Michael B. Montgomery

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Phi Delta Phi. Attorney, Division of Highways Legal Department, State of California, 1963-1965. Special Counsel, Redevelopment Agency: City of Commerce, 1969-1982; Santa Fe Springs, 1970-1982; City of Duarte, 1975-1982; Monrovia, 1977-1982; Irwindale, 1987-1988; Lake Elsinore, 1992-2000; Norco, 1994—. City Councilman, 1970-1974, 1980-1984; Mayor, 1980-1981, South Pasadena. Member, Redevelopment Agency, City of South Pasadena, 1972-1974; 1980-1984 and Chairman, 1982-1984. Agency Attorney, Redevelopment Agency: Monterey Park, 1973-1981; Irwindale Community, 1976-1982; Huntington Park, 1979-1992; Walnut, 1980—; South El Monte, 1988-1991. City Attorney: City of Bradbury, 1977-1980; Diamond Bar, 1993-1995. City Attorney, City of Lynwood, 2001-2004. General Counsel, Tres Hermanos Conservancy Authority, 2000; General Counsel, Industry - Urban Development Agency, 2000-2001; Deputy City Attorney, City of Industry, 2001-2002. Special Counsel, Temple City, 2000—; South Pasadena, 2003—. Member: Governor's State of California Infrastructure Review Task Force, 1983-1990. California Fair Political Practices Commission, 1985-1989. U.S. Commissioner, International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna, 1985-1994. Member, Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council, 1991-1994.

(Also practicing individually in San Marino, California)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Civil Trial Practice in State and Federal Courts
  • Eminent Domain
  • Land Use
  • Utility Regulation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
866-986-1599  Phone
352-351-1690  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles, B.S., 1960
Law School Attended:
University of Southern California, J.D., 1963
Year of First Admission:
1986, Hawaii; 1963, California; 1987, Florida; 1971, U.S. Supreme Court
Los Angeles County (Member, Committee on Condemnation Procedures), Pasadena, Hawaii State and American (Chairman, Subcommittee on Housing and Community Development, 1983-1984) Bar Associations; State Bar of California; The Florida Bar (Member, Eminent Domain Committee).
Birth Information:
Santa Barbara, California, September 12, 1936

Peer Reviews

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