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  • John Forest Hilbert

          

    John Forest Hilbert is a partner of Hilbert & Satterly. He practices in the areas of real estate, business and general civil litigation, and title insurance. Mr. Hilbert’s experience includes representation of title insurance companies and their insureds in both litigation and coverage matters, and the representation of commercial landlords and real estate developers.

    Mr. Hilbert was previously partner of Andersen Hilbert & Parker LLP.

    Mr. Hilbert's experience includes acting as in-house counsel for title insurers and as private counsel for individuals and entities. He is AV rated by Martindale & Hubbell.

  • John Forest Hilbert

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Areas Of Practice

  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Title Insurance
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Banking Litigation
  • Bankruptcy & Creditor's Rights
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Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
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Bar Admissions

  • California, 1982
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
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Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence cum laude - 1982
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, California
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1979
    • Honors: With High Honors
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Published Works

  • A Criticism of the Gertz Public Figure/Private Figure Test in the Context of the Corporate Defamation Plaintiff University of San Diego Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 4
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Representative Cases

  • In Re Riverside-Linden Inv. Co., 925 F.2d 320 (United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit 1991)
  • In Re Riverside-Linden Inv. Co., 945 F.2d 320 (United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit 1991)
  • In Re Riverside-Linden Inv. Co., 99 B.R. 439 aff'd, (9th Cir. 1991) 925 F.2d 320 (United States Bankruptcy Appeallate Panel of the Ninth Circuit 1989)
  • In Re Riverside-Linden Inv. Co., 111 B.R. 298 (United States Bankruptcy Appeallate Panel of the Ninth Circuit 1990)
  • In Re Riverside-Linden Inv. Co., 85 B.R. 107 aff'd (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 1989) 99 B.R. 439 aff'd, (9th Cir. 1991) 925 F.2d 320 (United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California 1988)
  • In Re Riverside-Linden Inv. Co., 89 B.R. 848 (United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California 1988)
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Representative Clients

  • Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
  • First American Title Company
  • Stewart Title Guaranty Company
  • Title Resource Group (TRG)
  • WFG National Title Insurance Company
  • The Heritage Escrow Company
  • UBS Bank
  • Citibank
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Classes/Seminars Presenter

  • Real Property Remedies
  • Title Examination in California
  • Law of Easements: Legal Issues and Practical Considerations in California
  • Easement & Boundary Disputes
  • Bad Faith/Cumis Counsel
  • Ethical Ramifications of the Duty to Defend and the Tripartite Relationship
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Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • California Land Title Association, Associate Member
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