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Tag: James Wagstaffe

Litigation Strategies in the Age of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Apr 15, 2020
WVBR partner Jim Wagstaffe, has published an article on the subject of litigation during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Managing a busy litigation practice to effectively represent clients requires great vigilance and...

Winning With Forum Selection Clauses

Apr 15, 2020
WVBR partner Jim Wagstaffe, an expert on federal civil procedure, has published an article in this month’s California Litigation Magazine on the subject of winning litigation through forum selection clauses....

Presenting Witnesses Virtually

Mar 25, 2020
In these trying times, lawyers are called upon to represent their clients in non-traditional ways that minimize personal contact, reduce cost, but do not compromise on quality of representation. WVBR...

WVBR Obtains Summary Judgment for Developer

Dec 10, 2019
On December 10, 2019, United States District Judge John A. Mendez of the Eastern District of California granted summary judgment in favor of WVBR’s client in the matter of Myrtle...

Jim Wagstaffe explains the Supreme Court’s stealth revolution in civil procedure

Jul 7, 2019
Jim Wagstaffe has published an article explaining the Supreme Court’s stealth revolution in civil procedure that is available on Lexis now. As Jim explains, the U.S. Supreme Court steadily and...

New Firm, Same Excellence

Jun 26, 2019
WVBR is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been named Northern California Super Lawyers for 2019: James Wagstaffe (Top 100), Michael von Loewenfeld, and Frank Busch.

9th Circuit Affirms Whistleblower Victory

Feb 26, 2019
In a unanimous opinion, a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld WVBR’s trial victory on behalf of Stanford Wadler, the former General Counsel of BioRad Laboratories....

Appeals court upholds libel verdict against CalCoastNews

Feb 6, 2019
James Wagstaffe successfully defended his trial victory on behalf of a client defamed by CalCoastNews. Read more here.

Hello World!

Dec 3, 2018
San Francisco, meet your newest litigation boutique Jim Wagstaffe is renowned for his skills as a trial lawyer and procedural expert.   He has been rated in the SuperLawyers top 100...

Jim Wagstaffe Presents Seven Sure-Fire Tips For Winning The Summary Judgment Game

Nov 29, 2018
The summary judgment process can often be the whole ballgame.  Today, Jim Wagstaffe shared his seven sure-fire summary judgment tips, including how to win the motion through discovery, identifying the winning issues,...