David W. Wolfe


David W. Wolfe is a partner with Porter Simon practicing in nearly all areas of civil litigation in California and Nevada.  He works closely with partners Ravn Whitington and Jim Simon.  While attending law school, Dave worked as a judicial extern to the Honorable Judge Thomas Carlson at the United States Bankruptcy Court in San Francisco. Dave then began his professional career in Oakland working on high damage plaintiff-side personal injury cases, and then transitioned to defense-side personal injury litigation on behalf of transnational corporations and insurance companies.  After moving to the North Bay, Dave began his general civil litigation practice with an emphasis on real estate and construction litigation and served as the Chair of the Real Property Section of the Marin County Bar Association.  Dave’s broad legal background includes litigation in the areas of class actions, business and commercial contracts, wills and trusts, real estate, construction, personal injury, and employment.

Dave is an Officer of the Tahoe Truckee Bar Association. He and his wife Caitlin, a counselor at Truckee High School, both grew up in Nevada City, and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities along with their two daughters, Delaney and Finley.

Law School: UC Hastings College of Law, J.D. (graduated cum laude)

Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Barbara (graduated with honors)

Admissions: California; Nevada; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Organizations: Tahoe-Truckee Bar Association; Nevada County Bar Association; Washoe County Bar Association; SOS Outreach; Mountain High BNI