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Practice Areas


  1. Construction & Development: 40%
    25 years
  2. Residential: 40%
    25 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    25 years

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • David Allen Darrin

    I endorse this lawyer.


    David Darrin Banking Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Roman Michael Whittaker

    Rob is a highly qualified and experienced lawyer that is comfortable in the courtroom.


    Roman Whittaker Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Guralnick & Gilliland Attorneys at Law

G & G Plaza Building
40-004 Cook Street Suite # 3
Palm Desert, CA, 92211

G & G Plaza Building
40-004 Cook Street Suite 3
Palm Desert, CA, 92211




Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSelected as a Super Lawyers2015
Selected as Super Lawyer for 2014Super Lawyers2014
TOP LAWYERPalm Springs Life Magazine2014
TOP LAWYERInland Empire Magazine2014
TOP LAWYERInland Empire Magazine2013
2013 Top LawyerPalm Springs Life Magazine2013
Selected as a Super Lawyer for 2013Super Lawyers2013
2012 Community Service AwardCity of Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce2012
2012 Top LawyerPalm Springs Life Magazine2012
TOP LAWYERInland Empire Magazine2012
Selected as a Super Lawyer for 2012Super Lawyers2012
America's Most Honored Professionals TOP 5%America's Most Honored Professionals2011
TOP LAWYERInland Empire Magazine2011
2011 Top LawyerPalm Springs Life Magazine2011
Chairman of the Mandatory Fee Arbitration ProgramDesert Bar Association2010
Selected as a Super Lawyer for 2011Super Lawyers2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
UnknownMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1997
National Registry of Who's WhoNational Registry of Who's Who1996
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGuralnick & Gilliland, LLP1995 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Desert Bar AssociationChairman of the Mandatory Fee Arbitration Program2010 - Present
La Quinta Chamber of CommerceMember2010 - 2011
Palm Desert Chamber of CommerceMember2010 - Present
Rancho Mirage Chamber of CommerceMember2010 - 2011
Desert Bar AssociationTrustee2010 - Present
March Air Field MuseumBoard Member2010 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember2001 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1996 - Present
Desert Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Riverside County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1990 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Cathedral Canyon Country Club Condo Assoc. v. Falcon Lake, et al.Recovery in favor of Plaintiff - $1,168,000.00
Vista Paseo HOA v. Ce-Mar Investments, et al.Recovery in favor of Plaintiff - $85,000.00 plus extensive repairs at the Project.
Laguna De La Paz HOA v. Johnson, et al.Recovery in favor of Plaintiff - $2,231,850.00
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark College Northwestern School of LawN/AJD - Law1989
Claremont McKenna CollegePolitical Science/ EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Desert Trial Academy -Civil LitigationConstruction Defect Litigation2014
Civil Law Consultant for local media on high profile casesLegal Consultant for Local TV Stations2013
Animal Planets - Infested II TV SeriesTV SHOW2012
Hot Air Balloon Litigation and other High Profile LitigationHigh Profile Cases in the Media2011