Sacramento County Bar Foundation Centennial Fellows are attorneys at the pinnacle of achievement who, through distinguished professional accomplishment, substantial civic involvement and philanthropy, have earned a legacy as pillars of the Sacramento legal community. As part of the Sacramento County Bar Association’s 100-year anniversary celebration, the Foundation has worked diligently to identify candidates to be recognized as Centennial Fellows. The following are attorneys suitable to be recognized as preeminent leaders in the community. All of these Fellows are members of the Sacramento County Bar Association.
John R. Holstedt is the managing partner for the workers’ compensation department of Mastagni Holstedt, a Professional Corporation, where he practices primarily in the areas of workers’ compensation litigation, including both trial and appellate work. Holstedt also practices in the areas of personal injury and labor and employment law. He has participated in oral arguments before the Third District Court of Appeal on both personal injury and workers’ compensation issues.
Holstedt was a Captain in the United States Air Force, serving from June of 1969 through April of 1974. He completed a tour of duty in Vietnam from June 1970 to June 1971 and was awarded an Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross.
“John’s hard work and dedication to the rights of his clients is inspirational.John doesn’t talk the walk, he walks the walk, putting the interests of his clients foremost.His exceptional results as a workers’ compensation trial and appellate lawyer are a matter of public record, and all lawyers who have worked at our firm admire and respect him.” – David P. Mastagni