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David P. Hall

Mr. Hall is a partner of Carlsbad Law Group LLP.  He is experienced in most aspects of business litigation.  Mr. Hall’s history of litigation includes breach of contract cases, business tort cases, fraud cases, employment cases and trade secret cases.  Mr. Hall had the opportunity to also litigate personal injury cases, both ordinary negligence and professional liability cases.

Over his career, Mr. Hall has represented clients in various state and federal courts in the United States, including Arizona, Alabama, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan and Rhode Island.  Mr. Hall has also prosecuted and defended class action cases.

Representative Cases:

Minnick v. Automotive Creation, Inc. – Represented a car wash business in a class action lawsuit where the plaintiff brought a class action and claimed the vacation policy was illegal.  The case was dismissed on a demurrer and later affirmed on appeal in a published decision.

Cruz v. Expert Automotive Reconditioning, Inc. – Represented an automotive repair company in a disability discrimination case.  The plaintiff was an employee who witnessed the death of his supervisor and suffered mental damages as result.  Plaintiff was later terminated and sued.  After some discovery, the case resolved for a nominal amount.

San Diego Private Bank v. Kubicka, et al.  – Represented an automotive appraisal company in a lawsuit.  A lender loaned money to a defendant and was collateralized by two classic cars.  When the cars were “clones,” the bank sued the appraisal company for fraud.  The case was tried to a jury, and the appraisal company obtained a defense verdict.

McDonagh v Bergan – Represented a physician who was being sued in Illinois federal court for defamation and interference with contract.  The plaintiff claimed the defendant physician misrepresented the validity of a treatment for varicose veins.  The complaint was dismissed on the first motion to dismiss.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Construction Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Technology Litigation


  • California State University, San Bernardino – B.A. Criminal Justice
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law – J.D., cum laude


  • State of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (trial bar)