Donald A. Garcia is an experienced personal injury attorney with over 20 years of personal injury experience. He was born and raised in Santa Ana, California. It was his upbringing in this community which led him to understand that in order to make a difference in the world, education and hard work would be the key.
After finishing high-school, Donald spent 4 years in the military with the 101st Airborne Division based out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky. After his military service, he pursued higher education and decided one day to take the LSAT. Next thing he knew, he was starting law school and later found out he was born on Law Day.
While working through law school, Donald worked for the insurance industry as a bodily injury adjuster for 3 years and ended up teaching seminars about the benefits of mediation and arbitration. Having worked for insurance companies for several years, after graduation from law school, Donald dedicated his career to pursuing the rights of those who suffered personal injuries at the hand of another.
In a continuation of his dedication to public service, Donald has been elected the Mayor of Aliso Viejo, twice, and served on the City Council for 6 years. He served on the city’s first planning commission and has been a Director with the Orange County Fire Authority.
Donald has been married for 24 years with 3 children. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and playing golf.