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Ridgeway Law represents insurers and their insured, private industry, and people from all walks of life in a wide variety of legal matters, including personal injury, real property, toxic torts, product liability and breach of contract. Our rates are reasonable and negotiable depending on the complexity of the case. Clients are kept informed by real licensed attorneys, not "case managers" or paralegals. Our attorneys have helped recover hundreds of millions of dollars for our plaintiff clients, and have protected numerous defense clients from financial ruin. We are experienced and seasoned trial attorneys who can protect your rights from even the most aggressive and well-funded adversary. 


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    6 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
    6 years
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 25%
    6 years
  4. Defective Products: 10%
    6 years



Hourly ($100-250/hour), contingent (20-35%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (45 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Charles Doland

    The recent answer of Mr. Ridgeway that I reviewed was accurate, analytic, and customized to the needs of the Avvo asker. These are exactly the qualities that every client would look for when hiring an attorney.


    Michael Doland Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Scott Richard White

    Mr. Ridgeway is an intelligent, hardworking attorney with excellent advocacy skills. I endorse this lawyer.


    Scott White Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Ridgeway Law, PLC

550 West Vista Way
Suite 210
Vista, CA, 92083


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalRidgeway Law, PLC2015 - Present
Senior AssociateSullivan, Ballog & Williams2014 - 2015
AssociateDaley & Heft, LLP2012 - 2014
Volunteer AttorneyLegal Aid Society Of San Diego, Inc.2010 - 2010
AssociateMacaluso & Associates, APC2010 - 2012
ClerkOrange County Public Defender's Office2008 - 2009
ClerkOrange County District Attorney's Office2007 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoMember2016 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
San Diego Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Federalist SocietyMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Pixley et. al. v. Tavallodi, et. al.Plaintiff's Verdict- $1,870,100
Cory Lidle v. Cirrus Design Corp.Defense Verdict
Sheahan, et. al. v. Sierra Pacific Power CompanyPrivate Settlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of California - IrvineN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lori Pixley v. Sam Tavallodi Trial ReviewTrial Practice, Use of Force, Civil Rights, Private Security2012