Hollister & Brace A Professional Corporation

  • Established in 1966
  • Firm Size 15
  • Peer Reviews

    4.9/5.0 (47)
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About this firm

Hollister & Brace was founded in 1966 by William A. Brace and J.J. Hollister III. Cases recently brought to a successful conclusion by Hollister & Brace include large class-action suits against fraudulent insurance companies. The firm was counsel for the property owners in two landmark California Supreme Court land use cases, Citizens of Goleta Valley v. Board of Supervisors (Hyatt) (1990), and Morehart v. County of Santa Barbara (1994). The firm also served as lead counsel for the successful oil companies in the Pt. Arguello crude oil transportation litigation.

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Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Civil Litigation (including complex
  • class actions)
  • Business
  • Taxation
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Environmental
  • Real Property
  • Land Use
  • Development
  • Eminent Domain
  • Mining
  • Oil and Gas
  • Construction
  • Probate
  • Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing
  • International Business Transactions
  • Insurer Insolvency
  • Liquidation.
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Family Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Law
  • Civil Practice
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • General Practice
  • Housing Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Leases and Leasing
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Natural Resources
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use
  • Wills

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4.9/5.0 (47 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Michael P. Denver by a Private Practice Lawyer on 05/31/12 in Litigation

    A top notch lawyer. I was an adversary but I have enormous respect for his professional competence and consider him a valued colleague and a credit to the Bar.

    A top notch lawyer. I was an adversary but I have enormous respect for his professional competence and consider him a valued colleague and a credit to the Bar. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Michael P. Denver by a Principal on 06/04/12 in Civil Litigation

    Great lawyer, great person.

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