Attorney Profile:

A. Peter Rausch, Jr.

A. Peter Rausch, Jr.: Attorney with Law Offices of A. Peter Rausch, Jr.

Biography

Since January 1993, when he opened his own law firm, A. Peter Rausch, Jr., has furnished skilled legal representation and counseling to selected clients throughout California and the United States from offices in Lodi and San Francisco, California. Mr. Rausch's experience as a complex business and commercial disputes litigator, coupled with his handling of a variety of business transactions, has cultivated a unique perspective on business and law from which he successfully delivers highly customized corporate and business counsel throughout all phases of client's business development and operations. Clients benefit from an experienced focus on the global and strategic management of their legal affairs which both anticipates and advances client interests in dispute avoidance when possible, or effective and advantageous dispute resolution when necessary.

Mr. Rausch's representation covers a wide range of services, including start-up business entity selection and formation and planning; negotiating and implementing various business transactions; winding down completed business operations and ventures; managing partner, employee, investor and creditor/debtor relationships; identifying and protecting intellectual property assets; designing wealth transfer and asset protection plans and developing and implementing skilled litigation and dispute resolution strategies. Mr. Rausch frequently represents individual businessmen, entrepreneurs and new business founders or investors. He is skilled at counseling executive leadership and creating business and transactional strategies resistant to litigious interference. At the same time, Mr. Rausch has numerous proven results in aggressively prosecuting and successfully defending client interests when litigation is the only alternative.

Mr. Rausch is widely known and highly regarded for his knowledge and practical use of advanced technologies to help afford clients a high quality and professional level of representation and work product that is typically thought to be available only from large firms and at great expense. The firm maintains collaborative working relationships with a select and diverse team of professionals, attorney specialists and experts which allows Mr. Rausch to bring and manage a team focus and effort to client's projects.

Mediation Practice:

Desiring to serve as a neutral, Peter trained to act as a small claims court judge pro tem with the San Joaquin County Superior Court also serves on the Court's Judicial Arbitration Panel. Peter also trained to serve as a neutral in the context of mediating business and general civil disputes. In addition to various ongoing bar association sponsored mediator training programs, Peter completed an intensive five (5) day mediation training program in 2005 with Steven Rosenberg. He then completed advanced mediation training in the spring of 2007. In 2009 Peter completed a six (6) day course with the Pepperdine University Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and joined the San Joaquin County Court mediation panel. In 2012 Peter completed extensive training sponsored by the California Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District and now serves on the Third District Court of Appeal Mediation Panel.

Areas of Practice (21)

  • Civil Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Copyright Registration
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Legal Professional Liability
  • Accountants Liability
  • Agents and Brokers Liability
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Trade Dress
  • Trade Names
  • Trademark Protection
  • Trademark Registration
  • Lanham Act
  • Agricultural Litigation
  • Mediation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
209-339-8500  Phone
209-339-8505  Fax
www.rausch.com
Mailing Address:
1930 Tienda Drive, Suite 106, Lodi, California 95242-3934
University Attended:
College of the Pacific, B.A., Philosophy, 1981
Law School Attended:
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, J.D., 1986
Year of First admission:
1987
Admission:
1987, California and U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of California; 1990, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1992, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California and U.S. Supreme Court; 2000, U.S. District Court, District of Michigan; 2003, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; 2004, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 2006, Hawaii Supreme Court (Pro Hoc Vice)
Memberships:
State Bar of California; San Joaquin County, San Francisco County, Santa Cruz County and American Bar Associations.
Reported Cases:
Turbinator v. Superior Count, (1995) 33 Cal. App. 4th 443; In Re Bi Coastal Corporation, (1990) 124 B.R. 60.
ISLN:
901758611

Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 17 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/04/13 in General Practice

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 12/27/12 in General Practice

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 11/16/12 in Business Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 11/16/12 in Civil Litigation

    Excellent and creative problem solver. Read more

    Excellent and creative problem solver.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 08/30/12 in Alternative Dispute Resolution

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 08/10/12 in Alternative Dispute Resolution

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 08/10/12 in Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/02/12 in Litigation

    Excellent attorney who can prepare and execute legal strategy for his clients with very positive results. Read more

    Excellent attorney who can prepare and execute legal strategy for his clients with very positive results.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/02/12 in Business Litigation

    Hard charging; a credit to the profession; highly ethical. Read more

    Hard charging; a credit to the profession; highly ethical.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/17/10 in General Practice

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  • 4.5/5.0 16 reviews
  • 88% client recommended 14 recommendations
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  • 5.0/5.0 on 04/29/13

    We trust Peter with all of his professionalism and knowledge on several areas that we needed an awesome attorney to handle difficult problems that were resolved in a time... Read more

    We trust Peter with all of his professionalism and knowledge on several areas that we needed an awesome attorney to handle difficult problems that were resolved in a timely manner and very precisely. Peter is always just a phone call away ( or his staff). We feel confident knowing we have the right man on the job for us. We would and do recommend him to our friends/family always.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 04/29/13

    Peter is a very knowledgeable attorney with a sense of empathy and understanding that make a client feel comfortable. Read more

    Peter is a very knowledgeable attorney with a sense of empathy and understanding that make a client feel comfortable.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 04/25/13

    Peter provides reliably excellent legal counsel. His professionalism, honesty, creativity, attention to detail, direct and concise communication, and responsiveness resu... Read more

    Peter provides reliably excellent legal counsel. His professionalism, honesty, creativity, attention to detail, direct and concise communication, and responsiveness result in a very positive attorney/client relationship, as well as desired outcomes. He came highly recommended to us and would definitely will recommend his professional services to others.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 04/25/13

    We couldn't be happier with the legal services we receive from Peter Rausch. Read more

    We couldn't be happier with the legal services we receive from Peter Rausch.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 04/25/13

    Peter is quick to know what to do and when to do it, making efficient use of client funds. Read more

    Peter is quick to know what to do and when to do it, making efficient use of client funds.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 04/25/13

    I have been working with Mr Rausch for 15+ years and would highly recommend him. Read more

    I have been working with Mr Rausch for 15+ years and would highly recommend him.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 04/25/13

    Peter is extremely responsive, creative and informed. A great advocate. Read more

    Peter is extremely responsive, creative and informed. A great advocate.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 03/21/13

    Mr Peter Rausch, is an excellent lawyer who is very cautious and makes sure that his clients are comfortable and to understand how his practiced is being handled. For tho... Read more

    Mr Peter Rausch, is an excellent lawyer who is very cautious and makes sure that his clients are comfortable and to understand how his practiced is being handled. For those who don't know Mr Peter Rausch, I would highly recommend him in his law practice.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 08/06/12

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