Edward Zaryl Kotkin

Edward Zaryl Kotkin

Government Attorney
Santa Ana, CA




No Misconduct


Spanish , Hebrew

Answers and Advice

160 questions answered.

About Me

  1. General and Special Counsel to Companies (10 Years)
  2. City Attorney (9 Years); 
  3. Deputy District Attorney (11 Years); 
  4. Real Estate Transactions and Litigation (13 Years);  
  6. AV Preeminent rated lawyer (Top "peer" rating of legal ability & general ethical standards) - based upon anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary.                              

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Hourly ($1-$400/hour), Pro Bono (3%)

Client Reviews

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World-class legal counsel

Posted by: Tal over 2 years ago.

I have had the privilege of working with Mr. Kotkin on both professional and personal legal matters beginning in 2011. Not only did he provide...

I Wholeheartedly Recommend Edward Z. Kotkin

Posted by: Melinda about 2 years ago.

Eddie was very prompt in getting back to me regarding my situation and he totally understood my perspective without having to give him a lot of...
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Donald Leslie Hunt
Donald Hunt

Los Angeles, CA

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Ed is bright, thoughtful, careful, pays attention to details, listens to the views of others, carefully considers the legal authority and...
Tracy Catherine Miller
Tracy Miller

Newport Beach, CA

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Co-worker

Edward and I worked together as Deputy District Attorneys in Riverside County. Since entering private practice, Edward’s incredible legal skills have...
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1991 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/19/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2011 – present

The Law Offices of Edward Z. Kotkin


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1991 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Georgetown University Law Center


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2012 AV Rated



Showing 1 of 7 association entries

2004- 2012 Special Master

State Bar of California

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Showing 2 of 5 publications

2008 Nuisance Ordinance

Code of Indio

2008 Registration and Maintenance of Abandoned and Foreclosed Properties Ordinance

Code of Indio

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Public Records, Paper Trails, and Penalties – Catching Up with the Law on Computer Resources

at Holiday Meeting - Public Agency Risk Managers Association, Southern California Chapter

2012 Adjusting to New Paradigms ‐ Checking In & Keeping Money Local

at Annual Conference - National Bureau of Business Licensing Officials

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