John P. Pearson is an attorney with 14 years experience in insurance defense, business litigation and general civil litigation. Since being admitted to the bar in 2001, Mr. Pearson has specialized in commercial and personal automobile and trucking liability, catastrophic injury and brain damage, California government tort defense, toxic tort, commercial and personal residence premises liability, ADA claims, business tort, property damage, uninsured/underinsured motorist (first and third party), elder abuse, construction injuries and accidents, professional malpractice and product liability / warranty actions. Mr. Pearson also has extensive experience in defense of administrative writs, wrist of mandamus, actions for foreclosure of mechanics' liens, stop notices, actions on payment bonds, breach of construction contracts, delay claims, insurance coverage (litigation, coverage opinions, declaratory relief and bad faith defense) and complex construction defect in both California and Nevada.
Mr. Pearson practiced for several years defending real estate errors and omissions policies including handling of multi-party real estate disputes for failure to disclose, property line disputes, landslide, subsidence, breach of fiduciary duty and fraudulent nondisclosure actions, and claims for damage caused by water intrusion, view obstructions and mold damage/injuries. He has successfully resolved several hundred civil lawsuits and has extensive experience in both plaintiff and defense representation in serious accident / injury litigation. He has successfully mediated or arbitrated in excess of 250 civil cases.
Mr. Pearson was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2001, the State Bar of Nevada in 2002, and the United States District Court, Northern (2002), Southern (2002), Central and Eastern Districts of California. John graduated from California State University, Sacramento (Dean's List 1997) and Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2001 (Cum Laude) where he was a member of law review.