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EDUCATION

  • J.D., California Western School of Law
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • All courts in the State of California
  • United States District Court, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Named a Super Lawyer every year since 2016, and the Top 50 Super Lawyer in 2022 and Top 25 Women Super Lawyer in 2021-2022, as well as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” from 2014 through 2015. In 2014, she was named “40 Under 40” and the San Diego Business Journal named her as “Best of the Bar” in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Deborah has been recognized by the San Diego Daily Transcript as a Top Attorney and the 2012 Top Young Attorney, as well as a 2012 Woman of Influence. She was selected “Top 40 under 40” by The National Trial Lawyers.  She received an alumni of the year award from California Western School of Law.

Deborah Dixon

Deborah Dixon is a founding partner of Dixon Diab & Chambers. Her practice focuses on class and mass actions relating to defective products and fraud and representing those injured by utility-caused fires in California. Deborah also handles various commercial litigation disputes, including gender discrimination and harassment actions. In addition to filing claims on behalf of employees, Deborah frequently advises employers on best practices to avoid lawsuits and presents on the importance of inclusivity in the workplace. Deborah actively litigates cases in state and federal court, having completed several multi-week jury and bench trials in both federal and state courts and arbitrations. Deborah is the current Vice President of the San Diego County Bar Foundation. She previously served a three-year appointed term as a Lawyer Representative to the United States District Court for the Southern District. She is the past-president of Lawyers Club of San Diego, and past-chair of several committees including its nonprofit. She is also the past-president of Alumni Association Board of Directors for California Western School of Law, where she has been an adjunct professor in multiple courses relating to trial and alternative dispute resolution. Deborah has been a Workshop Leader for the San Diego Inn of Court Evidence and Trial Practice Programs for several years.

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