William A. Bramley

William A. Bramley: Attorney with The Law Offices of William A. Bramley A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Recipient: 1989 San Diego Bar Association Annual Award for Outstanding Community Service; State Bar of California Volunteers In Parole Award, 1976-1992. Voted as one of the Best Real Estate Attorneys in San Diego, San Diego Daily Transcript, 2005. Selected, Super Lawyers (2007—). Lecturer: Bankruptcy Law Section, San Diego County Bar Association. Presenter, Judicial Administration Division Appellate Judges Conference, American Bar Association, 1993. President, Board of Directors, Los Ninos (International Community Development). Past Chairman, Board of Governors, Volunteers In Parole, Inc. (San Francisco, California).

Lecturer, Bankruptcy Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association; Civil Litigation Section of the San Diego County Bar Association; Presenter, Judicial Administration Division Appellate Judges Conference for ABA; Lecturer, California Receiver's Forum; Mediator of United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California.

Other Distinctions: Selected as one of San Diego SuperLawyers (2007-present); Voted as one of Ten Best Real Estate Attorneys in San Diego, S.D.D.T. (2005); San Diego County Bar Association Outstanding Community Service Award (1989); State Bar of California Volunteers In Parole Award (1976-1992); Optimist Club Presidential Award, (2009, 2014).

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Debtor and Creditor Rights
  • Litigation
  • Estate Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
619-677-5940  Phone
619-232-1400  Phone
619-232-2541  Fax
University Attended:
United States Naval Academy, B.S., 1969; Defense Language Institute, WashDC, Cert, 1971
Law School Attended:
University of San Diego, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1976, California; 1976, U.S. District Court, Southern and Central Districts of California
San Diego and American (Member, Sections on: Business Law; Real Property; Trust and Probate) Bar Associations; State Bar of California.
Lieut., U.S. Navy, 1969-1974
French and Vietnamese
Birth Information:
Bronxville, New York, August 14, 1947
Reported Cases:
Martinez v. State of California, 444 U.S. 277 (1979);
In re Wind Power Systems, Inc., 841 F.2d 288 (9th Cir. 1988);
In re: Greater Southern California Health Plans, U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D.Cal.) (principal responsible attorney representing Official Unsecured Creditors Committee in (approx distribution of $32M to creditors); One Harbor Drive Homeowners Association, aka The Harbor Club Homeowners Association, et al. v. The Harbor Drive Venture; et al., San Diego County Superior Court Case No. GIC 767787 ($20M+ recovery for water intrusion and structure defects in twin 43-story towers); In re Kona Kai Resort Associates, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Case No. 90-10442-B11
(principal attorney representing Debtor in Possession of Kona Kai Resorts Associates, then owner of one of the principal hotel resorts along the San Diego harbor front, together with restaurant, and marina facilities);
Representation of numerous other Chapter 11 debtors, Official Unsecured Creditors Committees, and creditors.
Representation of Nokia, Inc. in construction of 190,000 and 135,000 square foot office and research buildings;
Representation of local developer in loan workouts exceeding eight figures;
Representation of major farm in north San Diego County;
Representation of bank and businesses in real property matters.
Hobbies & interests:
Fly fishing, travel.
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

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