Dale K. Galipo

Top rated Civil Rights attorney in Woodland Hills, California

Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo
Dale K. Galipo
Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo

Practice Areas: Civil Rights; view more

Licensed in California since: 1989

Education: University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2024

Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo

21800 Burbank Blvd
Suite 310
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 Visit website


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 through 1996, Mr. Galipo obtained six consecutive jury acquittals on major felony cases.   

In 2002, Dale Galipo started to specialize in civil rights cases involving police misconduct and excessive force. In 2004, Mr. Galipo started obtaining multi-million-dollar jury verdicts for victims of police misconduct and police abuse. In 2012, Mr. Galipo received 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 past twelve years, he has prevailed in 58 Jury trials and obtained over one hundred seven-figure verdicts and settlements. 

With fifteen published opinions in civil rights cases, Dale Galipo has been selected to the Southern California’s Super Lawyers list for the past ten years. Having been awarded the coveted CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year 2020 and the prestigious CAOC 2020 Consumer Attorney of the Year, he is often asked to speak about his civil rights practice in national forums, most often on how to successfully try a civil-rights case.  As an active member of The Inner Circle of Advocates and 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

Civil Rights

Focus areas

Police Misconduct

First Admitted: 1989, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.galipolaw.com/dale-k-galipo

Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Fifteen Published Opinions in Civil Rights Cases
  • Member of the Inner Circle of Advocates 
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers 
  • 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

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

“Best civil rights trial attorney I've seen”

“Dale Galipo is an experienced and extremely successful civil rights lawyer in California.”

Office location for Dale K. Galipo

21800 Burbank Blvd
Suite 310
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Phone: 818-347-3333


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2024

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