Guy Kornblum | San Francisco Personal Injury Lawyer

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Guy O. Kornblum

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Guy O. Kornblum has specialized as a trial and appellate lawyer for over 40 years. He specializes in a wide range of civil litigation, including serious injury and wrongful death, financial and physical elder abuse, medical and legal malpractice, and all aspects of insurance including “bad faith” claims. Mr. Kornblum himself has handled over 4000 litigated matters to a conclusion and has several million dollars plus cases to his credit. He has represented hundreds of clients, small businesses, individuals, and large Fortune 500 corporations. He is highly regarded for his courtroom and appellate skills, and his representation of his clients in mediations, where he has a strong track record of successful settlements.

Mr. Kornblum is certified in Civil Trial Law and Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy by the prestigious National Board of Trial Advocacy and is a Charter Fellow, American College of Board Certified Attorneys. He is also a Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar and Million Dollar Advocate’s Forum, for those attorneys who have achieved multi-million dollar awards or settlements for their clients. Additionally, he is a Charter Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer Honorary; a Platinum Member, The Verdict Club, recognizes “professional excellence in litigation;” a “Top 100” Trial Lawyer, and is listed in the 22d Edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.” He has been selected as a Super Lawyer each year since 2006. Mr. Kornblum was selected as the San Francisco Bay Area’s 2010 Best Lawyer in a poll conducted by the Nob Hill Gazette, a prominent San Francisco magazine.

Mr. Kornblum received his “a.v.” rating – the highest possible – by the preeminent peer review rating service, Martindale Hubbell in his first year of eligibility in 1971, and has a “5” rating as well, the highest possible. He has also received a “10” (“Superb”) rating by AVVO, also a premier lawyer rating service.

Mr. Kornblum is the author of “Negotiating and Settling Tort Cases: Reaching the Settlement,” published by the Thomson West Publishing Company and the American Association for Justice, Fourth Edition, 2018 and co-author of two books on insurance law. He has authored over 200 published articles on various topics, including trial strategy and settlement techniques. He also regularly teaches continuing legal education courses for various bar organizations, including the Bar Association of San Francisco, and bar course providers.

Mr. Kornblum is a graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. 1966; he received his A.B. from Indiana University in 1961, after which he served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army as a counterintelligence officer before entering Hastings. At Hastings, he received the highest academic honor as a Member, Order of the Coif, and the Thurston Honor Society, and served on the Editorial Board of the Hastings Law Journal.

He is devoted to physical fitness as a member of San Francisco’s Olympic Club, where he was a member of the club’s four-wall handball team for many years, and now where he is an avid spinner. He serves as Chancellor of St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church and is a lifelong Episcopalian, as is his wife, Victoria. They have two adult children, a daughter-in-law, and a grand-daughter who lives in the Bay Area. Additionally, Mr. Kornblum has served on the Board of the Hastings Foundation.
Position Organization Location Duration
Managing PartnerGuy O. Kornblum, APLCSan Francisco, CAPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
University of California, Hastings College of the LawJ.D. Law School1966  
Indiana UniversityAB1961
State / Court Date
California1966
Indiana1966
  • American Bar Association | Member
    California and Indiana State Bar Association | Member
    American Association for Justice | Member
    Consumer Attorneys of California | Member
    San Francisco Bar Association | Member
    San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association | Member
  • National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Trial Lawyer (Personal Injury)
    Charter Fellow | Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer
    Named | “Best Lawers" | 2018-2019
    Lifetime Member | Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Lifetime Member | The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Platinum Member | The Verdict Club
    Named | Northern California “Super Lawyer” | 2006 – 2019
  • See website www.kcehlaw.com

  • Negotiating and Settling Tort Cases | Book | 2015
    The Injured Victim's Handbook | Book | 2011
    California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) | Alternative Dispute Resolution in California | 2005
    Litigating Insurance Claims: Coverage, Bad Faith and Business Litigation | Book | 1991
    Rutter Group Publication | California Practice Guide: Bad Faith | 1986
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(1966) Licensed as Attorney in Indiana. Verified with Indiana State Bar Association.June 26, 2020
(1966) Licensed as Attorney in California. Verified with California Bar Association.June 26, 2020

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