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Sheldon Rosenfield

Location: Santa Barbara, California
Phone: Phone: (805) 962-2022
(818) 962-2022
Fax: (805) 962-5001
E-mail: E-mail Me


The Supreme Court of California and the State Bar of California Recognize Sheldon Rosenfield for Fifty Years of Service As a Member of the State Bar of California

Sample of Cases

Personal Injuries

Suit against City for fire engine truck going out of control causing multiple fractures and brain injury; Government Entity road design case failure to warn of flood control channels; Government Entity Dangerous Condition of V intersection; automobile accidents back and head injuries; premise liability action against Mobile Home Park for electrical violations causing electric shock and paralysis; action against school for defective walkway.

Product Liability

Case against manufacturer of Aid's Needle Stopper resulting in physical therapist contracting aids; Case against manufacture of toxic chemicals without proper warnings; Suit against manufacture of defective ladder; manufacture of defective reverse table gym equipment; Action against manufacturer of defective forklift. Action against landowner and elevator company for negligent maintenance of an elevator.

Medical Malpractice

Birth injuries (shoulder dystocia, erbs palsy); mis diagnoses/treatment of orthopedic fractures; failure to diagnose and treat myocardial infraction; negligent placement of pacemaker; failure to diagnose brain stroke; failure to diagnose and treat cancer; anesthesia failure; embolism occurring from blood transfusion; failure to diagnose and treat retina detachment; failure to diagnose glaucoma.

Presented at trial evidence of brain injury, spinal cord injuries, fetal distress in labor & delivery malpractice.

Areas of Practice

  • Contracts
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury – Defense
  • Personal Injury – Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Mediator, Pepperdine University School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1963
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1963
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1963
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1963


  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    J.D. - 1960
  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
  • Los Angeles Junior College, Los Angeles, California

Professional Associations and Memberships

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Sheldon Rosenfield

Pro Bono Activities

  • Appointed Arbitrator and Mediator for LA Superior Court for Litigated Cases, 15 Years

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