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. CALIFORNIA sou THeRn CaLiFoRnia
WILLIAM H. FORD, III
Bill Ford and his firm, Ford & serviss, LLP, give voice to policyholders statewide on
a vast array of insurance-related issues. in the
trial and appellate courts Bill is a leading
advocate on issues relating to insurers’ obliga-
tions to defend, provide independent counsel and settle. “uncommon
illumination” is an apt description of his coverage work.
Bill doyle, the founder of The doyle Firm, P.C., in Phoenix, is recognized by his peers as a
sought-after litigation expert in insurance defense,
insurance coverage, construction, construction defect, professional liability and general liability cases.
since 1981, Bill has counseled and represented
clients facing high value damage claims with
exceptional skill, thoroughness and integrity. Bill
has a keen understanding of the practical issues
confronting clients in such matters and he has
achieved their goals in trial in state and federal
courts on more than one hundred occasions.
Bill also has a well-earned reputation as a highly
skilled negotiator who regularly achieves optimal results for his clients outside
the courtroom, as well. and because of his extensive experience in insurance
law and liability claims, Bill frequently is asked to serve as an expert on the
settlement value of large damage claims.
Bill is admitted to practice in arizona, nevada, Michigan and federal courts.
The doyle Firm, P.C., under Bill’s guidance, embodies the skill and integrity of
its founder and it stands ready to serve clients seeking excellence in representation tailored to their specific needs.
WILLIAM H. DOYLE
1313 e. osborn Rd., ste. 220, Phoenix, aZ 85014
p: 602.240.6711, f: 602.240.6951
. CALIFORNIA san diego
For more than 29 years, Joseph L. oliva has practiced law in business/commercial complex litigation;
construction defect litigation; personal injury; contract
disputes; partnership disputes; employee discrimination; banking industry litigation; and intellectual
property. Mr. oliva is currently licensed to practice law
in California, nevada, and arizona and is admitted
in several district courts nationwide. Mr. oliva has
gained significant trial experience; and he and his firm
are recognized as expert litigators in these areas. He
has represented nationally recognized Fortune 500
companies in litigation matters across the country. in
addition to his overall litigation experience, Mr. oliva
has significant expertise in insurance matters, primarily
insurance coverage disputes; bad faith litigation; and
insurance broker malpractice. Because of his expertise
in this area, Mr. oliva has been utilized as an expert
witness on insurance coverage disputes. Mr. oliva has
received the highest a-V rating from Martindale-Hubbell for ethics and
legal ability. in 2013, Mr. oliva was recognized as a san diego County
Top attorney in the insurance practice category by The Daily Transcript.
OLIVA & ASSOCIATES, ALC
11770 Bernardo Plaza Court, suite 350, san diego, Ca 92128
p: 858.385.0491, f: 858.385.0499
OLIVA & ASSOCIATES, ALC
Joseph L. Oliva