William L. Porter
Porter Law Group, Inc.
7801 Folsom Blvd. Suite 101
Sacramento, CA 95826
To contact Mr. Porter:
Sacramento Builders Exchange
Board of Directors 2009-2011
American Subcontractors Association
Board of Directors, Legal Counsel, Sacramento
Board Member of RECON
(Real Estate and Construction Networking)
Bill Porter, Managing Shareholder of Porter Law Group, specializes in Construction and Employment Law. In addition to managing the law firm and servicing its clients, Bill serves on numerous legal, professional and community boards and organizations.
With more than 20 years of experience in the legal profession, Bill’s practice focuses primarily on legal aspects of the building industry including litigation of construction claims in State and Federal Court as well as through mediation and arbitration. Bill regularly represents developers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in complex multi-party construction litigation. He lectures statewide on construction matters and regularly contributes to legislation on behalf of the construction industry. Bill also serves as a mediator and arbitrator and was appointed as a Temporary Pro Tem Judge of El Dorado Superior Court in 2004.
Bill earned his Law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law where he received American Jurisprudence Awards in Land Use Planning and Administrative Law. Bill earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration on Marketing from the University of San Francisco.
Prior to college, Bill attended local Sacramento area schools, including Jesuit High School.
Lorman Seminars, National Business Institute, California State University, Numerous Builder’s Exchanges, American Subcontractors Association, Associated Builders and Contractors, California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors, American Institute of Inspectors, Numerous Individual Construction Firms.
Professional Activities and Memberships
State Bar of California
Sacramento County Bar Association
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1988
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1990
U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2003
California Legislature Lien Law Reform Committee, 2008-2009
El Dorado Superior Court Judge Pro Tem 2004-Present
Sacramento Builder’s Exchange, Board of Directors, 2009-2011
ASA California Government Relations Committee 2003-Present
American Institute of Inspectors, National Board of Directors, 1998-2000
Case Law Editor, Owens California Forms and Civil Procedure Treatise, 1986-1987
Author, California Lien Laws and Other Construction Claim Remedies
Families for Children, Board Member, 1996-Present
Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento, Board of Directors, 1996-2005
Rotary Club of Sacramento (Classification: Construction Law)
AGC (Association of General Contractors)
ASA (American Subcontractors Association)
ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors)
CALPASC (California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors)