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Michael Philip Reiter
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Michael Philip Reiter

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Civil Rights, State, Local And Municipal Law, Real Estate

About Me

Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law is a Redlands, California-based Personal Injury Lawyer.  After years of working for cities as Deputy City Attorney and Assistant City Attorney, Michael Reiter helps residents and businesses with code enforcement and land use problems with cities, counties and other public entities.


 


Handling clients and matters in Riverside County, California and San Bernardino County, California (also known as Inland Southern California or the Inland Empire), Los Angeles and Orange County, California, Michael Reiter has been an attorney for more than 16 years.


 


  Michael Reiter practices law in the following areas: Personal Injury Law (including motor vehicle accidents, pedestrian accidents, motorcycle accidents, bus accidents, taxi accidents, wrongful death, trip and falls, slip and falls, sidewalk accidents, dog bites, police misconduct, Federal civil rights, police litigation, property damage, loss of income, loss of use, and other personal injuries); Real Estate and Real Property Law (including eminent domain and inverse condemnation); and Municipal Law including Code Enforcement. An experienced litigator, Michael Reiter helps clients acheive their goals in both civil litigation and in transactional matters.  Michael Reiter graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law and the University of California, Berkeley.  He has years of experience as an attorney, including serving his community as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Redlands, as a Deputy City Attorney for the City of San Bernardino, and as Staff Attorney for the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino, Inc.   Michael Reiter can be contacted by telephone at (909) 708-8016, by electronic mail at michael@michaelreiterlaw.com, and at his website, http://michaelreiterlaw.com

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Personal Injury: 70%
    15 years
  2. Real Estate: 10%
    17 years
  3. State, Local And Municipal Law: 10%
    15 years
  4. Civil Rights: 10%
    15 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Sarah Elizabeth Powell

    I have worked with Michael in the past and find him to be a knowledgeable attorney. His past experience working as an advocate for a public entity definitely provides insight to his present cases, where he fights zealously for his clients. I endorse his work.

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    Sarah Powell DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law

300 E. State Street, Suite 517
Redlands, CA, 92373-5235

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199805/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Recognition, SB County Bar Association DirectorMike Morrell, State of California, State Senator, 23rd District2014
Certificate of Recognition, SB County Bar Association DirectorCounty of San Bernardino, Josie Gonzales, Fifth District Supervisor2014
Best Team PresentationJoseph B. Campbell American Inn of Court2006
Certificate of MeritSan Bernardino County Bar Association Law Day Committee2001
Regional Finalist, ABA Negotiation CompetitionAmerican Bar Association, Law Students Division1997

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMichael Reiter, Attorney at Law2010 - Present
Assistant City AttorneyCity of Redlands2006 - 2010
Deputy City AttorneyCity of San Bernardino2001 - 2006
Staff AttorneyLegal Aid Society of San Bernardino, Inc.1999 - 2001
AttorneyMichael Reiter, Attorney At Law1998 - 1999

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationMedical Legal Committee2015 - Present
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationDebates Subcommittee Member2014 - 2014
San Bernardino County Interagency Council on HomelessnessCity of Redlands' designee2014 - Present
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationDirector2012 - Present
Joseph B. Campbell American Inn of CourtMaster2008 - Present
Rotary Club of RedlandsMembership Retention Comittee Chair2007 - 2008
Inland Empire United WayFormer Board of Directors2006 - 2012
Hon. Joseph B. Campbell American Inn of CourtBarrister2003 - 2008
9th Circuit Court of AppealsAdmitted2003 - Present
Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino, Inc.Former Board of Directors2001 - 2010
Greater Inland Empire Municipal Law AssociationAttendee2001 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaAdmitted2001 - Present
Hon. Joseph B. Campbell American Inn of CourtAssociate2000 - 2003
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Megan Geirman v. City of San BernardinoJudgment for the City of San Bernardino (defense)
Frank Rodriguez v. City of San BernardinoJudgment for the City of San Bernardino (defense)
People of the State of California v. [Criminal Defendant]Criminal defendant convicted.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Bulletin of the San Bernardino County Bar AssociationPast Presidents of the San Bernardino County Bar Association BYRON WATERS SBCBA PRESIDENT 1875-18762015
Redlands Daily FactsFormer Redlands Assistant City Attorney Eyes Appointment to Council2014
Redlands Daily FactsFormer assistant city attorney still serving Redlanders2011
The California Municipal Law Handbook 2008 EditionPermits (Reviewer)2008
Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law JournalSenior Technical Editor, Volume 14, Issue 21998
Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law JournalSenior Technical Editor, Volume 14, Issue 11998

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of California - BerkeleyHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Santiago Canyon College Business and Career Technical Education DivisionIntermediate Code Enforcement Law2015
Santiago Canyon CollegeBasic Code Enforcement Remedies2015
Santiago Canyon CollegeBasic Code Enforcement Case Preparation2015
March 11, 2015 MeetingThe Attorney-Judge Relationship: Ethical Considerations2015
Santiago Canyon CollegeAdvanced Code Enforcement Law2014
Santiago Canyon CollegeIntermediate Code Enforcement Law2014
Government LawProsecuting and Defending Excessive Force Cases in the 9th Circuit2014
San Bernardino County Bar Assoc. Bridging the GapFee Agreements and Client Trust Accounts2013
RN DriveDetroit Goes Bust2013
City of Redlands Planning CommissionPlanning Commission Decision Making2010
Recreation Advisory CommissionBrown Act Compliance2008
Parks CommissionRalph M. Brown Act2008
Rotary Club of RedlandsAssistant City Attorney Craft Talk2007
Hon. Joseph B. Campbell American Inn of CourtEthics-Business or Personal2006
Rotary Club of San Bernardino NorthCode Enforcement Law2005
Criminal Law Section Monthly MeetingCode Enforcement2004
Rotary Club of San BernardinoDeputy City Attorney - Rotarian of the Day2002