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CaliforniaAdmiralty and Maritime Law Lawyers in Santa Clara County, California

Find an admiralty or maritime law attorney in Santa Clara County, 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.

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Kelley Marie Kazzaz

Kelley Marie Kazzaz
453 Farrel Ct
Mountain View, CA 94043
Licensed for 10 years, Kelley Marie Kazzaz is a Personal Injury and Admiralty and Maritime Law lawyer who attended Santa Clara University S... read more >

Herbert Paul Fockler

Herbert Paul Fockler
Wilson Sonsini et al
650 Page Mill Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Licensed for 40 years, Herbert Paul Fockler is a Intellectual Property Law and Admiralty and Maritime Law lawyer who attended Harvard Law S... read more >

Robert D Fannion

Robert D Fannion
Goodwin Procter, LLP
70 W Hedding St
San Jose, CA 95110
Licensed for 10 years, Robert D Fannion is a Business Law and Bankruptcy lawyer who attended Stanford Law School... read more >

Michael Richard Jacobson

Michael Richard Jacobson
3175 Hanover St
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Licensed for 43 years, Michael Richard Jacobson is a Personal Injury and Admiralty and Maritime Law lawyer who attended Stanford Law School... read more >

Adam Patrick Pearse

Adam Patrick Pearse
333 W El Camino Real Ste 330
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Licensed for 10 years, Adam Patrick Pearse is a Civil Trial Law and Admiralty and Maritime Law lawyer who attended Tulane University Law Sc... read more >
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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.


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