Welcome Aboard H. Douglas Hawkins Jr.!

Newport Beach,  – June 20, 2022 – Adelson McLean, APC is pleased to announce that H. Douglas Hawkins Jr. has joined the firm as a Trial Attorney in our Newport beach office. His areas of practice focuses on trial work with an emphasis on civil defense, subrogation, and workers’ compensation defense matters.

 “”Douglas is an exceptional trial attorney. Adelson McLean is one of few California firms with multiple partners who have tried California Workers’ Compensation subrogation cases before civil juries and achieved extraordinary results. We welcome Doug to our growing team.” Said Co-Managing Shareholder Jeff Adelson.


Doug Hawkins received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Fullerton, in 1996, his Juris Doctorate from Whittier Law School four years later, in May 2000, and became a member of the California State Bar later that year, in November 2000. He became a member of the California Central District Federal Court in March 2001.

Douglas has taken both civil and workers’ compensation claims to trial, and has participated in multiple arbitrations and mediations, as well as prepared multiple motions – and argued same – before the court. He currently handles civil defense, subrogation, and workers’ compensation defense matters.

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