Sterling James Stires

Sterling James Stires

Admiralty / Maritime Attorney

San Diego, CA

AVVO

RATING

9.7

Call

No Misconduct

Languages

English

Answers and Advice

7 questions answered.

About Me

Sterling Stires is the Managing Shareholder of our San Diego office, and has developed a civil litigation practice with an emphasis on maritime law. Along with matters involving the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, Limitation of Shipowners Liability Act, Ship Repairers Liability, and general maritime law, Mr. Stires also practices in the areas of insurance coverage,...

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Practice Areas

Client Reviews

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Sterling is exceptional

Posted by: a client over 5 years ago.

I have known and utilized Sterling as a lawyer for approximately 10 years. Sterling has provided guidance and advice to my Ship Repair Company on...

Maritime Defense Expert

Posted by: a Maritime client over 5 years ago.

Our small business was sued for damages resulting from an incompetent and disgruntled employee who injured himself as a result of his own actions....
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Endorsements

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Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Sterling. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Brad Michael Micklin
Brad Micklin

Nutley, NJ

6 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Sterling Stires is an experienced attorney whose participation and comments in Avvo show his commitment to serving clients as well as his level of...
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Résumé

License

1998 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2013 – present

State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Admiralty section

Education

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1998 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

California Western School of Law

Awards

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2014 AV Preeminent Rated

Martindale-Hubbell

Associations

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Member

State Bar of California


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Portfolio

Publications

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2011 Introduction to Recreational Boating Law

Boat Accident Reconstruction and Litigation, 3rd Ed.

2008 New Ninth Circuit Case Re: Uberrimae Fidei

Law Office of Charles S. LiMandri - web article

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Recreation Boating Law and Maritime Jurisdiction

at MUSC Speaker Series

2009 Maritime Law

at San Francisco Marine Claims Association - monthly luncheon speaker

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