Your Trusted Personal Injury Attorney in Rancho Cordova and the Surrounding Areas
Need a personal injury attorney in Rancho Cordova? Below are profiles of the lawyers at the Law Offices of Adams & Corzine.
Douglas P. AdamsProfessional Resume
Received his Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Sacramento in 1980 and his Juris Doctor from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, in 1984. He is a lifetime member of the Traynor Honor Society, earned the American Jurisprudence Award in Remedies, and was awarded the Raymond Biele Scholarship. Mr. Adams has been rated by members of the bar and judiciary as having the highest levels of skill and integrity (AV). His recognized skills as a trial lawyer have earned him election into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
A lifelong interest in sports has led Mr. Adams to expand his practice in to sports law. He is certified as a contract advisor by the NFL Players Association and represents college and professional coaches.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Adams worked in the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office for 13 years. From 1984 to 1990 he served as a Deputy District Attorney, during which time he tried in excess of 50 jury trials.
Mr. Adams is a member of the State Bar of California, American Board of Trial Advocates, Sacramento County Bar Association, El Dorado County Bar Association, Northern California Association of Defense Counsel, and the Northern California Fraud Investigators Association. He is admitted to practice in all California courts, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He regularly serves as a Pro Tem Judge in Sacramento, Placer and El Dorado Counties, and as an arbitrator/mediator in Sacramento and El Dorado Counties. In previous years, he has been an instructor in Tort Law for the Paralegal Program at the University of California, Davis (extension) and has served on the Board of Directors for both the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce and the C.S.U.S. Stinger Foundation.
Mr. Adams resides with his wife, Melanie, and their two children in Rancho Murieta, California.
Jeff L. CorzineProfessional Resume
Received his Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Sacramento in 1978, and his Juris Doctor from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1984. He is a member of the Traynor Honor Society and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Torts. Mr. Corzine is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, based on ratings from members of the local bar and judiciary.
Mr. Corzine is an active member of the State Bar of California, the Sacramento County Bar Association, the El Dorado County Bar Association, the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California, and the Northern California Fraud Investigators Association. He is the past president of the El Dorado County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all California courts, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. In addition, he regularly serves as a Pro Tem Judge in El Dorado County.
Michael K. PazdernikProfessional Resume
Practice Areas: Professional Errors and Omissions with an emphasis on dental/medical malpractice, Business Litigation, Employment Litigation
Admitted: 1985, Arizona; 1989, California
Law School: California Western School of Law (J.D., 1984), California Western Law Review (Editor, notes and comments)
College: California State University at Long Beach (B.S., 1981)
Member: State Bar of California; State Bar of Arizona
Biography: Extensive jury trial experience involving the defense of professional errors and omissions matters with an emphasis on dental/medical malpractice as well as general litigation involving business, employment and premises liability, including food borne illness claims. Mr. Pazdernik has developed an acute expertise in disposing of matters via the use of summary judgment motions. Recently, he has begun utilizing his civil litigation experience to perform private mediation and arbitration services. In this vein, he also routinely acts as a Judge Pro Tem in both Sacramento and El Dorado Counties presiding over civil settlement conferences.
Born: Long Beach, California, 1959.
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