Bar Admissions: California; U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Practice Groups: Product Liability, Toxic Tort / Mass Tort
Education: University of San Francisco School of Law, 1988, J.D.; California State University, Sonoma, 1984, B.A., Political Science; United States Military Academy at West Point, 1981, Engineering
Memberships: American Bar Association; Bar Association of San Francisco; Defense Research Institute (DRI); State Bar of California
Robert Betette is a partner in the Walnut Creek office of Foley & Mansfield, where he focuses his practice in the defense of toxic tort and product liability matters, with a concentration in asbestos litigation.
An experienced trial attorney with more than 20 years of litigation experience, Bob has represented clients in State and Federal Court throughout California, and has appeared before the California Court of Appeals. He is well versed in all stages of discovery, motion practice and trial, and is an experienced and effective negotiator in client settlements.
- Gatton v. A.P. Green Services, Inc. 64 Cal. App. 4th 688 [75 Cal. Rptr. 2d 523] (1998)
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