Experience / Training



Insurance Company Trial Attorney for AIG, Allstate, Farmers, and others (2000-2003)
Former Public Defender Law Clerks and Attorney with Homicide Trial Experience (1996-1999)
13+ Years of Litigation Experience (1996-2010)
Won Cases in State and Federal Courts (1996-2010)
Hired and worked with dozens of expert witnesses, including accident reconstruction (1998-2009)
Experienced at cross examination of Dept. of Justice Experts and police officers (1998-2009)
Settled hundreds of personal injury cases for plaintiffs and defendants (1996-2010)
Avoided jail sentences for clients on hundreds of criminal charges (1996-2010)
Clients can follow case status on Twitter (2009-  )
We provide free self help via RSS Feeds (2002-   )
Skype conferences available with video (2009 -   )
Handled cases in nearly all California Counties (1996-2010)
Defended police officers and Dept of Justice Employee in Civil and Criminal cases (2000 and 2006)
Represented at least one Attorney charged with DUI involving a collision (2006)
Defended City Government in Civil Rights Case (2000)
Won Civil Rights Case in Federal Court for major airline (2001)
Defended law firm against malpractice claim and got case dismissed (2001)
Represented clients at hundreds of depositions, meditations, and arbitration (1996-2010)
Won motions to suppress evidence based up illegal searches (1996-2010)
Won appeals in civil and criminal cases (1996-2004)
Won expungement and certificate of rehabilitation for reformed registered sex offender (1998)
Saved redwood forest from PG&E clear cutting in Santa Cruz Mountains (1999)
We accept payment via Pay Pal and credit and debit cards. On line or over the phone (2003-   )
We know how to scan and send documents to courts and clients instantly (2001-    )
I provide reports from the courthouse parking lots after an appearance  (2008-    )
Advised Judges on law and motion decisions as Superior Court Judicial Research Clerk  (1997)
Risk Management Teaching Consultant for Non Profit Child Care Research and Referral Agencies (2004-      )
Won 3 week long Construction Negligence Jury Trial for Roofing Contractor (Orange County 2002)
Drafted recommendations to Mayor Willie Brown for Welfare Reform Task Force in San Francisco (1997)
Sued a Dead Guy for Assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress (2008)
Editing Member of Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly (1996)
Creator of www.TrafficCourtPros.com and www.trafficcourtblog.com (2002 -   )


Attorney Dort generally spends 20% of his professional time providing legal services to the public at no charge. He is the Editor in Chief of several Legal Self Help Publications, including http://www.trafficcourtblog.com. As of July 2012, more than 2,000 different people a day read his self help articles.

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