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Richard G.

Richard Gora

180 reviews
Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
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Joshua Garber

242 reviews
Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
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Conor T.

Conor Teevan

147 reviews
Top-tier talent shouldn’t have to come with a top-tier fee. This is why Conor Teevan combines his top-tier expertise (Yale undergrad, Stanford Law) with affordability. Conor has represented Silicon Valley startups, real estate investors, artists creating companies, and even a child author in need of a book deal. Conor himself started a real estate company with holdings in five states.
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Ryan P.

Ryan Powers

Ryan Powers, a member of the California State Bar and based in Los Angeles, is an expert in legal matters related to media, intellectual property, and the entertainment industry. He received his J.D., Magna Cum Laude, from Southwestern Law School, where he was a Biederman Scholar. He also holds an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.
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Seth A. B.

Seth A. Bayles

2 reviews
Seth Bayles has over 10 years of experience in the legal world - working as a Senior Associate for Gordon & Silver, Ltd. and the director of ZestFinance. He is an expert negotiator, drafter, and strategic adviser for complex commercial, technology, finance, and real estate agreements. He attained his J.D. from Emory University School of Law. After that, he studied at Georgetown University Law Center and graduated with his LL.M in International Business/Trade/Commerce.
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Matthew O.

Matthew Odgers

Matthew is the owner and founder of Odgers Law Group, a firm based in San Diego that works primarily with entrepreneurs and healthcare professionals in the dental and medical fields. Before establishing his firm, he spent a year teaching English in Korea and studied international law in China. He continues to devote part of his practice to pro bono legal work.
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Justin K.

Justin Kline

2 reviews
Justin Kline is an attorney at law with 15 years of experience. He has been licensed to practice law in both California and the Central District of Columbia. Justin holds a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which he obtained from the University of Southern California. Justin has handled a variety of legal matters, including cases where over $1 billion financial transactions were involved. Justin has been a general counselor at U.S. Eco-Green Real Estate since August 2010.
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Jim K.

Jim Kuhne

Jim Kuhne provides legal services for matters on land or sea. His law practice focuses on real estate transactions and litigation, admiralty and maritime law, and longshore and cargo matters. He has been recognized twice as a Southern California “Rising Star” in civil litigation defense. Formerly a successful real estate agent at CBRE, Jim is an avid competitive cyclist.
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Peter C.

Peter Chang

2 reviews
I've been working with startups in Venice since graduating from Loyola Law School in 2015. Passionately curious, always exploring -- and I love solving problems. My skillse... read more
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Evan W.

Evan Williams

Evan Williams is a graduate of Boston College of Law in Newton, MA. He is a licensed attorney specializing in appellate litigation, legal research, law and motion, writs, anti-SLAPP and appeals. He worked as an Intern in the Federal District Court in Massachusetts. Evan also worked as a Research Assistant for some of his professors in law school.
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