Lisa Damiani

Damiani Law Group, A.P.C.

Auto Accident Lawyer | Serving San Diego, CA

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1059 10th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

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Damiani Law Group represents those accused of crime or involved with labor, employment, and business litigation matters.  The firm also consults with its employer clients on lay-offs, terminations, severance agreements, misconduct, worker’s compensation insurance violations and other employment related issues.  Some of the firm's corporate clients included Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., Equity Management Inc. and AP Wireless.  Many of the firm matters have received media attention, including People v. Judy Lynn Hayman (2014) San Diego Superior Court Case No. CD253881; Lexin v. Superior Court (2010) 47 Cal.4th 1050 and Manduley v. Superior Court (People) (2002) 27 Cal. 4th 537.  In 2012, Ms. Damiani, the founder, was in the national media as the attorney representing the family of James Holmes.  Holmes was found guilty in the movie theater killings in Aurora, Colorado, which left 12 dead and 58 others wounded.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Personal Injury
    • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Business Litigation

The firm has handled cases in various jurisdictions, including California, Idaho and Oklahoma, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and United States District Courts for the Districts of Colorado and Nevada. Ms. Damiani has had an “AV” peer rating through Martindale-Hubbell every year since 1998, which was elevated to an AV Preeminent Rating, a testament to the fact that her peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence, in 2010.  She was also selected to the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers in its inaugural edition in 2011 and since then.  Less than 5% of women lawyers have been recognized with an AV Preeminent Rating.  In its September 2012 issue, San Diego Attorney Journal featured Ms. Damiani as Attorney of the Month.  Every year since March 2013, San Diego Magazine has named Ms. Damiani “Top Lawyer” in criminal defense, employment and business law.

In 2015, Ms. Damiani was selected to be a member of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) and the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC). LCA is a close-knit, peer-selected, and aggressively diverse honorary society of 3,500 of the best trial lawyers. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence.

Call Damiani Law Group, A.P.C. today at 619-239-0170 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Lisa Damiani

Bar Admissions:

  • California State Courts (1988)
  • California State Courts (1988)
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal (1989)
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Central and Northern Districts of California (1989)


  • J.D., California Western School of Law, San Diego (88)
  • B.A., New York University (83)

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of California
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow (a trial lawyer honorary society, composed of less than ½ of 1% of American lawyers.  Fellowship is highly selective and by invitation only)
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Member (top 1% of practicing professionals)
  • American Inn of Court, William B. Enright Chapter (former Board Member)
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, (Past Chair of the Criminal Law Section)

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