Jason E. Fellner

Jason E. Fellner

88 Kearny Street
10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: 415.788.1900
Fax: 415.393.8087

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  • All Courts of the State of California
  • All United States District Courts in the State of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal


  • J.D., University of San Francisco, School of Law
  • B.A., Political Science, with a minor in History, University of California, San Diego
  • University of Cape Town, South Africa

Academic Distinctions

  • Staff Member, University of San Francisco Journal of Law and Social Challenges
  • Legal Extern to the Honorable Robert L. Dondero, San Francisco Superior Court
  • CALI Award in International Business Transactions
  • CALI Award in Securities Regulation
  • Co-Chair of California Water Law Symposium
  • Arthur C. Zief Scholarship Recipient

Jason E. Fellner


Mr. Fellner represents individual and corporate clients throughout California with a focus in professional liability defense and business litigation. Mr. Fellner has extensive experience representing licensed professionals including lawyers, real estate brokers, and insurance agents. Mr. Fellner is a skilled litigator who excels in both oral and written advocacy. He is also experienced with corporate formation and governance. His approachable style and good instincts have consistently proven an asset to resolving complex cases and in negotiated transactions. He is proactive, decisive and direct in communicating with his clients and recommending effective strategies toward reaching each of his client's unique set of goals.

Prior to joining Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney, Mr. Fellner clerked as a legal research attorney for the Honorable Peter J. Busch in the San Francisco Superior Court's Law & Motion Department. Mr. Fellner is recognized by the California State Bar as a Certified Specialist in Legal Malpractice Law and is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. Mr. Fellner has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer from 2013-2016. He is also a committee member of the Northern California Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), and a committee member of the Bar Association of San Francisco Legal Ethics Committee. Mr. Fellner also is an attorney referral panelist for the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) and previously served on the Legal Ethics Editorial Advisory Board for Law360.com.

Professional Contributions

Mr. Fellner is a member of the State Bar of California and American Bar Association. He is an American Board of Trial Advocates (A.B.O.T.A.) Trial College Fellow. Mr. Fellner served as a Commissioner of the City of Millbrae's Parks & Recreation Commission and has volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the San Francisco Juvenile Dependency Court system. Mr. Fellner is an active member of The Guardsmen, a San Francisco non-profit organization, and serves at the organization's Assistant General Counsel. He also serves as a committee member at the Hebrew Free Loan, a Northern California non-profit organization.

Published Appellate Decisions

  • Flake v. Neumiller & Beardslee, et al., (2017) 9 Cal.App.5th 223 – Motion for Summary Judgment based on statute of limitations upheld on appeal in defense of action against law firm client.
  • Trapp v. Naiman, (2013) 218 Cal.App.4th 113 – Anti-SLAPP motion upheld on appeal in defense of action against law firm client.

Selected Presentations

  • Tolling Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitations – The Uncertainty of "Continuous Representation", Bar Association of San Francisco, October 12, 2017
  • Depositions, Stanford Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop for the Fall 2017 Quarter, October 7, 2017
  • Because You Asked... Hotline FAQs, co-presented with Arthur J. Harris and Mandy L. Jeffcoach, Lawyers Mutual, July 2017
  • Malpractice and Ethics - What I Wish I Knew, Co-Presented with Barbara Engler of Arch Insurance, Alameda County Bar Association, Oakland, CA, May 4, 2017
  • Avoiding Malpractice Claims – A Primer for Both New and Seasoned Attorneys, San Mateo County Bar Association, San Mateo, CA, February 9, 2017
  • Next Generation of LPL Leaders, American Bar Association National Legal Malpractice Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 28, 2016
  • Avoiding Malpractice Claims, Bar Association of San Francisco, March 15, 2016
  • Avoiding Malpractice Claims – A Primer for Both New and Seasoned Attorneys, Santa Clara County Bar Association, November 4, 2015
  • Avoiding Malpractice Claims – A Primer for Young Lawyers, San Mateo County Bar Association, November 20, 2014.
  • Mitigating Potential Legal Malpractice Claims, City Club of San Francisco, April 23, 2014.
  • Ethical Issues in Family Law, San Mateo County Bar Association, January 24, 2014.
  • Reducing Legal Malpractice Exposure with Effective Engagement Agreements, San Mateo County Bar Association, Family Law Section, October 11, 2013.
  • Ethical Guidelines for Maintaining a Successful Practice, by Jason E. Fellner and Timothy J. Halloran, presented in December 2010.

Selected Publications

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