Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP

Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP

Law Firm in Fresno, CA

Firm Overview

Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP was founded by three partners committed to meeting each clients' desire of receiving personal, responsive and quality legal representation. Each partner has extensive and substantial litigation experience, enabling each partner to provide the most prudent advice and legal counsel, while at the same time aggressively representing each clients' interests. The firm's practice includes civil, trial and appellate work in both the state and federal courts, with emphasis in business litigation, insurance bad faith and insurance coverage litigation, construction law, insurance defense, civil appeals, business and real estate. Areas of Law: -Insurance -Commercial Litigation -Business Law -Products Liability -Litigation -Civil Appeals -Omissions -Small Business -Corporate -Partnerships -Real Estate -Crop Damage. -Civil Litigation -Business Litigation -Professional Errors -Medical Malpractice -Insurance Coverage -Insurance Bad Faith -Construction Litigation -Real Estate Litigation -Environmental Litigation -Crop Damage -Premises Liability Defense -Personal Injury -Business Transactions -Commercial Law -Landlord and Tenant Law. -Complex Business Litigation -Professional Errors and Omissions -Construction Law -Commercial Real Estate Litigation -Products Liability Defense -Collections -Accidents -Automobile Accidents -Motor Vehicle Accidents -Wrongful Death -Bodily Injury -Fraud -Agricultural Law -Agricultural Tort Claims -Negligence -Landlord and Tenant Law -Environmental Law.

Main Office

Main Office
6785 N. Willow Avenue

Fresno CA 93710

Phone

559-438-2390

Fax

559-438-2293

Business

Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP will represent your Business legal matters.

Areas of Law: -Insurance -Commercial Litigation -Business Law -Products Liability -Litigation -Civil Appeals -Omissions -Small Business -Corporate -Partnerships -Real Estate -Crop Damage. -Civil Litigation -Business Litigation -Professional Errors -Medical Malpractice -Insurance Coverage -Insurance Bad Faith -Construction Litigation -Real Estate Litigation -Environmental Litigation -Crop Damage -Premises Liability Defense -Personal Injury -Business Transactions -Commercial Law -Landlord and Tenant Law. -Complex Business Litigation -Professional Errors and Omissions -Construction Law -Commercial Real Estate Litigation -Products Liability Defense -Collections -Accidents -Automobile Accidents -Motor Vehicle Accidents -Wrongful Death -Bodily Injury -Fraud -Agricultural Law -Agricultural Tort Claims -Negligence -Landlord and Tenant Law -Environmental Law.

James H. Wilkins

Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP

Attorney in Fresno, CA

Extensive trial practice emphasizing the prosecution and defense of high exposure and complex cases including matters involving insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, and business litigation. Represents clients in alleged fraud, unfair business practices and insurance coverage disputes of all types. A speaker at numerous legal seminars throughout California. Served as an adjunct professor of insurance law at San Joaquin College of Law. Extensive experience with civil appeals, having handled matters in various appellate courts throughout California and the California Supreme Court. Handled appeals in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court. Earned the highest rating from Martindale Hubbell and repeated recognition as a "Northern California Super Lawyer" by the San Francisco Magazine.

Areas of Law:
-Insurance Bad Faith
-Insurance Coverage
-Commercial Litigation
-Insurance
-Civil Appeals
-Business Litigation
-Fraud

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1984, California
-U.S. District Court, Northern, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
-U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended:
Arizona State University
Class of 1984
J.D.

University Attended:
Arizona State University
Class of 1980
B.S.

Birth Information:
Born in 1958
Potsdam, New York, May 11, 1958

Associations & Memberships:
Fresno County Bar Association; American Board of Trial Advocates.

Education

Arizona State University
Juris Doctorate, 1984

John A. Drolshagen

Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP

Attorney in Fresno, CA

Mr. Drolshagen, one of the founding members of the firm, brings to his clients over twenty years of experience handling civil litigation and general business matters covering areas from commercial, construction, product liability, professional errors and omissions, environmental and real estate. Mr. Drolshagen has successfully tried numerous jury trials to verdict and represents individuals and companies in a wide variety of business matters. He is an appointed arbitrator for the Fresno County Bar Association Fee Dispute Program.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Business Law
-Commercial Litigation
-Construction Law
-Product Liability
-Commercial Law
-Professional Errors and Omissions
-Environmental Law
-Real Estate
-Construction
-Professional Liability

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Of Counsel

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1982, California

Law School Attended:
Santa Clara University
Class of 1982
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California at Davis
Class of 1978
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1955
Oakland, California, June 5, 1955

Associations & Memberships:
Fresno County Bar Association (Arbitrator, Fresno County Fee Dispute Panel, 2000); The State Bar of California; Association of Defense Counsel.

