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Our practice focuses on thorough and detailed preparation of each client's case for litigation.   Frequent contact with clients, returning calls quickly, hard work and careful and strategic positioning of cases for maximum settlement or award value are our keystones.  Ms. Banham's background in videography and video editing is also useful in the presentation of cases.   Our staff and associates have been with us a long time and are top-notch team members who are dedicated to our clients.


Practice areas


  1. HMO Litigation: 20%
  2. Birth Injury: 20%
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
  4. Elder Law: 20%
  5. Medical Malpractice: 20%



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    I have referred several medical malpractice cases to Betsy and her partner Jan Mulligan, and in each case the results were outstanding. They are a great team with a great support staff. They really know what they are doing.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Contact info

Mulligan, Banham & Findley

2442 4th Avenue.
Suite. 100
San Diego, CA, 92101-1609


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyers - Medical MalpracticeSan Diego Magazine2013
Top Attys in San DiegoNY Times and Los Angeles Magazine2013
Recognized inSuperLawyers2013
Recognized inSuperLawyers2012
Top Attys in San DiegoNY Times and Los Angeles Magazine2012
Top Attys in San DiegoNY Times & Los Angeles Magazine2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
A/V RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
Wiley D. Manuel Pro Bono AwardState Bar of California1990
Am Jur Award in Agency & PartnershipUniversity of San Diego1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMulligan & Banham1998 - Present
Manager/Analyst- CSC and Environmental HealthCounty of San Diego1993 - 1998
AttorneyLaw Offices of Elizabeth Banham1990 - 1993
AttorneyOwen, Gee & Bryan1987 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Hearing OfficerN/A2001 - 2005
Small Claims Judge Pro TemN/A1995 - 2006
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoN/A1989 - Present
Lawyers Club of San DiegoN/A1989 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarNursing Home Malpractice in California: Successful Case Management from Investigation to Trial2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Temple UniversityInternational LawComparative Law Certificate, Rome, Italy1985
Drexel University in PhiladelphiaTelecommunications/JournalismBS - Bachelor of Science1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE PresenterEmployment Law1997
MCLE PresenterEmployment Law1994