John Demas

State of Practice : California
Member Since: 5/26/2011
Last Answer: 07/09/2013
Total Answered Questions 1 Free Answers on the LawQA Network

About Me

Mr. Demas is a founding partner of Demas & Rosenthal, LLP. He has been exclusively representing injured victims for nearly twenty years. He has successfully litigated and settled hundreds of personal injury cases and has extensive trial experience, with several multi-million dollar verdicts, including one of the largest verdicts ($4,500,000) ever against Sacramento County and the largest verdict in Tuolumne County ($2,500,000). He was recently recognized as the Trial Lawyer/Advocate of the Year by the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association in recognition for his “extraordinary trial results and intrepid work in advocating the rights of consumers.” He has an "AV" rating, the highest possible national rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The "AV" rating is derived from confidential assessments by attorneys in the community as well as judges. In addition to the highest attainable legal ability ratings, he has been given the highest marks for "adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence." Mr. Demas has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer for 2009 & 2010, an exclusive honor limited to less than 5% of all attorneys and approximately 1% of plaintiff personal injury attorneys. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Mr. Demas also has a 10/10 rating, the highest possible rating, with the prominent attorney ranking web site, He is also a member of The Justice Roundtable, an organization consisting of 100 of the nations top personal injury attorneys.

Firm Information

  • Firm Address
    701 Howe Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95825
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Areas of Practice

  • Accident
  • Personal Injury
  • Divorce
  • Injury
  • Auto Accident



  • I would strongly recommended John Demas to any injured victim.
    I would not hesitate to recommend the services of John Demas and his office to handle a personal injury claim. I was in a serious car accident in 2007 and my partner was injured to the extent of becoming a quadriplegic as a result. The other driver was at fault and was underinsured. We were able to get a full settlement (policy limits) for her, but the more complicated issues of the case involved myself. As a registered domestic partner I was not recognized legally as a "spouse," and could have received little to no settlement compensation. In addition, my injury claim was very minor. Because of John's tenancity, advocacy and novel legal arguments, he was able to obtain for me a full settlement (policy limits) for my claim -- something not expected or most probably, not been done before for a registered domestic partner. I would strongly recommend him and his office. They really cared about us and did everything in their power to help us.
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