STEPHANIE H. BORCHERS

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STEPHANIE H. BORCHERS

Stephanie H. Borchers has practiced law in Fresno since 1997. She has more than 20 years of experience litigating cases in the state and federal courts, both as a trial attorney and appellate advocate. Stephanie has comprehensive knowledge of appellate law and procedure, having practiced for more than five years as a senior research attorney to the Presiding Justice of the Fifth District Court of Appeal. While working at the Fifth District, Stephanie gained invaluable insight into appellate advocacy and strategy from the judicial perspective. She also has extensive litigation and appellate experience both in private practice and for the government; from 2006 through 2009 she was an Assistant United States Attorney, prosecuting a broad range of civil cases as well as criminal forfeiture cases for the Eastern District of California.

Stephanie obtained her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of California at Davis, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Rhetoric and Communication in 1993 and her JD in 1997. While in law school she was an editor for the U.C. Davis Law Review, a Contributing Editor to the Journal of Juvenile Law and Policy, a moot court national semi-finalist and a teaching assistant for first year students in torts, civil procedure and legal research and writing.

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Are you suffering from a Truck Accident?

Our experienced personal injury lawyers know the emotional and financial trauma caused by truck accidents. Car passengers bear the brunt of the...

Has Your Child Been Injured In An Accident?

No parent wants to imagine the unthinkable — the injury or untimely death of their child. But what do you do when the unthinkable happens? Many...

Are You Suffering From A Spinal Cord Injury?

A spinal cord injury usually begins with a sudden, traumatic blow to the neck, back or spine which fractures or dislocates vertebrae. The damage...

We Handle Wrongful Death Cases

A wrongful death – one that was caused by someone else's unlawful actions – is especially hard for the families who must carry on. Losing a loved...

Do You Have A Personal-Injury Case? We Can Help

If you've been injured by someone else's action – whether they intended it or not – you may be able to sue under personal-injury law. The injuries...

Suffering From a Construction Site Injury?

Injuries to construction workers are often the result of unsafe working conditions. Successful prosecution of personal injury and wrongful death...

Are You A Victim Of Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is an act or omission by a health care provider that deviates from accepted standards of practice in the medical community and...

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A boy was killed in a car crash. Now his parents are suing the suspected drunken driver

The parents of an 8-year-old Selma boy, killed in a DUI-related car crash, have filed a wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit...

Feed plant to pay $2.4 million

Feed plant to pay $2.4 million to settle lawsuit for poisoning 49 horses in Clovis

Family of slain teen Dylan Noble reaches settlement with city of Fresno

The Fresno City Council approved a record $2.8 million settlement Thursday between the city and the family of 19-year-old Dylan Noble, who was...

Chipotle wrongfully accused a manager of stealing $636. She just won millions in court.

Jeanette Ortiz — a 14-year Chipotle veteran before she was fired in 2015 — was awarded nearly $8 million by a jury in Fresno County Superior Court...

Fresno jury says Chipotle owes former manager $7.97 million for wrongful termination

A Fresno, California Superior Court jury on Thursday, May 10, 2018 ordered Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. to pay $8 million to Jeannette Ortiz for...

Coaches accuse FCC and Reedley College of discriminating against women in sports

A new lawsuit accuses Fresno City College and Reedley College of discrimination against women in sports -- both coaches and athletes.

They do similar jobs as men but get paid less. Now 3 female coaches are fighting back

Three female coaches at Fresno City College and Reedley College have sued the State Center Community College District for gender discrimination,...

Motorcycle operator blames US Postal Service for crash Northern California Record

A motorcycle operator is suing the U.S. Postal Service and one of its drivers, alleging their negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

What’s a life worth? For a woman killed by a tour bus, the answer is $1 million

A Fresno County jury has ordered a Fresno tour bus company to pay $1 million to the children of a 40-year-old woman who was run over and killed in a...

Electricity flowing through a fence killed a boy. Are property owners and managers to blame?

The electrocution of a 12-year-old Fresno boy has resulted in a wrongful death civil lawsuit against the owners and managers of an apartment complex...

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