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Theodore S. Wentworth, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Products Liability, Professional Malpractice, Business Fraud, Fire Loss, Human Rights. Member of Wentworth & Paoli, P.C.

Background

Wentworth, Theodore Sumner was born on July 18, 1938 in Brooklyn. Son of Theodore Sumner and Alice Ruth (Wortmann) Wentworth.

Education

American River College. Hastings College of Law, University of California (Juris Doctor, 1962). Spoken languages: Spanish, French, Vietnamese.

Career

Worked at Wentworth & Paoli, P.C. Admitted to the bar, 1963, California, United States. District Court, Northern District of California, United States.

Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and California Supreme Court. 1979, United States. District Court, Central District of California. 1985, United States. Supreme Court.

Phi Alpha Delta. Judge Pro-Tem: Municipal Court (Attorney's Panel), 1968-1972. Orange County Superior Court (Attorney's Panel), 1974—. Partner, Hunt, Liljestrom & Wentworth, 1967-1978.

Judge Pro Tem, Municipal Court, Newport Harbor, 1989. Member: Orange County Bar Association (Member, Ethics Committee, 1966-1971. Chairman, Committee on Administration of Justice, 1969-1971.

Member: Judiciary Committee, 1972-1975. Board of Directors, 1972-1975). The State Bar of California.

California Trial Lawyers Association (Recognized as an experienced Trial Lawyer in the fields of Trial Law, General Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Products Liability, Appellate Law, Motion, Public Entity Liability and Insurance Bad Faith) and Member, Board of Governors, 1968-1970. President, Orange County Chapter, 1967-1968). The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association. Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocates. American Board of Trial Advocates.

(Member of California Trial Lawyers Association, with recognized experience in the fields of Trial Lawyer, General Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Product Liability, Appellate Law and Motion, Public Entity Liability and Insurance Bad Faith). Wentworth & Paoli, P.C., Trial Lawyers, is a member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers was founded in 1963. The firm offers extensive knowledge in personal injury and professional malpractice.

Specializing in complex litigation and technical discovery issues. Over 50% of the firms early cases were referrals from other lawyers. Mr. Wentworth's experience has been recognized by the California Trial Lawyers, and he is a Certified Civil Trial Specialist and a member of ABOTA. The firm handles cases as far north as Santa Barbara and as far south as San Diego.

Membership

Member: Orange County Bar Association (Member, Ethics Committee, 1966-1971. Chairman, Committee on Administration of Justice, 1969-1971. Member: Judiciary Committee, 1972-1975.

Board of Directors, 1972-1975). The State Bar of California. California Trial Lawyers Association (Recognized as an experienced Trial Lawyer in the fields of Trial Law, General Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Products Liability, Appellate Law, Motion, Public Entity Liability and Insurance Bad Faith) and Member, Board of Governors, 1968-1970.

President, Orange County Chapter, 1967-1968). The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association.

Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocates. American Board of Trial Advocates. (Member of California Trial Lawyers Association, with recognized experience in the fields of Trial Lawyer, General Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Product Liability, Appellate Law and Motion, Public Entity Liability and Insurance Bad Faith).

Connections

Married Sharon Linelle Arkush, 1965 (deceased 1987). Children: Christina Linn, Kathryn Allison. Married Diana Webb von Welanetz, 1989.

1 stepchild, Lexi von Welanetz.