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Desmond J. Hinds, Jr.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Desmond J. Hinds, Jr. has over 30 years of experience as a civil trial attorney representing clients in the state, federal, state bar and appellate courts throughout California, though his primary region is Southern California. 

Desmond concentrates on complex business dispute and real estate litigation and the defense of professional liability, ethics and breach of fiduciary duty claims against lawyers, real estate brokers and agents and other professionals, including, accountants, insurance brokers and agents, property managers and appraisers. Desmond also has substantial experience in defending employers in litigation and trial on a variety of alleged statutory and common claims. He has tried numerous jury and bench trials in state (California and Nevada), federal and state bar courts and has represented clients in numerous private arbitration proceedings. 

He has been retained as a consulting and testifying expert on cases involving professional liability claims against lawyers and has qualified as an expert witness in the state courts of California. 

Desmond is the partner-in-charge of the Hinshaw Los Angeles office and currently serves on the firm's Executive Committee.