Phone: 408-289-1972

Serving Northern California Since 1991

Founded in 1991, Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook represents small, medium and large-sized businesses and medium to high net worth individuals in all legal practice areas related to business law, insurance, real estate, construction, intellectual property and appellate matters. Every Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook lawyer focuses achieving on the best possible resolution for each client, regardless of how large or small the client’s need. Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook partners with clients to solve their legal problems, and for that reason clients are often friends and clients for life.

Business Litigation Cases

Our business litigators at Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook prosecute and defend cases involving a wide range of business disputes. Using a practical and aggressive approach, the firm strives to resolve all disputes as early as possible. However, clients know that Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook lawyers have the experience and resources to try any matter when an actual trial will provide the best resolution for the client.11

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Commercial Insurance

By counseling clients on commercial insurance disputes and prosecuting claims for denial of insurance benefits, we back up every case with a nearly unmatched level of experience, giving every client the best possible representation. Other law firms frequently hire Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook to help them resolve complex insurance problems.

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Real Estate & Construction

We regularly handle cases involving real estate sales disputes, title disputes, environmental disputes, construction liability disputes and a variety of other real property matters. The firm employs the same practical and aggressive approach used in business and insurance matters to give clients the best possible resolution.

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Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook has a well-established appellate practice that includes post-judgment appeals of trial court decisions and pre-judgment petitions for review of interim trial court rulings. The firm’s combination of trial and appellate practice helps our lawyers offer clients keen insights at every stage of the litigation process.

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Mediation Practice

Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook represents clients in mediation, using the alternative dispute resolution process to obtain quality results at the most reasonable cost. We conduct mediations and have served as mediators in more than 500 successful mediations involving a range of legal disputes in business and insurance litigation matters.

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Other Practice Areas

Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook is as devoted to the San Jose community as it is to the Northern California clients it represents. Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook lawyers serve, or have served, on a variety of community boards and commissions, and contribute their time to non-profit community organizations. The firm’s lawyers currently serve on the boards of American Cancer Society, Hospice of the Valley, San Jose Downtown Foundation, San Jose Childrens Musical Theatre, and Community Housing Developers.

Contact us today in our San Jose offices at 408-289-1972.

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