Steve Formaker is a litigator with extensive experience in handling business, commercial, real estate and insurance, and probate disputes. He has conducted numerous jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations. He has also briefed and argued appeals in both federal and state appellate courts.
Steve is admitted to practice before all California courts, the United States District Courts for the Central, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Steve did his undergraduate work at UCLA, where he earned a B.A. magna cum laude in 1977. He is a 1980 graduate of the UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall). While in law school, he competed in the James Patterson McBaine Moot Court Competition, was a member of the Moot Court Board and the Student-Faculty Committee on Clinical Education, and interned with Judge John Purchio of the Alameda County Superior Court.