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John P. Deily

John P. Deily

Senior Partner

(949) 794-4000
jdeily@murtaughlaw.com

John has over thirty-five years of experience trying lawsuits across California, during which he developed his expertise in trust, estate and conservatorship litigation.  Building on this experience, which includes numerous high-profile cases, he often serves as a mediator and expert witness in contested trust and estate matters.  He is routinely appointed by the Orange County Superior Court as counsel or guardian ad litem for vulnerable elders and minors in contested conservatorships, guardianship and trust matters.  He has received Martindale Hubbell’s highest possible “AV Preeminent” rating for ethics and competence; and he frequently lectures to legal and professional organizations.  He is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and a member of Trust & Estates Section; the Conservatorship, Guardianship & Protective Proceedings Section and the Masters Division, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association and has served on several Orange County executive boards in Trust & Estate organizations.

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David A. Ericksen

David A. Ericksen

Senior Partner

(949) 794-4000
dericksen@murtaughlaw.com

David Ericksen is a trusted resource and advocate to the professional service community (design, construction, environmental, real estate, and insurance) and passionately committed to collaboration in his client’s long-term strategic success. He has repeatedly and successfully represented design, construction, real estate and environmental professionals in jury trial, bench trial, single arbitrator arbitration, and panel arbitration as well as mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution in state and federal courts.

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Devin E. Murtaugh

Devin E. Murtaugh

Partner

(949) 794-4000
dmurtaugh@murtaughlaw.com

Devin focuses on trial and appellate work, and has tried numerous cases to verdict throughout Southern California. He primarily handles construction litigation and malpractice defense for design professionals, contract disputes, business litigation, and trust litigation. He also advises design professional firms on contract negotiation and drafting.

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