Bogaards Law is a concierge practice that invites you to experience a caring, focused and attentive attorney on your case.

Debra Bogaards will give you the legal help you need to achieve the best possible outcome.  Her team is trained to communicate with you every step of the way.  Ms. Bogaards and her team are available 24/7, by text, email and phone.

With over 35 years of experience in the courtroom, and having built a good reputation amongst judges and trial attorneys, Ms. Bogaards has both the tenacity and trial skills to get you a winning verdict at trial or the highest settlement either pre-litigation or after filing suit. Ms. Bogaards has won almost all of her 38 jury trials and has had great success at mediation. Because Ms. Bogaards has both plaintiff and defense cases, she is uniquely qualified to understand what the insurance company needs to provide you with a fair settlement.

Clients like working with Ms. Bogaards and her team due to their accessibility, plain English and personal touch.  Ms. Bogaards will hold your hand and guide you through the complicated legal process, thus reducing your anxiety. Ms. Bogaards has been practicing law in San Francisco since 1981,  initially as Pave & Bogaards, then as  Bogaards Davis and now as Bogaards Law.  We hope you choose Bogaards Law to represent you!


"Working with Debra was the best decision ever. She is an absolute pleasure to work with: incredibly well-informed, detailed, and made sure I was updated along the way. Being a complete novice to this realm, she explained everything clearly and thoroughly, eliminating any uncertainty I had. I felt so confident working with Debra. All I can say is: she's the best and I would love to work with her again in the future. Thanks again, Debra, for everything!"

- Lindsey


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Dressing Your Client for Success at Deposition and Trial


How Debra Bogaards Got Tough

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Ten Ways To Settle Your Case Quickly And Reasonably

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Stilettos, Trials And Baby Bottles


Debra is an exceptional attorney, a true professional in every respect of the word. Not only is she dedicated to her practice and clients; she will always have time for you with a smile on her face, which when coupled with a positive reassuring voice, is very comforting during stressful and trying times. Debra is the best at what she does, and surrounds herself with an incredible network of top notch professionals. This assembled team works seamlessly to achieve the highest and greatest results for her clients. Her experience, relationships, hard work, dedication and love of what she does puts Debra at the top of our list. We would highly recommend Debra and are so grateful to have had her as our attorney.

– Maura



Debra F. Bogaards

Trial Attorney

Debra loves her trial work. With over 35 years of successful trial experience, she has devoted tens of thousands of hours to the craft of taking expert depositions, picking juries, conducting trials, and telling her clients' stories in compelling detail. 

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Chelsea Lewis

Post-Bar Law Clerk

Chelsea is the newest member of the Bogaards Law team. She is a post-bar law clerk awaiting California bar results. Her responsibilities include drafting motions and trial documents, performing legal research and writing, and summarizing depositions in anticipation of trial and arbitration. She has experience in employment and personal injury litigation. .

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“Debra helped us stop a recklessly planned construction project in our building before it began, and then recovered fees and damages for us. She created and executed her strategy seamlessly in obtaining a great result. We highly recommend Debra!”

– Joshua