Robert M. Dowd

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Hanford, CA

Griswold, LaSalle, Cobb, Dowd & Gin, LLP
 | 111 East Seventh Street, Hanford, CA 93230
Phone: 559-584-6656
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney with Griswold, LaSalle, Cobb, Dowd & Gin, LLP, Robert M. Dowd serves clients with dedication in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California. His practice areas focus on business litigation and personal injury (plaintiff and defense). 

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State University in 1968, Mr. Dowd then attended and graduated with honors from U.S. Marine Corps Basic School in Quantico, Virginia, as a commissioned officer with the United States Marine Corps in 1969. He received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law, graduating magna cum laude in 1976. Mr. Dowd then graduated with honors in 1979 from The U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps’ military judge course. In 1990, he received trial advocacy instructor certification from the Naval Justice School. Mr. Dowd also is board certified in civil trial advocacy through the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

His adherence to legal ethics, and his excellent skills in the law, has earned him the respect of his peers and the highest possible ranking of AV-Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Dowd is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers. 

* AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (60%)

Personal Injury - General (20%)

Personal Injury - General (20%)


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018

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About Robert Dowd

Admitted: 1976, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • Magna Cum Laude, California Western School of Law, 1976
  • Highest Personal Rating of AV by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Honor Graduate, U.S. Marine Corps The Basic School

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Received trial advocacy instructor certification from the Naval Justice School, 1990
  • Board Certified in civil trial advocacy through the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers

Educational Background:

  • San Francisco State University, B.A.
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Office Location for Robert M. Dowd

111 East Seventh Street
Hanford, CA 93230

Phone: 559-584-6656


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Last Updated: 2/6/2018

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