Steven J. Roberts, Esq.
Steve Roberts has been practicing law in Southern California since 1987. He represents clients in their Civil and Probate litigation matters, and also enjoys handling complicated business and real estate transactions. Five of his cases have been published.
Through his work as a public arbitrator hearing cases for the NASD (securities disputes) and the San Diego County Bar Association (attorney-client fee disputes), Steve has had first-hand experience in seeing cases from the standpoint of a neutral decision-maker. This has further enhanced his abilities to effectively advocate for his clients while developing and implementing winning case strategies.
Steve is admitted to the State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts, and has handled cases for both plaintiffs and defendants. Here is a sampling of the types of lawsuits in which he has years of experience representing clients:
Securities (stock and bond) fraud
Unfair business competition claims
Employment discrimination claims
Construction defect lawsuits
Trademark and copyright disputes
Corporate shareholder disputes
Alter-ego claims (claims that shareholders are responsible for a corporation’s debts)
Insurance coverage disputes
Vehicle towing disputes
“Cumis counsel” appointment (defending insureds where there is a coverage dispute)
Steve is a “Private Practice Attorney” member of the SOLLERTIS Network. At SOLLERTIS, the firm’s goal is to help clients achieve financial freedom through asset protection strategies that protect their wealth. SOLLERTIS’ Network of attorneys are based in San Diego and work to simplify the management of all their clients’ related legal needs.
As a Private Practice Attorney in the SOLLERTIS Network, attorney Roberts and the Litigation Team represent clients in lawsuits and resolves disputes for SOLLERTIS clients with an emphasis in the areas of asset protection, trusts, business disputes, real property, securities, employment and Probate Litigation.
Steve was successful in spearheading a lawsuit against the City of San Diego that assured public access to Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course for the thousand-plus members of the Torrey Pines Mens' Golf Club.
Steve graduated with honors from California Western School of Law in San Diego. Before that, he graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in Philosophy; while there, he was an All-American swimmer and the Pacific-8 Conference Champion. Between college and law school, he was a PGA of America Class “A” certified golf professional at Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, The Olympic Club, and Los Verdes Golf Club.
Steve resides in Carlsbad / La Costa with his wife of 39 years, Ursula, who is an elementary special education teacher in the Vista School District. His interests include following his daughter Kelly, who is a marathon runner and blogger and his daughter Samantha, who is a wedding industry social media expert.