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Todd Gallinger is the founder and principal of Gallinger Law. He is
licensed to practice law in California, New York, and all Federal
District Courts in California. Mr. Gallinger’s practice focuses on the
needs of small businesses and their owners, as well as non-profit law.


For his education, Mr. Gallinger attended the University of
California at Santa Barbara, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree cum
laude in Religious Studies, and the George Washington University Law
School in Washington, DC, where he earned his Juris Doctorate cum laude.


Mr. Gallinger writes frequently on numerous legal and political
topics, including acting as a regular legal columnist for InFocus
Newspaper. He also often lectures and gives workshops on topics
including, “Know Your Rights”, Immigration, Business Law, and Trust
& Estates. Mr. Gallinger has also been interviewed by the
Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Los Angeles Times, and other
news outlets.


In addition to the practice of law, Mr. Gallinger is also dedicated
to community service. As part of his pro bono work he served as counsel
for two class action lawsuits related to immigration delays. Mr.
Gallinger also represents numerous nonprofit organizations and serves
as a director for the New Horizons School – Irvine. In addition, he is
deeply involved in Orange County and Irvine politics.


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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 30%
    10 years, 300 cases
  2. Business: 30%
    10 years, 500 cases
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    10 years, 100 cases
  4. Trusts: 10%
    10 years, 50 cases
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    10 years, 200 cases



Hourly ($275-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • William W. Bruzzo

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Todd for many years. I have been practicing law for 18 years myself. I refer him all my business litigation. He does great work for the clients I refer him and I would enthusiastically recommend him for any business litigation matter. He is exceptionally bright and hardworking and loves his job.


    William Bruzzo Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Masood-Ur Rahman Khan

    I have had the opportunity to refer legal work to Todd. He competently and efficiently handled the matter advocating for his client's best interests. Plus he's a really nice guy.


    Masood-Ur Khan Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Gallinger Law

155. N. Riverside Dr.
Ste. 100
Anaheim Hill, CA, 92808



NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Future50USC Center for Religious and Civic Values2015
Rising Star - Non Profit LawSuperLawyers2013
Community Service AwardMedinah Cultrual Center2009
Citizen LeaderCity of Aliso Viejo2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyGallinger Law2005 - Present
Director of Chapter DevelopmentCAIR-National2012 - 2015
AssociateTransnational Business Attorneys Group2005 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Irvine Chamber of CommerceChair, Transportation and Development Committee2006 - 2008
Orange County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
United States Disttrict Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaN/AN/A
United States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaN/AN/A
United States Disttrict Court for the Central District of CaliforniaN/AN/A
United States Disttrict Court for the Eastern District of CaliforniaN/AN/A
Riverside County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Complex Foreign AcquisitionN/A
Company v Former ManagerTPO awarded, favorable settlement for client
L-1 for Business ManagerL-1 Visa Granted
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Claremont School of TheologyReligion - Islamic LeadershipMA - Masters2016
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of California - Santa BarbaraReligious StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Get SMART - Anti-Racism TrainingBeing an Effective Ally2015
National Security SymposiumNSA Surveillance2014
IIOCWhen is Marriage a Crime?2014
17th Annual World Trade ConferenceInvestment Visas2010
Nonprofit Educational SeminarNon Profit Governance 1012009
Orange County Paralegal's MeetingNaturalization & Immigration Delays2007