles

ABC 7 – Green light for man who wants to sue former LAPD chief Charlie Beck

May 2, 2019

Press Release – City of Westminster Sued by Employee Citing Anti-Semitic and Anti-Latino Treatment
NBC Story – Westminster Employee Claims Racial Harassment

Levy Westminster lawsuit interview NBC News

April 15, 2019

Press Release – “DG” – LAPD and Former Police Chief Liable for Police Brutality

February 01, 2019

Press Release – Judge Grants Trial in San Bernardino Sheriff Helicopter-Shooting


November 28, 2018

Press Release – V. James DeSimone Law Obtains $500,000 Punitive Damages

Family of Maria Lopez vs The Wheel Group

August 16, 2018

Press Release – Los Angeles World Airport Police Department Discrimination Lawsuit

June 19, 2018

MEL Magazine: What the Courts Make of ‘Reverse Discrimination’ Complaints

May 29, 2018

Press Release: Todd Williamson vs Villa Marina Marketplace

ABC7 – [VIDEO] Employee with cerebral palsy sues Marina del Rey mall

Todd Williamson lawsuit

March 9, 2018

Press Release: Former LAPD Officer Not Charged in Fatal Shooting of Brendon Glenn

James DeSimone Brandon Glenn

CBS: Prosecutors Decline To File Charges In Police Shooting That Left Homeless Man Dead

KTLA: Ex-LAPD Officer Not Charged in Fatal Shooting of Homeless Man on Venice Boardwalk

LA Times: D.A. declines to charge former LAPD officer in fatal shooting of homeless man in Venice

NY Times: The Latest: Lawyer: Not Charging LAPD Officer was spineless

Dr. Drew Pinsky (*Audio): Radio Interview with Dr. Drew

Reuters: Los Angeles prosecutors decline to charge police officer in deadly 2015 shooting

NY Daily News: N.Y. mom devastated DA declined to charge LAPD cop who fatally shot her son

US News & World Report: LAPD Officer Won’t Face Charges in Killing of Unarmed Man

KOB 4: The Latest: Lawyer: Not charging LAPD officer is ‘spineless’

SPCR: No charges for ex-LAPD officer who killed Brendon Glenn

May, 5 2018 Rally: Brendon Glenn Memorial Rally


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

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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

OrangeCountyLawyers.com: Funeral for a Stranger

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.