Adleson, Hess & Kelly A Professional Corporation

Adleson, Hess & Kelly A Professional Corporation

Law Firm in Campbell, CA

Firm Overview

We are Adleson, Hess and Kelly, a Professional Law Corporation located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Northern California. We are proud to be honored by our peers as an "AV" rated firm with Martindale-Hubbell, Inc, the highest rating for legal skill and ethics.

We practice law in the state of California as well as coordinate cases nationwide through associated counsel. AHK was formed in 1977 in San Jose, California and for the past 33 years we have continued to represent our clients with the utmost levels of integrity and professionalism. Our seasoned attorneys are experienced in numerous phases of the practice of law, including federal and state trial court litigation, class actions, administrative hearings, arbitration, mediation and appellate practice.
Main Office
Main Office
577 Salmar Ave., 2nd Floor
Campbell  CA  95008
Phone
  • 408-341-0234
Websites
Business
Adleson, Hess & Kelly A Professional Corporation will represent your Business legal matters.
Areas of Law:
-Real Estate Mortgage Lending
-Regulations
-Foreclosures
-Creditor Bankruptcy Representation
-Insurance Coverage For Policyholders
-Business Law
-Commercial Law
-Insurance
-Insurance Coverage
-Insurance Bad Faith
-Sexual Harassment
-Wrongful Termination
-Commercial Litigation
-Construction Litigation
-Unfair Competition
-Personal Injury
-Wrongful Death
-Accidents
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Automobile Negligence
-Motor Vehicle Accidents
-Injuries
-Motorcycle Accidents
-Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
-Premises Liability
-Products Liability
-Tort Liability
-Bankruptcy
-Creditor Bankruptcy
-Secured Creditors Rights
-Real Property
-Real Estate
-Real Estate Contracts
-Real Property Acquisitions
-Real Estate Sales
-Real Estate Workouts
-Landlord and Tenant Law
-Leases and Leasing
-Real Estate Finance
-Real Estate Foreclosure
-Professional Liability
-Mediation
-Arbitration
-Civil Litigation
-Homeowners Association Law
-Complex Litigation
-Real Estate Litigation
-Business Litigation.
-Contracts
-Torts
-Business Transactions
-Real Estate Acquisitions
-Real Estate Exchanges
-Loan Workouts
-Business Litigation
-Appellate Practice
-Secured Lending
-Alternative Dispute Resolution
-Litigation
-Residential Real Estate
-Commercial Real Estate
-Construction Claims.

Phillip M. Adleson

Attorney in Campbell, CA

Research Attorney for Justice Margaret J. Morris, California Court of Appeal, District IV, Div. II. Articles published in the United Trustees Association (UTA) Quarterly, 1983 - present; UTA E-News; California Mortgage Association (CMA) Quarterly, 1999 - present; Servicing Management Magazine; California Land Title Association Newsletter; and many other publications. Licensed California Real Estate Broker. Frequent lecturer and speaker in all aspects of real estate, business law, foreclosure, workout and modification agreements, distressed sales, exchanges and sales, ethical and legal aspects of real estate transactions, mortgage lending, state and federal regulation of lenders and/or real estate licensees. Former instructor of business law and continuing education courses at DeAnza Community College, Cupertino, CA. Former continuing education instructor in real estate at San Jose State University, San Jose, CA. Has testified before the California State Legislature on foreclosure laws. Frequently testifies as an expert witness in civil and criminal matters regarding foreclosure, lending and other real estate matters. Frequent speaker and panelist at various real estate and foreclosure courses and seminars, hosted by, e.g., the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the United Trustees Association, the California Mortgage Bankers Association, REOMAC, and the California Mortgage Association. Former President, current Corporate Counsel and Director of the United Trustees Association. Past director and legislative chair for the California Trustees Association, Bay Area Chapter. Corporate Counsel for the California Mortgage Association (CMA). Northern California Super Lawyers, Super Lawyer in real estate, 2004-2006, 2008-2010.

Areas of Law:
-Lender Law
-Truth in Lending
-Foreclosures
-Real Estate Brokerage Law
-Real Estate Brokers Licensing
-Administrative Litigation
-Commercial Loans
-Receivership
-Workouts
-Civil Practice
-Federal Civil Practice
-Civil Appeals

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1976, California

Law School Attended:
Santa Clara University
Class of 1976
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
California State University at Northridge
B.A.
with honors

University of Southern California Graduate School in American Government

Birth Information
Born in 1949
California, 1949

Associations & Memberships
California State Bar Association; Santa Clara County Bar Association.

