The partners of Casolari & Zell have almost 50 years of combined experience serving the legal needs of individuals, public entities, and private business.  The firm represents clients from all areas of Southern California.

We have collectively tried over a hundred cases and are proud of our successful track record as trial attorneys.  The firm’s extensive trial experience spans a wide spectrum of civil litigation, with expertise in practice areas including public law (including civil rights, excessive force, premises liability and school district defense), product liability, personal injury, construction defect, employment (including sexual harassment), defamation, electrical injury and burns, mold and toxic tort.


Partner Don Zell has achieved a prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory “AV” rating, which demonstrates his individual commitment to professional excellence and recognition within the community for the highest levels of skill and integrity. In addition, he is a member in the highly selective American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).