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Keith Charles Bower

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Car Accidents, Product Liability, Public Entity Litigation

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Public Entity Litigation: 20%
  2. Product Liability: 20%
  3. Car Accidents: 20%
  4. Wrongful Death: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Keith. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Edward Court McDonald Jr

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Edward McDonald Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Keith C. Bower

Commerce Plaza Building
900 Lafayette Street Suite 706
Santa Clara, CA, 95050-4967




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1998
American Jurisprudence AwardBancroft-Whitney1986

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalBower - von Raesfeld1991 - Present
AttorneyCoddington, Hicks & Danforth1989 - 1991
AttorneyHoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel, Inc.1987 - 1989


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and NevadaMember1998 - Present
Santa Clara County Superior CourtJudge Pro Tempore1995 - Present
Santa Clara County Superior CourtArbitrator1991 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1988 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Biondi v. City of San Jose, et al.$3 million settlement

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara UniversityLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of California at DavisEconomicsBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
San Francisco Chapter Quarterly MeetingExpert Witnesses: Who Needs 'Em? You'd Be Surprised2010
OGC Annual MeetingRecent Developments2010
Meeting with DirectorateLiability Issues in California2008
How to Start and Build A Law PracticeLaw Practice Management1994