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I have successfully handled numerous trials, arbitrations, mediations, appeals, and pre-litigation disputes.  These matters include disputes in the following areas as both plaintiff and defense counsel: breach of contracts, business/commercial fraud, construction defect, construction delay, real estate contracts, real estate fraud, broker/finder, estates (beneficiary/trustee disputes), insurance bad faith and coverage, interference with contract and business relations, unfair competition, trade secrets/intellectual property, wrongful termination, personal injury, auto accidents, and general business.  Liability exposure on these cases has ranged from under $1 million to over $50 million dollars.Mr. Bridgford has successfully handled numerous trials, arbitrations, mediations, appeals, and pre-litigation disputes.  These matters include disputes in the following areas as both plaintiff and defense counsel: breach of contracts, business/commercial fraud, construction defect, construction delay, real estate contracts, real estate fraud, broker/finder, estates (beneficiary/trustee disputes), insurance bad faith and coverage, interference with contract and business relations, unfair competition, trade secrets/intellectual property, wrongful termination, personal injury, auto accidents, and general business.  Liability exposure on these cases has ranged from under $1 million to over $50 million dollars.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 45%
  2. Mediation: 25%
  3. Arbitration: 25%
  4. Appeals: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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    I endorse this lawyer. Rich is very intelligent, determined, diligent and an excellent attorney dedicated to obtaining the best-possible results for his clients

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Contact info

Bridgford, Gleason & Artinian

26 Corporate Plaza Drive.
Suite 250
Newport Beach, CA, 92660

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198511/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
National Philanthropy Foundation Award for Orange CountyNational Philanthropy Foundation2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerBridgford, Gleason & Artinian LLP1990 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
University of California IrvineBoard of Visitors2014 - Present
UCI FoundationBoard Member2010 - Present
The Pacific ClubCommittee Member2009 - Present
The Pediatric Cancer Research FoundationBoard Member1995 - Present
St. Jude Hospital President's CircleMember1995 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
TMX Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. v. Allez SpineVerdict of over $5 million
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Stanford UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982