The Law Offices of Adams & Corzine is an aggressive but cost efficient civil litigation firm that represents clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury lawsuits and other civil litigation, providing legal services to individuals, insurance carriers, risk managers, self insured organizations, public entities, corporate clients and non profit organizations throughout Northern California. Our firm is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest national legal rating available, and we are listed with the Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers for the United States.
Douglas P. Adams Professional Resume
Received his Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Sacramento in 1980 and his Juris Doctor from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, in 1984. He is a lifetime member of the Traynor Honor Society, earned the American Jurisprudence Award in Remedies, and was awarded the Raymond Biele Scholarship. Mr. Adams has been rated by members of the bar and judiciary as having the highest levels of skill and integrity (AV). His recognized skills as a trial lawyer have earned him election into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
A lifelong interest in sports has led Mr. Adams to expand his practice in to sports law. He is certified as a contract advisor by the NFL Players Association and represents college and professional coaches.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Adams worked in the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office for 13 years. From 1984 to 1990 he served as a Deputy District Attorney, during which time he tried in excess of 50 jury trials.
Mr. Adams is a member of the State Bar of California, American Board of Trial Advocates, Sacramento County Bar Association, El Dorado County Bar Association, Northern California Association of Defense Counsel, and the Northern California Fraud Investigators Association. He is admitted to practice in all California courts, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He regularly serves as a Pro Tem Judge in Sacramento, Placer and El Dorado Counties, and as an arbitrator/mediator in Sacramento and El Dorado Counties. In previous years, he has been an instructor in Tort Law for the Paralegal Program at the University of California, Davis (extension) and has served on the Board of Directors for both the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce and the C.S.U.S. Stinger Foundation.
Mr. Adams resides with his wife, Melanie, and their two children in Rancho Murieta, California.
Jeff L. Corzine Professional Resume
Received his Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Sacramento in 1978, and his Juris Doctor from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1984. He is a member of the Traynor Honor Society and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Torts. Mr. Corzine is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, based on ratings from members of the local bar and judiciary.
Mr. Corzine is an active member of the State Bar of California, the Sacramento County Bar Association, the El Dorado County Bar Association, the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California, and the Northern California Fraud Investigators Association. He is the current president of the El Dorado County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all California courts, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. In addition, he regularly serves as a Pro Tem Judge in El Dorado County.
Douglas R. Hight
Received a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in 1973, and a second Bachelor of Science degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1982. He received his Master's degree from Oregon State University in 1975, where he served as a graduate teaching assistant. He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1984. He then completed his surgical residency at Doctor's Hospital of Lakewood, in Lakewood, California, while affiliated with the USC/LAC podiatry program. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Lincoln Law School of Sacramento in 1997. While in law school, he was the recipient of the Trial Advocacy Award.
Dr. Hight is currently in private practice in Sacramento, California. He is board qualified as a foot surgeon by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and has served as the chairman of the Podiatry clinical section at Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He is now, and has been a consultant with several professional, college, and high school athletic teams as a part of the medical staff. Among those for whom he serves are the San Jose Sharks, the East West Shrine Game, and the San Jose Giants affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. He currently has staff privileges at Sutter Roseville Medical Center, Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, Sutter Amador Hospital, and has previously been on staff at Stanford University Medical Center.
Dr. Hight is an active member of the State Bar of California, and the American Bar Association. He has special interest in the areas of medical causation, injury, and health care law.
Dr. Hight lives in Grass Valley, California with his wife and children.