Richard P. BERTOLINO

Attorney Richard P. Bertolino
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Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Personal Injury/Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Biography

Mr. Bertolino was born in 1953 in Inglewood, Califor¬nia. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1978 and the District of Columbia Bar in 1979. He is also admitted to practice before the Federal Courts of the Northern, Eastern and Central District Courts of California, the U.S. District Court, Federal District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Bertolino attended San Diego State University and Sacramento State University (B.A., 1975), University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D., 1978), and Georgetown University (LL.M., 1979). He was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, Traynor Honor Society and the Moot Court Honors Board while in law school.

Mr. Bertolino was a partner in the law firm of Ingoglia, Marskey, Kearney, Lobner and Bull from 1988 before joining this firm. He is also a member of Defense Counsel of Northern California. From 2004 through 2008, Mr. Bertolino has served as a Guest Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business; Guest Lecturer University of California, Davis School of Management 2005 to the present, where he lectures on torts and employment law. In 2005, Mr. Bertolino was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Martindale Hubbell, the national attorney/peer rating service has awarded Mr. Bertolino the highest possible rating, AV, which signifies that Mr. Bertolino's legal skills and ethical standards have been determined to be the highest based on confidential peer and judicial review ratings.

 

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • LL.M., Master of Law(s) – 1979
  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1978
    • Honors: Traynor Honor Society, Moot Court Honors Board
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, California
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1975

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1978
  • District of Columbia, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • Northern California Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Defense Counsel of Northern California, 2004 to 2008
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 2005

Honors

  • Highest possible rating, AV, Martindale Hubbell

Classes & Seminars

  • Guest Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
  • Guest Lecturer, University of California, Davis School of Management, 2005 to Present

Past Positions

  • Ingoglia, Marskey, Kearney, Lobner and Bull, 1988