William G. Hanson is the principal attorney of the Firm and oversees all client matters. He has been a civil trial attorney for 25 years with successful results representing large, medium and small businesses and individuals in state and federal courts. Mr. Hanson has extensive experience in jury trials, bench trials, hearings, arbitration and mediation. He also practices before administrative and regulatory agencies. He practiced law at the highly respected Coffield, Ungaretti, Harris and Slavin of Chicago and received his early training directly under the late, renowned trial attorney Michael Coffield. Mr. Hanson has also practiced with well reputed private law firms in Boston and San Francisco. He founded his practice in 2002 in Walnut Creek, California.
William Hanson has represented diverse clients ranging from some of the largest companies in the world to small, closely held businesses and individuals in need of resolution or preventative services. Bar Memberships and Professional Affiliations
State Bar of California State Bar of Illinois The Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit The Federal District Courts for the Northern District of California, the Eastern District of California, the Northern District of Illinois and the District of Massachusetts
Contra Costa County Bar Association Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Litigation Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association Former Member of the Cook County and Chicago Bar Associations Former Certified Arbitrator, Chicago Bar Association
DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, Juris Doctor, 1987
Alfred University, Alfred, New York, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Education, 1981