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Samual L.C Dollar

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Samual LC Dollar was born in San Jose, CA as a member of the Mihilakawna tribe, and was raised on his tribe's reservation located in Sonoma County. Following high school, he joined the United States Navy, where after graduating from the Naval Nuclear Power Training Program with distinction, he spent 6 years in the submarine service as a nuclear electrician: first as a member of the final crew of the Submarine NR1; and finishing his service on the USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720).

Following his naval service, Mr. Dollar attended University of Utah where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics in 2015. In 2017, Mr. Dollar began his law school coursework at University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law where he helped lead the Military Law Society. During his time in law School, he entered into public service beginning with the Social Security Administration, then transferring to the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS). After graduating law school with distinction and passing the California Bar, Mr. Dollar proudly accepted an associate attorney position at our firm. While working at the firm, Mr. Dollar has been admitted to practice law in all 4 federal districts within California.

In his spare time, Samual likes to spend time with his significant other, Angel, and enjoys traveling the world with her and enjoying epic adventures together.

While working at Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, Mr. Dollar has successfully assisted with many cases, including motor vehicle collisions, premise liability claims, wrongful death claims, claims against public entities, elder abuse, and broker liability claims.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • slip-and-fall Accidents
  • Elder Abuse
  • Premise Liability

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Capital City Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), Member
  • The State Bar of California, Member
  • National Native American Bar Association

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 2021
    • Honors: Graduated With Distinction
    • Honors: Dean’s List – 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
    • Honors: Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Criminal Law Defenses
    • Honors: Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Mediation
    • Honors: Traynor Honor Society
  • University of Utah
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2015
    • Honors: Graduated With Distinction
    • Major: Economics
  • Department of Energy, United States Navy
    • Naval Nuclear Power Training - 2007
    • Honors: Graduated With Distinction
    • Honors: Qualified: Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant Operator-Electrical
    • Honors: Qualified: Deep Submergence Vehicle Crewmember

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2021
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California

Awards and Accolades

  • Inner Circle
    Inner Circle
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • Best Law Firms 2021
    Best Law Firms 2021
  • Best Lawyers
    Best Lawyers
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
    Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Top Verdict
    Top Verdict
  • Martindale Hubbel
    Martindale Hubbel
  • California's Top Ranked Law Firms
    California's Top Ranked Law Firms
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
    Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Avvo
  • Best Lawyers - 2022
    Best Lawyers - 2022

A Proven Record of Success

Attorney Wood Has Recovered Millions For His Clients
  • $117 Million Settlement with PG&E $117 Million

    Congratulations are in order for Steven M. Campora and Andrea R. Crowl of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLC for their tireless work, resulting in a $117 million dollar settlement with PG&E directors and officers!

  • Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of CSAA Insureds $93 Million

    Settlement: $93 Million | Sacramento County | Johnson v. CSAA

  • Class Action Against Allstate $70 Million

    Settlement: $70 Million | Sacramento County | Lumenta v. Allstate

  • Wrongful Death Case Against Ford $70 Million

    Verdict: $70 Million | Sacramento County | Mauro v. Ford Motor Company

  • Auto Defect Resulting in Catastrophic Spine Injury $36 Million

    Jose Aguirre, a healthy, league soccer-playing 28-year old father of four young children, was on his way to work when his 2001 Nissan Xterra suddenly accelerated.

  • Semi-Truck/Trailer Accident Resulting in Paralysis $34.9 Million

    A Sacramento County jury returned a record personal injury verdict of $34.9 million for the personal injury and loss of consortium claims.

  • Fraud Case Filed by the Oakland Raiders $34.2 Million

    Verdict: $34.2 Million | Sacramento County Superior Court | Oakland Raiders v. Oakland Alameda County Coliseum

  • Defective Product Leads to Boating Accident $31 Million

    Verdict: $31 Million | Butte County | Bell v. MasterCraft Boat Company

  • 50 Foot Fall From Cell Phone Tower $31 Million

    A $31 million settlement was reached in the summer of 2018 with AT&T and others for a worker employed by a national cell tower service company who suffered severe and permanent injuries.

  • Truck Accident Involving 9-Year-Old Girl $24.3 Million

    Verdict: $24,307,273 | Sacramento County | Loza-Jimenez v. Freeway Transport, Inc.

Our Clients Come first 

What People Are Saying About DBBWC
  • It takes lawyers with this kind of passion for justice, and that truly care about their clients to win in court. They came to feel like family, really looking out for us.

    - Susan M.
  • The consistent care for my dad and our family means more to me than I can express. You are incredible at what you do and truly have made such a significant and positive impact on our entire family’s livelihood.

    - Nick W.
  • I hope no one ever has to go through what I did, but if they do I highly recommend this law firm. Everyone was very sensitive and helpful with my claim.

    - Jackie
  • This is a top-notch law firm. If your case involves one of their specialties, this firm should be your first choice. I have dealt with Mr. Steve Campora. Kind and compassionate. Knows his profession. The entire office is professional and efficient.

    - Dale
  • He was very professional and took a strong stance during the entire process. Needless to say, I was in good hands and justice prevailed.

    - Dave F.

Why Clients Choose Us

  • We Have Helped Thousands of Injured Clients Secure Successful Verdicts & Settlements
  • We Have In-Depth Experience in All Types of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims
  • Our Team Has Received Numerous Awards and Accolades Including “Best of the Bar", "Consumer Attorney of the Year” and More
  • You Can Count On Working with Your Own Lawyer and Receiving Prompt Responses to Your Concerns
  • No Case is Too Large or Too Small for Our Team to Handle
  • Lawyers, Doctors, Hospitals, Judges and Past Clients Continually Refer Cases to Us

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