Mission Oriented Legal Services
Serve public entities through professional and timely legal advice
Provide municipal legal services as city attorney for the Cities of Blythe, Costa Mesa, Fullerton, La Habra, South Pasadena, Westminster and Whittier and as General Counsel to the Gateway Cities Council of Governments (COG)
Serve as general counsel to Redevelopment Agencies, Joint Power Authorities and other special agencies.
Advise clients and draft documents related to Probate, Living Trusts & Wills, Durable Health Care Power of Attorney, General & Special Power of Attorney
Serve as legal counsel to California State Sheriff's Association (CSSA), California Police Chief's Association (CPCA), and California Peace Officers' Association (CPOA)
Serve as City Prosecutor to cities throughout California regarding criminal and civil enforcement of public nuisances including utilization of red light abatement, drug nuisance abatement, receiverships and unfair business practices statutes.
Train and lecture on employment matters, California Public Records Act (CPRA), conflicts of interest and all aspects of law enforcement
Counsel of record and amicus curiae on numerous appellate and Supreme Court decisions effecting law enforcement
Successfully defend cities in litigation involving police use of force, allegations of civil rights violations, dangerous conditions, negligence, condemnation, employment matters, land use, CEQA, public contracting and administrative & traditional petitions for Writ of Mandate