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Annette Black

John Fairleigh Denove

  • Serving all of Los Angeles
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Elder Law ...
  • Los Angeles, CA

Biography

Jack's philosophy in law as in life is best summed up by a quote of Winston Churchill: "Never give in. Never, Never, Never, Never." That philosophy has served him well by giving him the drive to become a Junior Golden Gloves boxing champion, a third degree black belt in Shotokan Karate, and to receive the honor of Trial Lawyer of the Year. For more than thirty-five years. Jack's goal has been to become the best trial lawyer he can be. As a California trial attorney, Jack has tried more than 100 civil cases before a jury. He holds the designation of Diplomate, the highest rank of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is rated AVPreeminent by Martindale- Hubbell. He has served as President of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and he has been on the Board of Governors and on the Executive Committee of numerous trial lawyer associations, including the Litigation Section of the LA County Bar Association, the LA Chapter of ABOTA and the Consumer Attorneys of California. He has been formally recognized as one of the attorneys who assisted the task force in the preparation of the Judicial Council of California CACI jury instructions. He holds the designation of Diplomate, the highest rank of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is the current President of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is a past President of the Italian American Lawyers Association; a past President of CAALA and a past President of the Cowboy Lawyers Association. He was selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America, in the specialty of Personal Injury Litigation. He is recognized as one of the Top 500 Plaintiff Attorneys in the United States by LawDragon. The LA Trial Lawyers Association voted Jack as Trial Lawyer of the Year and he has also been selected as a Super Lawyer of Southern California for several years. He has been selected by The Consumer Attorneys Assoc. Los Angeles

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Elder Law
  • Insurance Claims

Education

  • Univ of California at Los Angeles
  • Loyola Law School

Professional Experience

  • Cheong & Denove
    Partner
    2021
  • Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Hapuarachy
    Partner
    2018
  • Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett
    Partner
    2014
  • Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Karns
    Partner
    2012
  • Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett
    Partner
    2007
  • Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett
    Partner
    2003
  • Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Antablin & Bennett
    Partner
    1999
  • Cheong & Denove, APC
    Partner
    1978
  • Musa, Cheong & Denove
    Partner
    1977
  • Roper & Folino
    Attorney
    1976

Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list
    Super Lawyers Southern California
    2022
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list
    Super Lawyers Southern California
    2021
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list
    Southern California Super Lawyers
    2020
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list
    Southern California Super Lawyer
    2019
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list
    Southern California Super Lawyers
    2018
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list
    Southern California Super Lawyer
    2017
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list
    Super Lawyers Southern California
    2016
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2015
    Southern California Super Lawyers
    2015
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2014
    Southern California Super Lawyer
    2014
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2013
    Southern California Super Lawyer
    2013
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2012
    Southern California Super Lawyer
    2012
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2011
    Southern California Super Lawyer
    2011
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2010
    Los Angeles SuperLawyer Magazine
    2010
  • Person of the Year
    Metropolitan News-Enterprise
    2010
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2009
    Los Angeles SuperLawyer Magazine
    2009
  • Presidential Award
    Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
    2009
  • Presidential Award of Merit
    The Consumer Attorneys of California
    2009
  • Selected for inclusion in Top 500 Plaintiff Attorneys in America list
    Lawdragon
    2009
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2008
    Los Angeles SuperLawyer Magazine
    2008
  • Presidents Award
    Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
    2008
  • Presidents Award of Merit
    Consumer Attorneys of California
    2008
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2007
    Los Angeles SuperLawyer Magazine
    2007
  • Selected for inclusion in Top 500 Plaintiff Attorneys in America list
    Lawdragon
    2007
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyer in Personal Injury Litigation list
    Best Lawyers's in America
    2007
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year
    Los Angeles Trial Lawyer Association
    2007
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2006
    Los Angeles SuperLawyer Magazine
    2006
  • Edward I. Pollock Award
    Consumer Attorneys of California
    2006
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California list 2005
    Los Angeles SuperLawyer Magazine
    2005
  • Men of Achievement Award
    Century City Chamber of Commerce
    2003
  • Ted Horn Memorial Award
    Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
    2001
  • Outstanding President of the Year Award
    Consumer Attorneys of California
    2000
  • Outstanding President of the Year Award
    Consumer Attorneys of California
    1996
  • Presidential Award of Merit
    Consumer Attorneys of California
    1996
  • Presidential Award of Merit
    California Trial Lawyers Association
    1994
  • Outstanding Achievement Award
    California Trial Lawyers Association
    1990

Associations

  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Cowboy Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Consumer Attorneys Public Education Fund
  • Court Committee - Los Angeles Superior Court
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • ABOTA Inn of Court
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Italian American Lawyers Association
  • California State Bar # 68825
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Annual Las Vegas Convention
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, New Lawyers Group
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 2009 Las Vegas Convention
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 26th Annual Las Vegas Convention
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 25th Annual Las Vegas Convention
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 24th Annual Las Vegas Convention
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 23rd Annual Las Vegas Convention
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 22nd Annual Las Vegas Convention
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 21st Annual Las Vegas Convention
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 20th Annual Las Vegas Convention
  • Court Committee - Santa Monica Superior Court
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 19th Annual Las Vegas Convention
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association
  • California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association,

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