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Donald John Hensel

Donald John Hensel

Family Law and Civil Trial Lawyer
Bartell, Hensel & Gressley
Riverside, CA
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Attorney Biography

Mr. Hensel is a partner at Bartell, Hensel & Gressley in Riverside, California. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1983 and to the State Bar of Nebraska in 1984. Mr. Hensel graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law with a Juris Doctorate Degree with Distinction in 1983 where he was also a Member of The Law Review and the Order of The Coif. While he is known primarily as a Family Law Attorney, Mr. Hensel has practiced Criminal Law and Civil Litigation extensively and has handled numerous jury trials with tremendous results  in a wide variety of areas. Mr. Hensel while based in Riverside California has handled voluminous matters throughout California as well as in other States on a frequent basis. In addition, Mr. Hensel is admitted to practice before all of the Federal District Courts in California, the Federal District Court of Nebraska, The Eighth and Nineth United States Circuit Courts of Appeal as well as being admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of The United States.

Whatever your litigation needs may be, Donald Hensel is available to assist you with the compassion he is renown for as well as with the legal abilities and tenacity which he has accumulated in 36 years of practice. He is recognized by his peers as one of the most knowledgable attorneys in the area of civil procedure and he regularly is consulted for his expertize in this area by other attorneys.

While in College, Mr. Hensel was a 4 year starter at Elmhurst for College Football Hall of Fame Coach Tom Beck where he was an All-Conference Defensive Tackle and was a member of Elmhurst's First Conference Championship Team in History. His football career was ended by numerous knee injuries but his competitive nature and intensity has found a home in courtrooms.

Practice Areas

Family Law (70%)
Civil Trial Law (20%)
Criminal Defense (10%)

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Bar Licenses

California State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Nebraska State Bar
Inactive Member

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Work Experience

Bartell, Hensel & Gressley

Harding & Miller

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University of Nebraska College of Law
University of Nebraska College of Law
Juris Doctor with Distinction.

Elmhurst College
Elmhurst College
B.A. with Highest Honors

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California DUI Lawyers Association
California DUI Lawyers Association

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
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Donald John Hensel
Bartell, Hensel & Gressley
5053 La Mart Dr Suite 201
Riverside, CA 92507
Office: 951-788-2230

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CDLA works to promote a fair criminal justice system and protect the rights of the accused while providing support and education to lawyers focused on DUI defense in California.