Associate, RENÉE BOTHAM joined the firm as an associate attorney in January of 2002.  Her current practice focuses primarily on litigated matters involving the construction and hospitality industries.  She has significant experience in trying and mediating complex premises and construction issues.  She also has represented the interests of real estate professionals, engineers, attorneys, theme parks, entertainment venues, concert promoters, and employers in a broad variety of litigated matters including

Professional Awards & Honors

Wiley W. Manuel award for Pro Bono Legal Services (1997)
San Diego Association of Insurance Professionals, Claims Professional of the Year 2014

Additional Experience

Claims Examiner, Frontier Insurance
Legal Reference Librarian, San Diego County Public Law Library
Paralegal, The Law Offices of Joseph A. Howell

Professional Affiliations & Honors

State Bar of California (Admitted 1998)
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California (Admitted 1998)
San Diego County Bar Association
San Diego Defense Lawyers
Defense Research Institute
American Bar Association


California Western School of Law (J.D. 1998)
University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A., Law & Society, 1993)
University of San Diego, paralegal program