Representative Cases
I. E. Associates v. Safeco Title Ins. Co. (1985) 39 Cal.3d 281; Anderson v. Heart Federal Sav. & Loan Assn. (1989) 208 Cal.App.3d 202; First Nationwide Savings v. Perry (1992) 11 Cal.App.4th 1657; In Re BFP (1994) 511 U.S. 531, 114 S.Ct. 1757; Trustors Security Service v. Title Recon Tracking Service (1996) 49 Cal.App.4th 592; Prudential Home Mortgage Company, Inc. v. Superior Court (1998) 66 Cal.App.4th 1236 (as amicus curiae); Nguyen v. Calhoun (2003) 105 Cal.App.4th 428; Gonzalez v. Toews (2003) 111 Cal.App.4th 977; Kachlon v. Markowitz (2008) 168 Cal. App. 4th 316; Banc of America Leasing & Capital, LLC v. 3 Arch Trustee Services, Inc. (2009) 180 Cal.App.4th 1090 (as amicus curiae).
Education
  • Santa Clara University
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1976

Virginia Turner Hess

Attorney in Campbell, CA

Virginia T. Hess offers a full spectrum of services for small- and medium-sized businesses. She assists businesses during the entire life cycle, from formation as sole proprietorships, corporations or LLCs, to sale or dissolution. This includes advocacy, counsel and advice in areas of management, employment, leasing, ownership and litigation, to name a few. In addition to for-profit business clients, Ms. Hess's passion extends to the non-profit arena. Her experience in non-profit agencies extends beyond legal advice into the practicalities of organizational day-to-day management and boardroom dynamics. She has been a board member of many non-profit agencies in the Bay Area for over 20 years. She has served as President and Chair of the Board of the AddisonPenzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley. This "cross training" makes her uniquely qualified to represent non-profit entities. Ms. Hess received her B.A. from the University of California, San Diego, in 1976, with Highest Honors. She received her J.D.-M.B.A. joint degree from the University of Santa Clara in 1980. Ms. Hess has earned an AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rating, the highest available rating for legal ability and ethics, as recognized by Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. (AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies). She is a member of the State Bar of California, Santa Clara County Bar Association, West Valley Bar Association, California Women's Lawyers, and the Cardozo Society Silicon Valley. Ms. Hess has served as Chair of the Santa Clara County Business Law Section and Cardozo Society Silicon Valley. She is admitted to practice before all the courts of the State of California and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Corporate Formation
-Business Transactions and Litigation
-Real Estate Transactions and Litigation
-Creditor Bankruptcy
-Business Formation
-Sole Proprietorships
-Limited Liability Company Law
-Business Dissolutions
-Business Litigation
-Bankruptcy
-Commercial Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Attorney

Birth Information
Born in 1954
Long Island, New York, September 30, 1954

Associations & Memberships
Santa Clara County Bar Association (Chair, Business Law Section, 1998); State Bar of California; California Women Lawyers.

Representative Transactions
Attorney for leveraged buy out of Diana Fruit Preserving Company.

Representative Cases
Santa Clara Savings and Loan Association v. Pereira 164 CA 3rd 1089.

