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Richard Samuel Price

also known as R. Sam Price

About me

R. Sam Price is an experienced and well-educated attorney with real life experience in real estate and business matters.  He was formerly licensed as a real estate broker and general contractor. He actively invests in real estate and owns his own businesses. He enjoys writing and teaching, especially in the field of real estate.

Sam grew up in a real estate family. His grandmother and father were both real estate brokers, and his mother was a real estate investor. He grew up surrounded by rentals and real estate deals.

    Sam first entered the family business at age six by helping to hammer nails out of salvaged boards so no one would step on them. Over time, he helped with every aspect of managing rentals, buying properties, fixing properties, and selling properties.

    Sam received his Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from California State University, San Bernardino. He earned his law degree with honors (cum laude) from Western New England College School of Law. He studied taxation for his master of laws degree from New York University School of Law.

    Sam is happily married and enjoys woodworking, hiking, and taking his dog, Maddy, on walks.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Real Estate: 55%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Probate: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-300/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Roger Anthony Moss

    Richard "Sam" Price is the kind of attorney I looked for during my career as an asset manager. Sam is thoughtful, strategic and demonstrates the integration of things practical with legal issues. He is relationship-driven and understands that real estate in particular is about the merging of community and landscape. Sam's frequent postings on Avvo demonstrate that he is animated by service, possesses a keen legal mind, and empathy for those he seeks to help. Sam "gets it," and I endorse him enthusiastically.

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    Roger Moss Mediation Attorney
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  • Frank Wei-Hong Chen

    Attorney Sam Price has superb knowledge in real estate law and real estate litigation. I have tremendous respect for his sound legal knowledge and ability to communicate that knowledge. He is a true asset to our legal community. It is my pleasure to endorse him.

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    Frank Chen Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

Law Office of Richard S Price

300 E. State St. Ste. 600
Redlands, CA, 92373

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200005/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Contributor AwardAvvo2015
15 Year Anniversary RecognitionMartindale-Hubbell2015
Featured Real Estate AttorneyAvvo2015
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2015
10 Year Anniversary RecognitionMartindale-Hubbell2010
Excellence for the Future Award- Commercial PaperCALI1998
Excellence for the Future Award- Income TaxCALI1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Office of Richard Samuel Price2000 - Present
International Corporate Tax CounselKPMG2000 - 2001
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2015 - Present
State Bar of California, Real Property Law SectionAttorney Member2015 - Present
Riverside County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2015 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2015 - Present
California State Bar AssociationAttorney2000 - Present
Contractors State License BoardGeneral Building Contractor- B License2005 - 2009
California Association of RealtorsReal Estate Broker2004 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Price v. 3511, LLC, et al.The court entered judgment for my client and ruled that the prior owners and trust deed holders had no rights in the property.
Business FormationClient was able to open her business and reduce her taxes
Revocable Trust FormationThe client was able to set up her estate to transfer to her heirs without the time or cost of probate
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
AVVO Legal GuidesLitigating Your Dispute in Small Claims Court2015
AVVO Legal GuidesTransferring Real Estate- Documents Required2015
AVVO Legal GuidesConsiderations in Forming a Business Entity2015
AVVO Legal GuidesPartition Actions2015
AVVO Legal GuidesWhen Should You Create a Living Trust?2015
Paperback BookTax Sale Secrets Revealed2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2000
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
California State UniversityBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ask a LawyerReal Estate Law2016
Ask a LawyerReal Estate Law2015
Monthly Chamber MeetingBusiness Entity Differences2005