Daniel R. Del Rio

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Del Rio & Caraway, P.C.
 | 2335 American River Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone: 916-378-4705
Fax: 916-378-4706
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

At plaintiffs' personal injury firm Del Rio & Caraway, P.C., in Sacramento, California, trial attorney Daniel Del Rio is a staunch advocate for individuals harmed by the negligent actions of others. He provides zealous representation to individuals and their families in matters involving car accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, wrongful death claims, dog bites, traumatic brain injuries, and spinal injuries. Del Rio & Caraway, P.C., has recovered considerable awards and settlements on behalf of their clients, including several settlements and verdicts exceeding $1,000,000. On October 1, 2018, Mr. Del Rio entered a judgement for an injured client in the amount of $1,852,325.95 in Sacramento Superior Court for a single level spinal surgery. 

Mr. Del Rio earned his law degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 2005. From his first year of law school, he began earning trial and appellate advocacy honors. He followed that up by receiving the esteemed Witkin Award for top grades and founding the student chapter of the American Association for Justice. Upon graduation, Mr. Del Rio received additional awards and honors, including membership in the esteemed Order of the Coif, reserved for the top 10 percent of the graduating class, and induction into Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

While attending law school, Mr. Del Rio acquired a rich background in the legal process by interning with the Sacramento County Superior Court's Law and Motions department. He then obtained a vast working knowledge of the appellate system by working as a law clerk for the 3rd District Court of Appeal. He is admitted to practice before California state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

Since his graduation, Mr. Del Rio has solely represented injury victims and their families.

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (90%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 9 years

Rising Stars: 2011 - 2019

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About Daniel Del Rio

Admitted: 2005, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.delriolawoffice.com/about-us/daniel-del-rio/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • With High Distinction, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2005
  • Order of the Coif, Top 10 of Graduating Class, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2005
  • Awarded the "Who's Who" of 2005 Graduating Class, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2005
  • Top Trial Advocate, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2004
  • Mock Trial Team Competitor, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2003 - 2005
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Research Assistant for Franklin Gevurtz aiding in publishing The Historical and Political Origins of the Corporate Board of Directors, 33 HOFSTRA L. REVIEW 89 (2004) and The European Origins and Spread of the Corporate Board of Directors, 33 STETSON LAW REVIEW 925, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2004
  • Greatest Distinction, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2005
  • Member of the Roger J. Traynor Honor Society, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2005
  • Top Appellate Advocate, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2004
  • National Appellate Advocacy Competition Team Captain, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2004 - 2005
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Magna Cum Laude, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2005
  • Research Assistant for Fred Galvez aiding in Publishing Will Video Kill The Radio Star? Visual Learning and the Use of Display Technology in the Law School Classroom, University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy
  • Member, Anthony M. Kennedy Inns of Court, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2004 - 2005
  • Dean's Honor Roll, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2002 - 2005
  • National Appellate Advocacy Competition Team Competitor, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2003 - 2005
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi Legal Ethics Fraternity, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, 2004 - 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2005
  • Founder and President, Student Chapter, American Association of Justice, 2003 - 2005
  • Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California Advocates Club, 2015
  • California, 2005
  • American Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys of California President's Club, 2015
  • State Bar of California
  • American Association for Justice
  • Sacramento Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Ethical Obligations of Personal Injury Liens, Consumer Attorneys of California, March 1, 2010 - March 31, 2010
  • Medicare Liens, Consumer Attorneys of California, March 1, 2009 - March 31, 2009
  • Mr. Del Rio, along with a panel of distinguished experts in medical liens, was asked to lecture to fellow plaintiff's attorneys regarding the ethics and potential professional responsiblity pitfalls concerning the handling of medical liens in personal injury cases., Lecturer, Ethics of Handling Liens, Consumer Attorneys Of California And Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, 2014

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Mr. Del Rio served as the second chair, a $1.86 million award for a man injured in a rollover accident
  • Robert Venkus v. Biondi Paving Inc. - Verdict $1,670,689.00 plus 998 costs and interests., 2018

Educational Background:

  • San Jose State University, B.S., Business Administration with an emphasis in High Technology, Co-founder of the Entrepreneurial Society, 2000 - 2002
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Office Location for Daniel R. Del Rio

2335 American River Drive
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone: 916-378-4705

Fax: 916-378-4706

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Last Updated: 10/11/2019

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