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Samuel Joseph Mamola

Samuel Joseph Mamola

also known as Samuel J. Mamola, Esq., MAMOLA LAW - Estate Planning and Probate Atorneys

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law, Guardianship, Litigation

About Me

 


Samuel Mamola is the founding attorney of MAMOLA LAW, where he practices exclusively in the areas of business/civil litigation and advanced estate planning. Mr. Mamola handles claims involving business litigation, minority shareholder rights, financial elder abuse, trust litigation and advanced estate planning.


Before founding MAMOLA LAW, he was a successful entrepreneur in the restaurant and real estate industries.  Mr. Mamola was previously the President and CEO of Sunset Beach Brewing Company, Inc., and also holds a California Real Estate Broker license.


Samuel Mamola was born and raised in Southern California. After leaving Sunset Beach Brewing, Mr. Mamola attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Management, and subsequently received his Juris Doctor from the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University in Orange, California.


At Chapman's Fowler School of Law, Mr. Mamola was the recipient of an academic scholarship, was elected President of the Student Bar Association, and was selected to serve on the Honor Council, holding the Office of Law School Advocate.  Mr. Mamola was also a Charter Member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, and served as the organization’s Inaugural Historian.


During law school, he completed an externship with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, working as a State Bar of California Certified Law Clerk, primarily in the areas of environmental crimes and consumer fraud.


Mr. Mamola is married and resides in Orange County with his wife and their four year old twins.


 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    11 years, 275 cases
  2. Probate: 20%
    11 years, 75 cases
  3. Litigation: 10%
    11 years, 25 cases
  4. Guardianship: 10%
    11 years, 25 cases
  5. Elder Law: 10%
    11 years, 25 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-350/hour), Contingent (20-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Christina L. Geraci

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Sam Mamola is very knowledgeable in his field and dedicated to his practice. He is professional, courteous, and a pleasure to work with.

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    Christina Geraci Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. Sam Mamola is an intelligent, knowledgeable and hardworking attorney who has combined his real-world business experience with his legal skill and acumen. This is stellar combination and I highly recommended Sam for your business litigation or advanced estate planning needs.

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    Derik Lewis
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

MAMOLA LAW

7700 Irvine Center Drive
Suite 800
Irvine, CA, 92618

MAMOLA LAW

500 N. State College Blvd., Suite 1100
Orange, CA

MAMOLA LAW

18000 Studebaker
Suite 700
Cerritos, CA, 90703

MAMOLA LAW

444 W. Ocean Blvd.
Suite 800
Long Beach, CA, 90802-4529

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200505/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Selected as Advisory Board MemberAlona Cortese Elder Law Center2009
Honored for Pro Bono Svcs to our Military-Yellow Ribbon AmericaPresident George W. Bush - at THE WHITE HOUSE2007
Award of Recognition - President, Student Bar Assn.Chapman University SOL2003
Finalist - SBA President of the YearAmerican Bar Association2003
Certificate of Recognition - Office of the Law School AdvocateChapman University SOL2002
Certificate of Recognition - Member, Student Bar Assn.Chapman University SOL2002
Recipient, Law School Academic ScholarshipChapman University SOL2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney and Counselor at LawTHE MAMOLA LAW FIRM2007 - Present
Founding PartnerHuettl, Mamola & Associates, LLP2005 - 2007
Certified Law ClerkOrange County District Attorney2002 - 2002
President and CEOSunset Beach Brewing Company, Inc.1995 - 1999
Salesperson or BrokerReal Estate1987 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Supreme Court BarMember2010 - Present
Alona Cortese Elder Law Center at Chapman University School of LawAdvisory Board Member2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2005 - Present
Long Beach Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2007
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates SectionMember2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2005 - Present
WealthCounselMember2004 - Present
Chapman University School of Law Alumni AssociationMember2003 - Present
Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, Stanley Mosk InnCharter Member2002 - Present
Warren J. Ferguson American Inn of CourtMember2002 - Present
Pepperdine University Alumni AssociationMember2000 - Present
Crespi Carmelite High School Alumni AssociationMember1983 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
J.A. v. A.A.Trial: Judgment against Defendant
E.A. v. T.A.C.Settled in Mediation, Gross Recovery $650,000.00
W and M v. Smith, et. alReceived Insurance Limits from Driver-case ongoing

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman University School of LawLawJuris Doctor2003
Pepperdine UniversityManagementBachelor of Science1999
Los Angeles Pierce CollegeBusiness Administration/Pre LawN/A1986
Crespi Carmelite High SchoolCollege PrepDiploma1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
STC Forum - Mission ViejoEstate Planning for Orange County Families2015
CCH Charitable Giving CampaignPlanned Giving2015
Estate Planning for Young FamiliesEstate Planning for Young Families2008