- OCRIMS OCASSP Joint Meeting
May 11, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Managing Risk and Defending Litigation has changed with the use of Surveillance Cameras. The presentation uses real-world examples of how to effectively use Surveillance cameras to manage risk and defend litigation. You will learn about different types of surveillance cameras and also how to effectively use video to prevent and also defend litigation
Seymour “Sy” Everett
Sy Everett is the co-founding partner of Everett Dorey. Everett Dorey is a full-service civil litigation defense firm with Offices in Southern and Northern California. Mr. Everett is a leading trial attorney in California and is routinely retained as trial counsel in complex and challenging cases throughout the state. Having tried numerous cases, he is member of the ABOTA, a highly respected national advocacy group dedicated to the preservation of the right to trial by jury. He is also recognized as a “Super Lawyer”, which is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 5% of the attorneys in the state and a fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America. Mr. Everett has extensive experience in Orange County, having successfully obtained defense verdicts 9 jury defense verdicts and 1 hung jury in Orange County Superior Court. Mr. Everett also holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting (CPCU). He obtained his undergraduate degree from UCLA and his Law Degree from Seton Hall University.
He also holds the CPCU designation and is a regular speaker at legal seminars for fortune 500 Companies, Public Entities and Insurance Carriers. He obtained his undergraduate degree from UCLA and his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is a former adjunct professor at USC School of Law.
Diana T. Chao
Diana Chao is a litigation attorney with extensive experience in all facets of litigation. Her innovative case handling has benefited clients in pre-litigated and litigated matters. Ms. Chao’s practice focuses on complex and catastrophic injuries, insurance coverage, public entity and mass tort litigation. She also provides risk management services, focusing on transfer and elimination of risk. She is admitted to practice in all courts in California, including United States Federal District Courts.
Prior to law school, Ms. Chao graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies. Ms. Chao earned her Juris Doctor degree from Chapman University School of Law. While in law school, she was a board member of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. Ms. Chao also participated in the AMVETS Clinic and the Family Violence Clinic during which time she successfully represented military veterans and victims of domestic violence. Ms. Chao is a member of the firm’s Diversity Leadership Committee, Recruiting Committee and speaks conversational Vietnamese.