Dolores Bastian Dalton’s practice emphasizes insurance and bad faith litigation for insurers and policyholders, federal practice, and appeals. She has more than 20 years of experience litigating complex insurance and commercial issues on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal trial court and on appeal.
Professor Dalton is also a trained mediator and a member of the appellate mediation panels for the California Court of Appeal for the First, Third, and Sixth Districts. She has successfully mediated numerous complex insurance and commercial matters.
Professor Dalton is the former chair of the City of Albany Planning Commission. She is also a founding president of the Albany Music Fund, a nonprofit formed to preserve and enhance the music program in the City of Albany’s public schools. She is a volunteer for Alameda County’s Lawyers in the Library and has taught sections of “Individual Morality and Social Justice” in UC Berkeley’s Fall Program for Freshman. She has also taught at Golden Gate University School of Law and Sonoma State University.
- BA, UC Berkeley
- JD, University of San Francisco School of Law