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Anna DiBenedetto
Attorney
Anna DiBenedetto represents clients in State and Federal Court and focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, real property, construction and land use law. Ms. DiBenedetto strives to provide exceptional legal services to the communities and clients that she serves and considers herself to be a formidable and practical advocate with integrity who never loses sight of her client's best interests.
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William Lapcevic
Attorney
William "Bill" Lapcevic represents clients in State and Federal court matters of commercial, real estate, insurance, professional liability, business litigation and family law. He has a diverse clientele that includes insurance companies, risk management firms, commercial clients, municipalities, small business and individuals. Bill has negotiated various complex real estate loan work-outs and transactions and counseled clients on business structures, financing options and formation of business entities.
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Emmett L. Smith
Attorney
Emmett Smith focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on representing clients in real property and business disputes. He has represented clients in State and Federal Court and brings a wealth of knowledge from his prior work for the United States Coast Guard and the Santa Clara County Public Defenders Office. Outside of the practice of law Emmett enjoys cycling and open water swimming.
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Amanda Whitworth
Legal Secretary
Amanda obtained her undergraduate degree from UC Santa Cruz in Legal Studies. Before joining the private sector, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Paul Burdick in the civil division of the Santa Cruz Superior Court. Her courtroom and trial experience, coupled with the knowledge of the court/clerk dynamic makes for a unique and invaluable civil litigation skill set. Outside the office, Amanda enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and her two dogs.
Read Bio
Anna DiBenedetto
Attorney
Anna DiBenedetto represents clients in State and Federal Court and focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, real property, construction and land use law. Ms. DiBenedetto strives to provide exceptional legal services to the communities and clients that she serves and considers herself to be a formidable and practical advocate with integrity who never loses sight of her client's best interests.
Read Bio
William Lapcevic
Attorney
William "Bill" Lapcevic represents clients in State and Federal court matters of commercial, real estate, insurance, professional liability, business litigation and family law. He has a diverse clientele that includes insurance companies, risk management firms, commercial clients, municipalities, small business and individuals. Bill has negotiated various complex real estate loan work-outs and transactions and counseled clients on business structures, financing options and formation of business entities.
Read Bio
Emmett L. Smith
Attorney
Emmett Smith focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on representing clients in real property and business disputes. He has represented clients in State and Federal Court and brings a wealth of knowledge from his prior work for the United States Coast Guard and the Santa Clara County Public Defenders Office. Outside of the practice of law Emmett enjoys cycling and open water swimming.
Read Bio
Amanda Whitworth
Legal Secretary
Amanda obtained her undergraduate degree from UC Santa Cruz in Legal Studies. Before joining the private sector, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Paul Burdick in the civil division of the Santa Cruz Superior Court. Her courtroom and trial experience, coupled with the knowledge of the court/clerk dynamic makes for a unique and invaluable civil litigation skill set. Outside the office, Amanda enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and her two dogs.
Read Bio
Anna DiBenedetto
Attorney
Anna DiBenedetto represents clients in State and Federal Court and focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, real property, construction and land use law. Ms. DiBenedetto strives to provide exceptional legal services to the communities and clients that she serves and considers herself to be a formidable and practical advocate with integrity who never loses sight of her client's best interests.
Read Bio
William Lapcevic
Attorney
William "Bill" Lapcevic represents clients in State and Federal court matters of commercial, real estate, insurance, professional liability, business litigation and family law. He has a diverse clientele that includes insurance companies, risk management firms, commercial clients, municipalities, small business and individuals. Bill has negotiated various complex real estate loan work-outs and transactions and counseled clients on business structures, financing options and formation of business entities.
Read Bio
Emmett L. Smith
Attorney
Emmett Smith focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on representing clients in real property and business disputes. He has represented clients in State and Federal Court and brings a wealth of knowledge from his prior work for the United States Coast Guard and the Santa Clara County Public Defenders Office. Outside of the practice of law Emmett enjoys cycling and open water swimming.
