William C. Callaham

Partner

 

Location: Sacramento, California

Phone: 916-229-8366

Fax: 916-442-4118

Email: William C. Callaham

 

Born Guam, Mariana Islands, August 22, 1948; admitted to bar, 1974, California. Education: San Diego State University (B.S.M.E., 1970); McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific (J.D., 1974); Diplomate, American Board of Trial Advocates (National  President, 2008); Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Fellow International Academy of Trial Lawyers; Fellow, International Society of Barristers; Diplomate, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (National President 2014-2016); Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Catastrophic loss

Personal injury

Wrongful death litigation

Legal, medical and other professional malpractice

Product liability

Insurance bad faith


LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

 

CERTIFIED LEGAL SPECIALTIES

National Board of Trial Advocacy, Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy, 1993

Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, 2012

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

California, 1974

 

EDUCATION

McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California

J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

San Diego State University, San Diego, California

B.S.M.E., Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Best Lawyers in America, 2008 - Present

Northern California Super Lawyers, 2005 - Present

AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, 1982 – Present

Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award - National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016 and 2017

Sacramento Valley ABOTA Chapter, President, 1995

Sacramento Valley ABOTA Trial Lawyer of the Year 2008

ABOTA National President 2008

ABPLA National President 2014-2016

Director ABA-TIPS/ABOTA National Trial Academy 2016

Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, Advocate of the Year 2016

Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America – The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society

Lifetime Achievement Award - America's Top 100 Attorneys

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

State Bar of California, Member

Sacramento County Bar Association, Member

American Association for Justice, Member

American Board of Trial Advocates, Diplomate, 1984 - Present

American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, 2012 - Present

International Society of Barristers, 2009 - Present

International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2006 - Present

American College of Trial Lawyers, 1997 – Present

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