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  • Education
    • J.D., University of San Diego, 1996
    • B.S., Metropolitan State University of Denver, 1990
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
By exposing ill-conceived and unsupported claims, J. Alan Warfield assists clients to obtain finality before the expense and uncertainty of trial begins. With a deep understanding of the law, J. Alan’s focus is to obtain an early resolution for clients through the summary judgment procedure.

J. Alan has been certified as an appellate specialist in California for over 10 years, and has extensive experience in both state and federal courts of appeal. With sensitivity to the client’s ongoing business concerns, he brings valuable knowledge, experience and the ability to navigate all stages of the litigation process, including post-trial motions and appeals.
  • Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Superior Court (2009) 47 Cal.4th 72
  • Saint Agnes Medical Center v. PacifiCare of California (2003) 31 Cal.4th 1187
  • Glen Oaks Estates Homeowners Assn. v. Re/Max Premier Properties, Inc. (2012) 203 Cal.App.4th 913
  • American Bd. of Cosmetic Surgery, Inc. v. Medical Bd. of California (2008) 152 Cal.App.4th 534
  • Schwarzenegger v. Fred Martin Motor Co. (2004) 374 F.3d 797
  • Valentine v. Membrila Ins. Services, Inc. (2004) 118 Cal.App.4th 462
  • Park v. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. (2003) 108 Cal.App.4th 595
  • Bolton v. Trope (1999) 75 Cal.App.4th 1021
  • Smith, Smith & Kring v. Superior Court (Oliver) (1997) 60 Cal.App.4th 573
  • Bormann v. Chevron USA, Inc. (1997) 56 Cal.App.4th 260