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  2. Business: 45%
  3. Intellectual Property: 10%

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Klinedinst PC

501 West Broadway Suite 600
San Diego, CA, 92101

Klinedinst PC

777 S Figueroa Suite 2800
Los Angeles, CA, 90017



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
San Diego Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Best of the BarSan Diego Business Journal2014
San Diego Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
San Diego Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Top Attorney 2012San Diego Daily Transcript2012
Most Admired CEO of the YearSan Diego Business Journal2011
Certified Specialist - Legal Professional LiabilityState Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super Lawyers San DiegoSuper Lawyers2010
Top Attorney - Professional LiabilityPasadena Magazine2009
Most Admired CEO FinalistSan Diego Business Journal2009
Top AttorneyPasadena Magazine2009
Super Lawyers San DiegoLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Transcript 10 - Top AttorneysSan Diego Daily Transcript2008
Super Lawyers San DiegoLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Most Admired CEO Award FinalistSan Diego Business Journal2008
Super Lawyers San DiegoLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Who's Who in Americamarquis Who's Who in American Law2004
Honorary MemberOrder of the Coif2003
Distinguished Alumnus AwardWashington & Lee University1992
Cum LaudeWashington and Lee University1971
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Solon E. Summerfield AwardPhi Kappa PsiN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder and CEOKlinedinst PC1986 - Present
ShareholderKlinedinst & Meiser1983 - 1986
PartnerWhitney and Klinedinst1981 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
Council on Litigation ManagementMember2009 - Present
Phi Kappa Psi EndowmentVice-Chair, Capital Campaign2009 - Present
USLAW NetworkChair, Professional Liability Section2007 - 2008
USLAW NetworkMember2005 - Present
Phi Kappa Psi EndowmentBoard of Trustees2003 - Present
Washington & Lee UniversityBoard of Trustees2001 - Present
Fairbanks Ranch Association Legal CommitteeChair1992 - 1995
American Red Cross of San Diego and Imperial CountiesVice-Chairman1991 - 1997
Washington and Lee Alumni AssociationChair1989 - 1990
San Diego Dialogue of UCSDPresident1980 - 1987
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
San Diego Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
San Diego County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Lawyers Associated WorldwideMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
W&L LawSuper Lawyers and Rising Stars2009
W&L Law: The Washington & Lee School of Law MagazineNetworking: W&L and Alumni Put Connections to Work2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
George Washington UniversityFinance and InvestmentsM.B.A.1975
Washington and Lee UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fall 2011 USLAW Network Client ConferenceJekyll & Hyde - You Don't Play Golf with the FDIC2011
USLAW Client ConferenceChange in the Economy Brings Risk2010
USLAW Network Membership Meeting and Client ConferenceLawyers/Accountants/Agents & Brokers: The New Private Bailout Plan for Investment Losses?2009
USLAW Network Membership Meeting and Client ConferenceIn-House Counsel and Insurance Claims' Criteria for Outside Counsel: A Safe Bet, Penny Ante or All In?2008
USLAW Network Client ConferenceAnatomy of a D&O Case: Critical Points Along the Timeline2005