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Steve Boreman is an experienced attorney and litigator, specializing in Health Care, Administrative Law, Licensing and Government Relations . He retired from the California Attorney General's Office in 2008 and joined the San Francisco law firm of Slote & Links. Steve manages the firm's Sacramento capitol office. His extensive legal and political background includes fifteen years as a Deputy Attorney General, with ten years in Health Quality Enforcement where he was the Attorney General's Liaison to the HeadquartersOffice of the Medical Board of California.  He is a nationally certified Trial Practice Instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, (N.I.T.A.) and has criminal trial experience with the Sacramento District Attorney's Office. A former Special Agent of the FBI, he is also a former California State Senate Fellow.

Work experience

Dec 1993Dec 2008

Deputy Attorney General IV

California State Attorney General

Senior litigator (Deputy Attorney General IV) in the  Health Quality Enforcement Section, Civil Division, Office of the Attorney General.  Served as the Attorney General's Liaison to the Headquarters Office, Medical Board of California and the Osteopathic Medical Board of California.  Extensive experience in administrative hearings, writs, trials and appeals of medical licensing and disciplinary matters involving physicians and surgeons and allied health licensees.  Previously served as Deputy Legislative Director for the Attorney General to the California State Legislature, receiving the Attorney General's Award for Excellence, 1997.


Principal Consultant

California State Assembly

Principal Consultant, California State Assembly. Assigned as the chief minority consultant on the Assembly Natural Resources Committee. Provided analysis of pending legislation, drafted amendments, responded to Assembly Member requests for research, and developed new legislation. Prior assignments included the Public Safety and Governmental Organization Committees.


Special Agent, F.B.I.

Special Agent, F.B.I., assigned to to the Albany, N.Y. Division to investigate violations of United States Criminal Code, with specific emphasis on Organized Crime, White Collar Fraud, Bank Robbery, Anti-Terrorism, Foreign Counterintelligence and Narcotics matters. Certified Narcotics and Drug Specialist, (DEA) 1986, Quantico, VA.


Juris Doctor

U.C. Davis School of Law, King Hall

Aug 1989Jun 1992

Juris Doctor

University of California, Davis, School of Law

Graduated as Managing Editor of the U.C. Davis Law Review.  His Law Review Comment, "Dolfin-Safe Tuna: What's In A Label?" published nationally, Natural Resources Journal,  University of New Mexico School of Law, Summer 1992.  Comment presented upon invitation to Stanford University's North American Forum, 1994.

Sep 1974Jun 1975


Completed Master of Arts degree, Political Science, with emphasis on Courts, Judges and Politics, 1975.

Aug 1969May 1973

B.A. cum laude

B.A., cum laude, Government.  Teacher's Assistant, Ethics.  Graduated with honors as member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit  honor society.


Nationally certified Trial Practice Instructor, National Institution of Trial Advocacy (NITA)
Faculty, Professional Boundaries Inc.,  U.C. Irvine School of Medicine, in Professional Boundaries, Medical Ethics, Prescribing Practices  and Medical Record Keeping.
Advocacy and Government Relations
Former Principal Consultant, California State Assembly and Attorney General's Legislative Liaison. Extensive experience with legislative testimony, trial advocacy, and governmental relations.




Trial Practice Instructor

National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA)

Open Water Diver

Professional Assocation of Dive Instructors