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Neil Dymott shareholder Clark Hudson has been selected as the 2014 Secretary-Treasurer of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC), the nation's largest civil defense organization. Mr. Hudson’s term will begin in February 2014 and will continue to 2015, where he will then serve as Vice President and President in 2016. He will be officially inducted into his new position at the ASCDC annual meeting, February 27-28, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA.
San Diego, CA, United States -- Friday, November 01, 2013 -- Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler, APLC has been ranked in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in the following areas:
Neil Dymott is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Matthew R. Souther and Benjamin J. Howard were elevated to Shareholders of the firm.
San Diego, CA (June 11, 2013) Neil Dymott is pleased to announce that five attorneys have been named San Diego Super Lawyers for 2013. A publication of Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers magazine rates outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Neil Dymott shareholder Clark Hudson was a featured speaker at the FDCC "Lunch & Learn" webinar series on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The webinar entitled: "Art and Science of Voir Dire: Proven Strategies for Selecting a Winning Jury" focused on effective jury selection under all conditions and despite the frequently long odds against selecting the right jury for your case.
Neil Dymott shareholder Clark Hudson presented, "Voir Dire: How to Conduct and Effective Voir Dire for the Defense under Time Restraints" at the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel's (FDCC) 2013 Annual Winter Meeting on March 5, 2013. As part of the six-part Trial Masters Program, Mr. Hudson discussed the importance of first impressions, identifying biases of prospective jurors, as well as asking questions that encourage jury participation.
Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler APLC attorneys Michael I. Neil, Robert W. Frank, James A. McFall, Sheila S. Trexler, Hugh A. McCabe, Clark R.
On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Neil Dymott attorney Benjamin J. Howard will be the featured speaker at the March MCLE San Diego Defense Lawyers luncheon meeting.  Mr.
On February 22, 2013, Stephen T. Sigler presented  “A State Court Litigator’s Guide to Disclosures in Federal Court.”  The presentation covered nuances and requirements in meeting Federal District Court disclosures under Rule 16 and 26.  The focus was on different practices and guidelines for complying with mandated timelines, statutes and local rules in the Southern District of California.
On January 26, 2013, Neil Dymott senior associate Benjamin J. Howard was sworn in as President of the San Diego Defense Lawyers at the 29th Annual Installation Dinner in Balboa Park. Mr. Howard served on the Board of Directors for 2010; was elected Treasurer in 2011 and Vice President in 2012.