Education

Santa Clara University
Juris Doctorate, 1982

Marissa J. Facciani

Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP

Attorney in Fresno, CA

Ms. Facciani's practice concentrates in Business Litigation and Commercial Litigation. She was an Extern Law Clerk to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Dennis L. Beck, United States District Court, Eastern District of California.
Extern Law Clerk to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Dennis L. Beck, U. S District Court, Eastern District of California.

Areas of Law:
-Business Litigation
-Civil Litigation
-Commercial Litigation
-Insurance

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1999, California

Law School Attended:
San Joaquin College of Law
Class of 1998
J.D.

University Attended:
California State University, Fresno
Class of 1995
B.S.

Associations & Memberships:
Fresno County Bar Association; State Bar of California; Fresno County Women Lawyers.

Education

San Joaquin College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1998

Michael J. Czeshinski

Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP

Attorney in Fresno, CA

Mr. Czeshinski, one of the founding members of the firm, concentrates his practice in areas of civil litigation which include professional errors and omissions, insurance defense, business litigation, MPCI and agricultural claims, collections and general negligence claims. He has successfully tried to verdict cases in the state courts of California. He has also handled various writs and appellate matters before the Fifth District Court of Appeal.Member, Wisconsin International Law Journal, 1987-1988.

Areas of Law:
-Professional Errors and Omissions
-Insurance Litigation
-Insurance Defense
-Civil Litigation
-Business Litigation
-Civil Appeals
-Agricultural Law
-Collections
-Negligence

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1988, California, Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Law School Attended:
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Class of 1988
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Class of 1985
B.S.

Birth Information:
Born in 1962
Wausau, Wisconsin, November 4, 1962

Associations & Memberships:
Fresno County Bar Association; Association of Defense Counsel; State Bar of California.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Juris Doctorate, 1988

Quentin Cedar

Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP

Attorney in Fresno, CA

Mr. Cedar's practice concentrates in insurance coverage, bad faith litigation and commercial litigation. Prior to coming to Wilkins Drolshagen & Czeshinski, he was Extern Law Clerk to the Honorable District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill, United States District Court, Eastern District of California.
Certified Law Clerk, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of California and Extern Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California.

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

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2007, California

Law School Attended:
San Joaquin College of Law
Class of 2007
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California, Berkeley
Class of 2000
B.S.

Birth Information:
Born in 1977
Santa Barbara, California, 1977

Associations & Memberships:
Fresno County Bar Association; State Bar of California.

Education

San Joaquin College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2007

Stephanie M. Grewal

Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP

Attorney in Fresno, CA

Areas of Law:
-Civil Practice
-Commercial Litigation

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2008, California and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Law School Attended:
San Joaquin College of Law
Class of 2008
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California at Santa Barbara
Class of 2004
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1982
1982

Associations & Memberships:
Fresno County Bar Association; State Bar of California; Fresno County Women Lawyers.

Education

San Joaquin College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2008

Varduhi Rose Petrosyan

Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski LLP

Attorney in Fresno, CA

Ms. Petrosyan practices in personal injury matters, including medical malpractice. She recently obtained her Real Estate Broker's license. She speaks Armenian and Russian.

Areas of Law:
-Personal Injury
-Civil Litigation
-Business Litigation
-Real Estate
-Landlord and Tenant Law
-Medical Malpractice

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2001, California

Law School Attended:
San Joaquin College of Law
Class of 1999
J.D.

University Attended:
California State University, Fresno
Class of 1995
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1972
Yerevan, Armenia, January 9, 1972

Languages:
Armenian, Russian

Associations & Memberships:
Fresno County Bar Association; State Bar of California; Fresno Association of Realtors; California Association of Realtors; National Association of Realtors.

Education

San Joaquin College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1999

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