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SOURCE Callahan & Blaine
SANTA ANA, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel J. Callahan, founder of California's premier litigation firm Callahan & Blaine, will address the 2014 Santa Monica Bar Association Trial Seminar on May 22, 2014, at the Le Meridien Delafina Santa Monica.
The theme for the 2014 SMBA Trial Seminar is The Art & Science of Persuasion, and Callahan will discuss his firm's involvement in a $30 million recovery against Freedom Communications, the parent company of The Orange County Register, that began as a personal injury lawsuit and evolved over 12 years into an employment class action, a federal bankruptcy of a multimedia empire, and a federal action against Freedom Communications' board of directors.
Callahan has been recognized as one of the top trial attorneys in California. He has won the prestigious OCTLA Trial Lawyer of the Year Award three times -- in 2000, 2004, and 2012. In addition, he has been named one of the Top 10 Attorneys in the United States by the National Law Journal and was voted California Business Trial Lawyer of the Year by California Lawyer Magazine. Callahan has been named one of the Top 100 trial lawyers by the American Trial Association, featured in the Best Lawyers in America for nine years straight -- 2005 through 2014 -- and listed by Super Lawyers as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in Southern California for 2013.
Callahan has many record-breaking verdicts and settlements. Most notable is the $934 million jury verdict in a complex business litigation case, recognized as the largest jury verdict in the history of Orange County. In addition, Callahan obtained a $50 million settlement in a personal injury case involving a dangerous condition of public property which case is certified by West Trial Digest as the largest personal injury settlement in United States history. Callahan also has the largest insurance bad faith judgment in Orange County history ($58 million), and the largest employment settlement ($38 million).
Callahan has given nationwide seminars on litigation and published multiple articles on litigation strategy and practice. He has been a speaker at multiple continuing education seminars and regularly lectures on topics ranging from advanced trial skills to the use of technology in the courtroom. He also has given seminars on jury selection and opening statement at local, state and national conferences.
For more information on the 2014 SBMA Trial Seminar, visit www.smba.net.
About Callahan & Blaine
Since 1984, the highly sophisticated litigators and trial attorneys of Callahan & Blaine have specialized in complex business and insurance litigation and catastrophic personal injury matters. The firm has won countless trials and accomplished record-breaking jury verdicts and settlements. Visit http://www.Callahan-Law.com for more information.
Daniel J. Callahan
Callahan & Blaine
(714) 241-4444 ext. 309
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