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About me

1.    Temporary Judge, San Diego County Superior Courts

2.   Aviation Attorney, California. Practicing since 1991. 

3.   FAA Principal Flight Standards Inspector, retired after 25 years.

      Responsible for Regulatory and Safety Compliance of four Large-Aircraft

     ( Part 121)  Air Carriers and seventy two (Part 135 and 141) Air Taxis and Pilot


4.   Former Chief Pilot for family of President John F. Kennedy, and Attorney General 

      Robert F. Kennedy.

5.    Oened and operated Air Charter Service at LaGuardia, New York

6.    Chief Pilot, Daisy Air Rifles, Rogers, Arkansas

7.    Chief Pilot, International Air Lines, Ltd., Freeport, Grand Bahama

8.    Chief Pilot, U.S. Industries, Inc.  Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

9.    Line Maintenance A&P Mechanic, Eastern Air Lines, Miami, Florida


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Practice areas


  1. Aviation: 80%
    25 years
  2. Business: 10%
    3 years
  3. Unspecified: 5%
  4. Transportation: 5%
    3 years



Hourly ($250-325/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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    I have known and worked with Bob on aviation litigation matters, and I can proudly say that he is one of the most professional, diligent and honest individuals I have ever come across in my 14 years of legal practice. He places his clients first and foremost, and is the model representative of an attorney always zealously and thoroughly advocating on behalf of his clients.


    Sagi Kfir Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James Delmar Lyne

    I have had the pleasure of knowing Bob Griscom for a bit over 20 years. I am also an aviation attorney, but when I have questions, it is usually Bob to whom I go with them. He is one of the most knowledgeable aviation litigators and pilots I know and is unfailingly helpful, responsive and blessed with an impressive 'insider knowledge', by virtue of his former employ with the FAA that is incomparable. He has been very helpful to me on numerous occaisions. I recommend Bob without reservation.


    James Lyne Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Robert Griscom & Associates

3750 John J Montgomery Drive Suite B
San Diego, CA, 92123


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of Appreciation - Temporary JudgeSan Diego Superior Courts2010
Certificate of Appreciation - Temporary JudgeSan Diego Superior Courts2009
Certificate of Appreciation - Temporary JudgeSan Diego Superior Courts2007
National Flight Standards Field Office AwardFederal Aviation Administration1982
Letter of AppreciationRose F. Kennedy1967
Letter of RecommendationJacqueline B. Kennedy1967
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyRobert Griscom & Associates2007 - Present
AttorneyLambert & Griscom, APC1991 - 2006
Principal Aviation Safety InspectorFederal Aviation Administration1969 - 1991
Flight InstructorFlight Safety, Inc., La Guardia, NY1967 - 1969
Chief PilotFamily of John F. Kennedy1964 - 1967
OwnerAssociated Air Taxi, LaGuardia, NY1960 - 1964
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lawyer Pilots Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cessna Pilot's AssociationMemberN/A
National Transportation Safety Board Bar AssociationMemberN/A
San Diego County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Pelzer v. United StatesSettled before trial: $1.5 million to survivors of flight instructor, my client
Zermeno v. AvemcoPolicy limits to widow.
FAA v. MorrisonLow Flying suspension reduced to 2 weeks.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of Maryland, Ext. Munich, GermanyLiberal StudiesAA1953
National University School of LawN/AN/AN/A