Dena joined the Case Barnett Law team at the end of 2018. Her specialty is litigating serious and catastrophic injury cases. Although COVID struck in March 2019, that has not stopped her from litigating / settling $15,400,000 for her CBL clients, who were tragically injured in numerous challenging cases.
Prior to joining Case Barnett Law, Dena spent several decades as trial lawyer at the Law Offices of Michael J. Piuze, Los Angeles, achieving many multi million / billion dollar verdicts and settlements. Dena has been involved in multiple record breaking verdicts ranging in topics from civil rights violations, rape cases, premises liability cases, wrongful death cases and product liability cases. Most notable is her trial experience against Philip Morris where she was part of the two attorney trial team achieving several billion dollar verdicts.
Dena was educated in England and obtained her undergraduate honors degree from the University of Cardiff in Wales. After moving to the States, she received her J.D. from Whittier Law School. She served as 2018 President for Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities and remains its enthusiastic Ambassadress, committed to charitable work. She also serves on the Board of Governors for CAALA, where she is Emeritus and is a regular speaker at its annual convention. She was on the Board of Governors - At Large - for CAOC and was proud to be in its group of nominees for the 2008 and 2012 Trial Attorney of the Year. Dena is an elected governmental official for Los Angeles.
She serves on WHWCNC as its Community Based Representative for its 4th Area District. She has frequently visited Sacramento to champion plaintiff’s causes. It is her determination to be a loud advocate and voice for those who do not have one, that keeps Dena engaged and committed to making a difference in the lives of others. With almost 30 years of litigation experience, Dena brings wisdom and tenacity to every case that she handles, with spectacular results.
Click below to read about some of Dena's recent victories for the clients of Case Barnett Law.
Rockwall Injury Result Write-Up Coming Soon: 8 Million
Child Falls Through Skylight | Traumatic Brain Injury 1.025 Million
Backyard Firepit Accident | Burn Injury 1 Million
Car Accident 1 Million
Products Liability Result Write-Up Coming Soon $775,000.00
Endurance Event/Obstacle Race Injury Result Write-Up Coming Soon $500,000.00
Auto Accident Result Write-Up Coming Soon $300,000