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Robert J. Waldsmith
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  • Partner since 1999
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Areas Of Practice

  • Brain Injuries
  • Burn & Electrocution Injuries
  • Construction Accidents
  • Fires & Explosions
  • Governmental Tort Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Nursing Home/Elder Abuse
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Truck Accidents
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Cases
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1992

Education

  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
  • University of California at Berkeley

Published Works

  • The Electronic Trial, Journal of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, August, 2003
  • Winning The Close Case And Increasing Your Damages With Technology, The Trial Lawyer, Journal of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Spring, 2004
  • Discovery In Dangerous Condition Of Public Property Cases, The Advocate, Journal of Consumer Attorneys Associations for Southern California, Spring, 2004
  • California Uninsured Motorist Practice, (Co-Author), Continuing Education of the Bar, Chapter 2, 2005 to Present
  • California Government Tort Liability Practice, (Contributing Author), Continuing Education of the Bar, Fourth Edition, Chapters 1-4, 2007 - 2008 Updates
  • California Government Tort Liability Practice, (Co-Author), Continuing Education of the Bar, Fourth Edition, Chapters 1-4, 2009-2011 Updates

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker, "Personal Injury Suits Against Public Entities", State Bar of California, Lawyering Skills Continuing Education Program, 2001 to 2001
  • Speaker, "Small Firm Technology", Cal Law Business Conference, Continuing Education Program, 2004 to 2004
  • Speaker, "Personal Injury Suits Against California Public Entities", State Bar of California, Litigation Section, Lawyering Skills Continuing Education Program, 2004 to 2004
  • Speaker, "How To Use High Tech (And Sometimes Low Tech) To Prove Your Case", San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Continuing Education Program, 2004 to 2004
  • Speaker, "The Ultimate Electronic Trial", American Board Of Trial Advocates, Masters In Trial Education Program, 2005 to 2005
  • Faculty, "Impact of Technology In Trial Proceedings", California Judicial Branch Conference, San Diego, 2005 to 2005
  • Presenter, "Multimedia Trials", Inns of Court, 2006 to 2006
  • Speaker, "Government Tort Liability: Claims, Litigation & Recent Developments", San Francisco, 2007 to 2007
  • Speaker, "Government Tort Liability: Claims, Litigation & Recent Developments", Sacramento, 2007 to 2007
  • Faculty, "Animations: WOW! But Is It Admissible?", California Bench Bar Biannual Conference, Anaheim, 2007 to 2007
  • Faculty, "Animations: Tomorrowland Today", California Judges Association/State Bar of California, Anaheim, 2007 to 2007
  • Speaker "Government Tort Liability: Claims, Litigation & Recent Developments", San Diego, 2007 to 2007
  • Speaker, "The Electronic Trial in Brain Damage Cases", The Brain Injury Association Annual Meeting, Napa, 2007 to 2007
  • Speaker, "Public Entity Liability", State Bar of California, Section Education Institute, San Diego, 2008 to 2008
  • Speaker, "Beyond Boilerplate: Raising the Bar on Motions In Limine", San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Continuing Education Program, San Francisco, 2008 to 2008
  • Speaker, "The Use and Abuse of Technology by Expert Witnesses at Trial", Forensic Expert Witness Association/SEAK Expert Witness Summit, Newport Beach, 2008 to 2008
  • Speaker, "Personal Injury Suits Against California Public Entities", Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California, Litigation Section, Monterey, 2008 to 2008
  • Faculty, Trial Skills: Advocacy Skills Workshop, Stanford Law School, 2008
  • Speaker, "California Public Entity Liability", Santa Clara Trial Lawyers Association Program, San Jose, 2009 to 2009
  • Speaker, "Demonstrative Evidence in the 21st Century", Regional TLA Conference, Olympic Valley, CA, 2009 to 2009
  • Speaker, "California Public Entity Liability", Regional TLA Conference, Olympic Valley, CA, 2009 to 2009
  • Speaker, "The Effective Use of Visual Evidence in Litigation", Bar Association of San Francisco, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust - Litigation Subsection, San Francisco, 2010 to 2010
  • Speaker, "Understanding and Preparing a Frontal Lobe Case for Trial", The California Brain Injury Association Annual Meeting, Napa, 2010 to 2010
  • Speaker, "Suing California Public Entities", Santa Clara Trial Lawyers Association Program, San Jose, 2011
  • Speaker, “Streamlining Legal Document Management” , LegalTech Conference, New York, 2012
  • Speaker, “Preparing Witnesses for Deposition and Trial”, , Continuing Education of the Bar, 2012

Honors And Awards

  • Named "Northern California Super Lawyer" by San Francisco Magazine
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Consumer Attorney of the Year Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of California
  • National "Most Innovative Use of Technology During Trial" Award Recipient
  • "Top 100 Jury Verdicts for 2003 in United States" Award, National Law Journal
  • Criminal Litigation Award, Golden Gate University School of Law
  • Member, The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, (SFTLA)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Mighty Mouthpieces Softball Company, San Francisco Lawyer League Champions, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008-2011
  • Public Justice Foundation
  • The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member