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Sabrina Ann Stuart

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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

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Workers Compensation: 40%
  3. Family: 15%
  4. Mediation: 5%



Hourly ($275-350/hour), contingent (15-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP

2635 Camino Del Rio S Ste 306
San Diego, CA, 92108

Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP

1501 Ocotillo Road Ste. F
El Centro, CA, 92243



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Superb Rated AttorneyAvvo2015
Superb Rated AttorneyAvvo2014
Superb Rated AttorneyAvvo2013
Top Attorney Personal InjuryAvvo2013
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2013
Superb Rated AttorneyAvvo2012
Superb Rated AttorneyAvvo2011
Top Young Attorney NomineeThe Daily Transcript2010
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesState Bar of California2007
Distinguished Service AwardSan Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateHiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP2007 - Present
Associate/Law ClerkLaw Offices of Lori Clark Viviano2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Superior Court of California, County of San Diego Civil Mediation ProgramMediator2014 - Present
Girls Think TankMember2009 - 2011
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2007 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Lawyers Club of San DiegoMember/Committee Chair2004 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council Labor LeaderLaw Talk-Preserving Cash In A Divorce2009
HR&O LLP WebsiteCross Border Abduction2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
California State University, SacramentoCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
California Teachers Association, Region 4 MeetingPersonal Injury & Family Law2011
UFCW, Local 135Workers Comp, Personal Injury and Family Law Crossover2010
OPEIU, Local 130Family Law Basics2010
Criminal Law CourseOverview of Civil Litigation2010
Communications CourseCommunication Within Law and Giving Back to Community2010
Teamsters, Local 542Retirement & Family Law2009