The Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo
21800 Burbank Blvd., Ste. 310
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
One of the most accomplished civil rights attorneys in the nation, Dale K. Galipo is the founder and principal of The Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo, located in Woodland Hills, California. Originally from a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Galipo attended Orange High School and graduated from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a degree in business administration, Mr. Galipo obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 1984. In 1989, The State Bar of California admitted him to practice, and Mr. Galipo has since earned a reputation as one of the top civil rights attorneys in the nation.
Starting his own law firm in 1991, Dale Galipo began specializing in personal injury cases. Soon thereafter, he started obtaining multi million dollar jury verdicts on personal injury cases. During the 1990's, Mr. Galipo also handled numerous criminal cases. He had achieved so much success in criminal law, that Mr. Galipo was dubbed "The Strikes Man" by the Daily Journal for multiple jury acquittals in "three strikes" cases. He won approximately 90% of his criminal trials, with several of his high-profile cases covered by local and national print as well as televised media. From 1995 thru 1996, Mr. Galipo obtained six jury acquittals in a row on major felony cases.
In 2002, Dale Galipo started to specialize in civil rights cases involving police misconduct. The majority of his cases were excessive force cases, but he also handled jail cases, false arrest, denial of medical care and sexual misconduct cases. In 2004, Mr. Galipo started obtaining multi-million dollar jury verdicts for victims of police misconduct and police abuse. In 2012, Mr. Galipo was awarded the Defender of the Constitution Award by the Inland Empire Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and was more recently the Honoree for the MLK award presented in his name at the UC Davis School of Law. In 2020, Dale K. Galipo was awarded both the CAALA Trial Attorney of the Year and the CAOC Consumer Attorney of the Year. In the last six years, he has prevailed in 49 Jury trials and obtained more than 75 seven-figure verdicts and settlements.
With twelve published opinions in civil rights cases, Dale Galipo has been selected to the Southern California's SuperLawyers list for the past seven years. As a second-time finalist for the CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year, he is often asked to speak at the annual CAALA convention as well as to law students and lawyers about his civil rights practice, most often on how to successfully try a civil-rights case. Recently inducted as a Fellow of The American College of Trial Lawyers and also an active member of The Inner Circle of Advocates, Mr. Galipo has gone to trial and won more cases against the police than any other attorney in the country.