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.
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!
Debra loves her trial work. With almost 40 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.
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.
Almost 40 years of professional excellence
The Hastings Community Justice Clinic represented a plaintiff in an employment case that Ms. Bogaards successfully mediated in April 2022. Professor Goishi stated about her experience with Ms. Bogaards: "We (plaintiff and his representatives) greatly appreciated Ms. Bogaards' optimism and enthusiasm for the mediation process. This set a very positive tone and framing for the mediation itself. We also appreciated that she was a great listener, and welcomed hearing background information and emotional content that is present in most disputes, but that is often glossed over or ignored. She also did a great job of reality-checking, gently telling us about... READ MORE
My mediation appointment with Ms. Bogaards was more than interesting as it was conducted exclusively by phone due to the health crisis. Despite this, it went smoothly and productively. The case settled within the allotted time frame due largely in part to Ms. Bogaards persistence but also her vast experience in personal injury work. It was obvious her defense and plaintiff’s background gave her credibility with both parties. All in all, it was all a very positive experience for a first-time use. She was prepared and knew the flash points needed to get this settled. It took time but it... READ MORE
Debra Bogaards is one of the most thorough, skilled and aggressive litigators in the Bay Area. She protects her clients and their interests like a mama bear to her cubs. I speak both as a client for whom Ms. Bogaards achieved an incredible result, and as a colleague who has worked beside Ms. Bogaards and has seen her diligence and thought process. Here skillset and tremendous presence and command, regardless of the forum, makes for a most fierce litigator. Ms. Bogaards is always my first recommendation to clients and friends seeking to protect their legal rights relating to personal injuries.