Matthew P. Guichard

Matthew P. Guichard

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA

Guichard Teng Portillo & Garrett
 | 101 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Suite 112
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925-459-8440
Fax: 925-459-8445
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Matthew P. Guichard is a nationally recognized trial attorney, and the founding member of the law firm of Guichard, Teng & Portello. His practice focuses on plaintiff personal injury, general and commercial litigation, professional liability, business transactions, alternative dispute resolution and international law. Matt is regularly selected by clients to handle complex cases at trial after other law firms have litigated those matters up to trial, and is often selected by his peers to mediate difficult matters. Matt authors the popular "Civil Jury Verdicts" column in the Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine and is a former member of its Editorial Board. He is a Hearing Officer in Contra Costa County for Coroner's Inquests. He is a member of the Contra Costa Consolidated Fire District Fire Commission. He is a board member of the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. He is a board member of the Rotary Club of Walnut Creek. He is a former president of the Robert G. McGrath American Inn of Court. He was a regular lecturer for the State Bar and the University of California CEB Program.

About Matthew Guichard

Admitted: 1983, California

Professional Webpage:

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate in Advanced International Legal Studies, Salzburg University, Salzburg, Austria, 1983

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers; American Trial Lawyers; International Bar Association; Contra Costa County Bar Association; Alameda County Bar Association; St. Thomas Moore Society; Robert G. McGrath American Inn of Court; Former State Bar Delegate; Former Chairman American Cancer Society Daffodil Days; Former Chairman Child Assault Prevention of Contra Costa County: Former Board Member Youth Homes, Inc.; Former President of the International Bar Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association.
  • California, 1982 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit U.S. District Court Northern District of California U.S. District Court Eastern District of California U.S. District Court Central District of California U.S. District Court Southern District of California U.S. Supreme Court

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Civil Jury Verdicts” column, Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine; Lecturer, State Bar and University of California CEB Program Instructor, Los Medanos College, Criminal Justice Training Center

Industry Groups

  • Auto Dealerships
  • Banking And Financial Institutions
  • Developers
  • General Contractors
  • Manufaturers
  • Nurses
  • Oil Companies
  • Public Entities
  • Sub Contractors
  • Waste Management
  • Yacht Clubs
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Office Location for Matthew P. Guichard

101 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Suite 112
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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Last Updated: 2/15/2019

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