Richard Knickerbocker

Richard Knickerbocker

  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Civil Rights ...
  • California, United States
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Biography

I have had a vast range of experience both in the public and private sector. I was formerly Chief of Civil Litigation for the City or Torrance and ultimately became the City Attorney of Santa Monica with experience in Civil Litigation, Advisory functions and deal making, and Criminal Prosecution. When in private practice I had a broad range of experience wining significant trials and appeals. I have an AV (pierless (5.0) rating, which is the highest possible, and am Certified by the State Bar of California in Appellate Advocacy and the Nation Board of Trial Advocates in Civil Trial Advocacy.

Education
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
LL.M. | Civil Rights and Employment
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Univ of California at Los Angeles
Undergraduate Degree
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USC Law School
Law Degree
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Certifications
Appellate Law in Los Angeles
California State Bar
Civil Trail Advocate
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 35646
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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United States
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6th Circuit
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States Tax Court
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Sometimes depending on case. Sometimes hybrid, part hourly or flat plus contingency
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Rates for lawyers range from $150/hr to 495/hr
Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Contact & Map
Trial and Appeal Lawyer
100 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1845
Santa Monica, CA 90401-3605
Telephone: (310) 260-9060
Fax: (310) 260-9063