Attorney Profile:

John N. Demas

John N. Demas: Attorney with Demas Law Group, P.C.
  • Attorney at Demas Law Group, P.C. (5 Attorneys)
  • 701 Howe Avenue, Suite A-1, Sacramento, CA 95825
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  • John N. Demas, a Sacramento personal injury attorney, is the founding partner of the Demas Law Group, P.C. and has been exclusively representing injured victims for over twenty years. John is passionate about helping people and has earned a stellar reputation in the community for his dedication and successful results for his clients. He has extensive trial experience with several multi-million dollar verdicts, including one of the largest verdicts ever against Sacramento County ($4,500,000) and the largest verdict in Tuolumne County ($2,500,000).
  • Peer Reviews 4.9/5.0 15 Reviews
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    Client Reviews 100% Recommended 3 Reviews

Biography

John N. Demas, Sacramento Personal Injury Attorney, is the founding partner of Demas Law Group, P.C. and has been exclusively representing injured victims for twenty years. John is passionate about helping people and has earned a stellar reputation in the community for his dedication and successful results for his clients. He 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).

John N. Demas is the founding partner of Demas Law Group, P.C. and has been exclusively representing injured victims for over twenty years. John is passionate about helping people and he has earned a stellar reputation in the community for his dedication and successful results for his clients. He has extensive trial experience with several multi-million dollar verdicts, including one of the largest verdicts ever against Sacramento County ($4,500,000) and the largest verdict ever won in Tuolumne County ($2,500,000).

Awards and Accolades
John has earned the respect of the legal community for his zealous representation of his clients. As a result, he has been selected by his peers as a Northern California Super Lawyer every year since 2009; an honor limited to less than 5% of all attorneys and approximately 1% of plaintiff personal injury attorneys. In 2014 and 2015, he was named a Top 100 Attorney for Northern California. The Top 100 list is an even more exclusive group of attorneys chosen by Super Lawyers, as the very best among the best lawyers in the state. He also made the Top 25 List of Sacramento Lawyers.
John has been granted membership to The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a respected professional organization with exclusive membership limited to less than 1% of the country’s civil attorneys. ABOTA membership is by invitation only—extended to attorneys distinguished for their high personal character and professional reputation. Furthermore, he is a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization consisting of the nation’s top personal injury attorneys. John 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.” John also has a 10, the highest possible rating, with the prominent attorney ranking web site, Avvo.com.
He was recently recognized as the Trial Lawyer/Advocate of the Year by the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association in recognition of his extraordinary trial results and intrepid work in advocating for the rights of consumers.

Legal Community Involvement
John is very active in the legal community and is a past President of the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, as well as a current Board Member of the Consumer Attorneys of California. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer at seminars and conventions across the State and has been asked to speak by numerous organizations, including the Continuing Education of the Bar, Consumer Attorneys of California, and Capital City Trial Lawyers. He donates his time and serves as a Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem and Arbitrator in Sacramento County, and as a Mediator for El Dorado County and Placer County.
In addition to representing injury victims, he is committed to educating and informing people about safety and accident prevention.
In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his family, exercise, cycle, scuba dive, hike and travel. He speaks Greek fluently.

Education & Certification
• University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D. 1992 With Distinction)
• University of the Pacific (B.A. Political Science, 1989)

Bars and Courts
• State Bar of California (1992)
• U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California (1992)

Professional Affiliations
• Past President, Capital City Trial Lawyers Association
• Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
• Board Member, Consumer Attorneys of California
• Member, American Association of Justice
• Member, The Justice Roundtable
• Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem, Sacramento County
• Mediator, Placer & El Dorado County
• Arbitrator, Sacramento County
• Frequent lecturer and speaker at attorney seminars and conventions

Honors & Awards
• Trial Lawyer/Advocate of the Year, Capital City Trial Lawyers Association
• Trial Lawyer President of the Year
• Presidential Award for Merit, Consumer Attorneys of California
• Numerous academic awards & scholarships
• Recipient of American Jurisprudence Awards
• Law Journal Editor
• International Moot Court Honors Board

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Elder Abuse
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
916-444-0100  Phone
916-444-8250  Fax
www.injury-attorneys.com
University Attended:
University of the Pacific, B.A. Political Science, 1989
Law School Attended:
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., with distinction, 1992
Admission:
1992, California
Memberships:
State Bar of California; Capital City Trial Lawyers Association (Past-President); Consumer Attorneys of California (Board Member); American Association of Justice.
Languages:
Greek
ISLN:
911671573

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 15 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/26/10 in Personal Injury

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    great trial lawyer

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 03/31/10 in Personal Injury

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/31/10 in Personal Injury

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    Excellent Lawyer!

