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Peter J. Gates - Irvine, CA

15635 Alton ParkwaySuite 260 Irvine, CA 92618

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Irvine Employment Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Pete has been an attorney specializing in civil litigation defense for more than 35 years. He has tried over 120 jury trials to verdict throughout the counties of Southern California. Pete is an Advocate with the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has extensive experience in defending vehicle liability, premises liability, employment liability and Elder Abuse claims...

Pete has been an attorney specializing in civil litigation defense for more than 35 years. He has tried over 120 jury trials to verdict throughout the counties of Southern California. Pete is an Advocate with the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has extensive experience in defending vehicle liability, premises liability, employment liability and Elder Abuse claims.

Pete defended and tried to defense verdict two of the biggest fire losses in the history of Orange County--the Anaheim Fire litigation and the 2151 Michelson Fire litigation filed against Standard Brands Paint Corporation. He has extensive experience handling and defending catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. Pete lives with his wife, Rita, and two children in Orange County, CA.

About Peter J. Gates

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner

Practice Areas

  • Employment Litigation
  • Vehicle Accident Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Security/Third Party Violent Crime
  • Long Term Care Liability
  • Products Liability

Litigation

  • 100%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1975

Other Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 1999 - 2010 (Rank of Advocate)
  • Orange County Bar Association

Classes and Seminars

  • "Evaluation of Wrongful Death Claims," 2000 - 2010
  • "Evaluation of Traumatic Brain Injury Claims," 2000 - 2010

Past Positions

  • Hill, Genson, Even, Crandall & Wade, Partner, 1976 - 2002
  • Spray, Gould & Bowers, Associate, 1974 - 1976

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    J.D., 1974
    Law Review: Loyola University Law Review, 1971 - 1974
  • California State University, Fullerton, California
    B.A., Political Science, Cum Laude, 1970

Office Information

Address

15635 Alton ParkwaySuite 260 Irvine, CA 92618

Fax

  • 949-753-0265

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Peter J. Gates

Included on the 2021 Southern California list


Past Lists

  • 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers list

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