Barton Hegeler has three decades of experience as a civil and criminal trial lawyer. Hegeler & Anderson specializes in the representation of the healthcare community including hospital and healthcare provider malpractice actions, administrative and licensing actions, and employment law including counseling and investigations in response threatened litigation. The firm has represented many of the largest healthcare providers in San Diego since 1988.
Hegeler & Anderson uses the insight, knowledge, and experience gained in handling hundreds of civil and criminal cases to assist clients in protecting their interests throughout all phases of litigation, from pre-litigation internal investigations, depositions, administrative hearings, through trial. Hegeler & Anderson also has an appellate practice.
Mr. Hegeler was a Prosecutor in Kern County California for eight years, during which time he specialized in the prosecution of serious and violent crimes, and was one of the founders of the Kern County District Attorney's Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit.
Mr. Hegeler joined the law firm of McInnis, Fitzgerald, Rees & Sharkey in 1987, and became a Partner in 1992. Mr. Hegeler was a member of the firm's Health Care Group, and specialized in all aspects of representation of the health care community.
Mr. Hegeler formed his law firm in 1995 with an emphasis on providing superior representation through a proactive philosophy and by maintaining a close working relationship with clients. Mr. Hegeler has obtained the highest rating from the Martindale-Hubbell national directory of lawyers and law firms.
Mr. Hegeler is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Hegeler is an Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates; he is also certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys with special competence in medical professional liability. Mr. Hegeler is also a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.