In his 25 years as a civil trial lawyer, Mr. Dinsmore has represented hundreds of injured clients, obtaining millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on their behalf. Mr. Dinsmore’s practice involves serious personal injury (auto, pedestrian, motorcycle, dangerous condition of property, and government claims), breach of contract and other business disputes, fraud, debt collection, employment disputes including wrongful termination and sexual harassment, defamation, and civil rights violations.
Mr. Dinsmore graduated with honors (cum laude) from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1990. After gaining broad civil litigation experience as an associate for 4 years with Black & Reape, he began his own practice, the Law Office of Scott D. Dinsmore, where he continued as a civil trial lawyer until the formation of Dinsmore & Sandelmann LLP in 2008. Mr. Dinsmore represents individuals and smaller businesses against insurance companies and powerful corporations often staffed by law firms often employing hundreds of lawyers. Mr. Dinsmore has the experience and resources to even the playing field in litigation against these entities.
Mr. Dinsmore has broad trial experience, including numerous jury trials, court trials, arbitrations, and prosecuting cases through the California Court of Appeals.
1986 – UCLA, B.A. Political Science
1990 – Pepperdine University School of Law, Juris Doctor
- Graduated with honors (cum laude) in top 10 percent of class.
- Dean’s list and Dean’s merit scholarship all three years.
- Member of Jessup Moot Court International Law team.
Bar Admissions & Associations
Member California bar since 1990.
Admitted to practice before all California Courts, Federal District Courts and Federal Court of Appeals.
Member Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.
Member Consumer Attorneys Association of California.
Honorary Board of Governors Member and supporter of Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities.
More About Scott Dinsmore
Mr. Dinsmore lives with his wife in Hermosa Beach, close enough to commute to work by riding his electric bike on the “strand” alongside the beach. In his spare time, Mr. Dinsmore likes to surf, play the guitar, and travel. Mr. Dinsmore is a supporter of charities including the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) – he received the LLS “Man of the Year” award for winning the 2013 “Man & Woman of the Year” fund raising competition for the Los Angeles Chapter. Mr. Dinsmore is also big fan of UCLA sports and longtime basketball season ticket holder (since the last title in 1995, about time for another!).