George Ellard

George Ellard

Bio as of May 2011:

George Ellard is a trial attorney at The Veen Firm P. C., San Francisco. He has significant experience representing the severely injured in products liability, construction site, premises liability, aviation and professional negligence matters. He is an “AV” rated lawyer who has handled cases throughout California and is a former Naval Officer.

Updated as of April 2016: Emanuel Law Group; http://www.siliconvalleylawyer.net/

Articles written by this author:

Effective expert cross-examination

Be wary of “killing” the defense witness in deposition; you can often use him at trial

George Ellard
William Veen

2009 April


Cross-examination to impair witness credibility

Challenging a witness’s credibility requires careful strategy. Examine the avenues of prior inconsistency, character evidence or case-specific impeachment

William Veen
George Ellard

2010 September


When workers’ comp is not the exclusive remedy

While an employer is likely protected by the exclusive remedy doctrine, the parent or related companies may not be

George Ellard
Eustace de Saint Phalle

2011 May