Sean SeLegue has developed two distinct areas of focus over nearly 25 years of law practice.
Appeals. Mr. SeLegue brings rigorous analysis, lively writing and creativity to his appellate practice. He emphasizes teamwork with trial counsel while ensuring the client gets objective advice based on a fresh assessment of the matter. He is a certified appellate specialist, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, and a member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Mr. SeLegue began his career in appellate law in 1991 with a clerkship for Judge Cynthia Holcomb Hall of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Since then, he has handled appeals in many areas, including real estate, partnership disputes, securities law, contract law and high-asset family law cases.
Attorney Liability And Ethics. A former Chair of the State Bar of California Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, Mr. SeLegue has advised and represented lawyers and law firms for twenty years. He has extensive experience in defending malpractice and malicious prosecution actions and attorney discipline defense. He has overseen internal investigations for law firms and has advised firms and appeared on their behalves, in investigations and inquiries by federal judges. Mr. SeLegue also has served as an expert witness.