Escondido, California Business Lawyers

Brad Nakase
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Experienced and professional legal representation for your business. Call today!

I’m an experienced business lawyer and serve clients throughout San Diego in a wide variety of business disputes. I strive to provide businesses I serve with the best legal services possible. Read More »
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David C. Codell
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California Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

Harvard Law School and Harvard University10th Circuit, 2nd Circuit, 3rd Circuit, 6th Circuit, 9th Circuit, D.C. Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, U.S. District...
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David C. Hawkes Esq.
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California Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience

University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court Southern District of California
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Peter Q. Schluederberg
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Free Consultation! Skilled and Aggressive California Business Law Attorney!

I successfully represent business law clients with insight and expertise. I will work tirelessly for the best possible results! Visit my website for client reviews and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Donald R. Oder
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Experienced & Trusted Business Law Attorney! Committed to Legal Excellence!

I am dedicated to providing the highest quality legal representation at affordable rates. I am committed to client satisfaction and the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for information, call for a consultation. Read More »
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David J. O'Connell
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Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(760) 310-2463 104 West Grand Avenue
Ste. A
Escondido, CA 92025
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Mr. O'Connell leads a small firm of professionals specializing in real estate issues, business, corporations, limited liability companies, estates, and trust administration. He has more than 30 years of experience in these areas and is fully equipped to advise clients regarding their options and risks in these troubling economic times.

Mr. O'Connell speaks frequently at continuing education seminars on topic including the emerging issues in limited liability companies and legal ethics.

Mr. O'Connell served in the U.S. Army Security Agency from 1968 to 1972, serving in Turkey and Germany.
Michael A. Friedrichs
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Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
970 Canterbury Place
Escondido, CA 92025
Business, Collections, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Michael Friedrichs is a partner at White and Bright, LLP, and focuses his practice on real estate and business litigation matters. Mr. Friedrichs has experience in defending real estate brokers and sellers in claims of non-disclosure in the sale of real property, and representing contractors and homeowners in construction related issues including claims involving mechanic’s liens. Mr. Friedrichs also has extensive experience in representing creditors in commercial debt collection, representing and defending parties in disputes over ownership and encumbrances to real property (quiet title), enforcing and defending easements and boundary issues, representing parties in landlord/tenant matters, representing business...
Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(760) 705-4478 831 S Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
Business, Estate Planning, IP and Patents
California Western School of Law
Escondido, CA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(760) 738-7005 1576 Katella Way
Escondido, CA 92027
Business, IP, Patents and Real Estate
Brigham Young Univ J Reuben Clark LS UT
Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(619) 685-4647 2187 Firethorn Gln
Escondido, CA 92027
Business, Construction and IP
California Western School of Law
Escondido, CA Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(310) 255-9110 20034 Elfin Forest Rd
Escondido, CA 92029
Business and Securities
University of Southern California Law School
Escondido, CA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(760) 735-2900 117 N Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
Business and Bankruptcy
Univ of Virginia School of Law
Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(760) 747-7800 249 E 4th Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Brigham Young Univ J Reuben Clark LS UT
Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(760) 839-4823 201 N Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
Business and IP
Western State Univ COL
Escondido, CA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(760) 743-1201 960 Canterbury Pl #300
Escondido, CA 92025
Business
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Daniel Wade Watkins
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California Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience

Daniel W. Watkins is an experienced litigator and true trial attorney with over 50 Jury and Bench trials to his credit in 30 years of practice. He has successfully represented both large companies and individuals, and... Read More »
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Luis Blanquez
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California Business Law Lawyer

