Dennis P. Wilson -- Of Counsel
Graduate, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College (2011) Graduate, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College Regional Seminars (2004 through 2010)
J.D., Southwestern University School of Law (1987)
B.B.A. (Economics), California State University Northridge (1982) (Omicron Delta Epsilon)
Dennis Wilson serves as of counsel for the firm while maintaining his practice at Wilson Trial Group. Mr. Wilson has been practicing law in Los Angeles for over 20 years, and has worked with some of the top trial attorneys in California such as Dave Harney, Darrel Decur, John Constanzo, Marshall Morgan, Bud Bogust, Dave Greenberg, Howard Panish and Greg Yates. Prior to practicing law,Mr. Wilson followed in his father’s footsteps and worked as a private investigator, often conducting jury probes or other trial work.Mr. Wilson received his law degree from Southwestern University, where he served as the Night Class President.
Mr. Wilson has tried numerous high-profile jury trials including a Federal process patent-infringement matter and a seven-week defamation trial that resulted in a seven-figure verdict. Dennis has tried hundreds of bench trials and over forty-five jury trials, including civil, criminal and family law cases. In 2012, he was awarded Trial Lawyer of the Year by The Private Defenders Criminal Bar Association. For two years in a row, Mr. Wilson has also been selected as a Top Attorney by Pasadena Magazine.
Mr. Wilson practice currently focuses on trial work on entertainment and other business litigation matters, criminal defense for major felonies, complex international family law matters, major personal injuries and employment law. Dennis is a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College and is an fervent believer in the utility of “psychodrama” to connect with jurors in a courtroom setting.
Mr. Wilson's recent victories include a $7.2 million jury verdict on a trial over the rights to the television program “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”, a number of wrongful death lawsuits against the Inglewood Police Department, a sexual harassment case against a defense contractor, multiple major real estate disputes involving the State of California, various cases involving international fraud and several wage and hour class actions.
Mr. Wilson lives in La Canada, CA with his wife and three daughters.