San Diego Local

San Diego, California
Business & Real Estate Lawyer

No company is exempt from legal dispute. At some point, a contract, financial consideration, or other problem will come to a head, requiring individuals and businesses to consider legal assistance. In San Diego, only a handful of attorneys are well-known for specializing in business trial law. Business litigation for businesses and individuals is the only type of law we practice at The O’Brien Law Firm, APLC. This specialization has allowed us to build a reputation for excellence both among other attorneys and our clients.

In the field of business law, we specialize in areas including: fraud, breach of contract, intellectual property and trade secrets, shareholder/partner disputes, theft and embezzlement, contracts, real estate, and construction. If you are facing a dispute in San Diego, another state, or internationally with corporate interests in California, we have the skillset needed to successfully conclude your case.

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Efficiency is one of the most important aspects of any business legal dispute. All of our cases are led by founding attorney John O’Brien, meaning you will have access to a well-qualified attorney whenever you need one. Instead of treating a client as just another case in the docket, we accept a limited number of cases which we focus on entirely. With this level of focus, our clients are never left playing phone tag with our attorneys. We efficiently utilize technology and legal resources to improve the client experience in every case.

Case description

Successfully defended $2,000,000 business defamation lawsuit, resulting in a defense judgment in our clients’ favor on the plaintiffs’ defamation claims. And, we won a judgment in our clients’ favor for breach of contract on our cross-complaint.


Lawsuit Defeated. Plaintiffs had to pay our clients.


Lawsuit Defeated. Plaintiffs had to pay our clients.

San Diego Business and Real Estate Trial Law

Integrity Driven for Both Prosecution and Defense

As business litigation and real estate litigation specialists, we accept both prosecution and defense cases. If you feel you are about to be sued, or you are concerned that others are not conducting business properly, a free case consultation can help you determine if legal representation will be an asset to you or your business.

Securing the services of well-qualified attorneys early in the process can help you proactively address a dispute. When you call us, we will get back to you almost immediately to discuss the details of your case. We can allay your concerns, or confirm your suspicions, giving you the information you need to determine whether legal representation will be necessary.

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Business Trial Attorneys Passionate About Making a Difference

Although few business and real estate disputes ever go to trial, we prepare for one. The O’Brien Law Firm, APLC has won jury and judge trials, and does not shy away from them. Outside of trial, however, our commitment to fighting for our clients has allowed us to favorably settle almost all the cases we have handled.

We relentlessly tackle each case to ensure no stone is left unturned. Every case is different and requires not only legal knowledge, but also the skill to develop the case in light of the facts surrounding it. From small disputes, or very serious threats to the long-term success of your business, we take each claim seriously and follow through with the same level of quality, vigor, and attention to detail.

When you choose to work with The O’Brien Law Firm, APLC, a personal relationship with our founding attorney is only the beginning. We take on clients with the hope of becoming their go-to legal representatives for the future.

Find out more about what our team can do for you by browsing the information in our practice area or by reaching out to us.

Initial case evaluations are always free, and we are more than happy to answer any questions you have about our history or legal process.