Randy M. Hess

Attorney in Campbell, CA

Contributing Author:
California Automobile Insurance Law Guide, CEB, 2005-2007. Speaker: "Insurance Premium Insurance and Indemnity Agreements," Santa Clara County Bar Association, 2004; "Insurance Issues for Lenders," California Mortgage Association, 2004; "Insurance Coverage for Real Estate and Business Attorneys," Santa Clara Bar Association, 2003; "Avoiding Traps in Insurance Coverage and Claims," American Corporate Council, San Francisco, 2002; "Insurance Primer for the High Tech Attorneys," Santa Clara County CLE, San Jose, 2000; "Insurance Issues for the Mortgage Lender," California Mortgage Association, Burlingame, 2000. Speaker/Author: "Fundamentals of Employment Law Practice: Insurance Coverage," CEB San Francisco and Sacramento, September 1999-2001; "Insurance Settlement Handbook-Establishing Bad Faith", James & Co., 1998-2000; "Insurance Coverage Issues for Lenders," California Trust Deed Brokers Association, 1998; "Malicious Prosecution Coverage Issues/Personal Injury Coverage Issues," Bad Faith Blockbusters, Annual Monterey Bad Faith Seminar, August 1996; "Run for Cover (Employer's Insurance Coverage for Claims Made by Employees);" "Beware of Attacks on the Liability Insurance Notice-Prejudice Rule," Continuing Legal Education. Co-Author: "Recent Developments in Insurance Law, Lorman Education Services, April 1994-1996; "Foreclosure and Insurance Issues," Mortgage Association of California, January 26, 1996; "The Workplace in Transition/Labor and Employment Law Supplement," Los Angeles Daily Journal and San Francisco Daily Journal, July 27, 1995; "Antitrust Laws and Insurers," California Trial Lawyers Association Forum, December 1993. Named: Silicon Valley Best Attorneys, San Jose Magazine, 2000-2008; Bay Area Top Attorneys, San Francisco Magazine and Northern California Super Lawyer in Insurance, 2004-2010. Chair, 1997 and Co-Chair 2003 and 2006 of Executive Committee, Insurance Law. Chair, Cardozo Society, 2006-2008.

Areas of Law:
-Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith
-Insurance Litigation

Experience & Credentials

Position
Shareholder

Admission Details
Admitted in 1979, California

Law School Attended
Santa Clara University
Class of 1979
J.D.

University Attended
Arizona State University
Class of 1976
B.S.
cum laude

Representative Cases
Dart Industries v. Commercial Union Ins. (2002) 28 Cal. 4th 1059; USA NeutraSource, Inc. v. CNA Ins. Co. 140 F.Supp.2d 1049 (N.D.Cal 2001); Vandenberg v. Superior Court (Centennial Ins. Co.) (1999) 21 Cal. 4th 815; Wong v. State Compensation Ins. Fund (1993) 12 Cal.App.4th 686; USA NeutraSource v. CAN Ins., 140 F. Supp.2d 1049 CN.D. Cal 2001; Apte v. Japra, Inc., 96 F.3d 1319 (9th Cir. 1996); Lesser v. State Farm Ins. Co., 1996 WL 339854 (C.D.Cal. 1996); I.E. Associates v. Safeco Title Ins. Co. (1985) 39 Cal.3d 281; Primiani v. Federal Insurance Co., 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 27403 (9th Cir. 2006 - unpublished)
Education
  • Santa Clara University
    Juris Doctorate , 1979

Mr. Patric J. Kelly

Attorney in Campbell, CA

Member, Congressman Don Edwards Inns of Court. Extern, Chief Justice Donald Wright, Calif. Supreme Court, 1975. Contributor, California (now United) Trustee's Association Newsletter, 1983. Speaker: California (now United) Trustees Association, since 1983; California Mortgage Broker's Association, since 1986; Santa Clara County Bar Association, since 1995; Santa Clara County Association of Realtors; First American Title Insurance Company; California Trust Deed Broker's Association; Mortgage Association of California; . Instructor: De Anza Community College, Real Estate and Business Law; San Jose State University, Real Estate Law. California Real Estate Broker, 1979. Drafter of legislation regarding California real property foreclosure law which has become law. Co-Author: Textbook for California Broker's Class; "Foreclosures, Distress Sales and Bankruptcy." Author: "Ethics, Professional Conduct & Legal Aspects of Real Estate." Lecturer: National Business Institute, "Foreclosure and Repossession in California - How To Do It Right;" "California Foreclosure and Repossession;" Special focus in secured creditor bankruptcy representation, and representing secured lenders in foreclosure litigation. Member: United Trustee's Association; California Mortgage Association. Community Volunteer, including softball coach for 15 years.

