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Robert Leonard Patterson

Robert Leonard Patterson

Practice areas:

State, Local And Municipal Law, Health Care, Business, Real Estate

About Me

My law practice focuses on health care and public law. I am general counsel to several governmental entities, advising them on a broad range of issues related to their operations such as the Brown Act, conflicts of interest and the Public Records Act. As general counsel, I attend board meetings and render legal advice in open and closed session.


 


As general counsel to two public hospitals, I advise and assist them concerning recruitment agreements, stipend agreements, on-call agreements and medical director agreements. I also provide general advice regarding compliance with Stark and anti-kickback laws and many other laws applicable to hospitals.

In addition, I represent medical groups in several practice areas preparing employment agreements, agreements with hospitals and other general business transactions. 


 


As a primary resource for my clients, I identify matters requiring the attention of litigation, labor and regulatory attorneys and interact with them to assure that the client's interests are satisfactorily represented.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Real Estate: 25%
    26 years
  2. Business: 25%
    26 years
  3. Health Care: 25%
    26 years
  4. State, Local And Municipal Law: 25%
    26 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($370/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • John Oli Alvin Pinkney

    I endorse this lawyer. Bob is an excellent transactional, healthcare and public agency attorney whom I have worked with for many years. He tends to have long term client relationships because his clients highly value the time, attention and quality of work he provides.

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    John Pinkney Government Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • G. Henry Welles

    Bob is an excellent attorney

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    G. Welles Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Slovak Baron Empey Murphy Pinkney, LLC

1800 East Tahquitz Way
Palm Springs, CA, 92262

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198905/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2015
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2014
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2013
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2012
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2011
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2010
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2009
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2008
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2007
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2006
BV / 4.4Martindale-Hubbell2005
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1997
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1996
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1995
Cum LaudeUCLA1985

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselSlovak Baron Empey Murphy & Pinkney, LLC2011 - Present
Of CounselBest Best & Krieger, Attorneys at Law2005 - Present
AssociateBest Best & Krieger, Attorneys at Law1997 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Joslyn CenterBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Desert Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1989 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of California - Los AngelesHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1985