Nectaria Belantis

Nectaria Belantis is an associate attorney who has been with Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, P.C., since November 2011.

Nectaria is experienced in all aspects of civil litigation, including trial, and is an integral part of the firm’s Law & Motions Department in California. Prior to joining Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC, Nectaria represented school districts throughout California.

Nectaria’s focus on trial advocacy started in law school. She served as the president of Whittier Law School’s Trial Advocacy Honors Board, and participated on the ATLA mock trial team. Nectaria received two Cali Awards of Excellence for her trial advocacy skills.

Practice Areas

  • Toxic Torts
  • Mesothelioma/Asbestos
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Products Liability


  • Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, California, 2001, J.D.
  • University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1997, B.A., Major: English

Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California (2001)
  • State Bar of Connecticut (2003)
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California (2001)
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California (2007)

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Member (2013 – Present)
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Member (2013 – Present)

Published Works

Melendrez v. Superior Court (2013) 215 Cal.App.4th 1343 (discovery obligations)

Nothing brings me more satisfaction professionally than knowing that I am a member of a law firm that represents our clients passionately, relentlessly, and tirelessly.
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