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Dwight Ritter

Dwight Ritter

San Diego Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Personal Injury, Maritime Law, Products Liability...
  • Arizona, California, Guam, Indiana
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Summary

Dwight Ritter is a trial attorney at Ritter & Associates in San Diego, California. He holds degrees from Indiana University Law School and the London School of Economics. He is also licensed in California, Arizona, Indiana, and the Island of Guam, as an expert on maritime law. Having built his reputation on personal attention to detail, Dwight strives to create a personal relationship with his clients. With a specialization in personal injury, Dwight is prepared to handle cases that involve wrongful death, sexual harassment, auto accidents, and civil rights claims. In addition, he has earned the title of Master Trial Lawyer from the American Inns of Court (Welsh Chapter), an elite association of professionals dedicated to fostering excellence in ethics, professionalism, and civility in the legal profession. If you live in the San Diego area and are in need of an attorney who will fully dedicate themselves to the details of your case, contact Dwight Ritter today at (619) 296-0123.

Education
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College
(2009) Trial practice
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London School of Economics
LL.M. (1986) | Maritime and Evidence
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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Professional Experience
Founder
Ritter & Associates
Current
Certifications
Certified Legal Specialty: Admiralty and Maritime Law
State Bar of California
Certification as Master Trial Advocate
ABOTA
Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008, 2010 - 2019
Consumer Advocate of the Year (2018)
Consumer Attorneys San Diego
This award is presented annually for the trial attorney who best exemplifies commitment, diligence, and integrity in representing consumer rights in various forms of legal process. In this case, Ritter appealed a jury trial verdict of $1.5 million to the California Court of Appeals and obtained a unanimous decision expanding the rights of California workers to be free from sexual discrimination under California law. The appellate decision was published and is now recognized as a part of workers' rights prohibiting sexual discrimination in the workplace.
Trial Lawyer of the Year (2002)
Consumer Attorneys of San
This is an award presented annually by the Trial Lawyers Association which is highly coveted and very competitive. It requires that the chosen trial lawyer have completed multiple trials during the course of one year and returned highly successful verdicts in those cases. Dwight Ritter was presented this award on 2 separate occasions.
Trial Lawyer of the Year (1997)
Consumers Attorneys of San
This is an award presented annually by the Trial Lawyers Association which is highly coveted and very competitive. It requires that the chosen trial lawyer have completed multiple trials during the course of one year and returned highly successful verdicts in those cases. Dwight Ritter was presented this award on 2 separate occasions.
Professional Associations
Arizona State Bar
Member
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San Diego County Bar Association
Member
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Trial Lawyers College Alumni Association
Member
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American Inns of Court
Master
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Consumer Attorneys of California
Member
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American Association Of Justice
Member
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Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Member
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The State Bar of California
Member
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Indiana State Bar
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
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California
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Guam
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Indiana
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Maritime Law
  • Products Liability
  • Civil Rights
Additional Practice Areas
  • Auto Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Pool Accidents
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Police Misconduct
  • Discrimination
  • Assault & Battery
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Ritter & Associates
Blog
Ritter & Associates Blog
Contact & Map
Ritter & Associates
501 Broadway, Suite 1490
San Diego, CA 92101
USA
Telephone: (619) 296-0123
Fax: (619) 239-0089