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The Personal Injury Accident & Business Lawyer for the cases that matter most to you.  Visit . We handle Personal Injury, Wrongful Deaths, Auto Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Insurance, and Dog Bites. We also handle business contracts, and represent entertainment and modeling clients from around the world in Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indio and Orange County with over 35 years of experience in California and London. Offices in Palm Desert and Orange County. Learn more at  


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 35%
    37 years
  2. Entertainment: 20%
  3. Business: 20%
    37 years
  4. Car Accident: 20%
    37 years
  5. Wrongful Death: 5%



Hourly ($360-500/hour), contingent (25-50%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

The Law Offices of R. Sebastian Gibson

128 Willow Lake Dr.
Palm Desert, CA, 92260

The Law Offices of R. Sebastian Gibson

3541 Lilac Ave.
Corona del Mar, CA, 92625

The Law Offices of R. Sebastian Gibson

41-750 Rancho Las Palmas Dr., Suite K3
Rancho Mirage, CA, 92270



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2016 Top Lawyers (Best and Brightest Legal Minds in the Valley)Palm Springs Life Magazine2016
2015 Top LawyersPalm Springs Life Magazine2015
2014 Top LawyersPalm Springs Life Magazine2014
2013 Top LawyersPalm Springs Life Magazine2013
2012 Top LawyersPalm Springs Life Magazine2012
2011 Top LawyersPalm Springs Life Magazine2011
Law ReviewUniversity of San Diego School of Law1975
Magna cum laudeUniversity College Cardiff1975
Cum laudeUCLA1972
Moot Court Professional AchievementUniversity of San Diego School of Law1972
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerLaw Offices of R. Sebastian Gibson1984 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nevada State BarMember1996 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1977 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - 1998
Desert Bar AssociationMember1991 - 1992
California Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1987 - 1988
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Dog Bite VictimSettlement for $255,000
Car Accident Victim$915,000
Pedestrian VictimOver $1,000,000
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Publication nameTitleDate Global Legal ResourcesStorage, Bailment, Warehouse Lien Foreclosure and Logistics Issues Under the UCC2016 Global Legal ResourcesWhat Attorneys Need to Know To Draft Third Party Logistics (TPL) Contracts2016 Global Legal ResourcesCalifornia Self-Driving Car Accident Robotics Lawyers2016 Global Legal ResourcesHow to Fight a California HOA (Homeowner Association) Architectural Committee and Win2016 Global Legal ResourcesFinding The Best California Personal Injury Lawyer For You in Palm Springs or Orange County2015 Global Legal ResourcesCalifornia Wrongful Death Law2015 Global Legal ResourcesPersonal Injury Attorneys In California Need To Be On The Lookout For Legionnaires’ Disease2015 Global Legal ResourcesUninhabitable Conditions in California - The Right of a Tenant To Move Out And Break Their Lease2015 Global Legal ResourcesHow An Experienced Lawyer Can Protect A Comic Book Creator And Writer in California2015 Global Legal ResourcesPublicity Rights and The Right of Privacy, California Entertainment Law2015 Global Legal ResourcesSatire and Parody Protection by Lawyers in California and Great Britain2015 Global Legal ResourcesCalifornia Indoor Air Quality and Sick Building Syndrome Litigation Attorneys2015 Global Legal ResourcesCalifornia Craft Distillery Law and the Craft Distiller’s Act of 20152015 Global Legal ResourcesWhen to Retain an Attorney for a Missing Child in California and for What Purposes2015 Global Legal ResourcesCA New Bike Law Not Yet Preventing Coachella Valley Bicycle Accidents and Injuries2015 Global Legal ResourcesHow California Lawyers Will Assess Autonomous Self-Driving Vehicle Accident Liability2015 Global Legal ResourcesThe Most Dangerous California Highways in Orange County for Personal Injury Car Accidents2015 Global Legal ResourcesCottage Food Operations under the California Homemade Food Act2015 Global Legal ResourcesCalifornia Lawyers Weigh Lawsuits for Spread of the Measles Virus, Negligent Endangerment2015 Global Legal ResourcesEvents, Nightlife, Attractions and Hospitality Law, Palm Springs Style2015 Global Legal ResourcesHow California Attorneys Obtain Large Dog Bite Injury Amounts in Settlement2015 Global Legal ResourcesTrademark Law and Copyright Law - Their Use by Celebrities2015 Global Legal ResourcesNew Laws to Help Sexual Abuse Victims and Their Lawyers in California2015 Global Legal ResourcesPedestrian Fatalities and Injuries in the Coachella Valley Cause Concern2015 Global Legal ResourcesFinding the Best California Business Lawyer For You in Palm Springs or Orange County2015 Global Legal ResourcesDoing Business in Cuba After Obama Restores Relations And Lifts Restrictions2014 Global Legal ResourcesTwentynine Palms Marine Accidents and Fatalities on CA Hwy 62, The Killer Highway - A Personal Injury Tragedy2014 Global Legal ResourcesThe Christmas Tort, For Christmas Dishes You’ve Had to Eat and Lies You Were Told2014 Global Legal ResourcesDistracted Holiday Shoppers Causing Car Accidents and Pedestrian Injuries2014 Global Legal ResourcesCathedral City CA Hit and Run Accidents and Fatalities, a Coachella Valley Tragedy2014 Global Legal ResourcesCA Hwy 74 Motorcycle Injures, Fatalities and Vehicles Going Over the Side2014 Global Legal ResourcesA History of Bus Crashes with Ties to Palm Springs and Palm Desert2014 Global Legal ResourcesI-10 Big Rig Crashes and Tractor-Trailer Rollovers in the Coachella Valley2014 Global Legal ResourcesCA Hwy 86 Injuries and Fatalities, Once Again a Killer Highway2014
Political Humor NovelNitt Witt Hill2012
Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily JournalsSomebody Pass The Tums and Antidepressants2010
Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily JournalsThe End of Civilization As We Know It2010
Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily JournalsThose Incredible Rotten Eggs2010
Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily JournalsShh! The Bed Bugs Are Listening2010
San Diego Law ReviewAn Illusion of Camelot, the Validity of a Claim and the Consequences of the Negotiations1976
Anglo-American Law ReviewProducts Liability in the United States and England: The Difference and Why1974
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Cardiff University Law SchoolLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1975
University of California - Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tune In with T. MillPolitics, Law, and my book, Nitt Witt Hill2012
The Tim Miller ShowPolitics, Comedy, Law and Nitt Witt Hill2012
The Judge Neil ShowLaw, Politics and my book, Nitt Witt Hill2012
The Dereck and Kay ShowLaw, Politics, Music, Books2012
The Dan O'Brien ShowLaw, Politics and Books2012
That's What He SaidPolitics, Comedy, Law and my book, Nitt Witt Hill2012
Rewiring Your BrainPolitics, Law, and my book, Nitt Witt Hill2012
Nitt Witt Hill Politics, Political Humor and Comedy FestivalEntertainment and Publishing2012
KMIR 6 (NBC) TV InterviewLaw, Politics and my book, Nitt Witt Hill2012
A Cup of Coffee and A Good BookPolitics, Law, and my book, Nitt Witt Hill2012
Talk RadioPersonal Injury1998
Rotary Club of LondonAmerican Law1982