Richard C. Spencer

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Psi Chi. Special Projects Editor, Buffalo Law Review, 1967-1968. Author: "The Deductibility of Educational Expenses: Administrative Construction of Statute," 17 Buffalo Law Review 182, 1967. Co-Author: ABA Monograph: "Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine," 1980; "Conflicts of Interest: A Trial Lawyers Guide," Published by National Law Publishing Corp., 1984. Contributor, "Evidence in America; The Federal Rules in the State," Michie Company, 1987. Speaker, "The Hard Deposition," Beverly Hills Bar Association, Litigation Section Panel Seminar, 1985. Clerk, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1968-1969. Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County, 1969-1971. Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles Municipal Court, 1990—. Arbitrator: Los Angeles County Bar Association Arbitration Committee, 1984—; Los Angeles Superior Court, 1999—. Settlement Officer, California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, 1999—.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Equine Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
213-629-7900  Phone
213-629-7990  Fax
University Attended:
Syracuse University, A.B., 1964; University of New Hampshire, M.A., 1965
Law School Attended:
State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., cum laude, 1968
Year of First Admission:
1969, California; 1983, New York; 1969, U.S. District Court, Northern and Central Districts of California
Los Angeles County and American (Member: Committee on Discovery, 1979-1984; Trial Practice Committee, 1980—; Book Publishing Board, 1994—; Co-Chairman, Subcommittee on Developments in Rules of Evidence, 1982-1984, Section on Litigation; Chairman, Softword MS Word User Group, Economics of Law Practice Section, 1986-1990; Member, Section on Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law; Vice-Chair, Beginning Computer User's Interest Group Law Practice Management Section, 1990-1991) Bar Associations; State Bar of California; Consumer Attorney's Association of Los Angeles.
Birth Information:
Queens, New York, May 2, 1943
Payment Information:
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