David M. Ring

David M. Ring

David M. Ring is a partner with Taylor & Ring, where he specializes in plaintiffs’ personal injury and wrongful death cases. He also specializes in representing victims of crime, particularly victims of sexual abuse, assault or harassment, in civil cases and has obtained many precedent-setting verdicts and settlements in that area of law. He was named Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year (2015) by California Lawyer. The Daily Journal selected him as one of the Top 25 Plaintiff Lawyers in California (2015).

Articles written by this author:

Litigating childhood sexual-abuse cases

Focus your discovery on who knew what, and when, while limiting the minor’s involvement in the process

David M. Ring
Natalie Weatherford

2014 February


Seven key evidentiary issues in sexual assault, abuse and harassment cases

Seven key evidentiary issues in sexual assault, abuse and harassment cases

Keeping the plaintiff’s “consent” and sexual history out of evidence while bringing defendant’s related criminal matters into evidence

David M. Ring
Natalie Weatherford

2015 October


Seven key evidentiary issues in sexual assault, abuse and harassment cases

Keeping the plaintiff’s “consent” and sexual history out of evidence while bringing defendant’s related criminal matters into evidence

David M. Ring
Natalie Weatherford

2015 October


Off and running

Many goals for 2016 – and let’s not forget it’s an election year

David M. Ring

2016 January


The bottom line is this: Go try cases!

Young, eager and prepared beats experienced but burnt-out

David M. Ring

2016 February


Opportunities to learn for “new” lawyers

Events abound this month to learn personal injury practice from LA’s best and brightest trial lawyers

David M. Ring

2016 March


CAALA Vegas 2016 to celebrate America’s justice system

Let’s support candidates who support the jury system and the principle that individuals deserve access to the courts

David M. Ring

2016 April


How much is your reputation worth?

Lawyers have reputations that precede them when appearing in front of a judge

David M. Ring

2016 May


Election season is officially here

Kamala Harris speaks to CAALA Board of Governors in April

David M. Ring

2016 June



Our courts in crisis?

With all types of civil filings up, the chickens have come home to roost

David M. Ring

2016 August


CAALA’S All-Star Lineup

If you are a CAALA Member, this is a must-read

David M. Ring

2016 September


Vote Smart

It’s not enough just to vote: A list of candidates that support a robust civil justice system

David M. Ring

2016 October


Changing of the Guard

Meet the new CAALA officers for 2017

David M. Ring

2016 November


Parting thoughts

Recapping a rewarding year as presidency ends

David M. Ring

2016 December


“Consent” in civil cases involving sexual misconduct

“Consent” in civil cases involving sexual misconduct

The “consent” defense, both in childhood and adult cases, is weakened by both recent California law and court rulings

David M. Ring

2019 March