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 03/30/10 in Personal Injury

    Highly respected, competent and ethical attorney deserving of the highest rating and consideration. Read more

    Highly respected, competent and ethical attorney deserving of the highest rating and consideration.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/30/10 in Labor and Employment

    John Demas represents his clients and the legal community well.In addition to his excellent trial results, he gives back to others by regularly teaching legal classes and... Read more

    John Demas represents his clients and the legal community well.In addition to his excellent trial results, he gives back to others by regularly teaching legal classes and workshops to plaintiff's attorneys.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/30/10 in Personal Injury

    I WOULD GIVE JOHN DEMAS THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE RATING IN BOTH LEGAL ABILITY AND ETHICAL STANDARDS, AND WOULD CONSIDER HIM TO BE A PREEMINENT ATTORNEY UNDER THE MARTINDALE H... Read more

    I WOULD GIVE JOHN DEMAS THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE RATING IN BOTH LEGAL ABILITY AND ETHICAL STANDARDS, AND WOULD CONSIDER HIM TO BE A PREEMINENT ATTORNEY UNDER THE MARTINDALE HUBBELL RATING STANDARDS.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/29/10 in Personal Injury

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/22/10 in Personal Injury

    I have handled cases against this lawyer, and find him to be a well prepared, top notch attorney with high ethical standards. As a binding arbitrator I have heard cases p... Read more

    I have handled cases against this lawyer, and find him to be a well prepared, top notch attorney with high ethical standards. As a binding arbitrator I have heard cases presented by this lawyer and I view his work as being at the top of his class. In my opinion, he is an excellent candidate for an A-V rating.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/15/10 in Personal Injury

    Excellent lawyer with superior ethical standards. Read more

    Excellent lawyer with superior ethical standards.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/15/10 in Personal Injury

    John Demas is among the top 5 best trial lawyers in Sacramento. He does everything that an AV-rated lawyer can and should be expected to do, and more. He takes challeng... Read more

    John Demas is among the top 5 best trial lawyers in Sacramento. He does everything that an AV-rated lawyer can and should be expected to do, and more. He takes challenging cases, and fights hard for his clients. He does so while always maintaining decorum and professionalism. He is constantly attempting to improve the quality of what he does. He serves both the local Capital City Trial Lawyers Association and statewide Consumer Attorneys of California, emphasizing continuing education.

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  • 5.0/5.0 3 reviews
  • 100% client recommended 3 recommendations
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  • 5.0/5.0 on 09/19/16

    I was very impressed with the work of the Demas Law Group handling my case. I was always kept informed throughout the entire process, all my questions were answered, and... Read more

    I was very impressed with the work of the Demas Law Group handling my case. I was always kept informed throughout the entire process, all my questions were answered, and I feel everyone worked hard to get me the best settlement. I would recommended them to my family and friends.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 08/21/13

    I was recently involved in a motorcycle accident. I went to the hospital in an ambulance totaled my motorcycle I am so happy that I chose this professional to handle my c... Read more

    I was recently involved in a motorcycle accident. I went to the hospital in an ambulance totaled my motorcycle I am so happy that I chose this professional to handle my case. He took the stress completely out of the situation. I was able to recover fully, stress free with the assurance that my case was being handled in the best hands. I have only positive things to say about my experience with John Demas. I recommend him for anyone looking to get the most experienced lawyer for their case.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 04/18/13

    Mr. Demas is a highly skilled professional who gave us personalized service. He is knowledgeable, prepared and did an excellent job of representing my brother at mediati... Read more

    Mr. Demas is a highly skilled professional who gave us personalized service. He is knowledgeable, prepared and did an excellent job of representing my brother at mediation. He presented a top notch case and was successful in securing a settlement for my brother against a large corporation. Not only did Mr. Demas ensure that my brother's needs would be taken care care of for the rest of his life, Mr. Demas ensured that my parents' retirement would be in place for their golden years.

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