Home> Find a Lawyer> California> Santa Barbara >Admiralty and Maritime Law

CaliforniaAdmiralty and Maritime Law Lawyers in Santa Barbara, California

Find an admiralty or maritime law attorney in California for personal injury or wrongful death cases involving a cruise ship or recreational boating accidents in state or federal court.

Applicable laws for admiralty and maritime law cases include the Jones Act, the Death on the High Seas Act and the Long Shore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.

Maritime law covers seamen, sailors, merchant marines, dock workers, crane operators at harbors, passengers and others on the water, both in and out of U.S. territorial jurisdiction.

Learn More

William Watson Clinkenbeard

William Watson Clinkenbeard
Clinkenbeard Ramsey Spackman & Clark LLP
3938 State St # 200
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Licensed for 39 years, William Watson Clinkenbeard is a Personal Injury and Admiralty and Maritime Law lawyer who attended University of Mi... read more >

Margaret VanDuzer Barnes

Margaret VanDuzer Barnes
1900 State St # M
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Licensed for 40 years, Margaret VanDuzer Barnes is a Medical Malpractice and Class Action lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Ma... read more >

Michael David Fox

Michael David Fox
2927 De La Vina St Ste 5
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Licensed for 31 years, Michael David Fox is a Real Estate Law and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Rutgers School of Law - Camden... read more >

Matthew Hixon

Matthew Hixon
3645 Saviers Rd Ste 10
Oxnard, CA 93033
Licensed for 7 years, Matthew Hixon is a Admiralty and Maritime Law lawyer who attended Ventura College of Law... read more >

David Gray Schumaker

David Gray Schumaker
Finestone, Schumaker and Associates
750 W Gonzales Rd Suite 110
Oxnard, CA 93036
Licensed for 44 years, David Gray Schumaker is a Workers Compensation and Products Liability lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - U... read more >

Gary Mark Schumacher

Gary Mark Schumacher
770 County Square Dr Ste 200
Ventura, CA 93003
Licensed for 40 years, Gary Mark Schumacher is a Personal Injury and Products Liability lawyer who attended California Western School of La... read more >

Brett Burke McMurdo

Brett Burke McMurdo
Hathaway Perrett Webster Powers
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009
Licensed for 8 years, Brett Burke McMurdo is a Bankruptcy and Workers Compensation lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >
Showing attorneys 1–7 out of 7

Search Other Practice Areas

Admiralty and Maritime Law Specialty Areas

Admiralty & Maritime Law Certification

CBLS Board Certification in Admiralty and Maritime Law - Lawyers certified in Admiralty and Maritime Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of practice.

The CBLS defines admiralty and maritime law as the "practice of law dealing with substantive and procedural aspects of the law that governs vessels, navigation and shipping."

Admiralty and maritime law also includes "injury and other claims by maritime workers and passengers, debts and torts of vessels, marine insurance, vessel charters, marine casualties, salvage and wreck removal, marine pollution, carriage of goods and cargo damage or loss, piracy, pilotage and towage."

Admiralty and maritime law also includes the "statutes and regulations that govern the operation of vessels, piers, marinas, and the impact of pollution upon navigable waters and, under certain circumstances, may include these activities on the high seas."

Nonprofit Legal Associations

Maritime Law Association of the United States

Established in 1899, the Maritime Law Association (MLA) seeks appropriate reforms and uniform interpretation in maritime law, which is the body of law that governs legal controversies and criminal offenses on the high seas.

Toggle comparison tool
Remove {attorney_name} from compare list
Remove {attorney_name} from favorite list