skip to content

William R. DeWolfe

Partner

Riverside
3390 University Avenue
5th Floor
(951) 826-8229

Mr. DeWolfe is a senior partner in the Business Services practice group in Best Best & Krieger LLP's Riverside office.  His area of practice is Civil Litigation, including trust and estate, business and real property matters.  Mr. DeWolfe is the former Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department.

Mr. DeWolfe graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Riverside with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  He earned his law degree at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 1961 where he was assistant managing editor for the California Law Review. He is a member of the State Bar of California, the Riverside County Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association.  Mr. DeWolfe is also an Attorney and Counselor of the Supreme Court of the United States.  He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, the Central District of California and the Ninth Circuit of Appeals, and is a member of the California Court of Appeal Mediation Program.

In 2008, Mr. DeWolfe was named to Super Lawyers Southern California Corporate Counsel Edition for business litigation.  In 2007, he was named to Super Lawyers Southern California for business litigation, estate planning and probate.

Mr. DeWolfe is a longtime resident of the City of Riverside and is an active member of many professional and community organizations. He is a past president of the UCR Alumni Association, is a member and past president of the Citizens University Committee, participates in their annual Legislative Advocacy Program and serves on the Board of Trustees of the UC Riverside Foundation.  He is also a past president of the Riverside Symphony Association and a board member of the Idyllwild Arts Academy.

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, L.L.B. (1961)
  • University of California, Riverside, BA, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • California (1962)

Court Admissions

  • California (1962)

Awards

  • Super Lawyers Southern California Corporate Counsel Edition for business litigation (2008)
  • Super Lawyers Southern California for business litigation, estate planning and probate (2007)

Jurisdictions

  • United States District Court
  • Central District of California
  • Ninth Circuit of Appeals
  • CalifCourt of Appeal Mediation Program
 

Send this page

X