About CR&D

Scope of Representation


Our lawyers at CR&D are some of the finest writers, presenters, and advocates in the state of California. We approach all trial, appellate, and administrative representations with the highest degree of advocacy, preparation, and cogent analysis.


We are trial and appellate attorneys. Our lawyers have successfully litigated, tried to verdict and served as appellate counsel in some of the most high profile and complex issues in California. 


In addition to vigorously defending clients in all phases of civil litigation and administrative proceedings, CR&D offers a wide array of consulting services regarding litigation avoidance, government claim filing strategies, regulatory compliance, and case valuation issues.

About CR&D

The Law Offices of Carpenter, Rothans & Dumont [CR&D] specializes in the defense of public entities, private businesses, and private individuals. With its roots in insurance defense litigation, the firm has grown and expanded into a wide and diverse practice of law in many areas of law for both public and private clients throughout California and the United States. Members of the firm possess significant expertise defending and consulting with public entities and private enterprises, in federal and state court cases involving civil rights, environmental, toxic torts, dangerous conditions of property, construction, product liability, professional liability, premises liability, sexual harassment, defamation, and labor and employment issues, among others. The firm's combined experience in the complexities of civil litigation has generated business and promoted the firm's growth and diverse clientele.
Police Practices: Civil Rights Defense
Dangerous Condition of Public Property
Appellate Law
School District Liability