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I am a kayaker and a rower.  My kayak trips have included several to and from Catalina and the Channel Islands.  There is nothing like a couple of hours on the ocean to clear your mind.  It is amazing how often solutions to thorny problems arrive while paddling.


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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 70%
    46 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Business: 25%
    46 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Mediation: 5%
    14 years, 85 cases



Hourly ($380/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

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Cash, Check

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Hamlin, Cody & Moore

7131 West Manchester Avenue Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA, 90045


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalRichard Hamlin Attorneys1971 - Present
PartnerStall & Hamlin1986 - 1991
PartnerPeterson & Hamlin1972 - 1976
Association namePosition nameDuration
Outdoor Advertising Association of AmericaMemberN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Southern California Mediation AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawLL.M - Master of Laws (Taxation)1972
Loyola University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1970
University of California - Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Negotiating & Drafting Trouble-Free Commercial Real Estate Leases in CaliforniaProactively Structuring the Lease to Avoid Problems Later2006
OAAA Legislative ConferenceEminent Domain Awards in Billboard Cases2000
IRWA ConferenceValuation of Billboards in Eminent Domain2000