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Attorney Michael Bender was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2004. He received his J.D. from Western State University in 2004 and a B.A. in Economics from Virginia Tech in 1999. Michael is a member of the Board of Directors of the Southwest Riverside County Bar Association and served as President of the association in 2012. He is also a member of the Southwest Inns of Court, Riverside County Bar Association and the Family Law Section of the California State Bar. As a Family Law Attorney, Michael has represented clients in Divorce, paternity, child custody/visitation, domestic violence, adoptions and guardianships throughout Southern California including Riverside, Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino and Los Angeles Superior Courts.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 25%
  2. Child Support: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Divorce: 25%

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  • James Thomas Lillard

    I endorse this lawyer. Michael is a quality lawyer who understands the issues involved in family law matters. He handles his client's matters with both compassion and zealous advocacy.

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Contact info

29970 Technology Drive
Suite 211
Murrieta, CA, 92563

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200405/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Grey Legal Group, APC2016 - Present
AttorneyBender & Associates, A Law Corporation2004 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Riverside County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Southwest Riverside County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Southwest Riverside County Bar AssociationPresident2012 - 2012
Southwest Riverside County Bar AssociationVice President2011 - 2011
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityEconomicsOther - Bachelors1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Southwest Riverside County Bar Assoc. MCLEDivorce Planning in California2014
KFI Law Day 2008Child Custody and Visitation2008