John Forest Hilbert is a partner of Hilbert & Satterly LLP. He practices in the areas of real estate, business and general civil litigation, and title insurance. Mr. Hilbert’s experience includes representation of title insurance companies and their insureds in both litigation and coverage matters, and the representation of commercial landlords and real estate developers.
Mr. Hilbert was previously partner of Andersen Hilbert & Parker LLP.
Mr. Hilbert's experience includes acting as in-house counsel for title insurers and as private counsel for individuals and entities. He is AV rated by Martindale & Hubbell.
Jason L. Satterly is a partner with Hilbert & Satterly LLP. He practices in the areas of real estate litigation, business and civil litigation, and title insurance. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Satterly was a former partner at Andersen Hilbert & Parker LLP where his practice focused on business and real estate litigation. Before that, he was an associate with Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP’s Business and Real Estate Group, where his practice focused on business, real estate and general civil litigation.
Mr. Satterly grew up outside Lexington, Kentucky, and currently resides in San Diego, California with his wife (also an attorney) and three young children. Mr. Satterly also enjoys coaching Little League Baseball and riding motorcycles on both street and dirt terrains.
Joseph A. LeVota is a partner with Hilbert & Satterly LLP. He is a civil litigator, with over a decade of experience litigating in the areas of real estate, title insurance and escrow.
Mr. LeVota’s experience includes representation of title insurance underwriters, title companies, escrow companies, financial institutions and loan servicers in civil litigation filed in California. He has trial experience and vigorously advocates for his clients.
Mr. LeVota earned his J.D. and LLM in Taxation from the University of San Diego School of Law. Mr. LeVota earned a BA in Theology from Boston College.
Mr. LeVota is a member of the State Bar of California, an inactive member of the State Bar of Missouri, the Federal Bars of California, and the San Diego County Bar Association.
Mr. LeVota previously worked at the San Diego Office of Best Best & Krieger LLP.
Jeffrey N. Garland is Of Counsel at Hilbert & Satterly LLP and focuses his practice on business and real property litigation from inception through appeal. Mr. Garland’s experience spans over forty years of continuous litigation practice, representing a diverse set of clients in a wide range of legal matters. He has been designated as an expert witness and served as a special master in Superior Court litigation matters. Mr. Garland is AV rated by Martindale & Hubbell.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Garland practiced as Of Counsel at Andersen Hilbert & Parker, LLP and Kimball, Tirey & St. John, LLP, as a Partner with Styn & Garland and Marinos Styn & Studebaker, and with Richards Watson & Gershon in Los Angeles.
Mr. Garland, with his wife of over 40 years, lives in the Mission Beach community of San Diego where he served on the Executive Board of the Mission Beach Town Council. Their three sons have blessed them with seven grandchildren. After coaching Little League and competitive soccer for over 20 years and serving on league boards during most of that time, Mr. Garland now spends much of his free time traveling, playing golf and enjoying his expanding family.