Read Bio
Amanda Whitworth
Legal Secretary
Amanda obtained her undergraduate degree from UC Santa Cruz in Legal Studies. Before joining the private sector, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Paul Burdick in the civil division of the Santa Cruz Superior Court. Her courtroom and trial experience, coupled with the knowledge of the court/clerk dynamic makes for a unique and invaluable civil litigation skill set. Outside the office, Amanda enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and her two dogs.
Read Bio
Anna DiBenedetto
Attorney
Anna DiBenedetto represents clients in State and Federal Court and focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, real property, construction and land use law. Ms. DiBenedetto strives to provide exceptional legal services to the communities and clients that she serves and considers herself to be a formidable and practical advocate with integrity who never loses sight of her client's best interests.
Read Bio
William Lapcevic
Attorney
William "Bill" Lapcevic represents clients in State and Federal court matters of commercial, real estate, insurance, professional liability, business litigation and family law. He has a diverse clientele that includes insurance companies, risk management firms, commercial clients, municipalities, small business and individuals. Bill has negotiated various complex real estate loan work-outs and transactions and counseled clients on business structures, financing options and formation of business entities.
Read Bio
Emmett L. Smith
Attorney
Emmett Smith focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on representing clients in real property and business disputes. He has represented clients in State and Federal Court and brings a wealth of knowledge from his prior work for the United States Coast Guard and the Santa Clara County Public Defenders Office. Outside of the practice of law Emmett enjoys cycling and open water swimming.
Read Bio
Amanda Whitworth
Legal Secretary
Amanda obtained her undergraduate degree from UC Santa Cruz in Legal Studies. Before joining the private sector, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Paul Burdick in the civil division of the Santa Cruz Superior Court. Her courtroom and trial experience, coupled with the knowledge of the court/clerk dynamic makes for a unique and invaluable civil litigation skill set. Outside the office, Amanda enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and her two dogs.
Read Bio
Anna DiBenedetto
Attorney
Anna DiBenedetto represents clients in State and Federal Court and focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, real property, construction and land use law. Ms. DiBenedetto strives to provide exceptional legal services to the communities and clients that she serves and considers herself to be a formidable and practical advocate with integrity who never loses sight of her client's best interests.
Read Bio
William Lapcevic
Attorney
William "Bill" Lapcevic represents clients in State and Federal court matters of commercial, real estate, insurance, professional liability, business litigation and family law. He has a diverse clientele that includes insurance companies, risk management firms, commercial clients, municipalities, small business and individuals. Bill has negotiated various complex real estate loan work-outs and transactions and counseled clients on business structures, financing options and formation of business entities.
Read Bio
Emmett L. Smith
Attorney
Emmett Smith focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on representing clients in real property and business disputes. He has represented clients in State and Federal Court and brings a wealth of knowledge from his prior work for the United States Coast Guard and the Santa Clara County Public Defenders Office. Outside of the practice of law Emmett enjoys cycling and open water swimming.
Read Bio
Amanda Whitworth
Legal Secretary
Amanda obtained her undergraduate degree from UC Santa Cruz in Legal Studies. Before joining the private sector, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Paul Burdick in the civil division of the Santa Cruz Superior Court. Her courtroom and trial experience, coupled with the knowledge of the court/clerk dynamic makes for a unique and invaluable civil litigation skill set. Outside the office, Amanda enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and her two dogs.
Read Bio
Anna DiBenedetto
Attorney
Anna DiBenedetto represents clients in State and Federal Court and focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, real property, construction and land use law. Ms. DiBenedetto strives to provide exceptional legal services to the communities and clients that she serves and considers herself to be a formidable and practical advocate with integrity who never loses sight of her client's best interests.
