Richard P. Bertolino

Sacino, Bertolino & Hallisy, APC

San Francisco, California 94102


Commercial, Construction, Contract, Discrimination, Employment, Insurance, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Sexual Harassment, Workplace, Wrongful Death

Mr. Bertolino was born in 1953 in Inglewood, Califor¬nia. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1978 and the District of Columbia Bar in 1979. He is also admitted to practice before the Federal Courts of the Northern, Eastern and Central District Courts of California, the U.S. District Court, Federal District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Bertolino attended San Diego State University and Sacramento State University (B.A., 1975), University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D., 1978), and Georgetown University (LL.M., 1979). He was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, Traynor Honor Society and the Moot Court Honors Board while in law school.

Mr. Bertolino was a partner in the law firm of Ingoglia, Marskey, Kearney, Lobner and Bull from 1988 before joining this firm. He is also a member of Defense Counsel of Northern California. From 2004 through 2008, Mr. Bertolino has served as a Guest Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business; Guest Lecturer University of California, Davis School of Management 2005 to the present, where he lectures on torts and employment law. In 2005, Mr. Bertolino was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Martindale Hubbell, the national attorney/peer rating service has awarded Mr. Bertolino the highest possible rating, AV, which signifies that Mr. Bertolino’s legal skills and ethical standards have been determined to be the highest based on confidential peer and judicial review ratings.

Sacino, Bertolino & Hallissy, formed in 1996, is a team of seasoned litigators with experience in a wide variety of areas of the law including, but not limited to personal injury, insurance coverage, construction defect, products liability, employment law and alternative dispute resolution. The firm has been awareded an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell. For over a century, lawyers have relied upon the Martindale Hubbell directory/rating system for authoritative information on the legal profession and specific attorneys. Martindale Hubbell’s peer review ratings attest to a lawyer’s legal ability, professional ethics and reflect the results obtained from confidential opinions of the bar and judiciary. The AV rating is only awarded to the most highly qualified firms. According to Martindale Hubble, only five percent of all law firms in the United States are recipients of this rating. An AV rating not only confers the highest attainable legal ability rating, it also signifies the highest marks for professional conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence.

In addition, both Mr. Bertolino and Mr. Hallissy have been elected by their peers to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Induction into ABOTA is an honor and achievement that is conferred upon approximately one percent of all practicing attorneys.

Sacino, Bertolino & Hallissy, APC
608 University Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95825

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