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Damon B. Forney, Esq.

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Phone: 858-312-8500

16466 Bernardo Center Dr #260
San Diego, California 92128

The only San Diego state bar certified family law specialist who was also a former federal and county of San Diego prosecutor with over 20 years of experience!


J.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1997
Academic Scholarship 1994 -1997

B.A., University of California, 1993

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Member of the California Bar
Member Since: 1997

American Bar Association
Member Since: 1997-2001

San Diego County Bar Association
Member Since: 1999

Community Outreach Volunteer of the Superior Court
Member Since: 1998-2000

Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association
Member Since: 2000

Professional Experience

Current Shareholder in Doppelt and Forney, APLC

Private Practice
San Diego, California
Practicing in Family Law Matters, September 2007 - Present
Solo practitioner practicing in handling all aspects of family law cases including complex divorce cases, paternity actions and guardianships.

Law Office of Matthew M. Kremer
San Diego, California
Associate Attorney, September 2005 - September 2007
Assigned to the General Crimes division. Involved in all phases of the investigation and federal prosecution of crimes of violence, narcotics offenses and fraud. I also maintain an extensive motion practice which includes writing and arguing appeals before the Ninth Circuit

United States Attorney’s Office
Southern District of California
Assistant United States Attorney, October 2001 – December 2003
Assigned to the Border Crimes and General Crimes division. Involved in all phases of the investigation and federal prosecution of immigration crimes, narcotics offenses and fraud. I also maintain an extensive motion practice which included writing appeals before the Ninth Circuit.

Hillyer & Irwin
San Diego, California
Associate, June 2000 - December 2000
A member of the Business Litigation Practice group. Responsibilities included conducting research; taking and defending depositions; drafting dispositive motions, complaints and responsive pleadings; drafting discovery requests and responding to discovery.

Office of the District Attorney
San Diego County
Deputy District Attorney, February 1998 - June 2000, April 2001 - October 2001
Responsible for witness/victim interviews; negotiating pleas; issuing both felony and misdemeanor cases; preparing for and prosecuting both misdemeanor and felony criminal cases; extensive trial experience; conducting probable cause hearings; writing motions and appeals.

Client Reviews
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I want to take this time to thank you and your staff for an outstanding job with my case to terminate spousal, you are an excellent attorney Roy, and your staff is very professional and considerate to my questions and concerns of my case. Thank you very much again. T.Y.
I wanted to say how much I appreciate your help and advice in regards to my name change. Your assistance during this time has been invaluable. Thank you again. M.J.
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  2. 2 30+ Years Experience
  3. 3 Certified Family Law Specialist

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