Mr. Dempsey is a nationally recognized trial attorney, obtaining numerous million-dollar verdicts and settlements. His practice emphasizes spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries in state and federal courts. He is past president of Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (now Public Justice) and Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. He has twice been Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles’ Trial Lawyer of the Year nominee and Consumer Attorneys of California’s Consumer Trial of the Year finalist. He has also received the Public Justice Foundation Champion of Justice and Trial Achievement Award. He was chair of the Stalwarts and TBI Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. He has been recognized for California Top Ten Settlements/Trials. He is a member of American Board of Trial Advocates; U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”; the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Lawyers in California; and the U.S. Supreme Court Bar and a former Southwestern Law School professor.