William R. Seligmann

The Law Offices of William R. Seligmann is built on a 30 year commitment to the law in the areas of government and municipal law, personal injury law, construction and development, real estate, and constitutional law.

A Santa Cruz Lawyer with a Strong Foundation

Mr. Seligmann’s legal career began after earning his Juris Doctor degree from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1982. Shortly thereafter, he began practicing as an Associate at the Law Offices of J. Robert Dempster. Over time, the firm evolved, becoming Dempster, Seligmann and Raineri. Then, in 2001, Mr. Seligmann established the Law Offices of William R. Seligmann, working in a close relationship with the firm of Atchison, Barisone & Condotti in Santa Cruz. Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Seligmann has developed significant experience in many facets of the law, including governmental and municipal law, land use, personal injury, real estate and construction and development law. He has also served as the City Attorney for the City of Campbell since 1985.

A Respected Silicon Valley Attorney

Mr. Seligmann’s experience goes beyond one on one interactions with his clients. He has served on the Executive Committees of Public Law and Litigation Sections of the California Bar, chairing the former Section from 2004 to 2005. He has also served on the Judiciary Committee and Civil Practice Committee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, chairing the later Committee in 2012.

This dedication to the law and the community has put him in demand for various speaking engagements on subjects such as defending state and local public entities, land use, and government ethics. He has also served as a consultant and reviewer on a number of legal publications including the California Municipal Law Handbook, and California Land Use Practice.

In keeping with his distinguished career, Mr. Seligmann is the subject of a biography in Marquis’ Who’s Who in American Law. He also maintains a “Superb” rating level with Avvo.com, a “Preeminent” rating level from Martindale-Hubbell, and has been selected as a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters. To learn more about William R, Seligmann, contact the Law Offices of William R. Seligmann today.

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