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Wayne H. Maire is the founding principal of Maire & Burgess. The firm was originally founded in 1983. Mr. Maire's practice emphasis is civil defense litigation. He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, general and products liability, automobile, casualty and surety law, professional errors and more.

Mr. Maire received his Bachelor of Arts degree at Brigham Young University in 1976 and his law degree at University of Santa Clara, School of Law in 1979. He was admitted to the State Bar of California and the United States Northern and Eastern District Courts in 1979. In 1986, Mr. Maire received the “AV” designation by his peers for being considered in a class of attorneys who are “Very High to Preeminent” in their field.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    37 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Employment: 20%
    3 years
  3. Insurance: 15%
    3 years
  4. Personal Injury: 15%
    3 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Ralph Tallmadge Collins III

    Wayne is an excellent attorney. I highly recommend him.


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Contact info

Maire & Burgess, A Law Corporation

P O Box 994607
Redding, CA, 96099-4607

Maire, Burgess & Deedon

2851 Park Marina Dr. #300
Redding, CA



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Super LawyersLaw & Politics2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyersLaw & Politics2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyersLaw & Politics2011
Super LawyerLaw & Politics2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerLaw & Politics2009
Super LawyerLaw & Politics2008
Super LawyerLaw & Politics2007
Super LawyerLaw & Politics2006
Super LawyerLaw and Politics2005
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Panel MemberBlue Ribbon Panel of Experts On The Fair and Efficient Administration of Civil Cases2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Defense Research InstituteBoard of Directors2004 - 2007
California Defense CounselBoard of Directors, Past President, Member1998 - Present
Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and NevadaBoard of Directors, Past President, Member1988 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesN/AN/A
International Association of Defense CounselN/AN/A
Association of Defense Trial AttorneysN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brigham Young UniversityN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Santa Clara University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
FEWA Annual Conference/Expert Witness SummitHow Experts Make Themselves Invaluable To Counsel2006