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David E. Hallett

David E. Hallett

  • Insurance Claims, Construction Law, Business Law
  • California
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David E. Hallett graduated from the University of California, San Diego in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He obtained his Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude) from California Western School of Law in 2002. Mr. Hallett is also a California licensed Real Estate Broker, DRE 01856886. Mr. Hallett is admitted to practice before the courts of the State of California and all of the United States District Courts in California.

Mr. Hallett’s practice includes all aspects of business and civil litigation. He helps businesses and individuals secure coverage for claims under their insurance policies, including presentation of claims, tenders to potentially responsible carriers, and bad faith litigation. Mr. Hallett works with contractors and subcontractors in all aspects of construction matters, including construction defects, breach of contract, breach of warranty, bodily injury claims, mechanic liens, Prompt Payment issues, failure to pay, as well as insurance coverage analysis and litigation. He also assists with contract formation, contract interpretation, and pre-litigation dispute resolution processes.

In his spare time, David enjoys time with his wife and three boys. His family loves the outdoors and takes frequent hikes and camping adventures. David is also active in sports and loves to swim in the ocean, mountain bike and play beach bocce, tennis and basketball.

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Claims
  • Construction Law
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Federal Circuit
Academic Excellence in Negotiation
California Western School of Law
Magna Cum Laude
California Western School of Law
Academic Excellence in Professional Responsibility/Ethics
California Western School of Law
Academic Excellence in Civil Procedure II
California Western School of Law
Professional Associations
State Bar of California # 221828
San Diego County Bar Association
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Articles & Publications
California Western International Law Journal Associate Editor
California Western Law Review Associate Editor/Writer
“How to Destroy a Reputation and Get Away With It - The Communications Decency Act Examined: Do the Policies and Standards Set Out in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Provide a Solution for a Person Defamed Online?”
Franklin Pierce Law Center, IDEA The Journal of Law & Technology
Speaking Engagements
Insurance Law 2016 Year in Review, San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego
Analysis and discussion of pertinent legal developments in insurance coverage and bad faith.
CGL Endorsements - Analysis and Impact, Insurance Claims Professional Training, San Diego
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Insurance Coverage: A 50 State Survey, Insurance Claims Professional Training, Riverside
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Conditions of Coverage and Implication on the Duty to Defend, Insurance Claims Professional Training, San Bernardino
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Drafting an Insurance Coverage Letter, Insurance Claims Professional Training, San Bernardino
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Insurance Coverage Update, Insurance Claims Professional Training, San Bernardino
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Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
Buscemi Hallett LLP
555 West Beech Street, Suite 450
San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 231-5900