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Bethsaida C. Obra-White

Bethsaida C. Obra-White

Attorney
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San Diego
402 West Broadway
Suite 1850
San Diego, CA 92101
  • OVERVIEW
  • Experience

Beth is a member of the Risk Management & Insurance Law, Food Safety, General Liability, Employment & Labor and Construction Law Practice Groups. Having represented clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individuals, Beth has established herself as an adept litigator capable of assisting on a wide range of matters both in and outside of litigation.

Beth has significant experience with all aspects of litigation, from the initial pleading to trial, and develops cost-effective strategies that will yield the optimal outcome. This is reflected in her successful resolution of numerous matters prior to trial, either through effective motion practice or mediation. Beth is also routinely called upon in non-litigated matters to analyze contracts, assess liability, develop protective measures and aid in settlement negotiations.

Beth’s multifaceted litigation practice encompasses a broad spectrum of sectors. Beth has defended global retailers and other businesses in general liability matters, national developers in complex construction defect matters involving residential communities, as well as insurance companies in insurance bad faith litigation and coverage disputes. Beth has also represented several hospitals throughout California against medical malpractice claims and has advocated on behalf of plaintiffs in employment matters and has handled many facets of employment litigation.

Community Service

As a native San Diegan, Beth actively serves the community through various philanthropic pursuits and her involvement in professional organizations.

Insights

Southwestern Law School (JD, 2005)

San Diego State University (BA, 2002)

California
California State Courts
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

San Diego Defense Lawyers
President (2017)
Vice-President (2016)
Treasurer (2015)
Secretary (2014)
Director (2013)

San Diego County Bar Association – Fee Arbitrator (2007-2015); Ethnic Relations & Diversity Committee (2015-2016)

Lawyers Club of San Diego – Community Outreach Committee (2015-2016); Diverse Women’s Committee (2017)

Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego – Board of Directors (2016; 2017)

American Inns of Court; Hon. J. Clifford Wallace Chapter – Associate (2010-2012); Barrister (2012-2014)

Red Boudreau Annual Charity Dinner Committee Member – Logistics (2016)

Outstanding New Lawyer – San Diego Defense Lawyers (2008)

Top Young Attorney Nominee – San Diego Transcript (2011)

Best of the Bar – San Diego Business Journal (2015-2017)