California Insurance Defense Lawyers

Terrance James Evans
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San Francisco, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 17 years experience
(415) 957-3130 One Market Plaza, Spear Tower
Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA 94105
Insurance Defense, Antitrust, Business and Insurance Claims
Loyola University School of Law
Terrance J. Evans is a partner in the Trial Practice Group of Duane Morris in San Francisco. He concentrates his practice in representing the financial services industry, which includes international, national and community banks; loan service companies; and insurance companies. During his career, Mr. Evans has both recovered and saved clients of the firm tens of millions of dollars in settlements, judgments and extrajudicial procedures. With respect to the insurance industry, Mr. Evans concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation and policy interpretation and analysis. He has represented commercial primary, excess and umbrella insurers in a wide range of multimillion-dollar cases,...
Clarissa Tracy Kayser
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Riverside, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 16 years experience
(951) 320-1444 4590 Allstate Drive
Riverside, CA 92501
Insurance Defense, Business, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Southwestern Law School
C. Tracy Kayser is an associate attorney who is experienced in civil defense litigation. Ms. Kayser joined Fernandez and Lauby LLP as an associate attorney in 2007. She completed her undergraduate degree from California State University at Pomona. Before attending law school, Ms. Kayser was a real estate agent selling single family residential commercial real estate. She received her Juris Doctorate degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 2001. Since being admitted to the bar, Ms Kayser has defended a wide variety of cases in personal injury, products/premises liability, construction defect, general business law, civil rights cases and has...
David R Casady
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Roseville , CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 9 years experience
(916) 846-9391 2390 Professional Dr
Roseville , CA 95661
Insurance Defense, Animal, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of La Verne College of Law
Mr. Casady is a partner in the firm’s Sacramento, California office. His prior professional experience includes more than 13 years as a claims adjuster for a major property and casualty carrier, as well as more than a decade as an arbitrator resolving liability and damage disputes between insurance carriers. He attended law school while working full-time as an adjuster.

Mr. Casady’s state-wide practice consists of general liability and civil litigation with an emphasis on premises liability, automobile and trucking liability, personal injury, construction-related litigation and subrogation prosecution and defense. His extensive insurance knowledge gives him special insight into first- and third-party...
Kelli G. Hawley
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Los Angeles, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 34 years experience
(213) 225-6150 523 West Sixth Street
Suite 830
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Insurance Defense, Business, Construction and Personal Injury
University of San Diego School of Law
Kelli G. Hawley is the managing partner of McCathern’s Los Angeles office. Mrs. Hawley concentrates her practice in construction law, with additional expertise in litigation of real estate disclosure, business, contracts, products liability, construction injury, and subrogation disputes.

