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  1. Employment discrimination: 20%
  2. Toxic tort: 20%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  4. Construction defect litigation: 20%

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Kiesel, Boucher & Larson, LLP

8648 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA, 90211



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Discipline with actual suspension
    issued in CA, 1992


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Trail Lawyer of the DecadeLos Angeles Daily Journal2010
Steven J. Sharp Public Service AwardAmerican Association for Justice2008
California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY)California Lawyer Magazine2008
Trial Lawyer of the YearConsumer Attorneys of Los Angeles2008
Champion of Justice AwardLoyola Law School2008
Top Gun AwardOrange County Trial Lawyers Association2008
Alumnus of the YearFort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado2007
Consumer Attorney of the YearConsumer Attorney of California2007
David S. Casey, Jr. Consumer Advocate AwardConsumer Attorneys of San Diego2006
Justice Armand Arabian AwardProject Sister Family Services2006
Environmental Leadership AwardCalifornia League of Conservation Voters2005
Distinguished Alumnus AwardPepperdine University School of Law2002
Top 100 Most Influential Attorneys in CaliforniaN/A2002
Legislative Champion AwardConsumer Attorneys of California2002
Finalist, Trial Lawyer of the YearConsumer Attorneys of Los Angeles2002
Ted Horn Memorial Award in recognition of service to theConsumer Attorneys of Los Angeles2002
Trial Lawyer of the YearTrial Lawyers for Public Justice1994
Several Presidential Awards of MeritConsumer Attorneys of CaliforniaN/A
Several Presidential Awards for Outstanding ContributionConsumer Attorneys of Los AngelesN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKiesel Boucher Larson LLP1999 - Present
Attorney of CounselNordstrom, Steele, Nicolette & Jefferson1993 - 1996
PartnerThe Law Offices of Raymond Boucher1990 - 1999
Managing PartnerSayre, Moreno, Purcell & Boucher1985 - 1990
AttorneyGould & Sayre1984 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaPresident2007 - 2007
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoConsumer Advocate of the Year2007 - 2007
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesBoard of Governors, Emeritus Member2005 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesPresident2005 - 2005
California Courts, Administrative Office of the CourtsN/A2002 - 2007
Los Angeles Superior Court Bench and Bar CommitteeN/A2001 - 2008
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoN/A2001 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationBoard of Trustees2000 - 2002
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaBoard of Governors1997 - Present
Pepperdine School of LawBoard of Visitors1997 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesBoard of Governors, Member1996 - 2006
Public JusticeBoard of Directors1996 - Present
Public JusticeMember1984 - Present
Civil Justice FoundationMemberN/A
Roscoe Pound FoundationMemberN/A
Public CitizenMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National College of AdvocacyFellowN/A
Make a Wish FoundationAmbassadorN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Diversity in Law FoundationBoard of DirectorsN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaState of California DelegateN/A
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMemberN/A
California State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella Contraceptive Cases, JCCP 4608.N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Colorado State UniversityManagementMS - Master of Science1981
Fort Lewis College in DurangoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Fort Lewis College in DurangoBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Stanford Law SchoolGuest LecturerN/A
Pepperdine University School of LawGuest LecturerN/A
Loyola Law SchoolGuest LecturerN/A