Seibert & Bautista

Seibert & Bautista

Seibert & Bautista is a full service civil law firm

Firm Overview

Seibert & Bautista is a full service civil law firm representing clients in Northern and Southern California with offices in San Francisco's Financial District, Hollywood - Los Angeles, and in the picturesque town of Twain Harte in the heart of Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality legal representation throughout California in an aggressive, cost-effective manner and with close attention to each client's unique needs.

Our attorneys are experienced in representing clients in state and federal courts. The Firm's attorneys are also experienced in negotiation and understand that our clients are often best served by resolving disputes out of court. To this end, we are committed to providing our clients advice on how to best resolve disputes and avoid litigation, but should negotiation fail, we stand ready to vigorously protect our clients' interests through litigation.

Our Legal Team:
Success born of experience: Our attorneys offer legal assistance with a high degree of specialized knowledge.

-Shannon Seibert
-Joe Bautista
-Nina Montoya

Areas of Practice:
Learn about the fields of law in which we specialize.

-Labor and Employment Law
-Entertainment Law
-Business Law
-Civil Litigation
-Estate Planning
Main Office
Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Ave #15
Hollywood  CA  90038
  • (323) 500-0821
  • (323) 500-0830
At Seibert & Bautista, we are committed to helping our clients drafting clear, enforceable contracts to protect our client's interest, while never losing sight that the goal of the contract is business and not law.
However,contract disagreements sometimes do arise and we understand that such disagreements can be both costly and time consuming. We strive to work closely with our clients to obtain an effective resolution that helps our clients meet their business goals.

Seibert & Bautista stands ready to assist its clients in the following areas of Business Law:

-Contract Drafting and Negotiation
-Breach of Contract Litigation
-Business Incorporation and Formation
-Commercial Lease Drafting and Negotiation
-Landlord-Tenant Disputes (Commercial and Residential)
Intellectual Property
Seibert & Bautista will represent your Intellectual Property legal matters.
Areas of Practice:
-Labor and Employment Law
-Entertainment Law
-Business Law
-Civil Litigation
-Estate Planning
Seibert & Bautista will represent your Litigation legal matters.
Seibert & Bautista is a civil law firm that represents clients throughout Northern and Southern California.

Our firm is committed to providing excellent, personalized and professional service employing the latest technology.

Our areas of practice include the following:

-Employment Law & Discrimination
Employment Discrimination
Wrongful Termination
Workplace Safety
Failure to Pay Wages
Failure to Provide Meal and Rest Periods

-Entertainment Law
Film and Project Finance
Talent Agreements
Production Strategy

-Business Law
Contract Drafting and Negotiation
Breach of Contract Litigation
Business Incorporation and Formation
Commercial and Residential Lease Drafting and Negotiation
Landlord-Tenant Disputes (Commercial and Residential)

-Civil Litigation
Catastrophic or Severe Personal Injury
Premises Liabililty
Product Liability

-Estate Planning
Wills and Trusts
Power of Attorney
Advanced Healthcare Directives

Shannon Seibert

Shannon graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in political science. She then attended the University of Southern California, where she pursued her law degree as well as a master's degree in journalism. After graduating, Shannon completed a fellowship at a non-profit organization in San Francisco and has since devoted her time to employment law as well as general civil litigation. Shannon is licensed in the state of California and is admitted to the Ninth Circuit and the Northern, Central and Eastern Federal District courts of California. She focuses her practice on Labor and Employment law and is a member of California Employment Lawyers Association. In her free time, she enjoys writing, skiing, hiking, and kayaking.

Joe Bautista

Joe received his undergraduate education at Rice University in Texas, where he earned his bachelor's degree in History, Political Science and Economics. Joe returned to California to begin his legal education at the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law. Joe is licensed in the State of California and is admitted to the Ninth Circuit and the Northern, Central and Eastern Federal District courts of California. He focuses his practice on Labor and Employment Law and general civil litigation. He is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association. In his free time, he enjoys soccer, hiking and is an avid snowboarder.

Nina Montoya

Nina completed her undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in three years with a degree is psychology. She continued her education at USC law school, graduating from the Hale Moot Court Honors Program. After graduation Nina began practicing as a commercial litigator. She soon changed her focus to matters of intellectual property in the entertainment industry. She has worked extensively in film finance, drafting investor agreements, disclosures and advising on SEC compliance. Nina has litigated distribution and production related contracts in the courts and before the Independent and Film Television Alliance. Nina has combined her experience in litigation, commercial contracts and film business organization/structure to focus on negotiating and drafting agreements on behalf of actors, writers and producers as well as assisting new productions in their business structure and strategy. Nina works from our Raleigh Studios office in Los Angeles. She is licensed in the State of California and is admitted to the Northern, Central and Eastern Federal District courts of California. In her free time, she enjoys camping, meditation, traveling and yoga.