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Kevin Arnold Spainhour

Kevin Arnold Spainhour

Practice areas:

Business, Government, Real Estate, Insurance

About Me

In addition to being a lawyer, I am also a licensed Real Estate Broker,   the former General Counsel for RE/MAX of California and Hawaii, Inc, and have served as the west coast Regulatory Joint Venture Legal liason for one of the largest title insurance corporations and as an officer for a  Real Estate Brokerage, Property Managment Company, and a General Building Contractor.


 


Our multi-state insurance practice is focused on licesning and regulatory compliance.


 


We have special expertise in both Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions, REO 's, Real Estate Brokerage, Mortgage, Escrow and Title Insurance, Real Estate Franchise Operations, Renewals, and Disputes, RESPA compliance, Regulatory Compliance and Licensing Issues, Contractors,  Mechanics Liens, Code enforcement, HOA Compliance and Disputes.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Insurance: 25%
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Government: 25%
  4. Business: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($355-455/hour), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

30 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Spainhour. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I really want all people to contact him for help.

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  • Amy Elizabeth Martinez

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Contact Info

7372 Prince Dr., Unit 104
Huntington Beach, CA, 92647-4573

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199608/18/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Featured AttorneyAvvo2014
Top ContributorAvvo2014
Shining Armor AwardKnights of Columbus2013
Featured AttorneyAvvo2013
Top ContributorAvvo2013
Client Choice AwardAvvo2012
Featured AttorneyAvvo2012
Admitted AttorneyUnited States District Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District2012
Admitted AttorneyUnited States District Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District2012
Admitted AttorneyUnited States District Bankruptcy Court for the Central District2009
Superb Legal Analysis RecognitiionRE/MAX of California & Hawaii, Inc.2002
Admitted AttorneyUnited States District Court for the Central District2002
Emphasis Program in TaxaxtionWestern State University College of Law1996
Excellence in TaxationWestern State University College of Law1995
Excellence in Business lawCitrus College1992
Achievement in Business LawCitrus College1987

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney / OwnerSpainhour Law Group2002 - Present
General CounselRE/MAX of California & Hawaii1998 - 2002
Owner / AttorneySpainhour Law Group1996 - 1998
Volunteer Legal AidLegal Aid of Orange County1994 - 1995

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Knight of ColumbusOfficer - Financial Secretary2012 - 2014
United States District Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of ClaliforniaAdmitted / Attorney2012 - Present
Knights of Columbus, Council 6020Member2012 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAdmitted Attorney2012 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysAttorney Member2010 - Present
United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District CaliforniaAdmitted Attorney2009 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaAdmitted Attorney / Counselor2002 - Present
California Department of Real EstateBroker / Officer2001 - Present
California Association of RealtorsRealtor2001 - 2010
National Association of RealtorsRealtor2001 - 2010
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney1996 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Sanford v. Wells Fargo et al.Settled on the eve of trial.
Park v. Nazari et al.$2.2 Million Judgement for Plaintiffs- Includes $100k in Punitive Damages & $487k in Attorneys Fees
Middleton et al. v. Hayes et. al.Muliti-million dollar settlement with each unit properly repaired, each homeowners personal property and relocation losses recovered and attorneys fees

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Southern California HomesWhat you should know about the Home Closing Process2014
SLG Legal GuidanceDual Agency2014
SLG Legal GuidancePrescriptive Easement2014
SLG Legal GuidanceSolar Power for your home2014
SLG Legal GuidanceRepresenting a Buyer with a home that has a solar system2014
SLG Legal GuidanceListing a home with a solar power system2014

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Western State University College of LawTaxationEmphasis Program1995
Citrus CollBusiness AdministrationUndergraduate1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
RE/MAX Company MeetingSolar Power2014
2014 Summer ConferenceUTC's fJV's for Brokers2014
RE/MAX Agent ConferenceReal Estate Legal Update2013
RE/MAX NOC Broker / Agent ConferenceRESPA Update2005
RE/MAX Metro Broker / Agent ConferenceBrokerage Practice2003
RE/MAX of California ConventionReal Estate Brokerage Legal Update2000
RE/MAX of California & Hawaii conferenceReal Estate Industry Legal Update2000
RE/MAX California Broker RetrietFranchise / RESPA Legal Update1999
RE/MAX Broker ConferenceBroker / Agent Worjers Comp Liability1999