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Peter W. Felchlin

Peter W. Felchlin

Associate
Location:
Los Angeles, California
Phone:
213-427-2300
Fax:
213-427-2330
Email:

Peter graduated Southwestern Law School in 1978. After passing the bar that same year, he began work as an independent public defendant pursuant to Penal Code 987. Over the following 18 months, he had 17 misdemeanor criminal trials to verdict. In 1980, he started work for the insurance defense firm of Murchison & Cumming. Over the ensuing 17 years he worked for a series of defense firms, including Haley & Bennett, Haley & Bell, Sherlock & Neal and finally Sherlock & Felchlin. From 1997 to 2006 he was Attorney of Record for Sherlock, Sinatra & Felchlin, staff legal for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. In 2006, he started work for Yoka & Smith, where he remains today. Over the course of his career in civil litigation, he has tried over 30 cases to jury verdict.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1982

Education

  • Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1978
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, California
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Major: History

Classes/Seminars

  • Evidence in the Real World, Loyola School of Law, 2000 - 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • California State Bar

Past Employment Positions

  • Sherlock, Sinatra & Felchlin, Attorney of Record, 1997 - 2006

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Tau Omega

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