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Robert F. Vaage Named Trial Lawyer of the Year by Consumer Attorneys of San Diego.

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert F. Vaage of The Law Offices of Robert Vaage, a leading San Diego personal injury law firm, was honored as the Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego at its 56[sup.th] Annual Awards and Installation Dinner at the San Diego Hall of Champions on February 12, 2015.

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Vaage is the former recipient of the CASD Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award and the Outstanding Trial Advocate Award. He specializes in medical malpractice, personal injury and employment law and has won numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients.

The CASD Trial Lawyer of the Year Award is given to San Diego County-based attorneys who achieve an outstanding verdict in connection with a jury trial involving a civil or criminal matter. Additional criteria for the CASD Trial Lawyer of the Year Award include:

* Ingenuity of counsel in the preparation of the case.

* Conduct of counsel during trial.

* Time constraints associated with the trial.

* Counsel's familiarity with the subject matter of the case.

* Qualifications of plaintiff's counsel.

* Qualifications of defense counsel.

* Nature of the damages, including causation disputes.

* Liability aspects of the case, including whether or not liability was contested.

* Amount and time of any settlement offers and demands.

* Amount of the verdict.

* Multiple verdicts within the preceding 12-16 month period.

* Service to CASD and the community.

* Other cases resolved over the preceding 12-16 months if notable.

Vaage received his B.A. degree in history from the University of California at San Diego and his J.D. from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. He has long been included in Best Lawyers in America, San Diego and Southern California Super Lawyers, San Diego Magazine's Top Lawyers, and he is the recipient of an AV Preeminent 5.0 rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Vaage is admitted to practice before the State Bar of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth District, and the U.S. District Court, Districts of California (Northern, Central, Southern). He has served as president and member of the board of directors of the Barristers Club of San Diego and is a member of the American Bar Association, San Diego Bar Association, State Bar of California, American Association for Justice, American Board of Trial Advocates, San Diego Trial Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, and Consumer Attorneys of San Diego.

"I am honored to have been chosen to receive the CASD Trial Lawyer of the Year Award," said Vaage. "Being prepared, ready and willing to go to trial or arbitration is key to winning and settling cases."

The Law Offices of Robert Vaage has provided expert legal representation throughout California to hundreds of people. The firm's areas of practice include personal injury, product liability, fraud by manufacturers, wrongful death, elder abuse, medical malpractice, employment discrimination and professional malpractice (legal malpractice). For more information, visit www.vaagelaw.com.

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