Mrs. Hawley regularly handles high-exposure defense of developers and general contractors under Owner Controlled Insurance Programs (“OCIP”) and Contractor Controlled Insurance Programs (“CCIP”), better known as wrap-up insurance policies. She has an established track record of early and economic resolution of pre-litigation claims both under SB800 and Calderon statutes. Mrs. Hawley has practiced law since 1985, with both jury and bench trial experience....
Gregg Steven Garfinkel
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Los Angeles, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 28 years experience
(818) 999-2232 21600 Oxnard St
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 91367
Insurance Defense and Business
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Matthew Richard Stohl
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San Diego, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 18 years experience
(619) 686-1930 401 B St.
Suite 1470
San Diego, CA 92101
Insurance Defense, Business, Construction and Personal Injury
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Representing property owners, developers, general contractors, design professionals, and subcontractors, in business litigation, construction law, premises liability, contractual disputes, and real estate matters. Mr. Stohl’s practice has included various litigation matters including mechanic’s lien, design professional’s lien, stop notice, payment bond, breach of contract, and Miller Act causes of action. He has represented the firm’s clients in a wide range of matters including: Transactional work for general corporate counsel in drafting and negotiating contracts/ subcontracts to include innovative contractual arrangements for clients. Representation of municipalities in litigation on claims for premises liability arising in connection with highway/roadway design...
William M. Kaufman Esq.
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Mountain View, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 13 years experience
(650) 691-2888 777 Cuesta Drive
Suite 200
Mountain View, CA 94040
Free ConsultationInsurance Defense, Bankruptcy, Collections and Construction
Santa Clara University School of Law and University of Arizona
William Kaufman has been a litigator throughout his career and has extensive experience in multiple practice areas of civil litigation. Mr. Kaufman’s legal career began representing individuals in bankruptcy and family law matters. Over the last several years, his focus has been exclusively on construction litigation. Prior to joining Lockhart Park. LLP, Mr. Kaufman was an associate attorney at Leonidou & Rosin representing large general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in construction litigation matters involving mechanic’s liens, stop payment notice, payment bonds and delay claims. Thereafter, Mr. Kaufman was a senior associate at LaMore, Brazier, Riddle &...
Rebekah Ryan Main
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 14 years experience
(909) 891-0906 8588 Utica Ave.
Suite 200
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationInsurance Defense, Business, Divorce and Family
California Southern LS
"In addition to being an attorney, I am a mom, a grandmother, and was a professor of law. While I consider my three daughters to be my greatest accomplishments, I am very proud of my students, and I also now have grand children! Teaching law, and raising children, means that I am always learning and able to approach family law matters involving children with a special sensitivity. I came to the practice of law a little bit later in life, after having other jobs (including being a medic for 10 years) which is how I...
Suzanne Badawi
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Los angeles, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 15 years experience
(213) 617-5582 333 S. Hope Street
43rd Floor
Los angeles, CA 90071
Insurance Defense and Legal Malpractice
My focus is insurance and professional liability law. I have been litigating cases in California state and federal courts for over 10 years. I am an author of a new book called California Legal Malpractice Law published by the ALM.
Bryan Padrigh Kerney
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Monterey, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 19 years experience
(831) 372-9200 2600 Garden Road
Suite 222
Monterey, CA 93940
Free ConsultationInsurance Defense, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Born and raised in the Central Valley of California. Experienced litigator in civil litigation. Licensed in State and Federal Courts. Providing legal services to all of California.
Kevin N. Wooden
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ROSEVILLE, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 9 years experience
(916) 846-9391 2390 PROFESSIONAL DR
ROSEVILLE, CA 95661
Insurance Defense, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Denver
Gregory Scott Walston
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San Francisco, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 20 years experience
(415) 956-9200 4 Charlton Ct
San Francisco, CA 94123
Free ConsultationInsurance Defense, Business, Construction and Real Estate
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
I have extensive experience in all phases of litigation and trial. Before going into private practice, I have served as Deputy Attorney General in California. I've worked with individuals in major class actions and other cases with state and nationwide ramifications. I've also successfully handled a wide range of civil rights matters, especially cases involving police misconduct and employment issues.


