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David Fox

David Fox

Dedicated to helping ordinary individuals receive extraordinary results.
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • California
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Dave Fox and his Law Firm, Fox Law, APC are dedicated to helping ordinary individuals receive extraordinary results in personal injury matters. Dave has a proven track record having worked at Gomez Trial Attorneys, a well known Legal Firm in San Diego. Dave decided to take his commitment to helping individuals and legal expertise gained since he became an attorney to form a boutique firm serving Del Mar and the surrounding areas of North County San Diego. Fox Law, APC will do everything in its power to maximize a client's case and believes customer satisfaction is paramount.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Bike Accident
  • Burn Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Construction Accident
  • Truck Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultations available. Weekends and appointments after business hours available by request.
  • Contingent Fees
    Clients pay nothing until Fox Law, APC earns your fee.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Criminal Division, Southern District of California
- Current
Tried thirteen felony trials to verdict, including a six week public corruption trial against Border Patrol agents for bribery, money laundering, alien smuggling, and obstruction of justice. Managed investigations involving fraud, bank robbery, and firearms smuggling. Prevailed on multiple appeals before the Ninth Circuit.
Senior Trial Attorney
Gomez Trial Attorneys, San Diego, CA
Trial lawyer focusing on business litigation, wrongful death, and catastrophic personal injury cases. First-chair in a federal wrongful death trial against the United States Attorney’s Office. Obtained a verdict of 100% liability on the U.S. Border Patrol. United States settled for $5,000,000 days before damages trial and made no offer for 5 years. Obtained a $300,000 verdict as a first chair in a premises liability case where plaintiff broke his ankle and there were no economic damages presented.
Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
Drafted motions for summary judgment, motions opposing class certification, motions to dismiss, complaints, answers, and discovery responses, negotiated settlements, and presented oral argument in state court.
Judicial Law Clerk
Honorable Janis L. Sammartino, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Reviewed moving papers, performed legal research, drafted proposed orders, prepared the Judge for oral argument, and managed the Judge’s calendar.
Student Judicial Extern
Honorable Margaret McKeown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Drafted bench memoranda for the Judge to utilize at oral argument, conducted legal research, assisted the Judge in publishing legal articles, and attended oral argument with the Judge and law clerks.
University of San Diego School of Law
J.D. (2007)
Honors: Graduated top 6% of the class, Order of the Coif, and Cum Laude. Academic Achievement Scholarship (2004-2007); Honors, Lawyering Skills (Legal Writing & Research); CALI Excellence Award in Corporations.
Activities: San Diego International Law Journal, Student Comment Editor.
Emory University
B.A. (2002) | Political Science
Honors: Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.6/4.0 Honors & Dean’s List and Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science National Honors Society.
Activities: Varsity Soccer - First Team All Conference goalkeeper.
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016
Super Lawyers
Distinguished Alumni Award
University of San Diego School of Law
The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to those who have excelled either in the legal field or their chosen profession, and "embody the high ethical standards and commitment to community service USD School of Law seeks to instill in its graduates."
Outstanding Trial Lawyer
Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
Super Lawyers
CALI Excellence Award in Corporations.
Professional Associations
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Consumer Attorney of San Diego
Federal Bar Association
Lawyers Club
University of San Diego
Alumni Board and Board of Directors
Speaking Engagements
Court Practice Series – Decoding Your Local Court, CFLS Fall Seminar, Department SD-73, Hall of Justice, SIXTH FLOOR 330 W. Broadway San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego County Bar Association
Are you a new attorney looking to be successful in the courtroom and gain inside tips from a local judge and a seasoned attorney? Come join us for a dynamic presentation by the Honorable Joel R. Wohlfeil, David Fox, Esq., and Johanna Schiavoni, Esq., and learn the best practices and special issues specific to civil law and the court process.
Opening Your Practice --Financial and Technology Decisions, SDCBA Conference Center, 401 West A Street, Ste. 120 (1st Fl.), San Diego, CA 92101
Presented by the San Diego County Bar Association
Please join us for this second program in the series focused on the tools required to open your own practice.
Advanced Mediation Strategies-Taking Your Mediation Skills to the Next Level, Mediation Series (Part 1 of 2), Bar Center at 401 SDCBA, Conference Center 401 West A St., Ste. 120, San Diego, CA 92101
Presented by the ADR and Civil Litigation Law Sections of the SDCBA
Join us as we discuss the Who, When, What, Where and How of a Successful Mediation: When and whether to mediate, who to use as a mediator, who to bring to the mediation, how to prepare, how to anticipate and conduct a mediation, when to hold “em” and when to fold “em”, who to trust and what is going on in the other room!
Submit a Legal Community Event Cross-Examination – How to Make Your Points Stick With the Jury and Not Just Sting the Witness [Civil Litigation], Civil Litigation Section, Bar Center at 401 SDCBA, Conference Center 401 West A St., Ste. 120, San Diego, CA 92101
Presented by the Civil Litigation Law Section of the SDCBA
Part 1- A Perspective from the Plaintiffs’ Side. A dynamic panel of plaintiffs’ trial lawyers will share their experiences and strategies for making the most out of cross-examination at trial.
2014 Year In Review [Insurance, Civil & Construction], Insurance Law, Bar Center at 401 SDCBA, Conference Center 401 West A St., Ste. 120, San Diego, CA 92101
Presented by the Insurance/Bad Faith, Civil Litigation & Construction Law Sections of the SDCB
A panel of San Diego’s leading insurance coverage lawyers will review the most notable cases decided in 2014 and discuss how those cases will impact coverage in California during the coming year.
Financial Elder Abuse [Elder], Elder Law Section and Civil Litigation Section of the SDCBA, Bar Center at 401 SDCBA Conference Center, 401 West A Street, Ste. 120, San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego County Bar Association
We have assembled a comprehensive panel of professionals to discuss this expanding area of litigation. An aging populace has resulted in increased instances of financial elder abuse and a greater need for attorneys and others to educate themselves on the issues involved.
Representing Problem People, CFLS Fall Seminar, SDCBA Bar Center
San Diego County Bar Association
Family Law practitioners often deal with difficult people who may have diagnosable conditions that stand in the way of acting as responsible litigants.
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Fox Law, APC
1221 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
Telephone: (858) 256-7616
Fax: (858) 256-7618