Two Pettit Kohn Shareholders Recognized as Top Attorneys by San Diego Metro Magazine

San Diego Metro Magazine released its annual list of “Top Attorneys.”  Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin is proud to announce that two of its shareholders – Damian Dolin and Janice Walshok – were recognized among San Diego’s top lawyers. The honorees were selected for their outstanding professional accomplishments in the legal field as well as their involvement in the San Diego community.

Damian M. Dolin is a Shareholder and a key member of Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin PC’s leadership team. As an experienced trial attorney, Damian focuses on personal injury, business litigation, product liability, and commercial real estate matters. His practice is largely devoted to the representation of individuals who have suffered serious, catastrophic injuries. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants across a broad spectrum of industries and has litigated complex and difficult matters throughout his twenty plus year career. 

Damian is a Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a premier national association of experienced trial attorneys and judges. He has also achieved an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his high level of legal ability and ethical standards. He has been recognized by San Diego Super Lawyers each year since 2015 and as a Top Lawyer in San Diego by San Diego Magazine. Most recently, the San Diego Business Journal listed him among the Top 100 Leaders in Law and the SD500 Most Influential People in San Diego. Damian obtained his law degree from California Western School of Law, cum laude, and is also a graduate of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Mediating the Litigated Case™ program at Pepperdine University School of Law. He is a principal and mediator for Torrey Mediation. 

Janice Y. Walshok is a Shareholder in the firm’s San Diego office whose practice focuses on transportation and personal injury matters – defending against claims involving wrongful death and product liability. Ms. Walshok’s career spans over a decade, and she has developed a strong reputation as one of San Diego’s top litigators. She is an accomplished trial attorney and has represented a broad spectrum of clients and nationally prominent companies defending and advising them on their most complex cases. Ms. Walshok has successfully tried several jury trials and has argued before the Second District Court of Appeal.  

Janice is also an advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As the Co-chair and Co-founder of Pettit Kohn’s Diversity Equity & Inclusion committee, she aims to create fair access, opportunity, and advancement for everyone and helps to build a culture where everyone feels welcome and invited to contribute and participate. She is also a member of the California Minority Counsel Program where she advocates and promotes diversity and inclusion within the legal profession.

Janice has been selected as a Rising Star by San Diego Super Lawyers each year since 2015 and was honored as one of the Women of Influence in Law by the San Diego Business Journal in 2021. Most recently, she was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for her work in Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. She is also a leader in the San Diego legal community, having served on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Defense Lawyers.

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin congratulates Damian and Janice and all attorneys listed among San Diego Metro Magazine’s 2023 “Top Lawyers in San Diego.”

About Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin PC is a leading AV-rated, full-service trial firm with expertise in litigating and resolving civil matters in both state and federal courts. Four of the firm’s shareholders are members of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an invitation-only organization for skilled trial attorneys who have significant jury trial experience. The firm represents clients in the areas of Appellate, Business Litigation, Community Association Litigation, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Real Estate Litigation, Restaurant & Hospitality, Retail, Transactional & Business Services, Transportation, and Trial & Civil Litigation. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions, and individuals. Pettit Kohn is located in California and Arizona with offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Tucson.  Learn more about the firm at