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Douglas Allen Wright

also known as Doug Wright, Douglas Wright

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Employment & Labor, Wills & Living Wills, Business, Trusts

About Me

Douglas A. Wright currently represents clients throughout California with a focus on business and commercial law, succession, and estate planning.



Doug holds a Juris Doctor from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and was awarded the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Professional Responsibility (Ethics). Doug also spent a summer studying in the prestigious International Legal Studies program in Salzburg Austria with United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. Doug completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

Doug is admitted to the California Supreme Court, U.S. District Courts: Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, Central District of Illinois, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.


 


Doug sits on the Board of Directors for the Rotary Club of Redding, is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce, sits on the Board of Directors for the Economic Development Corporation for Shasta County, is the legal director and sits on the Board of Directors for the Riverview Golf and Country Club, is the legal director and sits on the Board of Directors for the Redding Colt 45's baseball club, is a past member of the Board of Trustees for the Mercy Foundation North, is the past Chair of the Planned Giving Committee for the Mercy Foundation North, and past Vice President of the Shasta Trinity Counties Bar Association.


Doug was named as a "Rising Star" on the Northern California Rising Starts list by Super Lawyers magazine in 2013, 2014, and 2015, and one of the 2013 Top Lawyers in Calfornia by The American Lawyer magazine.   Doug has also been twice recognized as one of the top 20 under 40 Emerging Leaders in the North State by Redding.com for the years 2011 and 2012.


 

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Trusts: 20%
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  2. Business: 20%
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  3. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
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  4. Employment & Labor: 20%
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  5. Real Estate: 20%
    0 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-400/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Pro Bono (10%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

69 total 

  • Robert Laurens Driessen

    I have known Doug for four years as an attorney. During that time I have been impressed with his vast array of knowledge and ability to communicate his knowledge to others. He is extremely hard working and brilliant at solving problems. I highly recommend Doug as an attorney.

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    Robert Driessen DUI & DWI Attorney
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  • James Edward Wilson

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    James Wilson Litigation Attorney
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Contact Info

Wright Nash, A Professional Law Corporation

250 Hemsted Drive
Suite 330
Redding, CA, 96002

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200505/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2015 Northern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
2014 Northern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
2013 Northern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Top Lawyers in CaliforniaAmerican Lawyer Media2013
Top 20 under 40 Emerging LeadersRedding Record Searchlight (Redding.com)2012
Top 20 Under 40 Emerging LeadersRedding Record Searchlight (Redding.com)2011
Witkin Award for Academic ExcellenceMcGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderWright Nash, A Professional Law Corporation2015 - Present
PartnerCallahan Thompson Sherman & Caudill LLP2013 - 2015
ShareholderWright, Ryan & Anderson, A Professional Law Corporation2009 - 2013
AttorneyMulcahy Reeves2008 - 2009
AttorneyCallahan McCune & Willis2005 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Rotary Club of ReddingBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Greater Redding Chamber of CommerceChairman2013 - Present
Mercy Foundation NorthFormer Board of Trustees2011 - 2012
Mercy Foundation North Planned Giving CommitteePast Chair2010 - 2012
Greater Redding Chamber of CommerceMember2010 - Present
Economic Development Corporation of Shasta CountyBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Burney Chamber of CommerceMember2009 - Present
Shasta Trinity Counties Bar AssociationVice President2009 - 2013
McGeorge Alumni AssociationMember2005 - Present
UCLA Alumni AssociationMember2000 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Melt Franchising v. PMI EnterprisesInjunction granted
Gold v. Melt FranchisingMotion to Dismiss Granted
Siskiyou Development Company Inc. v. MinsartPreliminary Injunction Granted; Quiet Title Judgment

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Shasta Trinity Counties Bar Association JournalThe Collection Process: How it Works2013
Shasta Trinity Counties Bar Association JournalMCLE: The Four Letters You Must Know2012
Shasta Trinity Counties Bar Association JournalEvictions 101: The Notice Needed2012
Yahoo! NewsCalifornia Attorney Launches Web-Based Eviction Site2012
The RecorderVerdicts & Settlements2012
RedFounderRedding Law Firm Goes High Tech2012
American Apartment Owners AssociationOnline Evictions Made Easy2012
San Francisco ChronicleWeb-Based Eviction Service2012
BOMA Oakland/East Bay NewsletterCommercial Eviction 1012011
Shasta Trinity Counties Bar Association JournalDo's and Don'ts of Class Action Warfare2011
Shasta Trinity Counties Bar Association JournalDon't Be Legally Anti-Social with Social Media2011
Shasta Trinity Counties Bar Association JournalMitigation Required2010
The Gavel (OCTLA)Verdicts & Settlements2009
The Gavel (OCTLA)Verdicts & Settlements2008
Los Angeles Daily JournalVerdicts & Settlement2008
Los Angeles Daily JournalPrecertification, Stores' Lawyers Crush Class2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Salzburg University, Salzburg AustriaLawCertificate in International Studies2004
Univ of California at Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Stand Up ReddingPrivate Code Enforcement2014
Northstate SHRMSmooth Terminations2014
Greater Redding Chamber of CommerceCalifornia Wage and Hour Update 20142014
Wills & Trusts WorkshopWills & Trusts2012
Pitt falls of the Landlord-Tenant RelationshipUnlawful Detainers2012
Crime WatchCity of Redding: Code of Ordinances - Application and Enforcement2012
Cal Fire Training SeminarEstate Planning2012
Burney Chamber of Commerce Tax Exemption WorkshopNon-Profit and Tax Exemption2010