SOURCE: Poliquin & DeGrave LLP

Poliquin & DeGrave LLP

December 14, 2010 08:00 ET

Founding Partner Awarded OC Trial Lawyer of the Year

OC American Board of Trial Advocates Honors Mark P. Poliquin

LAGUNA HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - December 14, 2010) - Mark P. Poliquin, a Founding Partner with Doug DeGrave of Poliquin & DeGrave LLP in Laguna Hills, CA, was named OC Trial Lawyer of the Year by the OC Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 during the Annual Member's Dinner in Newport Beach. 

Poliquin, 55, of Laguna Niguel, is a national board member of ABOTA and Past President of the Orange County Chapter of ABOTA, a legal professional association that recognizes attorneys who display skill, civility and integrity.

Poliquin has tried numerous jury trials in his 30-year legal career with recent wins in two dental malpractice cases, both full jury trials in November 2010.

"This is a true honor," says Poliquin of his award, "I strive to meet ABOTA's high standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in my legal practice and feel deeply appreciative to the members of my chapter for this recognition."

In the community, Poliquin lectures extensively to dental and medical associations and he serves as an Eagle Scout Advisor to Troop 12 in San Juan Capistrano.

ABOUT MARK P. POLIQUIN: One of Southern California's Top Super Lawyers as named by L.A. Magazine in 2006, Poliquin is a Founding Partner with Douglas DeGrave of Poliquin & DeGrave LLP, a litigation firm with seven attorneys, based out of Laguna Hills, CA. In addition to his membership in ABOTA, Poliquin is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Association of Southern California Defense Council, California State Bar, and the Southern California Association of Healthcare Risk Managers and the Defense Research Institute. Poliquin received his BS from USC and his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

ABOUT AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCATES: ABOTA is a legal professional organization that fosters improvement in the ethical and technical standards of practice in the field of advocacy. The association is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the 7th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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