K. Fredric Willis


K. Fredric Willis is an associate in the San Bernardino office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Healthcare Practice. Mr. Willis handles all phases of litigation in matters related to healthcare, medical malpractice, and long-term care.

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Long-Term Care Litigation
  • Elder Abuse
  • Healthcare Provider Liability
  • Healthcare/Long-Term Care Management Liability

Mr. Willis has defended public entities and school districts in all phases of litigation, including appeal, related to juvenile dependency, harassment, and abuse. Mr. Willis has also represented clients in personal injury and insurance defense.

Prior Experience

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Willis taught seventh and eighth grade social studies for several years. He remains committed to mentoring youth through the intersection of law and education.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Central District of California



United States District Court, Central District of California


  • American Inns of Court (Leo A. Deegan Chapter)
  • National Bar Association
  • Richard T. Fields Bar Association
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • University of La Verne College of Law Alumni Council

Awards & Honors

  • Claremont Graduate University: Arthur Vining Davis Scholar
  • University of La Verne College of Law: Dean’s List
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Contracts; Criminal Procedure
  • Moot Court Traveling Team Finalist 
  • Appellate Advocacy: Finalist/Best Appellee’s Brief
  • Honors Moot Court: Semifinalist Team/Second Place Respondent’s Brief
  • Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court: Louise Biddle Book Award Recipient (2015)


University of La Verne College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2006

Claremont Graduate University

Teachers Education, Social Studies Credential, 2002

Pomona College

Bachelor of Arts, Politics, 1997

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