Philip R. Weltin

Weltin Streb and Weltin, LLPPhilip Weltin founded Weltin, Streb Weltin LLP in 1972 and has been a trial attorney in the state of California since 1970. Philip is an expert in the areas of maritime law (including Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) and Jones Act claims), insurance coverage/bad faith, employment disputes, product liability and personal injury claims. Mr. Weltin is a noted trial attorney in the Bay Area, and has been on the winning side of numerous substantial cases before a jury involving wrongful death. Philip was selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, and is AV-rated by his peers.

Outside of work he enjoys his family and traveling.

Education & Experience:

  • Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University in 1969
  • Bachelor of Science from San Jose State University, with honors, in 1964
  • Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member of the American Association for Justice
  • Served in the USN Submarine Service on board the “Tang” SS-563

Significant representations:

  • Castillo v. Toll Bros. Inc. (2011) 197 Cal. App. 4th 1172
  • Mendoza v. Brodeur, 142 Cal. App. 4th 72 (2006).
  • Springmeyer v. Ford Motor Co., 60 Cal. App. 4th 1541 (1998).
  • Olson v. American Bankers Ins. Co., 30 Cal. App. 4th 816 (1996).
  • Avery v. United States, 829 F.2d 817 (9th Cir. 1987).
  • Dugas v. C. Brewer & Co., Ltd., 165 Cal. App. 3d 203 (1985).
  • Perry v. Heckler, 722 F.2d 461 (9th Cir. 1983).