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Shepherd, Michael T.

Professional Bio

Contact Information

Shepherd, Michael T.
Current Occupation: Attorney at Law
Employer: Law Offices of Michael T. Sheperd

1074 East Ave. Suite O
Chico, CA 95962
Phone: (530) 893-3700

General Information

Accepted Panels Type of Case Referrals Preferred Conference Location


Unlimited Jurisdiction

Neutral's Facility

Hourly Rate: $400.00 / hr

Legal Experience

Description Years
Both Plaintiff and Defense 49
Complex Case Litigation 49
Defense Representation 49
Plaintiff Representation 49


Organization Degree Year Obtained
University of California at Santa Barbara BA 1968
Hastings College of Law, University of California JD 1973

Professional Licenses

Description Year Obtained License Number Active
California State Bar 1974 058813 Yes

ADR Training

Course Title Organization Hours Year Completed
Mediation Training Strauss Institute, Pepperdine 48 2010

Professional History

Mr. Shepherd graduated from Hastings College of Law in 1973. From January of 1974 to July
of 1981, Mr. Shepherd practiced in Los Angeles, California, first in insurance defense work and
select plaintiff personal injury, then engaging in entertainment litigation representing MCA,
Universal Studios, United Artist Records and Capitol Records.

Since moving to Chico, California in 1981, his practice has focused on select plaintiff cases,
business litigation, real estate litigation, construction law and insurance defense. His extensive
trial experience involves cases ranging from automobile to premise liability, product liability and
commercial liability. His trial experience includes over 100 civil jury trials including trials in
United States District Court for the Eastern District (Sacramento), Los Angeles County, Santa
Barbara County, Butte County, Tehama County, Shasta County, Sonoma County, Glenn County,
Sutter County, Yuba County, San Luis Obispo County and Mendocino County Superior Courts.
Since 1999, Mr. Shepherd has been a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates

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