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Laurence Frederick Haines

Family Attorney at Escondido, CA

4.7   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1993
    Active No misconduct found

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139 E 3rd Ave Ste 108
Escondido, CA, 92025

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Posted by Annette | May 26, 2016
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Best Family Lawyer
I hired Mr. Haines in 2013 to handle a divorce. I was living in my car and my husband was in our house. He had filed a restraining order against me and had me kicked out. Mr. Haines was able to get the restraining order thrown out and i was awarded alimony along with an order to sell the house and split the proceeds. In addition, my husband had to pay my attorneys fees. Hire this attorney. His is skilled, compassionate and friendly.
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Posted by Jay | October 22, 2015
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Great trial attorney
Larry represented me as plaintiff in a breach of contract/fraud dispute. His thoroughness in discovery and his tenacity in the court room led to the case being settled after 4 hours in trial. I can highly recommend. Larry is a great attorney and a great person.
Posted by anonymous | July 20, 2016
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Custody case
Mr Haines took my case when my chances to win were low due to TRO placed against me by the mother of my child. His firm had other lawyers working for him: Pasha, Mr Haines and Ms Phinney they all three took turns on my case. They respected my right to speech and listen to my complicated situation aggravated by the mother of my son trying to reduce my visitation. Although I did not get all the custody I was looking for I was able to achieve 30% thanks to his intervention.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 250-400 per hour
  • Contingency 30%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.8 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner and Senior Attorney
  • HainesLaw
  • 2006 - Present
  • Trial Attorney
  • Grady & Associates
  • 2000 - 2006
  • Senior Partner
  • Haines and Ehrlich
  • 1997 - 2000
  • Associate
  • Mower Koeller Nebeker Carlson & Haluck, LLP
  • 1993 - 1997
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  • Western State University College of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • SUNY Ctr at Albany
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1989
  • John Wood CC
  • AS
  • 1983
  • John Wood CC
  • AA
  • 1982
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  • Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Federal District Court Central District of California
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Federal District Court Southern District of California
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Valedictorian
  • Western State University College of Law
  • 1992
  • graduated summa cum laude
  • Western State University College of Law
  • 1992
  • Internship
  • San Diego District Attorney
  • 1992
  • Externship with Justice Benke
  • California Court of Appeal
  • 1992
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Speaking Engagements

  • California Continuing Education
  • Taking A Deposition
  • 2015
  • California Continuing Education
  • How to defend a deposition
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (4)
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Litigation Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have interacted with Laurence Haines on numerous matters. He knows the law, he knows procedure, and he is a staunch advocate for his client. He doesn't back down yet he doesn't lose his temper. His manner in deposition is aggressive but he usually has a strong counter to any objection. I would much rather be on his side than against him."
Family Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Laurence. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Litigation Attorney | Dec 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Haines is knowledgeable, experienced and also involved in his community."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Haines knows his way around a lawsuit and he represents his clients in a variety of areas. I endorse this attorney."
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