Dawn is a highly experienced litigator and trial lawyer with extensive knowledge and skill in litigating personal injury and wrongful death cases. She has over 20 years of experience successfully resolving personal injury claims in her client’s favor.
Dawn founded The Hassell Law Group in 1999 and has practiced personal injury law in California for the past 21 years. She holds an undefeated record at trial and in arbitration on behalf of her clients. She served as a distinguished Member of the Board of Directors of The San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association from 2002-2012.
Dawn has used her extensive negotiation and litigation experience to successfully advocate for many seriously injured clients and families of those killed in wrongful death accidents. Her results include: a $4,677,244 court judgment for a seriously injured motorcyclist; a $4,600,000 settlement for a Bay Area pain management doctor who tripped and fell on a dangerous condition sustaining an impalement injury of the dominant hand; a $2,525,000 settlement for two pedestrians struck by a loose trailer pulled by an agricultural truck.
Dawn is a fearless and relentless advocate for her clients. She has expert knowledge of personal injury law and civil litigation strategy. She combines this with a high level of business acumen to obtain excellent results in her cases. Dawn works closely with some of the foremost experts in the nation to build clear and compelling personal injury cases on behalf of the firm’s clients.
Dawn is a seven time Super Lawyer® having been named a Super Lawyer® from 2014-2020. Super Lawyer® is a rating bestowed on the top 5% of outstanding lawyers in their practice area who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
In 2020, Dawn was named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100. The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of premier trial lawyers from each state who meet stringent qualifications.