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Richard Melone Bryan

Richard Melone Bryan

also known as Richard M. Bryan, Richard Bryan

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Trusts, Mediation, Litigation, Marriage & Prenuptials

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1964

  1. Divorce & Separation: 35%
    41 years
  2. Trusts: 30%
    46 years
  3. Mediation: 20%
    51 years
  4. Litigation: 10%
    51 years
  5. Marriage & Prenuptials: 5%
    41 years



Hourly ($250-450/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Linda Calderon Garrett

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Bryan is timeless and old school in that he truly cares about his clients. I have worked with Mr. Bryan for many years and have been both amazed and impressed with the level of respect the judges in the Bay Area afford to Mr. Bryan. Mr. Bryan also teaches many continuing legal education courses (CLE) to attorneys and is respected by many of his peers. Mr. Bryan is also a designated "SuperLawyer."


    Linda Garrett Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Bryan Hinshaw, A Professional Corporation

425 California Street Suite 810
San Francisco, CA, 94104




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Northern California SuperLawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Northern California SuperLawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Northern California SuperLawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Northern California SuperLawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1996
FellowAmerican Bar Foundation1995
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1995
Elected As AssociateN/A1994
Elected as DirectorBar Association of San Francisco1975
Elected as PresidentBarristers Club of San Francisco1974

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderBryan * Hinshaw, a Professional Corporation1981 - Present
PartnerFarella, Braun & Martel1966 - 1981
Assistant Public DefenderAlameda County Public Defender1964 - 1966
Law Clerk to Hon. Alfonso J ZirpoliUnited States District Court, Northern District of California1963 - 1964


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1964 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1963
University of California - BerkeleyEconomicsCA1960
University of California - BerkeleyEconomicsA.B1960