About Civil Litigation
Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP (RS&C) has been providing sophisticated civil litigation, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services since 1973. The firm's attorneys represent individuals, families, entrepreneurs, partnerships, and both small and large corporations located throughout Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. This includes disputes involving virtually all areas of the law such as contracts, business and personal torts, landlord-tenant, intellectual property, real estate, construction, securities, divorce, child custody, insurance and personal injury defense and prosecution.
RS&C currently represents the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District in all personal injury and property damage claims brought against the District, the National Interstate Insurance Company in all California claims brought against its insured transportation and trucking industry companies, and the County of Santa Barbara Retirement System in the evaluation and defense of all claims for permanent, lifetime disability benefits. RS&C has represented Student Transportation of America, Santa Barbara Transportation and The Santa Maria Area Transit District.
The firm also represents individuals who have suffered major or catastrophic injuries and those who have wrongful death claims.
RS&C's litigators have settled and/or completed hundreds of trials. They are capable of handling cases of any size and degree of complexity, and are often hired as Special Litigation Counsel by out-of-area clients and attorneys.
When disputes arise, RS&C's attorneys seek to resolve them through negotiation, mediation and/or arbitration. When a trial is required the firm's attorneys are aggressive, experienced and successful advocates.
We offer substantial expertise to institutions, businesses, families and individuals involved in business disputes and formal lawsuits, including matters involving:
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Client Resources- Understand the Litigation Process:
- Federal Judicial Center, How Civil Cases Move through Federal Courts
- California State Bar, A Guide to Legal Literacy (contains information about the pre-trial stages of civil cases, the roles of attorneys, trials, verdicts, and more)
- American Bar Association, How Courts Work: Steps in a Trial
- Cornell University Law School, Legal Information Institute, Discovery
Looking For A Top Litigation Attorney?
Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP provides efficient, cost effective and successful dispute resolution and complementary legal services that help individuals and businesses get on to the next thing as quickly and as painlessly as possible. We have a comprehensive understanding of injury-related California and federal laws and extensive experience handling injury litigation. Our firm includes highly regarded AV Preeminent-rated lawyers in the specific practice areas of Real Estate, Taxation, Litigation, Trusts & Estates, Business & Commercial and General Practice law. We also have Certified Tax Specialists that have been certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.
To contact one of our Civil Litigation and ADR attorneys immediately during business hours, call (805) 963-9721, or use the form on this page.