Luis Blanquez is an antitrust and compliance attorney with 15 years of experience at the European Commission and major international law firms in the European Union. Luis joined Bona Law PC in 2016 in San Diego, and... Read More »
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Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(760) 747-3200 970 Canterbury Pl
Escondido, CA 92025
Business, Collections and Real Estate
Washington Univ School of Law
Escondido, CA Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(760) 745-8380 960 Canterbury Pl Ste 340
Escondido, CA 92025
Business and Bankruptcy
Western State Univ
Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(760) 781-3464 960 Canterbury Pl Ste 110
Escondido, CA 92025
Business and Real Estate
California Western School of Law
Escondido, CA Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(760) 743-0000 525 S Escondido Blvd
Ste 101
Escondido, CA 92025
Business
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Escondido, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(760) 747-7800 249 E 4th Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
Business
University of Chicago Law School
Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(760) 743-1201 960 Canterbury Pl
Ste 300
Escondido, CA 92025
Business and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 54 years experience
(760) 741-8111 235 E 4th Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Columbia Univ School of Law
Escondido, CA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(760) 747-1985 539 W Grand Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
Business
Regent Univ School of Law
Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(760) 807-5417 2250 N Broadway Spc 7
Escondido, CA 92026
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
State Univ of New York School of Law
Escondido, CA Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(760) 743-1201 960 Canterbury Pl Ste 300
Escondido, CA 92025
Business and Real Estate
UCLA School of Law
Aaron R. Gott
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California Business Law Attorney

Aaron R. Gott focuses on challenges to government conduct, business and competition litigation, and appeals. Read More »
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Jarod M. Bona
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California Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience

Jarod Bona's practice is focused on antitrust, business litigation, appellate, real estate, and challenges to government conduct. He practiced at DLA Piper and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher for a dozen years before... Read More »
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Lawrence George Mallon
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Valley Center, CA Business Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(760) 751-9923 27194 Toyon Ridge Trl
Valley Center, CA 92082
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Maritime and Tax
University of Miami School of Law and Emory University
Education
Georgetown University BSBA Int Business and Economics 1967 Cum Laude Distinction
Emory University JD Taxation and Estate Planning 1974 Magna Cum Laude
University of Miami LLM Maritime and International Law 1974 SJD Thesis Two Hundred Mile Exclusive Economic Zone under UNCLOS III 1974 Summa CumLaude

Employment
US Navy Viet Nam veteran 1967-78 LCDR USNR TS SCI Clearance
Maritime and International Counsel US House of Representatives 1977-87
Maritime and International Attorney Adviser California State Senate 1987-98
Lawrence G Mallon & Associates 1987-Present

Admitted to Practice
Georgia 1973
District of Columbia 1978
New York 1987
California 1987
US Supreme Court 1978
Maritime Law Association Proctor in Admiralty 1978
Linda Wagner
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San Diego, CA Business Law Lawyer
(619) 615-4271 Emerald Plaza Center
402 West Broadway, Ste. 400
San Diego, CA 92101
Business
Peter Q. Schluederberg
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San Marcos, CA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(866) 607-1325 338 Via Vera Cruz
#250
San Marcos, CA 92078
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
University of Maryland
Mr. Schluederberg is an experienced litigator, having successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of complex commercial, insurance, and personal injury matters. Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Schluederberg worked for several years as an attorney with a small law firm where he devoted his practice exclusively to representing policyholders in insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, resulting in numerous six and seven figure judgments and settlements, including a $4.3 million settlement.