Areas of Law:
-Creditor Bankruptcy
-Business Law
-Real Estate
-Class Actions
-Commercial Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Contracts
-Corporate Law
-Debtor and Creditor
-Leases and Leasing
-Litigation
-Mortgages
-Bankruptcy Chapter 7
-Bankruptcy Chapter 11
-Bankruptcy Chapter 13
-Bankruptcy Fraud
-Bankruptcy Litigation
-Bankruptcy Reorganization
-Commercial Bankruptcy
-Commercial Foreclosure
-Commercial Insolvency
-Foreclosures
-Fraudulent Conveyance
-Insolvency
-Receivership
-Unfair Competition
-Workouts
-Commercial Litigation
-Commercial Transactions
-Commercial Transfers
-Commercial Conveyancing
-Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
-Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy
-Commercial Real Estate Contracts
-Commercial Real Estate Development
-Commercial Real Estate Finance
-Residential Real Estate Sales
-Commercial Real Estate Litigation
-Commercial Real Estate Sales
-Closely Held Corporations
-Corporate Real Estate
-Incorporation
-Small Business Corporations
-S Corporations
-Creditors Rights
-Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy
-Secured Creditors Rights
-Unsecured Creditors Rights
-Mortgage Law
-Commercial Mortgages
-Mortgage Bankruptcy
-Mortgage Finance
-Mortgage Foreclosure
-Mortgage Lien Foreclosure
-Mortgage Refinancing
-Mortgage Workouts
-Adverse Possession
-Quiet Title
-Real Estate Acquisitions
-Real Estate Bankruptcy
-Real Estate Brokerage Law
-Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability
-Real Estate Contracts
-Real Estate Foreclosure
-Real Estate Investment
-Real Estate Leasing
-Real Estate Litigation
-Real Estate Sales
-Real Estate Secured Lending
-Real Property
-Real Estate Workouts
-Real Property Acquisitions
-Real Property Finance

Experience & Credentials

Position
Shareholder

Admission Details
Admitted in 1976, California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
1990, U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California
1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
1999, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

Law School Attended
Santa Clara University School of Law
Class of 1976
J.D.
summa cum laude

University Attended
California State University, Hayward
Class of 1973
B.A.
summa cum laude

Associations & Memberships
Santa Clara County and West Valley Bar Associations; State Bar of California.

Bar Fellowship
American Bankruptcy Institute.

Representative Cases
In re Zamani (2008) 390 B.R. 680; In re Cecconi (2007) 366 B.R. 83; Ung v. Koehler (2005) 135 Cal. App. 4th 186; Melendrez v D & I Investments, Inc. (2005) 127 Cal.App.4th 1238; Nguyen v. Calhoun (2003) 104 Cal.App.4th 428; Abdallah v. United Savings Bank (1996) 43 Cal.App.4th; In re Apte, 180 B.R. 223 (9th Cir.BAP (Cal.) 1995); USA Nutrasource, Inc., v. CNA Insurance Company (2001 N.D.Cal) 140 F.Supp.2d 1049; In re BFP, 114 S.Ct. 1757, (U.S. Supreme Court, 1994) - amicus; I. E. Associates v. Safeco Title Ins. Co. (1985) 39 Cal.3d 281- amicus; Trustors Security Service v. Title Recon Tracking Service, (1996) 49 Cal.App.4th 592 - amicus; Lindsay v. Beneficial Reinsurance Co. (In re Lindsay) (9thCir.1995) 59 F.3d 942 - amicus. Less

Hobbies & Interests
Golf, softball, coaching, cooking, travel, family.
Education
  • Santa Clara University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude , 1976

Pamela A. Bower

Attorney in Campbell, CA

Listed in: Northern California Super Lawyer, Insurance Coverage, 2010, 2011; Avvo rating "Superb 10.0 out of 10.0". Arbitrator, Mediator and Pro Tem, San Mateo County Superior Court and Santa Clara County Superior Courts. Member, San Mateo County Superior Court ADR and Civil Advisory Bench-Bar Committees, 2000-.

Areas of Law:
-Insurance
-Civil Litigation
-Insurance Bad Faith

Experience & Credentials

Position
Senior Counsel

Admission Details
Admitted in 1990, California and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Central Districts of California
1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Law School Attended
Santa Clara University
Class of 1990
J.D.

University Attended
University of California at Berkeley
Class of 1987
A.B.
English

Birth Information
Born in 1965
Andrews, Texas

Associations & Memberships
Santa Clara County Bar Association; Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association.

Representative Cases
Crane Helicopter Services v. United States Aviation Underwriters, et al., 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22426.
Education
  • Santa Clara University
    Juris Doctorate , 1990

Nicole Adams-Hess, Esq.

