William L. Brelsford, Jr.

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Brelsford, Androvich & White
 | 1001 G Street, Suite 301
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-449-1300
Fax: 916-449-1320
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney William L. Brelsford, Jr., is a partner at Brelsford Androvich & White in Sacramento, California. Mr. Brelsford focuses his practice on personal injury law, litigating matters on behalf of plaintiffs in Sacramento and throughout California. He handles matters involving automobile injuries, medical malpractice, premises liability, products liability and other serious injuries.

    Mr. Brelsford has two decades of experience and is a seasoned courtroom litigator. He is familiar with all phases of the trial process and has a successful history of litigation. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in many significant cases leading to major recoveries for his clients.

    Recognized for his achievements, the National Trial Lawyers included Mr. Brelsford in the “top 40 under 40” and “top 100 trial lawyers” lists. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a fellow in the International Society of Barristers. He holds the highest rating of AV Preeminent* by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell.

    In addition, Mr. Brelsford is a national member of the Order of Barristers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers recognized him for his achievements in advocacy. He is also a certified diplomate of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.

    Mr. Brelsford received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Davis, and earned his law degree from the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, California. He obtained his license to practice law in California in 1999, which made him eligible to practice before all California state courts. In 2001, he received a license to practice law in the state of Nevada.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

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    About William Brelsford, Jr.

    Admitted: 1999, California

    Professional Webpage: http://baw-attorneys.com/team_member/william-l-brelsford/


    • National Member of The Order of Barristers for exhibiting excellence and attaining high honors in the “Art of Courtroom Advocacy.”
    • ABOTA as the McGeorge “Student Trial Advocate of the Year” in 1999
    • Rising Star
    • McGeorge Trial Advocacy Program, competing on behalf of the school in ATLA, TYLA and other nationally recognized competitions, McGeorge School of Law
    • Consumer Attorneys of Sacramento “First Honors” Award, McGeorge School of Law
    • McGeorge First Year Mock Trial Competition
    •  “America’s Top 100” attorneys
    • Martindale-Hubbell as AV Preeminent
    • This is an "invitation-only" professional association, comprised of top-young trial attorneys throughout the state of California and the United States., "Top 40 Under 40", The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
    • ABOTA Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2012
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
    • Fellow in the International Society of Barristers, International Society of Barristers, 2015

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys with special competence in Medical Professional Liability, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
    • State Bar of Nevada, 2001
    • California, 1999

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presentation given to the Sacramento Barrister's Club, with the Honorable Robert C. Hight of the Sacramento County Superior Court, regarding how to try an Expedited Jury Trial., Speaker, Lecture regarding "Expedited Jury Trials", 2012


    • In a jury trial for the case of Slothower v. InAlliance, obtained a $1.2 million verdict in the Sacramento County Superior Court for the parents of Ryan Slothower, arising out of his wrongful death. Ryan Slothower, a 27 year old, developmentally delayed young man, had his femur shattered by his caregiver (defendant's employee).  Thereafter, Ryan underwent surgery to repair the fracture and upon extubation, he aspirated stomach contents into his lungs, developed ARDS, and died., 2010

    Educational Background:

    • The University of California at Davis, BA, Major: Economics, Minors: Rhetoric & Communications and Philosophy, Honor: Member, 1993-1994 men’s baseball team that posted the most wins by any baseball team in UC Davis history, Division II National Championship, 1993
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    1001 G Street
    Suite 301
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Phone: 916-449-1300

    Fax: 916-449-1320

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