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Practice areas


  1. Public Law: 40%
    31 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    31 years
  3. Construction & Development: 10%
    31 years
  4. Constitutional: 10%
    31 years
  5. Inverse Condemnation: 10%
    31 years

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Law Offices of William R. Seligmann

333 Church Street Suite A
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Who's Who in American LawMarquisN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselAtchison Barisone Condotti & Kovacevich Apc2001 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of William R. Seligmann2001 - Present
City AttorneyCity of Campbell1985 - Present
PartnerDempster, Seligmann & Raineri1991 - 2001
AttorneyDempster, McDonald & Seligmann1985 - 1991
AssociateLaw Offices of J. Robert Dempster1983 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of California, Litigation SectionMember of Executive Board2011 - 2014
State Bar of California, Public Law SectionExecutive Committee Consultant2005 - Present
State Bar of California, Executive Committee, Public Law SectionChair2004 - 2005
Santa Cruz County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Judiciary CommitteeMember2001 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaExecutive Committee of Public Law Section2001 - 2005
State Bar of California,Public Law SectionExecutive Committee2001 - 2005
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Civil Practice CommitteeMember1995 - Present
International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA)Member1986 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1983 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
West Valley Bar AssociationsMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mitchell et. al. v. Department of Transportation et. al.We obtained favorable settlements from the County of San Bernardino and Ford Motor Company.
Blew v. HornerThe case established the principal that the employee of an uninsured subcontractor is deemed to be the employee of the general contractor.
Hebard v. BybeeI was sucessful in defending the decision of the City Clerk in the Court of Appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
CAAA-MENTSBlew v. Horner: The Case of the Phantom EmployerN/A
California Municipal Law HandbookSections on Campaign Contributions and Tort LitigationN/A
California League of Cities City Attorney PapersBeneficial Use of Alternative Dispute ResolutionN/A
State Bar of California Conference PapersGovernment Code Tort Claims Act: Substance and ProcedueN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of California - Santa BarbaraN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Suing and DefendingState and Local Public Entities: The Claims ProcessGovernment Claims Act2014
Suing and Defending Public Entities: Dangerous Conditions of Public Property WebinarDangerous Conditions2014
League of California Cities, City Attorney MeetingEthics and Conflicts of Interest2008
Land Use Law: Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation and ZoningLand Use Law2007
State Bar Section InstituteGovernment Tort Claims Act2005
State Bar Annual MeetingGovernment Tort Claims Act2005
Santa Clara County Bar Association SeminarGovernment Tort Claims Act2005
State Bar Section InstituteGovernment Tort Claims Act2004
California League of Cities Annual MeetingConflicts of Interest2004
State Bar Annual MeetingGovernment Tort Claims Act2003
Califonia League of Cities Annual MeetingAlternative Dispute Resolutions1999
League of California Cities, City Attorney ConferenceSolid Waste Regulation1997