Jeffrey L. Ebright
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San Diego, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 39 years experience
(619) 702-1635 1230 Columbia St Ste 800
San Diego, CA 92101
Insurance Defense, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Pepperdine University School of Law
Thomas McRae Harrelson
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Burlingame, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 35 years experience
(650) 373-3300 533 Airport Blvd
Burlingame, CA 94010
Insurance Defense and Construction
Capital University Law School
Timothy Owen
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Riverside, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 38 years experience
(951) 274-7777 3750 University Avenue
Sixth Floor
Riverside, CA 92501
Insurance Defense, Business, Employment and Products Liability
Vermont Law School
Tim Owen is a senior attorney on Varner & Brandt's Riverside office Business Litigation Team. Tim has over 25 years of experience as a trial attorney in state and federal courts in California and New York. His practice and expertise covers employment, labor, complex business disputes, complex litigation, products liability, and professional negligence, as well as appellate matters.
James H Olson
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Riverside, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 10 years experience
(866) 776-3983 4590 Allstate Drive
Riverside, CA 92501
Free ConsultationInsurance Defense, Asbestos, Business and Legal Malpractice
University of San Diego School of Law
James Olson is an associate in the Riverside office of Fernandez & Lauby. Mr. Olson graduated from University of California, San Diego in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. In 2008, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Olson volunteered for the San Diego County Public Defender's Office and received recognition for honors in Advanced Legal Writing and Negotiations. Also while in law school, Mr. Olson clerked for Kolod Wager Law Offices. Mr. Olson has worked as an associate attorney at...
Graham J Baldwin
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Riverside, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 44 years experience
(951) 320-1444 4590 Allstate Drive
Riverside, CA 92501
Insurance Defense, Business, Construction and Personal Injury
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Graham J. Baldwin is an associate attorney with Fernandez & Lauby LLP. He has a wide variety of experience in civil litigation encompassing the fields of personal injury, wrongful termination, professional liability, construction accidents, construction defect, and general business, at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Baldwin has been a past civil litigation arbitrator and is a current member on the Riverside County Fee Arbitration panel. Mr. Baldwin graduated from California State University (Long Beach) with a B.A. in 1971 and obtained his J.D. from Western State University in 1976. He is admitted to practice before the Federal...
Alex Bruno
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Los Angeles, CA Insurance Defense Attorney
(213) 443-5100 555 S Flower St
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Insurance Defense, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Employment
UCLA Law School
Stephen P. Hoffman LL.M.
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Los Angeles, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 8 years experience
(213) 443-5100 555 S. Flower Street
Suite 2900
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Insurance Defense, Business and Insurance Claims
University of Arizona and University of Minnesota Law School
Richard Allen Madsen Jr
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Walnut Creek, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 30 years experience
(925) 974-0800 Civic Plaza
1655 North Main Street, Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Insurance Defense, Business, Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Criminal Defense and DUI attorney Richard A. Madsen, Jr. (a former Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney) has represented thousands of first-time offenders who have been arrested or charged with driving under the influence throughout the Bay Area and Northern California. Mr. Madsen's impeccable reputation speaks for itself. Recognized as a highly skilled trial lawyer and negotiator, and well seasoned in the intricacies of the Department of Motor Vehicles, Mr. Madsen works tirelessly to protect his clients' rights and achieve superior results. Mr. Madsen knows the system. For nearly twenty years, Mr. Madsen has utilized his reputation and long-standing relationships...
Nathaniel Lancashire Marston
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West Hills, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 19 years experience
(310) 557-9005 6520 Platt Avenue
351
West Hills, CA 91307
Insurance Defense, Business, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School
Ronald Daniel Digesti
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San Jose, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 33 years experience
(408) 707-5001 PO Box 730277
San Jose, CA 95173
Insurance Defense, Arbitration & Mediation, DUI & DWI and Personal Injury
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
John S. Cha
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Irvine, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 32 years experience
(310) 440-4100 18401 Von Karman Avenue
Suite 360
Irvine, CA 92612
Insurance Defense, Employment and Real Estate
University of Washington School of Law
Ryan Zachary Keller
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San Carlos, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 12 years experience
(650) 637-9100 999 Skyway Road
Suite 310
San Carlos, CA 94070
Insurance Defense, Business, Medical Malpractice and Stockbroker Fraud
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Our firm specializes in litigation including insurance defense/coverage, medical malpractice, and investment suitability law. The firm is managed by seasoned trial, coverage, arbitration, and appellate attorneys.

I was a financial advisor at UBS and Charles Schwab before I attended law school at the University of San Diego. I am a Partner at Hayes Scott Bonino Ellingson Simonson Guslani & Clause, LLP. I moved up to Northern California to join the firm in 2011 leaving a similar firm in Orange County after I had twins.
Michael T Tam
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Riverside, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 11 years experience
(951) 320-1444 4590 Allstate Drive
Riverside, CA 92501
Insurance Defense, Business, Construction and Insurance Claims
University of San Diego School of Law and University of California - San Diego
Michael Tam is an associate in the Riverside office of Fernandez & Lauby. Mr. Tam graduated from University of California, San Diego in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science. In 2008 he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. While in law school Mr. Tam received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Professional Responsibility. Additionally, during his time in law school, Mr. Tam was a research assistant for a renowned corporate law professor and participated in the Tax Clinic for low income tax payers. He also...
John Lyster Fallat
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San Rafael, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 35 years experience
(415) 457-3773 68 Mitchell Blvd.
Suite 135
San Rafael, CA 94903
Insurance Defense, Bankruptcy, Collections and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
The Law Offices of John L. Fallat are dedicated to serving our clients throughout the Golden State of California in the highest ethical manner while achieving the best result possible under the totality of their circumstances, whether it be through an early resolution or a jury trial. We understand that we are here to serve you first and not our own interests. We want you to have every confidence that from the very beginning of our representation, you made the right choice in hiring our firm, and your faith in the American legal system was renewed.

