Sabrina A. Stuart is a Senior Associate at Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP, and works in the Firm’s San Diego office with experience in personal injury, civil litigation, mediation and family law.
Ms. Stuart is admitted to practice law in the state of California, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California. She is also licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Ms. Stuart practices in the areas of civil litigation and personal injury. She represents clients who have suffered minor to catastrophic injuries from automobile accidents, animal attacks, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, pedestrian accidents, slip and fall, construction accidents, and much more. She has been extremely successful in achieving optimal results for her clients even where liability has been disputed.
Ms. Stuart began offering mediation services in 2009 and has successfully assisted litigants in mediating their legal issues. She is a member of the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego Civil Mediation Program and serves as a mediator. She has a multitude of hands-on training in alternative dispute resolution, as much of her practice consists of negotiations and mediations. Ms. Stuart attended the Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institution for Dispute Resolution and the National Conflict Resolution Center locally for mediation training. Ms. Stuart obtained a Mediator Credential from the National Conflict Resolution Center.
Ms. Stuart is recognized by Avvo as a Top Attorney in the area of Personal Injury with an Avvo Superb rating of 10.0 and has received the Avvo Clients' Choice Award in the areas of Personal Injury and Family Law. She was recognized as a Top Young Attorney Nominee in 2010 by the San Diego Daily Transcript.
Ms. Stuart strongly believes in giving back to the community and is a recipient of the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program (SDVLP) Distinguished Service Award and the Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Award from the California State Bar. She continues her commitment to service by giving her time to organizations such as the Lawyers Club of San Diego where she has served as a Committee Chair for the organization’s Champagne & Chocolate Affair and Directory Committee. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, California Bar Association and the San Diego County Bar Association.
Ms. Stuart’s educational background also includes attendance at Hofstra University School of Law in Nice, France where she studied Comparative Constitutional Law under Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. While attending Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Ms. Stuart was awarded: an LSAT scholarship; National Dean’s List Honor Roll; Witkin Award for Academic Excellence; CALI Excellence for the Future Award; the Jefferson Medal; and graduated with Pro Bono Honors. Ms. Stuart received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies, with a concentration in Public Relations from California State University, Sacramento. She graduated from CSUS with Department Honors and was a member of the Epsilon Phi, Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta: Communication Honor Society.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Hourly ($275-350/hour), contingent (15-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Superb Rated Attorney||Avvo||2015|
|Superb Rated Attorney||Avvo||2014|
|Superb Rated Attorney||Avvo||2013|
|Top Attorney Personal Injury||Avvo||2013|
|Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2013|
|Superb Rated Attorney||Avvo||2012|
|Superb Rated Attorney||Avvo||2011|
|Top Young Attorney Nominee||The Daily Transcript||2010|
|Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services||State Bar of California||2007|
|Distinguished Service Award||San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program||2006|
|Senior Associate||Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP||2007 - Present|
|Associate/Law Clerk||Law Offices of Lori Clark Viviano||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Superior Court of California, County of San Diego Civil Mediation Program||Mediator||2014 - Present|
|Girls Think Tank||Member||2009 - 2011|
|American Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2007 - Present|
|San Diego County Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Lawyers Club of San Diego||Member/Committee Chair||2004 - Present|
|The San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council Labor Leader||Law Talk-Preserving Cash In A Divorce||2009|
|HR&O LLP Website||Cross Border Abduction||2007|
|Thomas Jefferson School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|California State University, Sacramento||Communication||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|
|California Teachers Association, Region 4 Meeting||Personal Injury & Family Law||2011|
|UFCW, Local 135||Workers Comp, Personal Injury and Family Law Crossover||2010|
|OPEIU, Local 130||Family Law Basics||2010|
|Criminal Law Course||Overview of Civil Litigation||2010|
|Communications Course||Communication Within Law and Giving Back to Community||2010|
|Teamsters, Local 542||Retirement & Family Law||2009|