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Joseph Louis Oliva

Joseph Louis Oliva

Practice areas:

Litigation, Construction & Development, Insurance

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About Me

For over 27 years, Joseph L. Oliva has has successfully represented a wide range of clients such as general contractors, Fortune 500 companies, HOAs, individual homeowners, and small businesses in matters involving insurance coverage, business and civil litigation. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Litigation: 34%
  2. Insurance: 33%
  3. Construction & Development: 33%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Oliva & Associates, ALC

11770 Bernardo Plz Ct #350
San Diego, CA, 92128

Oliva & Associates, ALC San Francisco Office

Citigroup Center
1 Sansome Street, Suite 3500
San Francisco, CA, 94104

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active200508/10/2015
AZActive 200406/02/2015
CAActive198405/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2013 Top AttorneyDaily Transcript2013
Peer Review Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0Martindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderOliva & Associates, ALC2004 - Present
ShareholderOliva & Drenan2003 - 2004
ShareholderOliva & McLeod1999 - 2003
ShareholderPeltzer & Oliva1995 - 1999
PartnerDuckor & Spradling1988 - 1995
AssociateCozen & O'Connor1987 - 1988
AssociateBacalski & Lincoln1985 - 1987
AttorneySuperior Court Of San Diego1984 - 1985

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
U.S. Supreme CourtAdmitted2011 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
San Diego Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Janopaul + Block Companies, LLC, et al. v. The Superior Court of San Diego CountyRuled in favor of Oliva & Associates

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
National Business Institute“Duty to Defend”2003
National Business Institute“The Right of Independent Counsel"2003
National Business Institute“The Defense Obligation Under a CGL Policy”2003
National Business InstituteCoverage Owed Under a CGL Policy to a General Contractor”2003
San Diego Trial Lawyers & Associates"In Depth Construction Defect Seminar"1995
E & O Prevention Newsletter"Dealing with Intermediaries"1995
Trial Bar News"Controlling the Courtroom"1985

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Adelphi UnivN/AundergraduateN/A
Univ of San Diego SOLN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Insurance and Construction Law Section of the San Diego North County Bar Association“Insurance and Indemnity: Trends in Risk Transfer”2012
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel and Construction Defect Claim Managers Association“Coverage Issues Impacting Construction Defect Litigation”2011
Annual West Region Construction Defect Conference“It’s A Wrap – 2011 Market Update”2011
West Coast Casualty’s Construction Defect Seminar“Construction Defect & Insurance: Policy Holder & Insurer Perspective”2009
MC2 Consultants“New Coverage Issues”2009
MC2 Consultants“Handling Construction Defect Claims: Strategies & Tactics – California Coverage Issues”2007
San Diego Chapter of ASHRAE“OCIP’s and CCIP’s – Design and Construction Liability for Condominium Projects”2005
National Business Institute“Bad Faith Litigation in California”2003
Professional Association of Specialty Contractors“Insurance Crisis”2002
San Diego County Bar Association“SAFECO & PPG: Will Insurers Settle Cases Anymore?”1999
San Diego County Bar Association"Insurance Coverage"1998
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (San Diego chapter)In Depth Construction Defect - "Insurances"1995