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Sherril Nell Babcock

Sherril Nell Babcock

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Also known as Sherril Nell Wells since 2007.  After completing an intital stint as a judicial attorney in Los Angeles in 1989 and 1990, I practiced insurance coverage law at the trial and appellate level representing insurers for 2 years.  I then represented insureds (indiviiduals and businesses) in coverage and bad faith disputes for the next 15 years, and started a class action practice in 1996.  In 2007 I reitred from the private practice of law and moved back into public service, as a judicial attorney for the Fresno Superior Court.  I handle all types of cases, with an emphasis on class litigation, insurance disputes, and petitions seeking approval of transfers of structured settlement payments.

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Fresno Superior Court

1130 O Street
Fresno, CA, 93724

Research Attorney
1100 Van Ness Ave
Fresno, CA, 93724

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive199008/16/2015
CAActive198808/18/2015

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatingMartindale2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Research AttorneyFresno Superior Court2007 - Present
AttorneyGianelli & Morris1992 - 2007
AssociateClausen & Campbell1990 - 1991
Research AttorneyLos Angeles Superior Court1989 - 1990

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Fresno County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaN/A1992 - 2007
Oregon State BarN/A1990 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A1988 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/A1988 - 2007

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Marshall v. Standard Insurance (C.D. Cal. 2000) 214 F. Supp. 2d 1062Dismissal of representative claim
Chastain v. Union Sec. Life Ins. Co. (C.D. Cal. 2007) 502 F. Supp. 2d 1072N/A
Peterson v. American Life & Health Ins. (9th Cir. 1995) 48 F.3d 404Judgment for Insurer affirmed.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
ABA Practioners JournalLegal Aspects of Doing Business in China (with Robert Hillman)1987

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California/DavisLawJ.D.1987
University of California/Santa CruzHistory/East Asian StudiesB.A. with Honors1981
University of OregonMusicN/AN/A
University of California/Los AngelesChinese LiteratureN/AN/A
Fudan University/ShanghaiAncient Chinese HistoryN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Dinner ProgramRecent Developments in Class Actions2013