Partners Joseph J. (J.J.) Minioza, Douglas (Gregory) Kilduff, David Frankenberger, Andrew Chan and Carol Ann Seita Are Selected as 2021 Super Lawyers
July 12, 2021
Partners Joseph J. (J.J.) Minioza, Douglas (Gregory) Kilduff, David Frankenberger, Andrew Chan and Carol Ann Seita have been selected for the 2021 Northern California Super Lawyer list. Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
This is the ninth year Mr. Minioza has been acknowledged as a Super Lawyer. He is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and voted one of America’s Top 100 Civil Litigators. Mr. Minioza is also the President of the Firm and the Managing Partner of the Oakland/East Bay office. Mr. Minioza is a trial attorney specializing in defending companies in many different areas of civil litigation, including real estate, employment, personal injury, and commercial disputes. He has tried over 35 cases to verdict in both state and federal court, achieving a 97% success rate. He is frequently invited by both his clients and their insurance carriers to give lectures on various areas of law as well as publishing frequently in his areas of practice. Mr. Minioza can be reached at 510.832.7770 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the sixth year Mr. Kilduff has been acknowledged as a Super Lawyer. He is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell. His practice includes defending construction site injury, motor vehicle, commercial trucking and auto cases, premises liability and products liability cases. Within his diverse litigation practice, Mr. Kilduff has also defended medical professionals, medical facilities and elder abuse cases. In addition, he has real estate litigation experience defending the interests of real estate professionals such as home inspectors. Mr. Kilduff can be reached at 916.483.5181 or email@example.com
This is the sixth year Mr. Frankenberger has been acknowledged as a Super Lawyer. Mr. Frankenberger is the Managing Partner of the Fresno and Bakersfield offices. He is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is a member of Ericksen Arbuthnot’s Board of Directors. He is a newly elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). and has been recognized as a Best Lawyer for 2018. Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. Mr. Frankenberger was voted a Top Attorney in Northern California 2019 by San Francisco Magazine. Dave is co-chair of the Trucking Liability practice group. He is a member of the Appellate and Healthcare practice groups. His practice includes complex state court and federal court litigation. In addition, Dave defends healthcare matters, including claims against doctors, nurses, chiropractors and dentists in medical board, nursing board, and dental board matters. Over the course of his career, Dave has successfully tried numerous matters to jury verdict, including jury trials in both state and federal court. Mr. Frankenberger can be reached at 559.449.2600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is the fourth year Mr. Chan has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star which represents the top 2.5% of Lawyers in Northern California. Mr. Chan is a partner in the Oakland/East Bay office. He has extensive litigation experience representing institutional clients in state and federal court. His areas of practice include insurance coverage and defense, construction defect, breach of habitability, medical and professional malpractice, personal injury, product liability, intellectual property, real estate, consumer finance, employment, and commercial disputes.
Mr. Chan’s insurance coverage work includes property damage, construction defect, business interruption, loss of use, theft and attempted theft, vandalism, professional errors and omissions, premises liability, personal injury, violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the duty to defend, and bad faith claims. He is also a California licensed real estate broker and he is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Chan can be reached at 510.832.7770 or email@example.com
This is the first year Ms. Seita has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star. Ms. Seita is a partner and trial attorney in the Fresno/Central Valley office. Her prior experience includes working for the U.S. Attorney’s office in Fresno in various capacities, including in the Administrative Division, the Victim Witness Unit and the Criminal Unit.
Ms. Seita’s current case load includes matters involving personal injury, premises liability, employment law, subrogation defense, products liability, property damage, and construction defect. She is a member of the Firm’s Construction, Products Liability, Trucking Liability and Employment Practice Groups and chair of the Firm's Real Estate Practice Group. Ms. Seita can be reached at 559.449.2600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.