DOUGLAS P. ADAMS
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
Sacramento, California. Juris Doctorate, June 1984
California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento, California. Bachelor of Arts, May 1980
SIGNIFICANT ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- 1980-81/1981-82/1983-84/Dean's List
- Lifetime member of the Traynor Honor Society
- Recipient Raymond Biele Scholarship
- American Jurisprudence Award - Remedies
- Solicited for the Pacific Law Journal
- Class standing 23/139
SIGNIFICANT PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
AV rated by members of the Local Bar and Judiciary, as compiled by Martindale-Hubbell.
Elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in recognition of trial lawyer skills.
Attorney, (Principal) ADAMS & CORZINE, Sacramento, California. Handling all aspects of litigation, from initial discovery through trial. 1999-Present.
Attorney, (Principal) Law Offices of Douglas P. Adams, Sacramento and Cameron Park, California. Handling all aspects of litigation, from initial discovery through trial. 1994-1999.
Attorney, Duncan, Ball, Evans & Ubaldi, Sacramento, California. Handling all aspects of cases in litigation, from initial discovery through trial. 1990-1994.
Deputy District Attorney, Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, Sacramento, California. Prosecute criminal cases. Duties included making filing decisions, law and motion; conducting preliminary hearings and jury trials. Conducted approximately 50 jury trials. 1984-1990.
Investigative Assistant, Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, Sacramento, California. Performed investigations for the prosecution of criminal and civil cases filed by the District Attorney. 1979-1984.
Process Server, Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, Sacramento, California. Served legal process and performed simple investigations necessary to effect service of process. Promoted to supervisor after 1 year. 1977-1979.
Legal Intern, Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, Sacramento, California. Prosecute cases at the Juvenile Court branch of the District Attorney's Office. 1982-1984.
Instructor, BARBRI/Harcourt, Bruce, Jovanovich Law Group. Teach LSAT course at UC Davis. 1991-1992.
Instructor, University Extension, U.C. Davis. Teach tort law. 1992 to 1994.
Judge Pro Tem, Sacramento, Placer and El Dorado Counties.
Arbitrator/Mediator, Sacramento and El Dorado Counties.
Certified Contract Advisor, NFL Players Association.
- California State Bar Association - Admitted 1984
- Sacramento County Bar Association
- Admitted to Practice before the U.S. Supreme Court
- El Dorado County Bar Association
- Northern California Association of Defense Counsel
- Northern California Fraud Investigators Association
- American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
- Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce - Board of Directors 1990-91
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