Ms. Nesbit is a shareholder with Willoughby, Stuart & Bening and specializes in appeals. She has handled a number of civil appeals in various practice areas, including insurance coverage, probate, and legal malpractice. Ms. Nesbit passed the California Certified Appellate Specialist exam administered in 2011.
Ms. Nesbit's legal experience also encompasses handling insurance coverage matters for insureds and for insurers at pre-litigation through trial stages, including commercial general liability and property matters, professional liability/errors and omissions coverage, as well as homeowners and automobile coverage issues.
She is Co-Chair of the Appellate Courts Committee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association. The other Co-Chair position is held by one of the Justices of the Sixth District Court of Appeal.
Ms. Nesbit has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in the field of Appellate law. She is a member of MENSA (membership in MENSA can be obtained solely by achieving a top-level score on a MENSA-approved I.Q. test).
She obtained both her Juris Doctor and Masters in Business Administration degrees in 1988 from the University of Florida, and was admitted to the California Bar the same year. She received her bachelor's degree in 1983 from Milligan College.
During the course of her career, Ms. Nesbit has participated in various community and legal activities, including the Inns of Court organization, and various volunteer community activities. Ms. Nesbit has been a panelist for continuing legal education seminars on appellate practice and insurance coverage litigation.
Ms. Nesbit's other interests involve outdoor activities, including road biking, running, and hiking. She is interested in gourmet cooking and is attempting to gain some skills in that area.