Dale K. Galipo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Woodland Hills, CA

The Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo
21800 Burbank Blvd, Suite 310
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: 818-347-3333
Fax: 818-347-4118
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas: Civil Rights
Attorney Profile

Attorney Dale K. Galipo obtained his J.D.from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 1984 and was admitted by The State Bar of California in 1989.  Mr. Galipo has since earned a reputation as one of the top civil rights attorneys in the nation. Starting his own law firm in 1991, Dale Galipo began specializing in personal injury cases. Soon thereafter, he started obtaining multi-million dollar jury verdicts on personal injury cases. During the 1990’s, Mr. Galipo also handled numerous criminal cases and was dubbed “The Strikes Man” by the Daily Journal for multiple jury acquittals in “three strikes” cases. From 1995 thru 1996, Mr. Galipo obtained six jury acquittals in a row on major felony cases.   

In 2002, Dale Galipo started to specialize in civil rights cases involving police misconduct and excessive force cases. In 2004, Mr. Galipo started obtaining multi-million dollar jury verdicts for victims of police misconduct and police abuse. In 2012, Mr. Galipo was awarded the Defender of the Constitution Award by the Inland Empire Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and was more recently the Honoree for the MLK award presented in his name at the UC Davis School of Law. In the last nine years, he has prevailed in 51 Jury trials and obtained more than 94 seven-figure verdicts and settlements. 

With twelve published opinions in civil rights cases, Dale Galipo has also been selected to the Southern California’s SuperLawyers list for the past nine years. Having been awarded the CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year 2020 and also the CAOC 2020 Consumer Attorney of the Year, he is often asked to speak about his civil rights practice, most often on how to successfully try a civil-rights case.  As an active member of The Inner Circle of Advocates and recently inducted as a Fellow of The American College of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Galipo has gone to trial and won more cases against the police than any other attorney in the country.


Practice Areas
  • 100%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Police Misconduct


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Dale K. Galipo

Admitted: 1989, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.galipolaw.com/

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Twelve Published Opinions in Civil Rights Cases
  • Member of the Inner Circle of Advocates 
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers 

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California, 1989


  • , CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year 2020 , Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 2020
  • , CAOC 2020 Consumer Attorney of the Year, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2020


  • “ Best civil rights trial attorney I've seen”
  • “ Dale Galipo is an experienced and extremely successful civil rights lawyer in California.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Dale K. Galipo

21800 Burbank Blvd
Suite 310
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Phone: 818-347-3333

Fax: 818-347-4118

Last Updated: 6/25/2021

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