Stephen J. EsteySteve

Stephen J. Estey is a founding partner of Estey & Bomberger, LLP. In February of 2012, he was named “Trial Attorney of the Year” by the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego for his many outstanding verdicts. His last three verdicts were for $30 million, $11.2 million and $23 million. He has an AV-Rating with Martindale-Hubbell and has also been named Super Lawyer for the years 2008-2012. In addition, he has been included in The National Trial Lawyer’s “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” since 2010 and The Best Lawyers in America since 2011. Finally, Stephen was chosen as a finalist for the Consumer Attorneys of California’s 2010-2011 Consumer Attorney of the Year Award.

Steve is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Presidents Club of California Consumer Attorneys, the California Trial Lawyer Association, San Diego Consumer Attorneys, and the American Bar Association. Steve also teaches trial skills to other attorneys at various seminars throughout the United States.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice, San Diego State University, 1989
  • Juris Doctor
  • California Western School of Law, 1992

Admitted to Practice:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • State of California

Member:

  • 2012 Trial Lawyer of the Year – Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • 2011 Finalist – Consumer Attorneys of California’s Consumer Attorney of the Year Award
  • National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 2012 Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011 Best Lawyers in America
  • Life Member – Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2008 Super Lawyers – San Diego
  • 2009 Super Lawyers – San Diego
  • 2010 Super Lawyers – San Diego
  • 2011 Super Lawyers – San Diego
  • 2012 Super Lawyers – San Diego
  • Accredited Business – Better Business Bureau

Personal:

  • Married with two children.

 

SteveMike Bomberger

Mike Bomberger is a seasoned litigation and trial attorney with a relentless passion for ensuring justice is served for the injured and bereaved. Mike has been involved in numerous multi-million dollar recoveries for his clients, including seven and eight figure settlements for brain injury and wrongful death cases. A founding partner of Estey & Bomberger, Mike has built his practice to be one of the premier personal injury law firms in California. From years of experience, he knows that success is about preparation, knowledge, and hard work. He has orchestrated numerous multi-million dollar recoveries for his clients, including more than $25 million recovered in the past year. Mike focuses exclusively on high value complex and catastrophic personal injury cases.

Mike Bomberger is also admitted and qualified to practice law in the United States Federal District Court Southern & Central District of California. In addition, the States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has certified that Mike is admitted and qualified as an attorney to practice law in the United States Federal Court of Appeals. Mike has extensive legal experience in the negotiation, settlements and litigation of various types of legal matters, including, but not limited to, serious personal injury claims, wrongful death cases, car accident claims, truck & big rig accident claims, bus accident claims, elder abuse claims, birth injury claims, head injury claims, burn injury claims, dog bite claims and defective product claims in California.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts English and Economics Bucknell University, 1988
  • Juris Doctor California Western School of Law, 1992
  • (American Juris Prudence Award for Legal Skills)

Admitted to Practice:

  • State of California
  • State of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court Southern District of California

Member:

  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Presidents Club of California Consumer Attorneys
  • California Trial Lawyer Association
  • California Consumer Attorneys
  • San Diego Consumer Attorneys
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • San Diego Better Business Bureau
  • American Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association

Personal:

  • Married with four children.