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Joel Gary Selik

Joel Gary Selik

Certified Specialist Legal Malpractice by State Bar of California Board of Legal
  • Collections, Legal Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse ...
  • California, Nevada
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Biography

Attorney Selik has been a litigation attorney for over 30 Years, Trials, Settlements, Arbitrations and Mediation. Experienced Malpractice Attorney (Lawyer, Medical, CPA, Real Estate), Debt & Judgment Collection. Personal Injury and other civil litigation experienced. No Frivolous Cases, Ever.

Practice Areas
    Collections
    Legal Malpractice
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free telephone Consultation.
  • Contingent Fees
    Some cases contingent fees considered.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Some cases taken on Contingent Fees-no attorney fee until you collect, costs only basis. In Nevada this is required: :"You may have to pay the opposing party's attorney fees and costs in the event of a loss." Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.2(e)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Nevada
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Selik Law Offices
- Current
Education
Michigan State Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Law Degree
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2018 Practice Areas: Professional Liability: Plaintiff (50%), Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (30%), Real Estate: Consumer (10%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Nevada Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
Nevada Legal Services
Professional Associations
Nevada Justice Assocation
Member
Current
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Bar Association of North San Diego County
Member, Former Board of Directors
Current
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San Diego County Bar Association
Member, Fee Dispute Arbitrator
Current
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California State Bar  # 117383
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Nevada  # 402
Attorney Member
- Current
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Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Member, Former Board of Directors
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Cognitive Biases with Juries, Voir Dire, Judges, Witnesses & Family, Vista, California
Bar Association of North San Diego County
Seminar for Attorneys on cognitive biases.
Cognitive Biases with Juries, Voir Dire, Judges, Witnesses & Family, Vista, California
Bar Association of North San Diego County
Seminar for Attorneys on cognitive biases.
Top Malpractice & Ethics Erros -- How to Avoid Being Sued, Vista, California
Bar Association of North San Diego County
Seminar for Attorneys on common legal malpractice and ethical issues.
Top Malpractice & Ethics Erros -- How to Avoid Being Sued, Vista, California
Bar Association of North San Diego County
Seminar for Attorneys on common legal malpractice and ethical issues.
Certifications
Certified Specialist Legal Malpractice
State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Malpractice, Lawyer Mistakes, Lawyer Fraud-Nevada & California
Website
Debt & Judgment Collection Attorney, California & Nevada
Legal Answers
58 Questions Answered
Q. A freelance client owes money and won't pay. Can I use equipment I have from their company as collateral?
A: You cannot keep property that belongs to them that they provided to you and which is not your work. If they own the drone, you must return it.
Q. Why is my settlement agreement form taking so long?
A: You frustration is perfectly understandable. Your attorney may be frustrated also. Unfortunately, this sort of thing happens in cases all the time. You might want to discuss with your lawyer giving the opposing side a deadline to complete or otherwise there is no settlement.
Q. Is it legal for attorneys to take large amounts of cash for payment?
A: While this is unusual, and potentially suspicious, there is nothing illegal about it or unethical
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Contact & Map
Nevada Office
1050 Indigo, Suite 112
Las Vegas, NV 89145
Toll-Free: (800) 894-2889
Telephone: (702) 243-1930
Cell: (702) 243-1930
Fax: (760) 479-0081
914 N Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
Telephone: (760) 479-1515
Fax: (760) 479-0081
Mailing California and Nevada
Box 1448
San Marcos, CA 92079
Telephone: (760) 479-1515
Fax: (760) 479-0081