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Craig Diamond


Craig A. Diamond has tried cases throughout the State of California and in the State of Washington during his nearly four decades of practicing law.  He has tried brain damage, wrongful death, traumatic amputations, products and premises liability cases, large value construction defect cases as well as a wage and hour class action and commercial matters for both plaintiffs and defendants. He has also appeared before the California First and Third District Courts of Appeal, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and before the United States Supreme Court.Some of Craig’s litigation accomplishments consist of, but not limited to; Appearance before the United State Supreme Court with a favorable 9-0 ruling. $ 55.3 million bad faith verdict for client. $ 1.3 million fraud verdict for client. $ 6.8 million brain injury verdict for client. Traumatic amputation defense verdict for client. Craig’s accomplishments have led him be selected by his peers as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Craig was also a firefighter for 15 years, and a fire investigator for 12 years. He was voted “Firefighter of the year” in 1996.  His motto: “I learned my courtroom composure at the nozzle of a hose in the middle of a burning building… if you can stay composed there, the courtroom is a breeze.” During his spare time, he is a sports enthusiast, currently struggling to learn how to play golf. He also enjoys woodworking, working on the property while tending to his horses, and, of course, the dogs. Though less active than when he rowed on the UCLA Crew, he still enjoys rowing on his ergonomic machine, watching sports and participating when he can.


Craig Diamond
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