San Jose Trial Attorneys
For more than a century, the San Jose law firm of Rankin | Stock | Heaberlin has represented individuals, businesses, and public entities throughout Northern California in connection with a variety of general civil litigation, personal injury, public entity defense, general business litigation, and estate litigation matters. For more information about our areas of expertise, please see our practice areas overview. Since our founding in 1898, we have obtained outstanding results in virtually every type of civil suit, including a myriad of complex litigation matters. We handle all aspects of each case we take on, and have built a reputation for achieving success both at trial and in a range of arbitrations and settlements, a record that has prompted requests from other law firms for training, guidance, and regular assistance as co-counsel. As further testament to our reputation, we have received Martindale Hubbell's prestigious "AV" peer rating, signifying preeminent legal ability and the highest ethical standards. The firm has always been an active part of the San Jose community. Former alumni include numerous prominent figures in the legal profession, and current members are regularly asked to serve as arbitrators and judges pro tempore. To find out how our attorneys can assist you with your legal needs, contact Rankin | Stock | Heaberlin today.
96 North Third Street
San Jose CA 95112
We handle personal injury cases arising from a variety of incidents, including automobile accidents, catastrophic injuries, slip and fall cases, as well as wrongful death claims.
Our experience includes representing both defendants and plaintiffs, giving us a multifaceted understanding of the scope of litigation involved in personal injury claims. This distinctive perspective, coupled with our significant trial experience, has helped us build a proven track record of successful litigation and favorable settlements in a range of personal injury claims. Our attorneys have a particular wealth of experience acting on behalf of insurance companies. We understand the multitude of state and federal statutes and regulations governing insurance contracts, and know the underlying legal issues at play in personal injury defense matters.
Partner Jon A. Heaberlin has significant trial experience, and focuses his practice on all forms of civil litigation, including insurance defense, public entity defense, business litigation, civil rights claims, trade secret claims, and personal injury. Mr. Heaberlin has consistently obtained successful jury trial results. He has tried cases before juries in multiple Bay Area counties and in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Mr. Heaberlin has argued four cases before the Sixth District Court of Appeal and is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of California.
Mr. Heaberlin earned his Juris Doctorate from the Santa Clara University School of Law, and he received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1998.
Santa Clara University School of Law