Sergio Feria

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Biography

Sergio Feria is a graduate of Whittier College (1979) and the University of San Diego, School of Law (1982). Mr. Feria also attended the Universidad Ibero Americana in Mexico City, Mexico. He was admitted to the California Bar in December 1982. He is the owner of the Law Offices of Sergio Feria, A Professional Corporation. He began his legal career in 1982 in Los Angeles with Tapia & Meastas, a civil law and criminal law litigation and trial law firm. Mr. Feria is a fluent Spanish speaker, reader, and writer.

In 1986, Mr. Feria started his law firm, The Law Offices of Sergio Feria, A Professional Corporation. His statewide practice emphasizes the trial, arbitration, mediation, and resolution of legal disputes arising from accidents resulting in serious personal injury and wrongful death, lawyer malpractice, insurance company failure to defend or pay insurance benefits, real estate litigation and transactions, employment law, elder abuse, and business litigation.

Mr. Feria is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Diego County Bar Association, the Lawyers Club of San Diego, the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, and San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association. Mr. Feria has served as Judge Pro Tem for the San Diego County Courts, on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Trial Lawyers Association (now known as Consumer Attorneys of San Diego), on the Board of Visitors of the University of San Diego School of Law, as President of San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association, and as a Member of the Board of California Rural Legal Assistance. For the last two years, Mr. Feria has served as Treasurer of San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association.

Mr. Feria served on the Charter Review Committee for the City of Chula Vista. Until 2008, Mr. Feria served as a member of the Proposition BB Citizen Oversight Committee for the Sweetwater Union High School District, overseeing the spending, budgeting, and construction of a $300 million expenditure for improvement of public school facilities in the Sweetwater School District Civil Associations: Mr. Feria has served as a panelist on various legal matters, legal topics, and legal issues at the San Diego County Bar Association, California Western School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law, La Raza Lawyers Association, Miramar College, and Southwestern College. Reported Cases: Premises Liability/Negligence: Incomplete spinal cord injury caused by a fall at an apartment complex.; $2,600,000; Products Liability: Wrongful death from a single car roll over accident caused by a defective tire.; $2,200,000; Products Liability/Premises Liability Negligence: Burns at worksite caused by exploding chemicals.; $1,200,000; Pedestrian accident: Wrongful death of an absent father, no economic evidence.; $600,000; Products Liability: Injury to teeth and mouth caused by defective weld on bike.; $300,000; Products Liability: Wrongful death, single car roll over accident.; $630,000; Premises Liability/Negligence: Burns to worker caused by automobile carburetor.; $225,000; Products Liability: Arm injury to worker caused by defective work equipment.; $450,000; Automobile Accident: Wrongful death of non custodial divorced father.; $700,000; Automobile Accident: Non surgical back injury.; $200,000; Pedestrian Accident: Wrongful death while crossing street not in a crosswalk.; $195,000; Insurance Company Bad Faith: Failure to defend a lawsuit against a construction company.; $490,000; Insurance Company Bad Faith: Failure to pay benefits, wrongful denial of auto theft claim.; $260,000; Insurance Company Bad Faith: Failure to pay benefits, wrongful denial of auto theft claim.; $125,000; Insurance Company Bad Faith: Failure to pay life insurance death benefits.; $185,000; Lawyer Malpractice: Against a law firm that advertised heavily in the Spanish language media.; $250,000; Lawyer Malpractice: Dishonest conduct by an attorney that harmed the client.; $152,000; Financial Elder Abuse: 94 year old misled into signing away her interest in her home.; $200,000 (value of home equity taken and returned); Financial Elder Abuse: 75 year old misled into signing away her interest in her home.; $195,000 (value of home equity taken and returned); Speaking Engagements: Mr. Feria has served as a panelist on various legal matters, legal topics, and legal issues at the San Diego County Bar Association, California Western School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law, La Raza Lawyers Association, Miramar College, and Southwestern College. Mr. Feria has appeared on television and radio discussing legal issues and topics on ABC Evening News, NBC 39 News, Fox News, 33Mi San Diego, and the legal radio show Marco Legal on K1040.

Areas of Practice (17)

  • General Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Head & Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Lawyer Malpractice
  • Insurance Company Bad Faith
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business Law
  • Labor & Employment
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(619) 234-8787  Phone
(619) 234-8509  Fax
www.sergioferia.com/profile.html
University Attended:
Whittier College, B.A., 1979
Law School Attended:
University of San Diego, J.D., 1982
Year of First Admission:
1982
Admission:
1982, California
Memberships:
San Gabriel Valley and San Diego County Bar Associations; State Bar of California; Lawyers Club of San Diego; Consumer Attorneys of San Diego; San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association.
Languages:
Spanish
Birth Information:
Los Angeles, California, March 26, 1957
ISLN:
907462635

Peer Reviews

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