Daphne A. Beletsis
Ms. Beletsis has a general civil litigation practice with an emphasis on personal injury, legal malpractice, real estate disputes, trust litigation and appeals.
Areas of Practice
Ms. Beletsis has practiced law in Sonoma County since 1989. She started her career with a one-year position as a research attorney for the civil judges on the Sonoma County Superior Court. She was an Associate with Boyd, Murray and Wick from 1990-1995. She has been with Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz since 1999. Ms. Beletsis has been the lead attorney on hundreds of matters, handling all aspects from initial investigation to resolution, including binding arbitrations and jury trials.
Education and Memberships
Ms. Beletsis received her Bachelor of Arts Degree with honors from University of California, Berkeley, in 1985. She obtained a Juris Doctorate from University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 1989. Ms. Beletsis is admitted to practice in all California courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, and the Court of Federal Claims. She is a member of the Sonoma County Bar Association and The Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California.
Ms. Beletsis serves as a settlement conference panelist, demurrer facilitator and discovery referee for the Sonoma County Courts and serves as a fee arbitration panelist for the Sonoma County Bar Association. She previously served as an appointed member of the Sonoma County Human Rights Commission (1996-2000). She served as the Board Chair from 2010 -2013 of Listening For A Change, a Sonoma County non-profit organization dedicated to promoting understanding and acceptance of human diversity through education, oral history, and the arts. She previously volunteered with the Sonoma County Interfaith Shelter Network and as a mentor for the Roseland School District’s Through College Mentor Program.