Daral Blair Mazzarella

Daral Blair Mazzarella: Attorney with Mazzarella & Mazzarella LLP AV stamp icon
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Daral Mazzarella’s unique training and experience ensure every client the benefit of a rare and unsurpassed skill set. Daral epitomizes Mazzarella & Mazzarella, LLP’s goals of delivering individualized legal service tailored to the particular needs of each client and case in a compelling and results oriented manner. Educated initially as a scientist with a degree in Biology and Chemistry (conferred magna cum laude), Daral later obtained a Master of Arts in Education and worked as an educator and General Contractor. He graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law, magna cum laude, in 1986. His early experience in science and education serves the firm’s clients well, where critical analysis and skillful persuasion of judges, juries and opposing counsel are instrumental to success. His knowledge and experience in construction and development as a licensed California General Contractor since 1977 provides real world insight most lawyers never acquire.

Daral is a trial lawyer who concentrates on cases involving litigation in State and Federal courts throughout California, related to business, development, real estate, intellectual property and construction disputes. In addition, Daral effectively and efficiently prosecutes serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. He is also experienced in representing individuals and business facing governmental takings under eminent domain and inverse condemnation. Daral has a track record of three decades of success in and out of the court room. Despite many victories at trial, Daral recognizes that equally important are the many solutions reached for clients before the need for an expensive trial, by creative approach, impeccable preparation, effective communication and negotiation with opponents whom understand and appreciate that Daral is confident, comfortable and effective in the court room when necessary.

Mr. Mazzarella is honored and humbled by the respect and admiration of clients, other lawyers and judges for his skill and effectiveness as a trial lawyer reflected in the honors and recognition they have bestowed upon him. His peers have repeatedly elected him San Diego Magazine “Top Lawyer in San Diego,” Los Angeles Magazine “Top Attorney in San Diego,” and one of the “Best of the Bar” published by the San Diego Business Journal. In addition, Daral Mazzarella has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, , year after year. Also, Mr. Mazzarella has been honored to be a recognized “San Diego Super Lawyer” and “Southern California Super Lawyer” for many years. The distinction is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement, and is bestowed upon no more than 5% of the lawyers in California each year.

Member, University of San Diego Law Review, 1985-1986. California General Contractor.

Areas of Practice (18)

  • Personal Injury
  • Mesothelioma & Asbestos
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Business Litigation
  • Victims Of Assault and Battery
  • Truck Accidents
  • Burn Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Taxi Accidents
  • All Types Of Serious Injuries Or Accidents
  • Eminent Domain
  • Wrongful Death
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Trucking Accidents

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
619-535-0702  Phone
(619) 238-4900  Phone
(619) 238-4959  Fax
University Attended:
United States International University, B.A., cum laude, 1974; Azusa Pacific University, M.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
University of San Diego, J.D., magna cum laude, 1986
Year of First Admission:
1987, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; 1994, U.S. District Court, District of Utah; 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1986, California
American Bar Association; State Bar of California; Consumer Attorneys of California; Consumer Attorneys of San Diego; American Association of Justice.
Birth Information:
Willimantic, Connecticut, January 3, 1952
Hobbies & interests:
Woodworking, landscaping, construction, off-road motorcycle riding, hiking.
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer 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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San Diego, California

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