General Civil and Trial Practice
in State and Federal Courts


DONALD W. SCHMIDT, born in Youngstown, Ohio, on July 17, 1939, was admitted to the bar in California in 1970. Admitted to practice before: the U.S. District Court, Southern, Central, Northern and Eastern Districts of California; the U.S. Tax Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court.

PRACTICE AREAS:

  • Trials and Appeals
  • Estate Planning
  • General Civil

EDUCATION:

  • California State College at Long Beach (B.A., 1962)
  • University of San Diego (J.D., 1969)
  • Phi Alpha Delta (Treasurer, 1967-1968)
  • Member, Board of Editors, San Diego Law Review, (1968-1969)

AUTHOR:

  • "Attorneys Fees," 5 San Diego Law Review, 187

OTHER MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers - San Diego

MILITARY:

  • Lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve. Active duty, 1962-1966

REPORTED CASES:

  • Ateeq v. Najor, 15 Cal. App. 4th 1351
  • Hutchison v. Southern California First National Bank, 27 Cal. App. 3d 572
  • World Marketing, LTD. v. Hallam, 608F 2d 392.


DONALD W. SCHMIDT
11838 Bernardo Plaza Court, Suite 202A
San Diego, California 92128

Telephone: 858-487-6900
Facsimile: 858-487-6962
E-Mail: DWSchmidt@aol.com