John A. Cleaveland

Of Counsel
Office

San Francisco

One Embarcadero Center
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94111
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Education
J.D., San Francisco Law School, San Francisco, California, 1975
B.A., San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, 1967, History
State Bar Licenses
California
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

John A. Cleaveland

Of Counsel

John Cleaveland has forty years of experience handling a wide spectrum of civil litigation matters in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area with an emphasis on personal injury including products, premises, government tort and automobile liability. His experience also includes the defense of real estate broker and agent E&O and construction defect cases. John has tried more than fifteen Superior Court cases to jury verdict and over the years has handled literally hundreds upon hundreds, if not thousands, of arbitrations, mediations and court appearances of all stripes. He also served as the Managing Attorney for two San Francisco insurance staff counsel offices and has been appointed and served as a Judge Pro Tem/Settlement Conference Panelist for the San Francisco, Marin and Sonoma County Superior Courts. 

Awards/Achievements
Pro Tem Settlement Panelist and Court Appointed Arbitrator for the San Francisco, Marin, and Sonoma County Superior Court, as well as independent arbitrator and mediator
President and Trustee Representative, Marin County School Boards Association
Chair, Vice Chair, and Trustee, Mill Valley School District
Memberships
State Bar of California
Practice Areas
Litigation