Attorney in Campbell, CA

Order of the Coif; Articles Editor for the Santa Clara Law Review; Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Insurance Law and Land Use Law; Emory Scholarship, George Strong Scholarship; Co-author of "Running for Cover: Important Insurance Issues for Mortgage Loan Brokers" (California Mortgage Association, Points of Interest, Summer 2014); Seminar panelist "What You Do Not Know About Health Insurance Can Hurt You," Santa Clara County Bar Association Insurance Law Section, May 2014; Co-author of "New Technology - Old Law: Autonomous Vehicles and California's Insurance Framework" (Santa Clara Law Review Vol. 52, No. 4); Academic and Professional Development Fellow.

Areas of Law:
-Insurance
-Real Estate

Experience & Credentials

Position
Associate

Admission Details
Admitted in 2012, California, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Law School Attended
Santa Clara University School of Law
Class of 2012
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended
University of California, Berkeley
Class of 2009
B.A.
highest honors

Birth Information
Born in 1987
San Jose, California, 1987

Associations & Memberships
Santa Clara County Bar Association: Barristers Committee - Executive Board and 2014 Leadership Program Participant;
Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association;
San Francisco County Trial Lawyers Association;
The National LGBT Bar Association.
Education
  • Santa Clara University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 2012

Jeffrey A. Baruh

Attorney in Campbell, CA

JEFFREY A. BARUH, Esq., has been admitted to practice in California state and federal courts since 1979. He graduated from University of California at Los Angeles in 1976, and obtained a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1979.

He is a member of the law firm of Adleson, Hess & Kelly, where he contributes to the firm's insurance law and real estate practice. He is experienced in California state and federal court litigation at both the trial court and appellate court levels, including having participated in numerous jury trials.

Until joining the firm in 2008, Mr. Baruh conducted his legal practice as a named partner in his own firm on the Peninsula. Mr. Baruh now utilizes his litigation skills to practice on behalf of insurance policyholders and parties involved in real estate disputes.

Associate/Partner, Crist, Griffiths, Bryant, et al. (Palo Alto), 1979-1985. Partner, Goldstein, Barceloux & Goldstein (San Francisco), 1985-1990. Founding Partner and Head of Litigation, Bryant, Clohan & Baruh (Palo Alto), 1990-2008. Trustee, Santa Clara County Bar Association, 1998.

Areas of Law:
-Litigation
-Business Transactions
-Civil Practice
-Construction Law
-Real Estate
-Insurance
-Insurance Bad Faith
-Debtor and Creditor
-Products Liability

Experience & Credentials

Position
Associate

Admission Details
Admitted in 1979, California

Law School Attended
University of San Francisco
Class of 1979
J.D.

University Attended
University of California at Los Angeles
Class of 1976
B.A.
cum laude

Birth Information
Born in 1954
San Francisco, California, July 3, 1954

Representative Cases
Marcos & Millichap Real Estate Inv. Brokerage Co. v Hock Inn. Co. (No. A078977).
Education
  • University of San Francisco
    Juris Doctorate , 1979

Joanne M. Wendell

Attorney in Campbell, CA

Joanne M. Wendell, Esq., has 16 years of experience successfully resolving insurance coverage disputes from tender through appellate advocacy, including almost 11 years as counsel to insurers and nearly six years as counsel to policyholders (commercial, professional, and individual). Her experience includes: (1) first party property claims including business interruption loss; (2) third party liability coverage (defense and indemnity) under varied policies (CGL, E & O, D & O, EPL, title) and circumstances (real estate, employment, intellectual property, finance and investment, malpractice, construction, psychological counseling, commercial transportation (railway and bus), towing and auto sales, bodily injury/wrongful death, property damage, personal injury, advertising injury, premises liability, product liability, and HOA issues; (3) insurance bad faith; and (4) complex litigation.

2008-Date: Adleson, Hess & Kelly, APC, in Campbell, California.
1998-2008: Charlston, Revich and Williams/Chamberlin/Wollitz, in Los Angeles, California.

Ms. Wendell received her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law, and became a member of the California State Bar in 1997. She is also admitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as well as to the United States District Courts for the Central and Eastern Districts of California.

Areas of Law:
-Insurance Coverage/Litigation
-Real Estate
-Complex and Multi-District Litigation
-Property Damage
-Construction Liability
-Insurance Defense
-Premises Liability

Experience & Credentials

Position
Associate

Admission Details
Admitted in 1997, California
1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of California

Law School Attended
Pepperdine University School of Law
Class of 1997
J.D.

