John T. Farmer

Partner

John T. Farmer is the founding and managing partner at Farmer Case & Fedor and specializes in general civil litigation, with concentration in the areas of vehicular, products and premises liability, medical and professional malpractice, director’s and officer’s liability, government entity liability, toxic torts, construction injuries, insurance coverage and bad faith actions, and general business litigation.

He is also actively involved in business transactional work for small and medium-sized businesses, including business formations, acquisitions and sales, and employment and contract matters.

John T. Farmer

Partner

John T. Farmer is the founding and managing partner at Farmer Case & Fedor and specializes in general civil litigation, with concentration in the areas of vehicular, products and premises liability, medical and professional malpractice, director’s and officer’s liability, government entity liability, toxic torts, construction injuries, insurance coverage and bad faith actions, and general business litigation.

He is also actively involved in business transactional work for small and medium-sized businesses, including business formations, acquisitions and sales, and employment and contract matters.

Practice Focus Areas

  • Auto and Trucking Liability
  • Government Entity Defense
  • Business — Transactional and Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Construction Defect and Injury
  • Forensic Expert Services
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Homeowner Liability
  • Employer’s Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Mediation Services
  • Product Liability

Professional Experience

Farmer Case & Fedor, Managing Partner San Diego, CA 1997 – Current
Tuverson & Hillyard, Managing Partner San Diego, CA 1987 – 1997
Cooksey, Howard, Martin & Toolen Tustin, CA 1979-1987
Deputy County Attorney, Gallatin County Bozeman, MT 1978-1979
Montana Supreme Court, Clerk Helena, MT 1977-1978
Past Arbitrator, San Diego County Superior Court
Fee Arbitrator, San Diego County Bar Association
Past Judge Pro-Tem, Orange and San Diego County Superior Courts
Martindale-Hubbell® “AV” Rated practitioner
Expert Witness – insurance coverage; legal malpractice; attorney’s fees

 

Professional Associations / Memberships

San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles and San Francisco County Bar Associations
California State Bar Association
Montana Bar Association
Phi Delta Phi, Phi Sigma Alpha, Phi Sigma Tau
Past President, San Diego Defense Lawyers Association
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA®) – Associate
Super Lawyers – San Diego, 2011 – Current
 Super Lawyers – San Diego, 2011 – Current
 San Diego Magazine – “San Diego Top Lawyers,” 2015 – Current
Los Angeles Magazine – “Top Attorneys in San Diego,” 2016
Martindale-Hubbell® “Southern California’s Top AV Rated Lawyers,” 2015

Bar Admissions

Montana and U.S. District Court, District of Montana 1977
State of California 1979
U.S. District Court, Central District of California 1979
U.S. Supreme Court 1982
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California 1988
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California 2010

 

Educational Background

B.A. Marquette University 1974
Juris Doctor University of Montana 1977

 

About Mr. Farmer

John T. Farmer is the founding and managing partner at Farmer Case & Fedor and specializes in general civil litigation, with concentration in the areas of vehicular, products and premises liability, medical and professional malpractice, director’s and officer’s liability, government entity liability, toxic torts, construction injuries, insurance coverage and bad faith actions, and general business litigation.  He is also actively involved in business transactional work for small and medium-sized businesses, including business formations, acquisitions and sales, and employment and contract matters.

Mr. Farmer is “AV” rated by Martindale Hubbell®, and is a member of the San Diego Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA®).  He has been recognized by “Super Lawyers – San Diego” since 2011, by San Diego Magazine in “San Diego Top Lawyers,” and by Martindale-Hubbell® as one of “Southern California’s Top AV Rated Lawyers.” Mr. Farmer is past-President of the San Diego Defense Lawyers Association.  He serves as an expert consultant and witness on issues including insurance coverage, legal malpractice and attorney’s fees.

Mr. Farmer is a practitioner who cares deeply about the firm’s clients and their legal challenges. He is committed to providing services which give “value” to a client, consisting of that combination of outcome or result which, given the cost of the services performed, the timeliness of the legal work and the regular and frequent communication throughout the handling of the matter, leads to client satisfaction.

Contact Mr. Farmer

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