Robert L. Theiring
Robert L. Theiring
Practice Focus Areas
- General Civil Litigation
- Auto and Trucking Liability
- Premises Liability
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Insurance Coverage
- Corporate Litigation
|Farmer Case & Fedor, Associate||San Diego, CA||2019 – Present|
|Debra L. Reilly APLC, Contract Law Clerk||San Diego, CA||2019|
|Pestotnik, LLP, Contract Law Clerk||San Diego, CA||2018|
|San Diego Superior Court, Small Claims Mediator||San Diego, CA||2018|
|The Honorable Bernard G. Skomal, Judicial Extern||San Diego, CA||2018|
|The Honorable Anthony J. Battaglia, Judicial Extern||San Diego, CA||2017|
|US Attorney’s Office, Major Fraud/Special Prosecution||San Diego, CA||2016|
|The Honorable Karen S. Crawford, Judicial Extern||San Diego, CA||2016|
|United States Navy, Operations Specialist Second Class||San Diego, CA||2010 – 2014|
|San Diego County Bar Association|
|State of California||2019|
|U.S. District Court, Southern District of California||2019|
|LLM in ADR||University of Southern California Gould School of Law||2019|
|Juris Doctor||California Western School of Law||2018|
|B.A. Political Science||California State University San Marcos||2015|
About Mr. Theiring
Robert L. Theiring was born in Arcadia California and lived most of his life in the greater Los Angeles area. After a successful career in sales and marketing, Mr. Theiring decided to pursue his dream of becoming an attorney.
Mr. Theiring enlisted in the United States Navy in January of 2010 as an Operations Specialist, and found a new home in San Diego while serving on board the USS Chancellorsville (CG-62). Mr. Theiring was a Watch Supervisor for the Combat Information Center, and was part of Operation Tomodachi, which was the relief mission that assisted the Japanese government during the devastation of the 2011 Tsunami and subsequent meltdown of the Fukishima Nuclear Power Plant.
After his enlistment, Mr. Theiring completed his last year of his B.A. in Political Science at California State University San Marcos where he became a leader of the Model United Nations team that was named Outstanding Delegation at the 2014 NMUN Washington D.C. competition, and the 2015 NMUN New York competition. Additionally, Mr. Theiring was recognized in both competitions with an Outstanding Position Paper Award. Mr. Theiring led a 25-country caucus that drafted a resolution on the legality of autonomous weapon systems that was acknowledged by then Secretary General Ban-Ki-Moon. Mr. Theiring was also honored to provide the commencement address for his class.
Upon graduation in 2015, Mr. Theiring immediately enrolled at California Western School of Law, and became a highly active member of his class. As a result of his article being published, Mr. Theiring was admitted to the California Western Law Review/International Law Journal. Additionally, Mr. Theiring served on the Moot Court Honors Executive Board as the Trial Team Coordinator, Treasurer of the Military Veterans Legal Society, and as an Honors Instructor in Legal Skills for incoming 1L students. Mr. Theiring also achieved success in various legal competitions as he was awarded two Distinguished Advocate awards as a 1L for his 1st place victory in the CWSL Negotiations Competition, and 2nd in the Gill All School Trial Competition. Mr. Theiring joined the CWSL ADR Travel Team and engaged in mediation and negotiation competitions throughout the country, where he finished 2nd at the ABA Mediation Regional Competition at NYLS. Outside of law school, Mr. Theiring externed for three judges in the Federal Southern District of California including The Honorable Karen S. Crawford, The Honorable Anthony J. Battaglia, and The Honorable Bernard G. Skomal, was a law clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office in the Major Fraud/Special Prosecution division, and was a volunteer mediator with the San Diego Small Claims Court.
After graduating from law school in 2018, Mr. Theiring was honored to be admitted to the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and graduated in 2019 with an LLM in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Throughout the course of a year of instruction, Mr. Theiring gained invaluable skills and extensive training from some of the most renowned experts in the ADR community in order to best represent his clients during mediations, arbitrations, and negotiations.
Throughout his life, Mr. Theiring has always sought to be a passionate advocate for those he represents and seeks to provide the same work ethic and drive that his father instilled in his own life to working tirelessly for the benefit of his clients and their well-being.
In his spare time, Mr. Theiring can be found spending time with his wife and two children at Disneyland, playing a game (board, card, or video), watching the latest Star Wars movie, or waving a Terrible Towel cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers.