Matthew P. Dickson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Newport Beach, CA

Dickson Kohan & Bablove LLP
 | 1101 Dove St, Suite 220
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949-535-1341
Fax: 949-535-1449
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Education: Whittier Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Matthew P. Dickson is a co-founder of and partner in the well-known Newport Beach law firm of Dickson Kohan & Bablove LLP. Since establishing the firm, Mr. Dickson has focused his practice on using the experience he gained defending large insurance companies, municipalities and corporations to build strong cases to support the claims of plaintiffs who come from throughout Southern California for his assistance with matters related to the following:

• Personal injury• Motor vehicle accidents• Product liability• Wrongful death• Workplace accidents• Class actions• Mass torts• Insurance litigation• Employment law• Environmental law• Business litigation

Mr. Dickson began his legal career in 2007 after earning a Master's Degree in Public Health from the University of Arizona and graduating with high honors from Whittier Law School where he was a law review editor. After law school, he joined a large national defense firm, where he gained the valuable experience he now uses to benefit his clients and protect their rights.

Over the course of Mr. Dickson's legal career, he has quickly risen to a place among California's most respected young attorneys thanks to his dedication to his clients and his long record of success. As a result of his determination, numerous successful verdicts and settlements, and reputation as a skilled trial attorney, he has earned multiple honors, including an "Excellent" rating from Avvo.

Mr. Dickson is an active member of the Southern California legal community and a zealous advocate for his clients. He is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Association for Justice and the Orange County Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - Products (20%)
Business Litigation (20%)
Class Action/Mass Torts (20%)
Employment Litigation (20%)
Personal Injury - General (20%)

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Products Liability

Business Litigation (20%)

Class Action/Mass Torts (20%): Asbestos, Toxic Torts

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Personal Injury - General (20%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Products Liability, Asbestos, Toxic Torts, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Matthew Dickson

Admitted: 2007, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.dkblawyers.com/matt-dickson/

Honors and Awards:

  • Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award, Westmont College
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship, Whittier Law School
  • Dean's List and Honor Roll, Whittier Law School
  • Received the CALI Excellence Award twice, Whittier Law School
  • Member, Moot Court Honors Board, Whittier Law School
  • Rising Star, California Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lead Articles Editor, Whittier Law Review

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $2 million settlement - trip and fall with traumatic brain injury against public entity, 2018
  • $1.35 million settlement - premises and product liability causing wrongful death, 2017
  • $100,000 policy limits settlement - motorcycle crash with traumatic brain injury, 2017
  • Defense verdict obtained on behalf of LADWP in asbestos/mesothelioma trial., 2015

Educational Background:

  • University of Arizona, M.P.H., 2003, 2003
  • Westmont College, B.A., Cum Laude, 1999

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Consumer Attorney Association Of Los Angeles
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
Office Location for Matthew P. Dickson

1101 Dove St
Suite 220
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: 949-535-1341

Fax: 949-535-1449

 

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Last Updated: 1/16/2018

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