Sean C. Conley



Pleasant Hill, CA





Sean C. Conley has handled litigation for public agencies including general tort litigation, civil rights, condemnation and inverse condemnation, land-use regulation, insurance, administrative matters (such as Public Records Act and Brown Act issues, employment administrative review, and peace officer personnel record requests), bankruptcy matters, and contractual disputes.

Sean has handled construction litigation extensively, including stop notices, mechanics liens, construction defect and delay claims. He has also handled civil litigation and appeals in State and Federal courts and has conducted numerous trials and arbitrations in matters such as realty disputes, bankruptcy discharge liability, construction litigation, personal injury, medical lien disputes and civil rights litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Public Agency Defense

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1987
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • University of California, Berkeley, California
    • B.A. - 1983
    • Honors: cum laude