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Marty Mueller is a Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated trial lawyer with extensive experience handling arbitrations, court and jury trials in State and Federal Courts.  In addition, he serves as general counsel to numerous private country clubs in the Coachella Valley. 

Mr. Mueller’s real estate litigation experience includes cases arising from contract issues, easements, CC&R interpretation and enforcement, CEQA actions and endangered species claims.  He also handles a wide range of business cases, including partnership and shareholder disputes, securities fraud claims, RICO actions, partnership dissolutions and business interference claims.  He has also litigated in the probate courts of Los Angeles and Riverside Counties, where he has tried will contest actions, claims to recover assets on behalf of estates and various trust and will interpretation actions.

Mr. Mueller advises private country clubs on an ongoing basis in areas that include interpretation and enforcement of bylaws, employment matters, member relations, and litigation management.  His extensive involvement in the golf industry includes his ongoing service as a member of the Board of Directors of the California State Club Association.

Mr. Mueller is a past President of the Desert Bar Association.  During ten years of service as a Trustee of the Desert Bar Association from 1997-2007, Mr. Mueller served in numerous capacities, including court liaison and Chairman of the Court Mediation Subcommittee.  He currently serves as a Mediator and Settlement Conference Judge, as well as Judge pro tem, handling civil trials on a regular basis in the Superior Court in Indio.  In addition, he is the Judge pro tem appointed to hear cases filed in the Tribal Court of the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 75%
  2. Business: 25%

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  • G. Henry Welles

    Marty is an excellent lawyer that I worked with for many years. He is very creative, thorough, loyal, and efficient.


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    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Mueller, Olivier & Whittaker

44600 Village Court
Palm Desert, CA, 92260


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing Partner of Indian Wells OfficeBest Best & Krieger1984 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
California State Club AssociationBoard Member2009 - Present
Desert Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of California - Santa BarbaraEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1980