Michael K. Pazdernik joined the firm in 2010. A civil litigator for more than 36 years, Mr. Pazdernik is licensed in the states of Arizona and California. He attended California State University, Long Beach, graduating in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He attended law school at California Western School of Law in San Diego, graduating there in 1985 with a Juris Doctor degree.
He first practiced in Arizona as a civil litigator, focusing upon commercial litigation and dental malpractice matters from 1986 to 1990. In 1990, he moved to the Bay Area and emphasized professional liability defense with a special emphasis on dental malpractice matters. In 1991, he moved to the Sacramento area, married, and since has maintained his civil litigation practice which emphasizes medical/dental malpractice matters as well as plaintiff, defense, commercial litigation, and collection matters.
Mr. Pazdernik is an active member of the State Bar of California. He is admitted to practice in both California and Arizona. He regularly serves as a Pro Tem Judge in El Dorado and Sacramento Counties and is an active member of ABOTA.