He served in the Contra Costa District Attorney’s office, where he rose to the position of Chief Assistant District Attorney. He was appointed second in command of an office of nearly 100 prosecutors.
Doug led the Felony Trial Team for a number of years. He oversaw the Sexual Assault Unit, the Domestic Violence Unit, and the Special Operations Unit.
Doug tried more than 15 murder cases, along with sexually violent predator cases, a wide range of other felonies, and as a young prosecutor many DUI’s and other misdemeanors.
In addition to being among the elite few recognized by the California State Bar as a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, Doug has
considerable experience in areas such as administrative law, federal court litigation, personal injury law, family law, employment litigation,
commercial disputes, real estate fraud, white collar crime, unfair business practices, and intellectual property law. Doug received a B.S. Degree in
Computer Engineering, earning admission into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, after which he graduated with honors from UC Berkeley’s School of
Doug will work tirelessly and diligently to make sure you receive
justice. He’s negotiated fair and just resolutions in thousands of cases,
so he’s capable of getting you the best settlement possible, but if
necessary, he has the skills and experience to provide aggressive
representation at trial.