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Douglas Borthwick

  • Serving all of Santa Ana
  • 36 years of experience
  • Business Law, Criminal Law, Family Law ...
  • Santa Ana, CA

Biography

Douglas Borthwick Esq. was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1965. He graduated with high honors (Magna Cum Laude) from Muskingum University in 1988 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business, Economics, and Religion. At Muskingum University he was the recipient of the prestigious Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award, and the Financial Executive Institute Award. Attorney Douglas Borthwick received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1991 from Capital University Law School where he was the recipient of an academic scholarship and was on the Dean's List. Throughout his time in Law School, he worked as an Intern at the Franklin County Public Defenders' Office. Mr. Borthwick is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating a lawyer can obtain in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. Attorney Douglas Borthwick is currently President and Owner of the Law Offices Douglas Borthwick. Mr. Borthwick also serves as "Of Counsel" for the Law Offices of Blomberg, Benson, & Garrett. Mr. Borthwick is admitted to practice before all of the courts in the state of California including Central, Northern, Eastern, and Southern California United States District Courts as well as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Borthwick has handled litigation for numerous corporate clients, including personal injury defense, amusement park accidents, entertainment accidents, slip and fall, vehicle accidents, product liability, construction defect litigation, mortgage and lending litigation and defense of health care providers. He has completed numerous binding and non-binding arbitrations and mediations with a high rate of success. Mr. Borthwick's current practice focuses on plaintiff personal injury, family law, and estate planning. Douglas Borthwick has earned the trust and respect of his clients and colleagues for his preparation, determination, and attention to detail.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning
  • Divorce

Education

  • Capital University Law School
    1991
  • Muskingum College
    1988

Professional Experience

  • Wenzel & Associates
    Of Counsel
    2016
  • Law Offices of Sasha Tymkowicz
    Of Counsel
    2015
  • Law Offices of Douglas Borthwick (AV Preeminent Rated)
    Owner & President
    2005
  • OC Legal Help
    Mediator
    2017
  • North Broadway Townhomes Association
    President
    2006
  • Law Offices of Ahrens & Rosa (AV Rated)
    Senior Associate Attorney
    2003
  • Law Offices of Garrett & Jensen (AV Rated)
    Associate Attorney
    1992

Awards

  • Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Santa Ana
    Expertise.com
    2020
  • Top Tier Lawyers
    American Trial Academy: Top Tier Lawyers
    2020
  • Best Divorce Lawyers in Riverside
    Expertise.com
    2020
  • Top Attorney
    Attorney.com
    2020
  • Leading Riverside Small Business in Personal Injury
    Riverside Small Business Excellence
    2020
  • Power Attorney
    Power Attorneys
    2019
  • Leading Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney of the Year- California
    Leading Advisor
    2019
  • Riverside Small Business Award in Personal Injury Classification
    Riverside Small Business Award Program
    2019
  • Lawyers of Distinction
    The Lawyers of Distinction
    2019
  • Top 3 Estate Planning Lawyers in Rancho Cucamonga
    Three Best Rated
    2019
  • Avvo Superb Rated
    Avvo
    2019
  • Leading Riverside Small Business in Personal Injury
    Small Business Excellence
    2019
  • Top Lawyers in Inland Empire
    Inland Empire Magazine
    2019
  • Nation's Top One Percent
    National Association of Distinguished Counsel
    2019
  • Premier Lawyers of America
    Premier Lawyers of America
    2019
  • Highly Recommended
    Alignable
    2018
  • Top Lawyers in Inland Empire
    Inland Empire Magazine
    2018
  • Power Attorney
    Power Attorneys
    2018
  • Power Attorney
    Power Attorneys
    2017
  • "10 Best" Estate Planning Attorneys for Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Legal Counsel
    2017
  • Top 3 Personal Injury lawyers in Rancho Cucamonga, Ca
    Three Best Rated
    2017
  • 2017 Best Attorneys of America
    Rue Ratings
    2017
  • Platinum Client Champion Award
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2017
  • Honoree
    American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
    2017
  • Who's Who In The Inland Empire
    Inland Empire Magazine
    2017
  • 2017 Best Divorce Lawyers in Riverside, CA
    Excellence
    2017
  • "10 Best" Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
    2017
  • Avvo "Excellent" Rating
    Avvo
    2017
  • 10 Best Law Firm for Client Satisfaction in Estate Planning
    American Institute of Legal Counsel
    2017
  • Highly Recommended Business Award
    Alignable
    2017
  • Legal Leaders in The Law West Coast
    The National Law Journal West Coast
    2017
  • 10 Best Law Firm Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
    2017
  • Law Firm 500
    Leading Lawyer
    2017
  • Esteemed Lawyer of America
    Esteemed Lawyers of America
    2017
  • 2016 Riverside Best Business Award in Personal Injury
    Riverside Best Business
    2017
  • 2017 10 Best Law Firm Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
    2017
  • Marquis Who's Who in America
    The Marquis Who's Who Publication Board
    2017
  • "10 Best" Law Firms
    American Institute of Personal Injury Firms
    2017
  • 10 Best Elder Law Firm
    American Institute of Legal Counsel
    2017
  • "10 Best" Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Legal Counsel
    2016
  • Inland Empire's Top Lawyers
    Inland Empire Magazine
    2016
  • "10 Best" Estate Planning Attorneys for California for Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Legal Counsel
    2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2016
  • 2016 Top 25 Divorce Lawyers in Riverside, CA
    Excellence.com
    2016
  • America's Most Honored Professionals
    American Registry
    2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2016
  • Law Firm 500 Award
    Legal 500
    2016
  • Top Contributor Award
    Avvo
    2015
  • Clients' Choice Award
    Avvo
    2015

Associations

  • The Lawyer's Den
  • American Association for Justice
  • California DUI Association, Inc.
  • FIND cures
  • Mortgage Servicing Fraud
  • State Bar of California # 176372
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Risk and Insrance Management Society (RIMS)
  • California Mooving and Storage Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • International Amusement & Leisure Defense Association
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO)
  • International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions
  • Amusement Industry Manufacturers & Suppliers, International (AIMS)

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