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Balestreri Potocki & Holmes, a mid-sized law firm, began with seasoned lawyers whose combined talents lead to an unconditional commitment to innovative professional service, rendered with integrity and insightfulness, that has become the cornerstone of Balestreri Potocki & Holmes’ business.

Balestreri Potocki & Holmes has pursued a model of representation which focuses on determining and understanding the complexity of our client’s business, interests and goals. We do this through the active participation of the firm’s principals and senior counsel in every matter accepted by the firm. Balestreri Potocki & Holmes has become uniquely qualified to predict the probable opportunities and dilemmas facing our clients from our significant litigation work for diverse business clients. The lawyers of Balestreri Potocki & Holmes are each dedicated to achieving a complete understanding of complex contracting, engineering, environmental and hazardous risk issues. This knowledge, combined with in-the-trenches experience, enables Balestreri Potocki & Holmes to evaluate and formulate sound legal strategies and plans for businesses, whether encountering opportunities, needing risk management, or requiring the highest quality of legal advocacy.

Balestreri Potocki & Holmes has enjoyed the finest quality staff over many years. We strive to maintain a working environment for our employees that is both challenging and respectful, and look for the brightest lawyers who exhibit an intense interest in the law and in their role as counselors and advocates. Balestreri Potocki & Holmes’ lawyers demonstrate community leadership, both inside and outside our law firm.

The firm is headquartered in San Diego, but regularly handles cases throughout California. Representative cases include; high-rise commercial and residential construction litigation; construction site injury matters on behalf of owners, builders and trades; premises liability claims for restaurants and hotels; residential construction defect litigation including SB 800 claims; public works matters of all types; contract drafting and review for affordable housing contractor; elevator and escalator claims; self-storage facility claims; products claims for manufacturer of waste water treatment plant equipment, and personal injury claims for commercial trucking entities as well as employers in on-the-job employee-related motor vehicle accidents.

BALESTRERI POTOCKI & HOLMES is qualified to counsel on a wide variety of matters, including: construction law, and related intellectual property matters, design professional liability consulting and litigation, ultra-hazardous risk management and litigation, common carrier litigation, transportation claims, premises liability, restaurant and hotel security claims, products liability, real estate law and general civil matters.