Downey Brand Partner Appointed To Tuolumne County Superior Court

July 27, 2015

July 27, 2015 (Sacramento, CA) – Downey Brand is pleased to announce that Kevin M. Seibert has been appointed by Governor Edmond G. Brown, Jr. to a judgeship in the Tuolumne County Superior Court. Seibert will be sworn in on August 7, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the historic courthouse in Sonora. Seibert has been a partner with Downey Brand since 2000, specializing in complex business litigation matters for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to family-owned businesses. Prior to joining Downey Brand, he was a partner with Steinheimer, Riggio, Haydel and Mordaunt from 1991 to 2000, and an associate from 1985 to 1990.

“We wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to Kevin, for his tremendous contribution to the firm over the past 15 years and for his well-recognized trial expertise in both state and federal court, “said Scott Shapiro, managing partner. “His litigation skills, integrity and dedication to the community will serve him well as a judge.  While we will miss Kevin, we know that the Tuolumne County Bar will be the beneficiary of this appoint and we extend our warmest congratulations.”

In addition to being a seasoned litigator widely recognized for his skill and professionalism, Kevin is actively involved in the legal community as a member of Tuolumne County Bar Association and the San Joaquin County Bar Association. Additionally, Kevin has been elected a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has received a preeminent rating from the nation’s foremost peer review service. He earned his J.D. from the Pacific McGeorge School of Law and his B.A. from Brigham Young University.

Leaving Downey Brand will be bittersweet, but I’m honored by the appointment and excited about the new challenge ahead of me,” said Seibert. “Some of the best years of my 30 year career have been here at Downey Brand and working with so many skilled lawyers has made me a much better lawyer and a better person.”