University Attended
Western Michigan University
B.S.
summa cum laude

Birth Information
Born in 1959
Allen Park, Michigan, May 1, 1959

Associations & Memberships
Santa Clara County Bar Association Insurance Law Section: 2013-2014 Chairperson; 2009-2012 Executive Committee; 2009-2014 Editor of Quarterly Case Review/Newsletter.
Santa Clara County Bar Association Judiciary Committee: 2009-2014 Member.
State Bar of California
Education
  • Pepperdine University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1997

Lisa J. Parrella

Attorney in Campbell, CA

We are pleased to announce the addition of Lisa J. Parrella, Esq., to our law firm as of July 1, 2009. Lisa has a wide variety of legal experience in multiple jurisdictions and is admitted to the bar and has practiced in New York, Nevada, and California. Lisa graduated cum laude from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and magna cum laude from Touro College, Jacob J. Fuchsberg Law Center in Long Island, New York, where she was also a member of Law Review. She is admitted to the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California, as well as the District of Nevada, and to the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Her practice will primarily focus on real estate litigation, and she will assist in the bankruptcy and insurance practices as well.

Dean's List. Faculty Scholar, 1979. Top 5% of the Class. Recipient: American Jurisprudence Awards, 1986 and 1988; Awards for Excellence in Social Security Disability Clinic, 1988. Certified: California Trustee Sale Officer, February 2010; Nevada Trustee Sale Officer, November 2009. Member, California Mortgage Association, 2009. Formerly with: Law Offices of Lisa J. Parrella; Law Offices of James J. Lee; Law Offices of Anthony T. Case; New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Areas of Law:
-Real Estate
-Real Estate Litigation
-Bankruptcy
-Insurance

Experience & Credentials

Position
Associate

Admission Details
Admitted in 1990, New York
1999, Nevada and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
2004, California
2004, U.S. District Court Northern District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Law School Attended
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Class of 1989
J.D.
magna cum laude

University Attended
St. Lawrence University
Class of 1980
B.A.
Political Science, cum laude

Birth Information
Born in 1958
Rochester, New York, November 14, 1958

Languages
Italian and Spanish

Special Agencies
New York Department of Environmental Conservation.

Associations & Memberships
Santa Clara County (Member, Sections on: Women's Section, 2004-2009; Solo Practitioners, 2004-2009; Environmental Law, 2004-2009); New York State and American Bar Associations (Member, Sections on: Environmental Law, 2000-2004; Solo Practice, 2000-2004); State Bar of California; State Bar of Nevada. Less

Representative Cases
Banc of America Leasing & Capital LLC v. 3 Arch Trustee Services, Inc., 180 Cal.App.4th 1090 (2009); Siena Court Homeowners Assn' v. Green Valley Corp. et al., 164 Cal. App. 4th 1416 (2008).
Education
  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
    Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude , 1989

Clay A. Coelho

Attorney in Campbell, CA

We are pleased to announce the addition of attorney Clay A. Coelho, Esq., as of February 10, 2010. Mr. Coelho has 18 years of experience in insurance coverage and bad faith law. Mr. Coelho has also practiced in the fields of real estate and business litigation, as well as complex construction litigation. He has tried both jury and court trials throughout the Bay Area. Mr. Coelho's practice at Adleson, Hess & Kelly will focus on representing policyholders in litigated and non-litigated coverage and insurance bad faith disputes. He will also assist lenders in real estate litigation. Mr. Coelho obtained his law degree from Whittier College School of Law in Los Angeles in 1992 and was admitted to the State Bar of California and the United States District Courts for the Central and Eastern Districts of California during the same year.

Areas of Law:
-Insurance Coverage
-Insurance Bad Faith
-Construction Litigation
-Coverage Issues
-Real Estate
-Civil Practice

Experience & Credentials

Position
Associate

Admission Details
Admitted in 1992, California
U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California

Law School Attended
Whittier College School of Law
Class of 1992
J.D.

University Attended
San Diego State University
Class of 1988
B.A.

Birth Information
Born in 1966
Palo Alto, California, January 30, 1966

Associations & Memberships
State Bar of California.
Education
  • Whittier College School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1992
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