News & Events


Congratulations to Benjamin Howard on his nomination for the San Diego Daily Transcript "Young Attorneys" award. Attorneys received nominations by their peers to determine the best young attorneys in San Diego County for 2007. Awards were given out to those who are: Hard-Working & Detail-Oriented, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic, Ethical & Professional, and Committed to Furthering the Interests of Justice in Society.
Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler is pleased to announce on March 8, 2008, Shareholder Michael I. Neil will be honored by the American Ireland Fund with the Robert A. MacNamara Award at the 25th Annual American Ireland Fund Gala and Auction. Established in 2004 to honor the memory of Robert A. MacNamara, the award is given annually to a person of Irish Ancestry who excels in the area of literacy and/or arts. This years’ Gala and Auction will be held at the Hyatt Grand Manchester...
Neil Dymott congratulates Shareholder, Hugh A. McCabe on his admission to the American Board of Trial Advocates. On Thursday, February 28, 2008, Hugh McCabe was introduced as a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Mr. McCabe was formally inducted into ABOTA in October of 2007.
At the 23rd Annual San Diego Defense Lawyers Installation Dinner on January 19, 2008, Neil Dymott associate Benjamin J. Howard was honored with the "Distinguished Young Attorney Award." Nominated as a young attorney in practice 5 years or less, who exemplifies professionalism, hard work and dedication to not only the practice of law, but also to the collegiality within the Bar and the ability to understand and appreciate client’s needs.
At its annual meeting in Sun Valley, Idaho, The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) announced its 2007-2008 Executive Officers. Neil Dymott attorney Michael I. Neil was re-elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for 2007 – 2008. Members of FDCC are exceptional practitioners involved in corporate litigation, risk management, insurance and dispute resolution. Fellow Neil Dymott Shareholder, Clark R. Hudson is also a member of this distinguished group of...
Neil Dymott was recently extended an invitation to join the Council on Ethical Billing (CEB). Selection of attorneys and law firms to the Council by Fellows is indicative of their reputation for performance, ethics and professional commitment to the community and diversity. Thus, the exclusivity of an invitation to join the Council is itself an achievement.
Neil Dymott is pleased to announce that six of the firm’s attorneys have been named San Diego Super Lawyers for 2007.  Michael I. Neil, Robert W. Frank, James A. McFall, Sheila S. Trexler, Hugh A. McCabe and Clark R. Hudson.
Neil Dymott is pleased to announce that David P. Burke has become a Shareholder of the firm. Mr. Burke has been with the firm since 1999.  His practice focuses on civil litigation with emphasis in professional liability, health care and appellate law. “We are pleased to welcome David into our firm's partnership," says Michael I. Neil, President of Neil Dymott, "We take pride in our tradition of providing excellent legal service to our clients and the addition of...
Sheila Trexler, a longtime Shareholder and member of the firm’s Board of Directors, distinguished herself again by being the first woman to become a named Shareholder at Neil Dymott in over 40 years. The firm took on its new name this month as Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler APLC. “I am proud to be the first woman on the firm’s letterhead” says Ms. Trexler.
Neil, Dymott, Frank, Harrison & McFall is pleased to announce that Michael I. Neil was selected to be included in the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2006 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Mr. Neil is in the distinguished group of attorneys that has been included in the guide for at least 20 years. The 2007 edition is the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers has come to be regarded by both the legal profession and the public as the...