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Joel P. Waelty

Joel Waelty received his undergraduate education from the University of California at Berkeley.

He received his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.  

Mr. Waelty represents individuals in disputes with their insurers and employers. He handles a wide variety of workplace disputes, including sexual harassment, racial and nationality discrimination, retaliation, unpaid overtime and wrongful termination.

Mr. Waelty's insurance practice is devoted to the representation of policyholders and the pursuit of benefits wrongfully denied by their insurers. His insurance recovery practice focuses on benefits due under life, health, disability and homeowner policies, including benefits due under employer-sponsored benefit plans (ERISA).

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Honors: 2008 Reunion, Leadership Committee Member
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • Moderator "Using Cumis in Your Practice: Insurer Payment of Counsel Chosen by an Insured", 10/20/2008 to 10/20/2008
  • Treasurer, Regatta HOA, Board of Directors, 2004 to 2006
  • Volunteer, Samaritan House of San Mateo
  • The Hon. Ronald M. Whyte of the Northern District of California, Judicial Extern
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • California Bar Association, Member
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Santa Clara Bar Association, Member
  • Santa Clara Bar Association, Member, Insurance Law Executive Committee, 2007 to 2009
  • Attorney
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of California
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2013