Daniel E. Wilcoxen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Wilcoxen Callaham, LLP
2114 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: 916-442-2777
Fax: 916-442-4118
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%), Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Daniel E. Wilcoxen is the founding member of Wilcoxen Callaham, LLP, of which he is also the managing and senior partner. Mr. Wilcoxen represents clients in Sacramento, Yolo, El Dorado, Placer and San Joaquin counties in addition to other counties throughout California. His practice is focused mainly on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, specifically catastrophic injuries arising from automobile and trucking accidents, slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice and elder abuse. He also represents clients in cases of attorney malpractice, defective products and premises liability.

Mr. Wilcoxen began his higher education by attending California State University, Sacramento and San Diego State University. He then went on to attend the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, graduating cum laude in 1972. He was admitted to The State Bar of California later that year.

Mr. Wilcoxen is a medical malpractice specialist certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He is a faculty member at the University of San Francisco Law School, past president of the McGeorge School of Law Alumni Association, board member and past president of the Capital City Trial Lawyers Association, and a member of Consumer Attorneys of California. Mr. Wilcoxen is also a member of the American Association for Justice, a past chapter president, board member and advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and an instructor for the University of California Continuing Education of the Bar. In addition, Mr. Wilcoxen is asked to speak at various seminars and meetings of California bar associations, specifically on the issue of lien collections.  He is a known expert in the field and is regularly requested to consult on the issue.

Mr. Wilcoxen holds an AV Preeminent* rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell, and he additionally holds a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He was named Advocate of the Year by the Capital City Trial Lawyers Association in 1996 and 2002.

 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Professional Malpractice - Other

Selections

17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Daniel E. Wilcoxen

Admitted: 1972, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.wilcoxenlaw.com/daniel-e-wilcoxen

Educational Background

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
  • San Diego State University
  • Sacramento State College

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
  • Panel member, American Arbitration Association and Association of Attorney Mediators, Sacramento Valley Chapter
  • Arbiter and Judge Pro Tem, Sacramento, Placer and El Dorado Superior Courts
  • Past President, McGeorge School of Law Alumni Association
  • Board Member and Past President, Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association (CCTLA)
  • Advocate, Board Member and Past Chapter President, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Member, American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA)
  • Founding Member, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
  • California State Bar, 1972

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Instructor, Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
  • Faculty Member, University of San Francisco Law School
  • Instructor, University of California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)
  • Speaker, Statutory and Contractual Lien Rights, Consumer Attorneys Of California Annual Tahoe Seminar, 2013
  • Speaker, Statutory and Contractual Lien Rights, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
  • Speaker, Taking on the Medical Defense Expert, Capital City Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Speaker, Statutory and Contractual Lien Rights, Consumer Attorneys Of California-Palm Springs, 2014
  • Speaker, Statutory and Contractual Lien Rights, Consumer Attorneys Of California-Annual Tahoe Seminar, 2014
  • Speaker, Statutory and Contractual Lien Rights, Consumer Attorneys Of California-Annual Tahoe Seminar, 2015
  • Speaker, Statutory and Contractual Lien Rights, Consumer Attorneys Of California-San Diego, 2015

Honors/Awards

  • 2010 Trial Lawyer of the Year, ABOTA Sacramento Valley Chapter
  • One of the top 25 lawyers in the Sacramento area
  • One of the top 100 lawyers in California
  • Named a Super Lawyer of Northern California
  • Listed as a Preeminent Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell
  • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, 1980
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, American Board of Trial Advocates - Sacramento Valley Chapter, 2010
  • Joe Ramsey Professionalism Award, Capital City Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers of California Past 5 Years, American Trial Lawyers Association, 2015
  • Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist for 30 Years, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, 2015
  • Largest Litigation Law Firms, Sacramento Business Journal, 2015
  • Top Litigator (top 1% in nation), Litagator Awards, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $8,000,000.00 settlement for plaintiff Parker v. Parker auto accident - product defect/settled against client's insurance company on an under insured claim, 2012
  • $9,500,000.00 settlement for plaintiff Davore v. Keystone Qui Tam case (whistleblower case), 2015
  • $3,875,000.00 confidential plaintiff settlement in medical malpractice case for failure to diagnose meningitis, 2016
  • $1,000,000.00 confidental settlement for plaintiff Willis v. defendant driver in auto accident case, 2016
  • $1,000,000.00 confidential settlement for plaintiff Pope v. towing company for vehicle accident, 2016
  • $1,000,000.00 confidential settlement for plaintiff Wells v. defendant contractor for faulty construction resulting in bodily injury, 2017
  • $1,420,000.00 confidential settlement for plaintiff Woodward v. law enforcement for wrongful death., 2017
  • $2,450,000.00 confidential settlement (partial) for plaintiff Zakula v. various medical providers for medical malpractice, 2017
  • $1,000,000.00 confidential settlement for plaintiff Wells v. defendant contractor for faulty construction resulting in bodily injuries, 2017
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Office Location for Daniel E. Wilcoxen

2114 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

Phone: 916-442-2777

Fax: 916-442-4118

Last Updated: 7/2/2021

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