Douglas Borthwick

Douglas Borthwick

Law Offices of Douglas Borthwick (AV Preeminent rated)
  • Business Law, Criminal Law, Family Law...
  • California
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Summary

Douglas Borthwick Esq. was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1965. He graduated with high honors (Magna Cum Laude) from Muskingum University in 1988 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business, Economics, and Religion. At Muskingum University he was the recipient of the prestigious Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award, and the Financial Executive Institute Award. Attorney Douglas Borthwick received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1991 from Capital University Law School where he was the recipient of an academic scholarship and was on the Dean's List. Throughout his time in Law School, he worked as an Intern at the Franklin County Public Defenders' Office. Mr. Borthwick is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating a lawyer can obtain in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. Attorney Douglas Borthwick is currently President and Owner of the Law Offices Douglas Borthwick. Mr. Borthwick also serves as "Of Counsel" for the Law Offices of Blomberg, Benson, & Garrett. Mr. Borthwick is admitted to practice before all of the courts in the state of California including Central, Northern, Eastern, and Southern California United States District Courts as well as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Borthwick has handled litigation for numerous corporate clients, including personal injury defense, amusement park accidents, entertainment accidents, slip and fall, vehicle accidents, product liability, construction defect litigation, mortgage and lending litigation and defense of health care providers. He has completed numerous binding and non-binding arbitrations and mediations with a high rate of success. Mr. Borthwick's current practice focuses on plaintiff personal injury, family law, and estate planning. Douglas Borthwick has earned the trust and respect of his clients and colleagues for his preparation, determination, and attention to detail.

Education
Capital University Law School
J.D. (1991) | Law
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Muskingum College
B.A. (1988) | Economics, Business, & Religion
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Honors: Wall Street Journal Award Financial Executive Institute Award
Activities: Member, Kappa Sigma Fraternity
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Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Wenzel & Associates
- Current
Of Counsel
Law Offices of Sasha Tymkowicz
- Current
Owner & President
Law Offices of Douglas Borthwick (AV Preeminent Rated)
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Mediator
OC Legal Help
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President
North Broadway Townhomes Association
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Senior Associate Attorney
Law Offices of Ahrens & Rosa (AV Rated)
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Medical Malpractice Defense
Associate Attorney
Law Offices of Garrett & Jensen (AV Rated)
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Insurance and General Liability Defense. Amusement Park Defense.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Inland Empire's Top Lawyers
Inland Empire Magazine
Top Lawyers
Corporate Counsel
Top Rated Lawyer
The National Law Journal
Top Rated lawyers
The American Lawyer
Top Lawyers
Corporate Counsel
Top Rated Litigators
National Law Journal
Top Rated Lawyer
The American Lawyer
Inland Empire's Top Lawyers
Inland Empire Magazine
Certifications
2016 Top Divorce Lawyers in Riverside, CA
Expertise.com
Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award
Martindale-Hubbell
Distinguished Lawyer
Expert Network
Awards
Power Attorney
Power Attorneys
Leading Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney of the Year- California
Leading Advisor
Riverside Small Business Award in Personal Injury Classification
Riverside Small Business Award Program
Lawyers of Distinction
The Lawyers of Distinction
Top 3 Estate Planning Lawyers in Rancho Cucamonga
Three Best Rated
Leading Riverside Small Business in Personal Injury
Small Business Excellence
Nation's Top One Percent
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Premier Lawyers of America
Premier Lawyers of America
Highly Recommended
Alignable
Power Attorney
Power Attorneys
Power Attorney
Power Attorneys
"10 Best" Estate Planning Attorneys for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Legal Counsel
Top 3 Personal Injury lawyers in Rancho Cucamonga, Ca
Three Best Rated
Top 3 Personal Injury Lawyers in Rancho Cucamonga, Ca
2017 Best Attorneys of America
Rue Ratings
Platinum Client Champion Award
Martindale-Hubbell
Honoree
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Who's Who In The Inland Empire
Inland Empire Magazine
2017 Best Divorce Lawyers in Riverside, CA
Excellence
"10 Best" Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Avvo "Excellent" Rating
Avvo
10 Best Law Firm for Client Satisfaction in Estate Planning
American Institute of Legal Counsel
Highly Recommended Business Award
Alignable
Legal Leaders in The Law West Coast
The National Law Journal West Coast
10 Best Law Firm Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Law Firm 500
Leading Lawyer
Esteemed Lawyer of America
Esteemed Lawyers of America
2016 Riverside Best Business Award in Personal Injury
Riverside Best Business
2017 10 Best Law Firm Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Marquis Who's Who in America
The Marquis Who's Who Publication Board
"10 Best" Law Firms
American Institute of Personal Injury Firms
10 Best Elder Law Firm
American Institute of Legal Counsel
"10 Best" Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Legal Counsel
Inland Empire's Top Lawyers
Inland Empire Magazine
"10 Best" Estate Planning Attorneys for California for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Legal Counsel
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Highest rating a lawyer can obtain in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.
2016 Top 25 Divorce Lawyers in Riverside, CA
Excellence.com
America's Most Honored Professionals
American Registry
Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award
Martindale-Hubbell
Law Firm 500 Award
Legal 500
Top Contributor Award
Avvo
Clients' Choice Award
Avvo
Professional Associations
The Lawyer's Den
Member
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American Association for Justice
Member
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California DUI Association, Inc.
Member
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FIND cures
General Counsel
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Activities: Charitable organization providing support services and information to those diagnosed with a neurological disorder
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Mortgage Servicing Fraud
Advisory board
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State Bar of California # 176372
Member
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Orange County Bar Association
Member
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J. Reuben Clark Law Society
Member
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J. Reuben Clark Law Society
Member
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Risk and Insrance Management Society (RIMS)
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California Mooving and Storage Association
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Transportation Lawyers Association
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International Amusement & Leisure Defense Association
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Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
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Defense Research Institute
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National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO)
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International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions
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Amusement Industry Manufacturers & Suppliers, International (AIMS)
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
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Arkansas
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California
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Minnesota
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Nevada
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North Dakota
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Ohio
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Utah
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Blog
Contact & Map
1800 N. Broadway, Suite 200
Santa Ana, CA 92706
USA
Telephone: (714) 654-6742