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Wil Rumble

Wil Rumble has dedicated his nearly 30-year legal career to ensuring justice for his clients. He is well-known for his indomitable passion, relentless work ethic, authentic care for his clients, and fearlessness when advocating for those clients, and recognized as a trial “Warhorse” by his peers in 2023.

Wil fell in love with the practice of law and in his first three years of practice took over 60 cases to trial. Wil then transitioned into a felony criminal defense practice where from 1999 through 2022, he tried all kinds of cases, including twenty murder cases, two of which were capital cases. Wil served as the supervising attorney at the San Diego County Multiple Conflicts Office, from its inception in 2005 to 2016, where he specialized in homicide defense. All told, Wil has tried more than 130 cases, settled thousands more, and is the author of eleven writ petitions filed in the Fourth District Court of Appeal.

Wil recently retired from criminal law practice and has now dedicated himself to the cause of justice for individuals or families injured or killed due to the negligence, reckless, or intentional conduct of others. A friend of Randy Walton’s for over 30 years, Wil has joined Walton Law Firm as of counsel and will be bringing his formidable trial skills to the civil courts.


J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law, 1994
Law Review

B.A., University of California, San Diego, 1986
Magna Cum Laude

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice State of California, 1994
State of Texas, 1997
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2004
Law Practice Awards
  • Warhorse, San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association (2023)
  • William R. Fletcher "Fletch" Award, North County Bar Association (2019)
Selected Training Presentations & Publication
  • Anatomy of an Acquittal, San Diego County Public Defender MCLE Training, January 24, 2019
  • Voir Dire: Some Lessons Learned, Riverside County Public Defender MCLE Training, January 26, 2012
  • Developing Relationships and Obtaining Information from Clients, Co-Presenter, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice/California Public Defender Association Capital Case Defense Seminar, February 15, 2004
  • David Watkins: A Case for Life, Co-Presenter, San Diego County Public Defender MCLE Training, December 17, 2003
  • Comment: The FCC's Reliance on Market Incentives to Provide Diverse Viewpoints on Issues of Public Importance Violates the First Amendment Right to Receive Critical Information, 28 U.S.F. L. Rev. 793 (1994)
Client Reviews
"Honesty, kindness, and compassion are not words often associated with attorneys, but in this case, they fit perfectly! If you’re looking for an attorney for Assisted Living neglect or abuse, I highly recommend Southern California Nursing Home Law Group." Dan T., Temecula (Riverside County)
"If you have a love one who has been harmed or mistreated in these nursing homes, don't hesitate to get justice. Talk to Southern California Nursing Home Law Group, they will give you loving, friendly service with results." Schavonne & Tisa M., Hawthorne (Los Angeles County)
"The Southern California Nursing Home Law Group represented a claim for neglect and a claim for wrongful death for our family. We were very satisfied with the successful resolution of the claims." Joseph and Nancy S., Point Loma (San Diego County)
"My case was handled with professional, compassionate and total attention. We eventually settled out of court for a much higher amount than was originally offered. Thank you Randy, Luke, and Sarah for all your diligent attention to my case." Bayer, El Segundo (Los Angeles County)