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General Defense
Boornazian, Jensen & Garthe
A Professional Corporation
555 12th Street, 18th Floor
Oakland, California 94607Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 510-834-4350
Fax: 510-839-1897
www.bjg.com
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 12925, Oakland, CA 94604-2925
Established: 1974

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Trial Practice
  • Product Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Construction Law
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Admiral Insurance CompanyAffiliated FM Insurance Company
AIMS - Acclamation Insurance Management ServicesAmerican Claims Service
Anchor Claims Services, Inc.Arch Insurance Group
AXA Re Property & CasualtyBroadspire
Carl Warren & CompanyClarendon America Insurance Company
Clarendon National Insurance CompanyCrawford & Company
Crawford Technical ServicesFirst Specialty Insurance Corporation
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.Hudson Insurance Company
Lloyd's UnderwritersMattei Insurance Services, Inc.
Network Adjusters, Inc.North American Risk Services
North American Specialty Insurance CompanyQBE the Americas
Quanta Specialty Lines Insurance CompanyRisk Management Services, Inc.
Royal & SunAllianceSedgwick CMS
Sirius International Insurance CorporationSwiss Re America Group
TRISTAR Risk ManagementUSF Insurance Company
Virginia Surety Company, Inc.Western Heritage Insurance Company
Westport Insurance Corporation
Non-Insurance Clients
Administrative Office of the CourtsAmvac Chemical Corporation
County of AlamedaCounty of Santa Barbara
East Bay Municipal Utility DistrictHarley-Davidson Motor Company Group, Inc.
Target Corporation
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Personnel Information
Shareholders
Gregory J. Rockwell
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:grockwell@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 1975
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
Education:
  • University of San Francisco, B.A., 1973
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1975
Born:1951
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Robert B. Lueck
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:rlueck@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 1978
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County and Contra Costa County Bar Associations
  • Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California
Education:
  • University of Southern California, A.B., 1975
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1978
Born:1953
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Alan E. Swerdlow
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:aswerdlow@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 1987
Memberships:
  • American and Alameda County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of California
  • Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California
Education:
  • University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1984
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1987
Born:1961
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Thomas E. Mulvihill
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:tmulvihill@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 1987
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • National Association of Securities Dealers (Board of Arbitrators)
  • Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California
Education:
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1981
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1987
Born:1958
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Dennis P. Fitzsimons
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:dfitzsimons@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 1989
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Northern California Fraud Investigators Association
  • Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., 1974
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., 1989
Born:1952
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Christopher E. Brumfiel
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:cbrumfiel@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2001
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Davis, B.A., 1994
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2001
Born:1972
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Jeffrey A. Chadic
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:jchadic@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 1998
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • Allan Hancock College, A.A./A.S., 1987
  • San Francisco State University, B.A., 1990
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1997
Born:1963
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Principals
Alexander Rolph Moore
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:amoore@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 1998
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. (Dean's List), 1986
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., 1993
Born:1964
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Jonathan W. Heck
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:jheck@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2001
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Davis, B.A., 1996
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 2001
Born:1973
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Emmett E. Seltzer
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:eseltzer@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2003
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • Vanguard University of Southern California, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1995
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2003
Born:1973
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Tamiko A. Dunham
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:tdunham@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2004
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. (with high honors), 2000
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2004
Born:1978
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Gregory B. Thomas
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:gthomas@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2005
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A. (cum laude), 1997
  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2005
Born:1975
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Thomas E. Borbely
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:tborbely@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2005
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • Diablo Valley College, A.A., 2001
  • John F. Kennedy University School of Law, J.D., 2005
Born:1976
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Associates
Jeffrey A. Loew
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:jloew@bjg.com
Admitted
  • New York, 2006
  • California, 2010
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2002
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2005
Born:1980
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Roseanne C. Lazzarotto
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:rlazzarotto@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2007
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2003
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2007
Born:1980
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Donnelly A. Gillen
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:dgillen@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2008
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Maryland, College Park, B.A., 2005
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2008
Born:1983
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Nina K. Dindral
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:ndindral@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2008
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2005
  • Chapman University School of Law, J.D., 2008
Born:1983
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Anthony F. Manzo
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:amanzo@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2008
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A., 1999
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 2008
Born:1975
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Brentley P. Yim
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:byim@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2009
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Riverside, B.A., 2006
  • University of California Davis School of Law, J.D., 2009
Born:1983
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John A. Castro
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:jcastro@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2010
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2005
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2010
Born:1983
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Allison L. Shrallow
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:ashrallow@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2010
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • The University of Arizona, B.A., 2007
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2010
Born:1984
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Frank J. Lee
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:flee@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2011
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 2006
  • University of California Davis School of Law, J.D., 2011
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Patrick J. Larsen
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:plarsen@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2011
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Miami, B.S., 2006
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 2011
Born:1984
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Lauren O. Miller
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:lmiller@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2011
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • California Polytechnic State University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2008
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2011
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Paul H. Kim
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:pkim@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2011
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • California Polytechnic State University, B.A. (cum laude), 2006
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2010
Born:1979
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Travis A. Brooks
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:tbrooks@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2012
Memberships:
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • Colorado College, B.A., 2006
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D. (Order of the Coif), 2011
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Jeffrey M. Mahnken
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:jmahnken@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2012
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • The University of Arizona, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2001
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 2011
Born:1978
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Justin A. Mallory
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:jmallory@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2012
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Davis, B.S., 2009
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D. (with distinction), 2012
Born:1986
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Steven M. Wheat
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:swheat@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2012
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • The University of Mississippi, B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude), 2007
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2012
Born:1984
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Kevin M. Pease
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:kpease@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2013
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Irvine, B.A., 2009
  • University of California Davis School of Law, J.D., 2013
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Zachary W. Lloyd
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:zlloyd@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2013
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2008
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2013
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Daniel S. Maroon
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:dmaroon@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 2014
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Davis, B.A., 2010
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2013
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Of Counsel
David J. Garthe
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:dgarthe@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 1972
Memberships:
  • American and Alameda County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of California
  • Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
Education:
  • University of California, Davis, A.B., 1968
  • University of California Davis School of Law, J.D., 1971
Born:1946
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William T. Mulvihill
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:wmulvihill@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2003
Additional Biographical Details:
ADR Panel Member: San Francisco Superior Court (1988-Present); Contra Costa Superior Court (1989-Present); Alameda Superior Court (1996-Present); Faculty Member, Personal Injury Litigation, Hastings College of Advocacy, Hastings Center for Trial & Appellate Advocacy (1988-1989)
Memberships:
  • State Bar California
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • University of San Francisco, B.A., 1972
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., 1977
Born:1950
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Gail C. Trabish
Oakland, CA
E-Mail:gtrabish@bjg.com
Admitted
  • California, 1982
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Virginia State Bar
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • Alameda County Bar Association
Education:
  • Georgetown University, B.S.B.A., 1976
  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 1980
Born:1955
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Service Area Listings
Fairfield, California38 miles
Hayward, California17 miles
Martinez, California24 miles
Napa, California39 miles
Pleasanton, California30 miles
Redwood City, California35 miles
Sacramento, California90 miles
San Francisco, California13 miles
San Jose, California47 miles
San Rafael, California30 miles
Santa Rosa, California55 miles
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