Debra Bogaards

Debra Bogaards

Bio as of October 2010:

Debra F. Bogaards is the managing partner of Pave & Bogaards in San Francisco. Her firm has six trial lawyers who practice insurance defense for State Farm and Mercury as well as Bimbo Bakeries, Inc. and Meltwater. Ms. Bogaards also takes select plaintiff’s cases, including catastrophic injury, wrongful death, sexual molestation and elder abuse. An accomplished trial attorney, she has successfully completed 30 jury trials, and she’s been a Northern California SuperLawyer for the past five years. Ms. Bogaards serves on the board of Legal Aid of Marin, and on the Board of Trustees of U.C. Hastings 1066 Foundation. She also enjoys being a member of S.F.T.L.A. 

Updated as of April 2016: Bogaards Davis LLP; http://www.bdlawsf.com/

Articles written by this author:

Ten ways to settle your case quickly and reasonably

A defense attorney suggests that your client may benefit if you cooperate with defense counsel

Debra Bogaards

2010 October


Stilettos, trials and baby bottles

What’s the difference between being a female trial attorney and mom versus being a male trial attorney and dad?

Debra Bogaards

2014 February


Dressing your client for success at deposition and trial

Dressing your client for success at deposition and trial

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression”

Debra Bogaards

2017 January