Michael Duane Ott

  • Of Counsel at Ericksen Arbuthnot (41 Attorneys)
  • 2440 West Shaw Avenue, Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711-3300
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  • Peer Reviews

    4.4/5.0 (1)
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Attorney Awards


Note & Comment Editor, Iowa Law Review, 1973-1974; Law Clerk, Hon. A. Andrew Hauk, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1974-1975; Author, "Pendent Jurisdiction and Minimal Diversity," 59 Iowa Law Review 197, 1973; "Close Corporations and the Federal Income Tax Laws-Should the State Label Control?", 59 Iowa Law Review 552, 1974; Author, "Federal Law and Erosion of Sovereign Immunity," Fresno County Bar Bulletin, 1982; Author, "The Closed Session Debate: May a Local Legislative Body Meet in closed Session in Situations Not Explicitly Authorized by the Brown Act?", 11 Public Law News, 1987; Author, "A Tail of Two Cases, Claims Against a Public Entity," California Defense Journal, Winter, 1989; Instructor, Municipal Law, Humphreys College School of Law, Fresno County, 1982; Senior Deputy County Counsel, Lake County, 1979-1981; Senior Deputy County Counsel, Fresno County, 1981-1983; County Counsel, Madera County, 1983-1988; Judge Pro Tem, Madera County Superior Court (Secretary, 1986; Treasurer, 1987) , 1986-1988; Member, Editorial Board, Fresno County Bar Bulletin, 1986-1987; Member, Sections on Urban, State, and Local Government Law, Natural Resources Law, and Litigation, American Bar Association.

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(559) 449-2600  Phone
(559) 449-2603  Fax
University Attended:
University of California, San Diego, B.A., with honors, 1971
Law School Attended:
University of Iowa, J.D., magna cum laude, 1974
Year of First Admission:
1977, Oregon; 1975, California; 1982, U.S. Supreme Court
American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Fresno County Bar Association; Madera County Bar Association; State Bar of California.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted

Peer Reviews

4.4/5.0 (1 review)
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  • 4.6/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 12/13/15 in Personal Injury

    Very good attorney with practical approach and very knowledgeable in field.

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