Matthew P. Dickson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Newport Beach, CA

Dickson Trial Attorneys PC
4000 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 600, East tower, PMB #230
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 877-DTA-LAW1
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Education: Whittier Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Matthew P. Dickson is a co-founder of and former partner in the law firm of Dickson Kohan & Bablove LLP. He is now the founding shareholder of Dickson Trial Attorneys PC in Newport Beach, California.  Since establishing his new law 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 Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

About Matthew P. Dickson

Admitted: 2007, California

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lead Articles Editor, Whittier Law Review
  • Guest speaker at Q1 Meeting of the Ichthus Injury Network, Topic: SIU Investigations and View from Plaintiff Bar, Panel Speaker, Ichthus Injury Network, 2019


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

Educational Background

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


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

Industry Groups

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

4000 MacArthur Blvd
Suite 600, East tower, PMB #230
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: 877-DTA-LAW1

Last Updated: 4/2/2020

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