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Douglas L Applegate

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Contact Information

Offices of Douglas L Applegate
5160 BIRCH ST STE 210, California, 92660-2199




Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1979

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: October 13, 1979

Other Language(s): None


Trial Attorney - Over 250 Criminal, Civil and Administrative Trials obtaining multiple million dollar verdicts:

1985-Present: Law Offices of Douglas L. Applegate, Northern Virginia and Southern California, specializing in real estate/commercial litigation, medical malpractice, serious personal injury, products liability, civil rights, and criminal law.

1984-1985: Associate with Streich, Lang, Weeks & Cardon, Phoenix, Arizona, specializing in bankruptcy, real estate and commercial litigation.

1979-2006: Judge Advocate, United States Marine Corps Trial Counsel, Defense Counsel, Civil Law Attorney, U.S. State Department Counter-Terrorism Representative in Africa & Western Pacific.

Real Estate & Mortgage Lending - Owned of real estate brokerages with more than $200 million average sales located in Northern Virginia and Southern California since 2000; extensively involved as counsel in real estate sales, loan/mortgage origination, documentation and secondary marketing. Licensed Real Estate Broker in California, [eligible for reciprocal broker license in Texas & Maryland]

Military - Colonel, USMCR (retired) 1974-2006, Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom Combat Tour; operational law, civil affairs & military operations.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Criminal Law Civil Forfeiture, Criminal Defense, Criminal Investigation, Domestic Violence, Drivers License Suspension, Felonies, Money Laundering
International Law Hague Convention Proceedings, International Treaty Law, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
Litigation Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Class Action Prosecution, Breast Implant Litigation, Automotive Design Liability, Manufacturers Liability, Personal Injury Litigation, E-Discovery, Trial Practice
Personal Injury Wrongful Death, Third Party Wrongful Death, Dog Bites, Catastrophic Injury, Head Injury, Motorcycle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Spinal Injury, Severe Burns, Product Liability, Accidents, Animal Attacks, Automobile Negligence, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Bodily Injury, Boating Accidents
Real Estate/Real Property Land Use, Industrial Leasing, Industrial Real Estate Law, HOA Litigation, Mortgage Refinancing, Mortgage Insurance, Mortgage Foreclosure, Mortgage Finance, Mortgage Banking Law, Mortgage Bankruptcy, Landlord and Tenant Law, Mortgage Workouts


  • Arizona (Active), California (Active), Maryland (Active), Texas (Active), Virginia (Active)

Law School

  • Arizona State

  • Last Updated: November 27, 2021
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  • California
  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: No

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