Read Bio
William Lapcevic
Attorney
William "Bill" Lapcevic represents clients in State and Federal court matters of commercial, real estate, insurance, professional liability, business litigation and family law. He has a diverse clientele that includes insurance companies, risk management firms, commercial clients, municipalities, small business and individuals. Bill has negotiated various complex real estate loan work-outs and transactions and counseled clients on business structures, financing options and formation of business entities.
Read Bio
Emmett L. Smith
Attorney
Emmett Smith focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on representing clients in real property and business disputes. He has represented clients in State and Federal Court and brings a wealth of knowledge from his prior work for the United States Coast Guard and the Santa Clara County Public Defenders Office. Outside of the practice of law Emmett enjoys cycling and open water swimming.
Read Bio
Amanda Whitworth
Legal Secretary
Amanda obtained her undergraduate degree from UC Santa Cruz in Legal Studies. Before joining the private sector, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Paul Burdick in the civil division of the Santa Cruz Superior Court. Her courtroom and trial experience, coupled with the knowledge of the court/clerk dynamic makes for a unique and invaluable civil litigation skill set. Outside the office, Amanda enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and her two dogs.
Anna DiBenedetto
Attorney
Anna DiBenedetto represents clients in State and Federal Court and focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, real property, construction and land use law. Ms. DiBenedetto strives to provide exceptional legal services to the communities and clients that she serves and considers herself to be a formidable and practical advocate with integrity who never loses sight of her client's best interests.
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William Lapcevic
Attorney
William "Bill" Lapcevic represents clients in State and Federal court matters of commercial, real estate, insurance, professional liability, business litigation and family law. He has a diverse clientele that includes insurance companies, risk management firms, commercial clients, municipalities, small business and individuals. Bill has negotiated various complex real estate loan work-outs and transactions and counseled clients on business structures, financing options and formation of business entities.
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Emmett L. Smith
Attorney
Emmett Smith focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on representing clients in real property and business disputes. He has represented clients in State and Federal Court and brings a wealth of knowledge from his prior work for the United States Coast Guard and the Santa Clara County Public Defenders Office. Outside of the practice of law Emmett enjoys cycling and open water swimming.
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Amanda Whitworth
Legal Secretary
Amanda obtained her undergraduate degree from UC Santa Cruz in Legal Studies. Before joining the private sector, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Paul Burdick in the civil division of the Santa Cruz Superior Court. Her courtroom and trial experience, coupled with the knowledge of the court/clerk dynamic makes for a unique and invaluable civil litigation skill set. Outside the office, Amanda enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and her two dogs.
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Practice Areas
Business & Commercial Litigation
Providing a full range of services to business clients involved in disputes concerning business contracts, employment issues, partnership and shareholder agreements, construction, copyright and trademark disputes, professional liability, and collections.
Real Estate Litigation
Providing a full range of services to commercial and residential real estate clients, including litigation, sales and leasing, construction, land use, and landlord-tenant law. We have years of experience working with clients involved in real estate purchase and sales contract disputes, title issues, leasing issues, boundary disputes, easement disputes, road maintenance agreements, commercial and residential landlord-tenant disputes, permitting issues, and coastal property development issues.
Construction Litigation
Providing a full range of services to individuals and businesses involved in construction disputes. We have years of experience in construction litigation representing property owners, homeowners' associations, contractors and design professionals through the myriad of ever-changing laws and intertwined indemnity and insurance considerations crucial to the handling of every construction case.
Professional Liability
Providing a full range of services to individuals and professionals involved in malpractice, disciplinary and business disputes. Whether prosecuting or defending in such areas, we emphasize a collaborative approach to resolution with our client's participation, and work towards a practical, cost-efficient and well strategized outcome from the onset.
DiBenedetto & Lapcevic, LLP is a general civil litigation law firm with an emphasis on business and commercial litigation, real property, land use and construction law, and professional liability. We strive to provide exceptional legal services to the communities that we serve by always focusing on our client's objectives through the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.
Parking is available behind our building, except on Wednesdays during Farmers’ Market. There is also a parking structure above Oswald Restaurant on Front Street.
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