Mitchell, Brisso, Delaney & Vrieze, LLP

Established in 1915

Practice Area: Insurance Defense, Municipal Law, Public Entity Defense 17 more areas of practice + 17 more

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Mitchell, Brisso, Delaney & Vrieze, LLP

Serving Eureka, CA view address

Serving Eureka, CA view address

Attorney Awards BV Distinguished

About Mitchell, Brisso, Delaney & Vrieze, LLP

Serving Northern California since 1915.

The firm is one of the oldest law firms in Eureka, founded about 1915 as Nelson & Ricks. James Henderson joined the firm after the end of World War II. In 1945, Emery Mitchell entered a partnership with James Henderson, commencing the name of Mitchell & Henderson. Emery's son, Clifford B. Mitchell, joined the firm in 1950, and under his guidance, the firm grew to be one of the largest firms in Eureka...

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Serving Northern California since 1915.

The firm is one of the oldest law firms in Eureka, founded about 1915 as Nelson & Ricks. James Henderson joined the firm after the end of World War II. In 1945, Emery Mitchell entered a partnership with James Henderson, commencing the name of Mitchell & Henderson. Emery's son, Clifford B. Mitchell, joined the firm in 1950, and under his guidance, the firm grew to be one of the largest firms in Eureka. Today, Clifford Mitchell remains associated with the firm. Six partners primarily serve the Northern California Counties of Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity. Approximately 75% of the firm's work is in the field of insurance and public entity defense, accompanied by strong practices in municipal law, real property law, medical malpractice, commercial disputes and litigation, employment law and probate.

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Areas of Law

  • Insurance Defense
  • Municipal Law
  • Public Entity Defense
  • Hospital Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Professional Liability
  • Civil Rights Litigation Defense
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Partnerships
  • Construction Law
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Probate
  • Mediation
  • Real Property
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Timber And Logging Law

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  • Value for Money

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Peer Reviews

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      Firm Details

      Year Established
      1915
      Firm Size
      7
      Representative Clients
      REPRESENTATIVE INSURANCE COMPANY CLIENTS: Adjusting Services Unlimited; Aetna Life & Casualty; Alliance Insurance Group; Allied Insurance Company; Allstate Insurance Company; Cal Farm Insurance; California Capital Insurance Company; California Casualty; California State Automobile Assn.; CNA Insurance; Colonial Penn Insurance Company; Commercial Union Ins. Co.; Continental Ins. Co.; Coregis Insurance Company; Employees-Commercial Union Ins. Co.; Employer's Reinsurance Company; Farmers Insurance Company; Fireman's Fund Insurance Company; Fremont Indemnity; Golden Eagle Insurance Co.; Grange Insurance Assn.; Great American Group of Insurance Co.; HCA Parthenon Insurance Co.; Home Insurance Company; Hospital Assn. of America (Parthenon); Industrial Indemnity; Keenan & Associates; Lawyer's Mutual Insurance Company; National Chiropractic Insurance; National Union Fire Insurance Company; Nationwide Insurance Company; Northwestern National Insurance Company; Royal-Globe Insurance Company; Safeco Insurance Co.; Sequoia Insurance Company; State Farm Insurance Company; The Hartford Group; The North America Companies; The St. Paul Insurance Companies; The Travelers Insurance Companies; Transamerica Insurance Co.; Valley Insurance Co.; Viking Insurance Company; Wausau Insurance Company.
      Representative Clients
      PUBLIC ENTITY/DISTRICT CLIENTS: California State University System (Humboldt); City of Arcata; City of Crescent City; City of Eureka; City of Fortuna; City of Fort Bragg; County of Del Norte; County of Humboldt; County of Trinity; Del Norte County Local Hospital District; Housing Authority, City of Eureka; Housing Authority, County of Humboldt; Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation & Conservation District; Humboldt Community Services District; Keenan & Associates; Loleta Community Services District; Manila Community Services District; McKinleyville Community Services District; Northern Humboldt Fire Protection District No. l; Redwood Empire Municipal Ins. Fund; Trindel; Seaside Hospital District; State of Calif. Department of Corrections.
      Representative Clients
      REPRESENTATIVE BUSINESS ENTITY CLIENTS: California Redwood Company; Century 21; Eureka Hotel Company; General Growth Properties, Inc.; George Petersen Insurance; Green Diamond Resource Company; Hambro Forest Products, Inc.; Hambro-WSG; Hertz Claim Management; Humboldt Land Title Company; O & M Industries; Ocean View Cemetery; Peterson Tractor Company; Redwood Community Action Agency; Redwood Memorial Hospital; St. Joseph Hospital; Security National Master Holding Company, LLC; Town of Scotia, LLC; Western Title Insurance Company.

      Contact

      Phone: Click to View Phone # 707-443-5643

      Fax: 707-444-9586

      Website:

      Firm Address:
      Mitchell, Brisso, Delaney & Vrieze, LLP 814 Seventh Street,
      P.O. Drawer 1008,
      Eureka, CA 95502
      U.S.A.

      Office Hours:
      • Monday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Tuesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Wednesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Thursday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Friday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      Office Hours:
      • Monday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Tuesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Wednesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Thursday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Friday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

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