In addition to his insurance practice, Mr. Schluederberg worked for more than a decade as a commercial litigator handling all aspects of complex business litigation ranging...
Janathan Lea Allen
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San Diego, CA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(858) 304-0947 16745 West Bernardo Drive, Suite 260
San Diego, CA 92127
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Southwestern Law School
Assly Sayyar
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Vista, CA Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(760) 542-8717 2348 Foothill Drive
Vista, CA 92084
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Real Estate
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
Assly Sayyar is an attorney practicing with Assly Sayyar, Attorney at Law, Inc. which maintains offices in Las Vegas, Nevada and San Diego County, California. She is a skilled and diligent attorney who has been practicing as a trial attorney since 2004. Originally born in England, Assly’s family immigrated to the U.S. when she was a child. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English Rhetoric from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2000. Assly moved to Las Vegas where she attended the William S. Boyd School of Law. After graduating from law school Cum Laude in 2004, Assly...
Darius Khayat
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(760) 591-0245 955 Boardwalk, Suite 303
San Marcos, CA 92078
San Marcos, CA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
National Univ School of Law
Richard Korey Hosey
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San Diego, CA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(866) 502-8234 16770 West Bernardo Drive
San Diego, CA 92127
Business, Employment and IP
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Brenda Geiger
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CARLSBAD, CA Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(760) 448-2220 1917 PALOMAR OAKS WAY
STE 160
CARLSBAD, CA 92008
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
University of San Diego School of Law
Mrs. Geiger’s practice is located in Carlsbad, California. Her practice focuses on Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Business Planning, Elder Law, Trust Administration, and Probate. She obtained her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law where she served as an Editor for the San Diego International Law Journal and published a law review article. She has also authored multiple books on Trusts, Elder Law and Business Law topics and is an active member of the North County San Diego Bar Association, the North County Estate Planning Council and is a member of the editorial committee for the...
Daniel Wade Watkins
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San Diego, CA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(858) 535-1511 9915 Mira Mesa Blvd, Suite 130
San Diego, CA 92131
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Construction and Real Estate
University of San Diego School of Law
Daniel W. Watkins is an experienced litigator and true trial attorney with over 50 Jury and Bench trials to his credit in 30 years of practice. He has successfully represented both large companies and individuals, and achieved substantial victories in well-publicized trials throughout California and Wisconsin.

Mr. Watkins has successfully tried and litigated cases in the areas of Healthcare Compliance, Commercial Litigation, Unfair Business Practices, Fraud, Breach of Contract, Battery, Premises Liability, Product Defect, Medical Malpractice, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Construction Defect, as well as Unfair Competition, Defamation, and Trade Secret. In December 2003, Mr. Watkins commenced litigation against Health South Surgery...
Matthew W. Odgers
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(858) 869-1114 13400 Sabre Springs Pkwy #275
San Diego, CA 92128
San Diego, CA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
Business and Health Care
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
I am a San Diego Business Lawyer who focuses on working with Dentists, Physicians, and Entrepreneurs form, buy, run, and sell their small to medium size businesses.
Joann Selleck Esq.
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California Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience

