Stephen Ellison

Stephen Ellison

Stephen Ellison is a freelance writer based in San Jose. Contact him at ssjellison@aol.com.

Articles written by this author:

Trials and tribulations: A profile of Oakland trial lawyer J. Gary Gwilliam

A childhood of hard times leads to a life of alcohol abuse until a spiritual awakening changes this hard-charging plaintiff's lawyer

Stephen Ellison

2008 April


Public Justice: Redefining the idea of teamwork in the courtroom

Standing for Truth, and Justice, and the American Way is more than just a catchphrase

Stephen Ellison

2008 June


Lawyers at leisure: “Back away from the desk!”

Here’s a look at some of the more interesting after-hours activities pursued by legal minds

Stephen Ellison

2009 March


Why AAJ moved its convention

AAJ decides to avoid political clash in San Diego; relocates convention to San Francisco

Stephen Ellison

2009 June


Medical liens: Necessary evil or litigation advantage?

The economy, the Supreme Court and HMOs combine to accelerate the use of medical liens in personal injury cases

Stephen Ellison

2013 April


Reporting for duty

Track down all the incident reports, videos and maybe even a witness to better understand what happened

Stephen Ellison

2016 October


Profile: RJ Waldsmith

From To Kill a Mockingbird to finding success through technology, teamwork and a passion for helping clients

Stephen Ellison

2016 December


Profile: Anne Costin

Profile: Anne Costin

Employment law specialist, she fosters a nontraditional relationship with clients as she continues to fight for them as a solo practitioner

Stephen Ellison

2017 January


Profile: Joseph Brent

The former prosecutor enjoys challenge of tough liability cases

Stephen Ellison

2017 February