Douglas Welebir

Douglas Welebir

  • Animal & Dog Law, Elder Law, Insurance Defense...
  • California, District of Columbia
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Summary

Douglas F. Welebir is the founder of Welebir Tierney & Weck. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from La Sierra College in 1962 and then attended the University of Southern California School of Law where he earned his J.D. degree in 1965.

In 1970, Mr. Welebir began specializing exclusively in plaintiffs’ personal injury law and went on to form the predecessor to this firm in 1973. From 1970 to 1974, Mr. Welebir served as the first mayor of the city of Loma Linda, California.

Mr. Welebir served as lead plaintiff’s counsel in the Stringfellow Acid Pits Trial case that resulted in a plaintiffs’ verdict and ultimately a $110 million settlement for the 4,300 plaintiffs. He has also successfully represented many other clients throughout the State of California with individual settlements and verdicts each in excess of $1 million.

Mr. Welebir’s current practice focuses on the representation of individuals and families of those seriously injured or killed by defective products or as a result of motor vehicle, railroad, big-rig truck, motorcycle, aviation or highway design accidents and animal attacks.

Education
La Sierra University
B.A. | History
Honors: Cum Laude
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
J.D.
California State University - Los Angeles
M.A. | Finance
Awards
Best Law Firms , Best Lawyers
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Professional Associations
American Board of Trial Advocates
Diplomate
Current
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
San Bernardino County Bar Association
Member
Current
Riverside County Bar Association
Member
Current
California Bar Association
Member
- Current
District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Practice Areas
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Elder Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Military Law
  • Products Liability
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
San Bernardino
355 N. Sierra Way
Suite A
San Bernardino, CA 92410
USA
Telephone: (909) 708-4304
2068 Orange Tree Ln
Redlands, CA 92374
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 233-0301
Telephone: (909) 283-1460