Bob Camors

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in San Jose, CA

Law Offices of Bob Camors
1501 The Alameda, Suite 210
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 408-780-0524
Fax: 408-573-5743
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (50%), Estate & Trust Litigation (20%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Employment Litigation: Defense (10%), Intellectual Property Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded civil trial attorney, Bob Camors is the founder of his eponymous law firm. He is based in San Jose, California, and he represents people and businesses in Santa Clara County, the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the state. Mr. Camors has been admitted to practice in California since 1985, and he is also admitted to practice before several federal trial and appellate courts, including the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 9th and Federal Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Camors has handled a variety of civil and commercial disputes through mediation and before arbitrators as well as in the courtroom. His cases have included contract breaches, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, collections, disputes between commercial landlords and their tenants, intellectual property infringement, trust and probate litigation, mechanic’s liens and other construction matters, and employment law. His successful track record in and out of the courtroom has led to his receipt of many honors and awards, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo.

In addition to his court and bar admissions, Mr. Camors is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He served his country with distinction for more than 20 years as a member of the United States Army, including three tours of duty in Vietnam, and he received a Purple Heart and several other decorations before retiring as a lieutenant colonel in 1986. A graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law, he also holds a Master of Science in public administration from Troy University.

*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%Business Litigation
  • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Intellectual Property Litigation
Focus Areas

Trade Secret

Selections

14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2021

About Bob Camors

Admitted: 1985, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.camorslaw.com/attorney/robert-e-camors-jr/

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Registered Patent Attorney, Reg. No. 62405.

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Celerity v. Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (N.D.Cal. 2007) 476 F. Supp.2d 1159
  • Ammon v. Superior Court (1988) 205 Cal. App. 3d 783

Honors/Awards

  • Ten Year Service Award , The Pro Bono Project of Santa Clara County
  • Master Parachutist Badge
  • Bronze Star Medal with “V” Device
  • Purple Heart
  • Mentioned in Secret Commandos by John Plaster, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004
  • Bancroft Whitney Prize of Community Property
  • Commissioned Officer, U.S. Army Infantry (highest rank held Lt. Colonel) including assignment as Professor of Military Science, Santa Clara University
  • Ranger Tab
  • Bronze Star Medal for Meritorious Service (2 awards)
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Mentioned in From Promise to Prominence, The Santa Clara University School of Law by Hon. Mark Thomas (Ret.)
  • AV® Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, AV® Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell , 1999
  • Combat Infantry Badge
  • Presidential Unit Citation
  • Air Medal (5 awards)
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Overseas service in Germany (3 years), Vietnam (3 years), Korea (1 year), Okinawa (1 year) and Panama (1 month)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Formerly counsel to the Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity of Silicon Valley since 1997
  • Former member of the Fee Arbitration Executive Committee and Attorney's Fees Arbitrator, Santa Clara County Bar Association since 1997
  • Service as settlement conference neutral in Superior Court of Santa Clara County , 2019

Educational Background

  • Troy State University, Troy, Alabama M.S., Major: Public Administration, 1977
  • U.S. Army's Command and General Staff College
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona B.A., Major: History  , 1973
  • West Valley College A.S. and A.A., Major: Physics, Major: Mathematics  , 2006
  • Mission College A.S., Major: Engineering, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 62405)
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern Dist. of California, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California

Comments

  • “ always the best-prepared lawyer on the case”
  • “ Bob, is a very good business litigator. He has tremendous experience in litigating contract, fraud, partnerhsip, shareholder and similar disputes.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Bob Camors

1501 The Alameda
Suite 210
San Jose, CA 95126

Phone: 408-780-0524

Fax: 408-573-5743

Last Updated: 7/16/2021

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