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Franklin Dean Hobbs III

Franklin Dean Hobbs III

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About me

I recently left private practice to devote attention to family business affairs and to commence a mediation practice.


Practice areas


  1. Mediation: 50%
  2. Business: 50%



Hourly ($500-650/hour)

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1257 Inspiration Drive
La Jolla, CA, 92037


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerCorporate Counsel Magazine2009
Southern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics2009
Southern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerCorporate Counsel Magazine2008
Southern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Charter Fellow, Litigation Counsel of AmericaLitigation Counsel of America2007
Southern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Southern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2005
BiographyWho's Who in American Law -Marquis1998
AV Peer Review Rated since 1988Martindale-Hubbell1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalHobbs Family Office2008 - Present
Partner/Shareholder (Managing Director 1998 - 2005)Rutter Hobbs & Davidoff Incorporated1996 - 2009
Partner/ShareholderRutter Greene & Hobbs Incorporated1995 - 1996
Partner/ShareholderRutter, O'Sullivan, Greene & Hobbs Incorporated1983 - 1994
AssociateRutter, Ebbert & O'Sullivan1981 - 1982
AssociateRutter & Ebbert1977 - 1980
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Litigation Counsel of AmericaCharter Fellow2007 - Present
Primerus Society of Law FirmsMember2005 - 2009
Association of Business Trial LawyersMember1985 - 2009
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Century City Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember (Real Estate and LPM Sections)1977 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember1977 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Plessy Precision Metals, Inc. v. Reliance Electric CompanyVerdict for Plaintiff
Braun v. Danielli, Inc.Verdict for Plaintiff.
Rosen v. HerbalifeSummary judgment, leading to settlement.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Claremont McKenna CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1974