Michael J. Marlatt

Michael J. Marlatt: Attorney with Thompson & Colegate LLP AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Phi Alpha Delta. Member, Dalsimer Moot Court Competition. Recipient, NASA Achievement Award, Pathology Department, USC School of Medicine. Vice President, Student Bar Association, 1983-1984. Listed in Who's Who in American Law, 1995-2001 Edition. Judge Pro Tem and Mediator, Riverside Superior Court, 1989—. Lecturer: California Trial Lawyers Association, 1991; University of Amsterdam Law School, 1994; Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 1991-1996 and 1999-2000; Boston College of Law, 1997; University of California at Riverside, 1997. Board Member, Advisory Committee, Legal Nurse Consulting Program, University of California at Riverside. Chairman: Civil Law Program for University of California at Riverside; Bioethics Committee, Riverside Community Hospital, 1999—. Member, Board of Directors: American Red Cross; Riverside County Regional Medical Center.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Public Entity Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1299, Riverside, CA 92501-3837
University Attended:
University of Southern California; California Polytechnic University, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
1984, U.S. District Court, California; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; 1984, California; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court
American Board of Trial Advocates (President-Elect San Bernardino/Riverside Counties Chapter; Executive Committee); "AV" Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell (Highest Peer Review Rating); Selected by peer review for listing in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers publications; Arbitrator, Mediator and Judge Protem-Riverside Superior Court; Riverside County Bar Association; American Bar Association (Litigation Section); Southern California Association For Healthcare Risk Management (Past Bylaws Committee); Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (Past Board of Directors); Bioethics Committee at Riverside Community Hospital (Member and Legal Counsel); Federal Bar Association; Riverside County Regional Medical Center Foundation (Past Chair and Board of Directors); American Red Cross (Board of Directors); Mission Inn Foundation (Past President and Board of Directors); Riverside Medical Clinic Foundation (President and Board of Trustees); University of California at Riverside Athletic Association (Past President and Board of Directors); University of California at Riverside International Law Program (Past Chair, Civil Litigation Section); Steering Committee for the NCAA Division I Certification for University of California at Riverside; Riverside Humane Society-Mary S. Roberts Foundation (Board of Directors); La Salle College Preparatory-Pasadena (Board of Regents); Arts Council (Board of Directors); Radio commentator for college basketball on KCAL, KCKC, KPRO and KMEN; Past Visiting Lecturer at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, University of London, University of Amsterdam Law School, Boston College Law School, University of California at Riverside, University of Athens (Greece) (Partial List); Seminar Speaker for Masters in Trial American Board of Trial Advocates, Southern California Association of Healthcare Risk Managers, California Association of School Business Officials, American Medical Association (Partial List)
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (1 review)
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