Joseph S. D’Antony, Esq.


  • Ohio Northern B.S. Pharmacy

  • Pepperdine University J.D. 1973

  • Pepperdine University Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution 2004


  • Ruston & Nance 1973-1977 business litigation, medical malpractice products liability, pharmaceutical, dental, personal injury

  • Law Offices of Joseph S. D’Antony 1977-1979 medical malpractice

  • Beam, DiCaro, D’Antony, Stafford, Brobeck 1979-1985 business litigation, medical malpractice, products liability, personal injury

  • DiCaro & D’Antony 1985-1990 business litigation, medical malpractice, products liability,  dental, pharmaceutical, personal injury

  • DiCaro, Highman, D’Antony, Dillard, Fuller & Gregor 1990-1996 business litigation, employment, real estate, medical malpractice

  • D’Antony, Doyle & Moore 1996-2006 business litigation, employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, home owner association

  • Law Offices of Joseph S. D’Antony 2006-2019 practice limited to alternative dispute resolution: mediation, arbitration, discovery reference,

Honors and Awards

  •  Orange County Mediation Panel, Orange County Settlement Officer, Los Angeles County Mediation Panel, Orange County Pro Tempore Judge

  • ABOTA Member 1980 - present President 1989

  • Trial Lawyer of the Year” ABOTA 2004

  • AV Rated Martindale Hubble 1977 - present

  • Lex Romana (Italian-American Bar) Founding Member 1978 - present

  • OC Bar Association Member 1974 - present

Litigation & ADR

After 33 years litigating matters from both the plaintiff and defense sides, and having witnessed the anguish and turmoil, Mr. D’Antony personally understands the efficiency and benefits of alternative dispute resolution. He retired from the practice of law to become a full time neutral. Now as a Superior Court Settlement Conference Officer and private neutral he limits his practice to complex litigation dispute resolution bringing his years as a registered pharmacist and experienced trial attorney skills.


  • “Overly prepared for all disputes and especially complex litigation”

  • “In Arbitrations, he could remain quiet or participate as needed”

  • “He uses professionalism and ethics to assist the parties to a fair and equitable result”

  • “Everyone Mr. D’Antony meets becomes his friend.”