Ms. Selleck has more than 30 years' experience litigating and advising clients concerning complex civil matters. As a mediator, cases have involved insurance disputes, HOA’s, commercial contracts, landlord-tenant; tort... Read More »
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David Froman
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San Diego, CA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(858) 547-1200 9820 Willow Creek Rd
San Diego, CA 92131
Business, Immigration and International
Harvard Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Helping companies and individuals succeed with their business and immigration needs for over 25 years.
Raymond Gregory Gomez
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Vista, CA Business Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(760) 639-0187 440 S. Melrose Drive, Ste. 260
Vista, CA 92081
Business, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Handling the most difficult criminal cases in San Diego County, California, Mr. Gomez is considered one of the "elite" criminal practitioners in North County Vista & San Diego. With more than 47 years in practice, Mr. Gomez has represented thousands of clients throughout San Diego County providing them with first-class representation. During this time, Mr. Gomez has handled everything from DUI, traffic/auto accidents, personal injury, domestic violence, to murder cases. Mr. Gomez has participated in more than 100 jury trials, and has established a reputation for being able to negotiate great outcomes for his clients who find themselves...
Mr. Bobby Kouretchian
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Carlsbad, CA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(760) 487-8330 5650 El Camino Real, Ste 123
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Pepperdine University School of Law
Mr. Kouretchian provides strategic counseling and customized legal service to individuals, families, entrepreneurs, estates and businesses. He specializes in the areas of Wills and Trusts and Corporate/Business Law (Formation, Governance, Finance).
Renie Leakakos
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Carlsbad, CA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(760) 579-7667 2173 Salk Avenue
Suite 250
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Business and Real Estate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
As a fellow entrepreneur, Renie has the knowledge, understanding and passion required to help and care for the various needs an entrepreneur faces on a daily basis. Throughout her career, she has focused on assisting the small business owner, working with individual entrepreneurs, small businesses, and middle market companies in various industries. Her litigation background gives her an edge as she can draft agreements and negotiate transactions for you with dispute avoidance in mind. Renie Leakakos, Esq. is a detail oriented and entrepreneurial leader who has worked in various business settings as an attorney, manager, sales and marketing professional. Originally...
Lucas A Woodward
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La Jolla, CA Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(858) 454-0024 7777 Fay Avenue
Suite 205
La Jolla, CA 92037
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
My practice focuses on estate planning, trust administration, and probate and estate litigation. I have diverse experience in the areas of wills, trusts, business formation, federal and state taxation, and estate litigation. His litigation clients include individual and professional trustees, beneficiaries, surviving spouses, care givers, and omitted heirs. Prior to joining Albence and Associates, APC, I practiced at a major securities litigation firm headquartered in San Diego. I was involved in a variety of complex litigation cases, including mortgage backed securities cases and post-merger derivative suits. This diverse litigation experience in multi-party, national scale cases, blends...
James Alan Greer
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Del Mar, CA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(858) 481-9006 1221 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Real Estate
University of San Diego School of Law
Mr. Greer is expert in real estate and construction law for the past 32 years: whether involving realty transactional matters, consultation, or arbitration/mediation, he has successfully served real estate and construction clientele (large and small) in all of their "phases" of need in California and Colorado. He is an experienced Attorney, and is also a certified Arbitrator, and a licensed General Contractor. Mr. Greer offers transactional work and consulting in real estate purchase/sale contracts, leases, and construction contracts; and he offers experienced guidance in any type of real estate matter from procurement thru development. He serves...
Lenden F. Webb
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San Diego, CA Business Law Attorney
(619) 399-7700 6725 Mesa Ridge Rd #218
San Diego, CA 92101
Business, Agricultural, Arbitration & Mediation and IP
California Western School of Law
Webb Law Group, APC specializes in business and real estate litigation and mediation and focuses on providing the most practical and cost-effective solutions possible through intently investigating the unique facts of each case and providing straightforward, honest advice and dedicated service specifically tailored to each individual client's needs. Founded in 2008, initially as the Law Offices of Lenden F. Webb, a business litigation attorney in San Diego, the firm quickly outgrew its initial office space by employing a full office staff of Paralegals, Law Clerks, Office Assistants and Interns. In 2012, the firm expanded once...
Marian Helen Birge
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Carlsbad, CA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(760) 579-7650 2173 Salk Avenue
Suite 250
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Business, Appeals and Employment
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Ms. Birge is a founding partner of the firm Garcia & Birge, APC. She has more than 20 years of experience in civil litigation, representing plaintiffs and defendants. Her areas of practice include employment law, discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, disability issues, retaliation, contracts, business disputes, fraud, and defamation Ms. Birge is also an experienced appellate lawyer and a trained mediator. She received her Juris Doctor degree in 1995 from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, formerly Western State University College of Law, in San Diego, California. In 2009 she helped develop contracts and goals for the Legacy XXI Institute’s...
Ethan Mahoney Watts
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San Diego, CA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(858) 509-0808 3398 Carmel Mountain Road
Suite 250
San Diego, CA 92121
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP and Real Estate
University of San Diego
Ethan M. Watts is a lawyer specializing in business law, intellectual property law, real estate law and internet and cyber law. Mr. Watts began his legal career at the highly regarded boutique business and real estate litigation law firm of Mazzarella Dunwoody & Caldarelli, LLP.1 Mr. Watts then joined the San Diego office of Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP, a full-service law firm with offices across California, before opening up his own practice. Mr. Watts has more than 14 years of experience in business and real estate litigation, and his current practice also includes business startups, business and real estate...
William Roger Simon Jr
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(858) 771-0081 PO Box 5005 PMB#107
6105 Paseo Delicias, Suite 7
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Bill helps business owners achieve financial freedom through legal strategies that maximize and protect their assets. As Chief Counsel at Sollertis, Bill works with his clients in the preparation of a Master Asset Protection Plan™ and, once created, manages a team of strategically selected Private Practice Attorneys who work with him to implement the plan and ultimately, to help his clients protect their assets and obtain financial freedom. Bill brings a business perspective to everything he does. As co-founder and managing partner of San Diego Law Firm, he guided the firm in its ascent...
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