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Kim Dincel

Kim Dincel received his law degree in 1987 from Loyola Law School in Southern California. He is licensed to practice in all federal and state courts within California and has spent the last 28 years practicing law in the San Francisco Bay area. 

Mr. Dincel currently practices in the areas of long-term health care, cyber theft, general business and commercial litigation, maritime law, construction, trust litigation, contract and real estate matters. He has handled numerous trials to verdict and has argued before both the state and federal courts of appeal. 

Mr. Dincel has been an AV rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell since 2003. Since 2014, he has been recognized as one of Northern California's Super Lawyers



Loyola Law School
Juris Doctor, 1987




Nicholas Koo

Nicholas Koo received his B.S. in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University before eventually receiving his law degree with a certificate in Business Law from Brooklyn Law School in 2015. He is licensed to practice in all state courts within California.

Having worked in corporate and securities litigation, Mr. Koo joined Dincel Law Group in 2017. He currently practices in the areas of general business and commercial litigation, contract matters, long-term health care, cyber theft, and trust litigation. Nicholas works closely with clients to ensure that all their interests are met throughout the litigation process.

Nicholas is an enthusiastic basketball player and New York Knicks fan. He loves board games and traveling. Born and raised in New York City, he now lives in San Jose.



Brooklyn Law School
Juris Doctor, 2015



Senior Counsel

Stephanie J. Dean

Stephanie Dean returned to California to attend Santa Clara University School of Law after 9 years in Washington D.C. as Legislative Coordinator in then-Congressman Norman Y. Mineta’s Capitol Hill office and a Legislative Assistant at the NAACP Washington Bureau. Since graduating 4th in her class, she has worked as a research attorney at several bay area law firms.

Working as a law professor, Stephanie taught appellate practice, contracts, remedies, constitutional law, community property and business organizations. She is very knowledgeable about civil procedure and an expert legal writer. Her writing and analytical skills have enhanced Dincel Law Group’s representation of its clients in all types of transactions and civil litigation since she joined the firm in 2015.  

Stephanie loves photography, visits Italy frequently and is studying to become fluent in Italian. 



Santa Clara University School of Law
Juris Doctor, 1988



Senior Counsel

Jonathan H. Rose

Jonathan Rose was born in New York City and grew up in Manhattan. He spent 13 years as a decorated New York City paramedic, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Hunter College – City University of New York with his B.A. in mass communications.  He moved to New Orleans, LA and attended Tulane Law School where he graduated Cum Laude in 2001. In 2008, Jonathan moved to California. Mr. Rose is licensed to practice law in all state courts in California and Federal Courts in the Southern and Northern Districts. 

Jonathan is a successful and experienced litigator. His practice focuses on defending long term care facilities and healthcare providers in medical malpractice, elder abuse lawsuits, and regulatory matters. Jonathan has served as a consultant to other attorneys representing clients with difficult Medical Board issues and has testified as an expert witness concerning the impact of a criminal conviction on a provider’s medical license. He has represented physicians in Medical Staff disputes and resulting litigation. 

Jonathan currently serves as outside general counsel to several skilled nursing, assisted living and long term care facilities in the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento Areas. He previously served as outside general counsel to a prominent drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in the San Diego area. Jonathan’s litigation practice also includes cyber-theft, general business and commercial litigation, and probate litigation.

When not working, Mr. Rose enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs, hiking, traveling, attending concerts, cooking (primarily Italian/Mediterranean food), and seeing movies.


Tulane Law School
Juris Doctor, 2001