Northern and Southern California Maritime Litigation Attorneys
Brodsky Micklow Bull & Weiss LLP – San Diego – San Francisco
For experienced advice from deeply knowledgeable California maritime lawyers, contact a Oakland, Long Beach and San Diego boating accident lawyer at Brodsky Micklow Bull & Weiss LLP. We can help you with a wide range of maritime claims, including:
- Jones Act negligence, unseaworthiness, and maintenance and cure claims for injured working seamen.
- Personal injury litigation for accidents suffered on passenger cruise ships.
- Recreational boating and personal watercraft accidents.
Our thorough familiarity with federal admiralty jurisdiction, maritime law, and the practices of marine insurers can make a significant difference in your maritime personal injury claim.
EUGENE A. BRODSKY, (1935 – 2017) born New York, New York, September 28, 1935; admitted to bar, 1959, New York, 1965, California, U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of California, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court. Education: City College of New York (A.B., 1956); Columbia University (J.D. 1959), Phi Beta Kappa. Author: “From Subsistence to Starvation: A Call for Judicial Reexamination of Gardiner v. Sea-Land Services, Inc.,” 9 USF Mar. L.J. 71 (Fall 1996). Adjunct Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law, 2001-, Assistant Counsel, Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, 1960-1961. Member: The State Bar of California.
KURT L. MICKLOW, born Marquette, Michigan, February 4, 1956; admitted to bar, 1984, California, U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Education: University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts (B.A., with high distinction, 1979); University of Michigan Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1983). Member: The State Bar of California; Bar Association of San Francisco; San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association; Consumer Attorneys of California; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Bar Association.
EDWARD M. BULL, III, born Boston, Massachusetts, April 17, 1961; admitted to bar, 1989, California, U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Education: University of California at Berkeley (B.A., with honors, 1985); University of San Francisco (J.D., cum laude, 1989). Member, McAuliffe Honor Society. Editor-in-Chief, USF Maritime Law Journal, 1988-1989. Author, “Seaman’s Status Revised: A Practical Guide to Seaman Status,” 6 USF Mar. L.J., Vol. 2 (1994). Vice Chair and Chair to subcommittee of San Francisco Barristers Club. Steering Committee, Session Chair on Marine Pollution Section (1994), Session Chair on Procedure Section (2000), and Chair (2004), Bar Association subcommittee. Adjunct Professor of Law, University of San Francisco. Member: The State Bar of California; Bar Association of San Francisco; Consumer Attorneys of California, San Francisco Trial Lawyer’s Association and Maritime Law Association of the United States.
PHILIP E. WEISS, Mr. Weiss graduated cum laude from San Francisco State University, where he earned degrees in Political Science and Philosophy, and after four years in the U.S. Navy, earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco School of Law where he served as the Editor-In-Chief of the U.S.F. Maritime law Journal. Mr. Weiss is a respected author and speaker on maritime law issues, and for 17 of his 20 years of practice, has successfully represented hundreds of marina, boat yard, and other clients in a broad array of maritime issues, including those involving “necessaries” liens, trespassing and abandoned vessels, wharfage and other maritime contracts, oil pollution and maritime torts. Mr. Weiss currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Maritime Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, is a non-voting member of the San Diego Harbor Safety Committee, and sits by appointment as the Chair of the California State Bar Commission on Specialization in Admiralty and Maritime law.
Brodsky Micklow Bull & Weiss LLP – California Fishermen Attorneys
505 14th Street, Suite 900
Oakland City Center
Oakland, CA 94612
Telephone: (510) 268-6180
Fax: (510) 268-6181
2540 Shelter Island Drive, Suite P
San Diego, CA 92106
Telephone: (619) 225-8884
Fax: (619) 225-8801
San Francisco and San Diego boating accident lawyers Brodsky Micklow Bull & Weiss LLP represent working seamen, recreational boaters, cruise passengers, longshore and harbor workers, sport and commercial fishermen, offshore oil and gas workers, and anyone else injured on the high seas, coastal waterways, or inland navigable waters of the Pacific Basin, California, Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, Ensenada, Puget Sound, San Francisco, San Diego, Mission Bay, Santa Barbara, Oakland, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Redondo Beach, Ventura, Moss Landing, Richmond, Sacramento, Stockton, San Pedro, Crescent City, Wilmington, Bodega Bay, Pillar Point, Oxnard, Eureka, Half Moon Bay, Guam, Honolulu, Pago Pago, American Samoa, Saipan, Coos Bay, Los Angeles Harbor, and the San Francisco Bay Area and Delta.