Dean is the Litigation Chair at West Coast Trial Lawyers.
Dean graduated from UCLA, where he received his degree in business-economics. He then attended one of the nation’s top ranked law schools, George Washington University. While in law school, Dean’s peers elected him as a school senator for three consecutive years, and thereafter graduated with honors in the top of his class. In addition, Dean worked at the District of Columbia’s Attorney General’s Office.
Dean has extensive experience handling personal injury matters. He has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout California. Prior to joining West Coast Trial Lawyers, Dean worked as a litigation associate for Wilson Harvey Browndorf, LLP, an international law firm, and as General Counsel for AyZar Inc., a commercial real estate development and management company. At West Coast Trial Lawyers, Dean has been named a rising star back-to-back in 2016 and 2017 by Super Lawyers.
Dean has valuable experience working for insurance companies (Allstate), defending personal injury cases, and representing entertainment icons. He knows how insurance adjusters think and operate, and the techniques they use to avoid paying full compensation for a claim. He understands strategy when it comes to litigation–leveraging his client’s position to maximum effect. He uses this experience and his legal advocacy skills to obtain the best results for his personal injury clients as Litigation Chair for the firm.