Our firm specializes...
Robert C. Martinez
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San Diego, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 22 years experience
(619) 300-8745 600 B Street, Suite 2210
San Diego, CA 92101
Insurance Defense, Business, Construction and Real Estate
University of San Diego School of Law
Robert C. Martinez is an experienced trial attorney with almost 20 years in the profession and a diverse trial practice. Robert has represented private clients and government entities in state and federal court. Robert has tried both jury and bench trials throughout Southern California and he has also handled numerous arbitrations and mediations.
David Michael Ingram
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Sacramento, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 27 years experience
(916) 244-3400 2101 W Street
Sacramento, CA 95818
Insurance Defense, Construction, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Tennant & Ingram, Inc. is a boutique general litigation firm offering legal representation in numerous areas, including but not limited to, real estate, construction, personal injury, insurance, business, and subrogation. We endeavor to resolve our clients' disputes early before the time and expense of litigation becomes overbearing. On the other hand, we prepare arduously and stand ready for trial in the event no other reasonable recourse is available. From our office in Sacramento, we serve clients located throughout Northern California, from Fresno to the Oregon border.
Steven Wilson Blake
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Encinitas, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 15 years experience
(858) 523-8221 533 2nd Street
Suite 250
Encinitas, CA 92024
Insurance Defense
William Mitchell COL
Attorney Steven Blake founded the Blake Law Firm. Steve has over 14 years of experience handling a wide variety of real estate and litigation matters.

Steve has represented clients throughout all stages of dispute resolution and litigation, including mediations, arbitrations, court trials, jury trials, and appeals. In 2018, Steve argued before the California Supreme Court regarding a lawsuit involving a dispute over obligations under a ground lease and sublease of waterfront commercial property.

With Steve you get the quality and expertise of a larger firm attorney, but with the personal attention and care that only a small law firm can provide.

A Minnesota...
Cyndie Marie Chang
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Los Angeles, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 17 years experience
(213) 689-7432 633 W. 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Insurance Defense, Antitrust, Business and Insurance Claims
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
David John Porras
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Riverside, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 32 years experience
(951) 274-7777 3750 University Ave
Sixth Floor
Riverside, CA 92501
Insurance Defense, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
David Porras has been a civil trial attorney for more than 25 years practicing personal injury defense, public entity defense, self-insured entity defense, insurance coverage defense, product liability defense and worker's compensation defense with civil trial experience in each of those areas.
Christopher Quinn Heckman
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Gridley, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 6 years experience
(530) 846-5691 660 Ohio Street
Gridley, CA 95948-0908
Insurance Defense, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Howard Fields
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Woodland Hills, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 44 years experience
(818) 804-0860 21900 Burbank Blvd., Suite 300
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Insurance Defense, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Legal Malpractice
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Oscar Amor Pardo
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Santa Rosa, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 12 years experience
(707) 525-8800 438 1st St Fl 4
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Insurance Defense, Civil Rights, Elder and Personal Injury
Mr. Pardo practices in the area of Civil Litigation with an emphasis on Long Term Care/Healthcare/Elder Abuse and premise liability defense. On the healthcare side he provides legal counsel to skilled nursing facilities, licensed nurses, nurse’s aides, and other healthcare providers. Mr. Pardo also provides legal counsel to businesses on general negligence and premises liability claims. Mr. Pardo is admitted to practice law in all courts in the State of California and United States District Courts – Northern California.


Mr. Pardo was selected to the 2015, 2016 & 201 Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List. He joined Perry, Johnson, Anderson,...
Dana Sack
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Oakland, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 39 years experience
(510) 286-2200 One Kaiser Plaza
Suite 1015
Oakland, CA 94612
Insurance Defense, Business and Real Estate
UC Hastings COL
Dennis Anthony Cammarano
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Long Beach, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 37 years experience
(562) 495-9501 555 E Ocean Blvd
5th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802
Insurance Defense and Maritime
Fordham University School of Law
Richard E. Decker
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San Diego, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 5 years experience
(619) 237-3095 12671 High Bluff Drive
Suite 350
San Diego, CA 92130
Insurance Defense and Insurance Claims
University of San Diego School of Law
Stephen Michael Kalpakian
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Los Angeles, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 30 years experience
(213) 741-4703 2601 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Insurance Defense
Loyola Law School
Michael Patrick Scott
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Santa Rosa, CA Insurance Defense Attorney with 36 years experience
(707) 799-4678 P.O. Box 3802
Santa Rosa, CA 95402-3802
Free ConsultationInsurance Defense, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
Arizona State Univ COL
Colleen Frances Van Egmond
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Modesto, CA Insurance Defense Lawyer with 14 years experience
(209) 522-2211 912 11th St #100
Modesto, CA 95354
Insurance Defense, Agricultural, Business and Construction
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific

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