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David S. Canter

David S. Canter, a Partner at Nicolson Law Group, is an experienced civil litigator and trial lawyer,  licensed and admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in both California and Colorado. 


With over 30 years of experience, Mr. Canter has successfully represented individuals and businesses, varying in size from independently owned local companies, to publicly traded national corporations. He has litigated matters involving construction defect, short-term health insurance plans, insurance defense, insurance bad faith, first-party property loss, commercial transportation, premises liability, assault and battery, defamation suits, wrongful termination, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, mortgage repurchase litigation, business disputes, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, ADA compliance, nuisance abatement and law enforcement/internal affairs investigations.

Throughout his career, Mr. Canter’s well balanced approach remains the same: provide his clients with candid and thoughtful evaluation of claims and defenses; counsel his clients on the costs and benefits of each stage of litigation; communicate professionally and in good faith with his adversaries; and at all times, zealously represent his clients’ interests through the ultimate conclusion of the matter. 

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Phone: 818.858.1120
DIrect:  818.208.2736



Southwestern Law School, Scale Program, JD 1989

University of California, Davis, BA 1984

Memberships etc

(National Association of Minority
and Women Owned Law Firms)

Arapahoe County Bar Association

Colorado Defense Lawyers Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association



State Bar of California

United States District Court Central District of California

United States District Court Northern District of California

United States District Court Southern District of California

United States District Court Eastern District of California

State Bar of Colorado

United State District Court of Colorado

United States Court of Appeal Ninth and Tenth Circuits

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