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  1. Business: 35%
    26 years
  2. Ethics: 35%
    22 years
  3. Real Estate: 30%
    26 years

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  • Wilbur F. Barry III

    I was fortunate enough to work for Mr. Lear for a number of years. His expertise in business litigation, eminent domain, and professional licensing defense is second to none. I highly recommend his counsel!


    Wilbur Barry Personal injury Attorney
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  • Paul J Molinaro

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Contact info

5200 W Century Blvd #345
Los Angeles, CA, 90045


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Voted InducteeAmerican Board of Trial Advocates2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerCentury Law Group LLP2001 - Present
Co-founding PartnerGerry & Lear LLP1994 - 2001
Prosecutor in the Office of TrialsState Bar Of California1992 - 1994
AssociateHancock Rothert & Bunshoft1989 - 1992
AssociateThelen Marrin Johnson & Bridges1987 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesAttorney Member2013 - Present
Association of Discipline Defense CounselFounding Member2008 - Present
International Right of Way AssociationMember2005 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesAttorney Member1995 - 2005
Publication nameTitleDate
CAALA AdvocateLegal Malpractice2002
Los Angeles LawyerGoing Through Withdrawal1998
Barrister MagazineClient Trust Accounting1997
Los Angeles LawyerThe Attorney-Client Relationship1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Dartmouth CollegeN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Association MeetingREEL Ethics2014
Association MeetingLegal Ethics in the Courtroom2014
Association MeetingLegal Ethics2014
Inn of Court MeetingReel Ethics2013
California Association of Realtors Annual ConventionHow to Prevent Fraud in Real Estate2011
Association MeetingLegal Ethics of Social Media2011
Association MeetingLegal Misconduct on the Big Screen2009
MCLE programMisconduct and Ethics2008
MCLE programLegal Ethics2008
MCLE programLegal Ethics2007
Inn of Court MCLE programEthical Dilemmas for the Litigator2004
LACBA MCLE eventABC's of Ethics for Newer Attorneys1998
MCLE programLegal EthicsN/A
CLE Eminent Domain Annual ConferenceIssue in Eminent DomainN/A