PROFILES

William C. Wilson is a partner of the firm. He attended the University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 1990), and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A., 1985). While in law school, Bill participated in the Tort and Evidence Law Moot Court Competitions, and interned with the San Diego City Attorney's Office.

Bill's practice focuses on the defense of long term health care facilities, including residential care and skilled nursing facilities. He has successfully defended long term care clients in actions filed by residents and family members raising claims involving intentional acts and violations of the Elder Abuse Act and Business and Professions Code section 17200. Bill regularly represents facilities in administrative hearings involving alleged regulatory violations. Bill is a member of the Legal Subcommittee of the California Association of Healthcare Facilities and is a frequent speaker on long term care litigation and related topics.

Bill's practice also includes defending clients in general liability matters primarily involving personal injury claims with an emphasis on common carriers, bus lines and trucking companies. Most of these cases involve motor vehicle accidents ranging from soft tissue injuries to wrongful death.

Bill has tried numerous jury trials to verdict and bench trials. Also, he has represented clients in over 120 non-binding arbitrations, many binding uninsured motorist arbitrations, and has handled numerous administrative hearings and mediations.

Bill holds an "AV" rating by Martindale-Hubbell, is a member of the State Bar of California, San Diego County Bar Association, Elder Law Section and San Diego Defense Lawyers. He is also a member of the Association of Healthcare Facilities.

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Specializing in Civil Litigation

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