Carol A. Salmacia
Carol A. Salmacia joined DiCaro, Coppo & Popcke in February 2014.
Ms. Salmacia has 38 years of trial experience in which she has handled thousands of litigated cases involving medical malpractice, legal malpractice, employment law, wrongful death, fraud, and general liability personal injury. She has tried to conclusion over 80 cases in California, Nevada and Illinois.
In 1989, Ms. Salmacia became a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”) and currently holds the rank of “Advocate”. She served on its National Board from 1999 to 2001, was President of the Orange County Chapter in 2001 and has participated in several Masters in Trial presentations across the United States.
In 2000, Ms. Salmacia became a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers which limits membership to one percent of the lawyers in each state and selects its members only after a thorough review of lawyers and judges with whom the candidate has tried cases. She also served as the first woman Chair of the Southern California Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers between 2009 and 2011.
In 2001, Ms. Salmacia was inducted as a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers and one of the first women in California to become a member of the Society.
Ms. Salmacia served as professor of the 2004 and 2007 TIPS National Trial Academy sponsored by the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Sections. She has lectured the past 25 years for the Rutter Group’s yearly seminar on the topic “Personal Injury Update.”
Ms. Salmacia has been honored as one of the top 30 California Women Trial Lawyers in the Daily Journal in 2002 and 2003. She is rated by Martindale-Hubbell as AV Preeminent, is a “Super Lawyer” and is listed in the Best Lawyers in America.