Gary H. Ruddell

Gary H. Ruddell: Attorney with Ruddell, Stanton, Bixler, Mauritson & Evans, LLP AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Ruddell, Stanton, Bixler, Mauritson & Evans, LLP
  • 1102 North Chinowth Street, Visalia, CA 93291-4113
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  • Gary H. Ruddell is a partner with Ruddell, Cochran, Stanton, Smith & Bixer, LLP. His practice is largely devoted to estate planning, probate, business formation and representation, and real estate development.
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Mr. Ruddell was born in Caldwell, Idaho, on January 16, 1945. He is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara (B.A. cum laude, 1966) and University of San Francisco (J.D., 1969). Mr. Ruddell was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1970. He is a member of the Tulare County Bar Association (President, 1981) and the State Bar of California. Mr. Ruddell, in addition to business formation, real estate acquisition and sales, and other transactional work, focuses on estate planning utilizing wealth transfer programs for families with large estates, probate and trust administration. He continues to handle real property development, both commercial and residential. Recent projects include Mary's Vineyard, Rancho Viejo, and Key West Shopping Centers in Visalia, California; Del Lago, a 620-acre community development in Tulare, California; The Courtyards, a 20-acre commercial and office complex; Shannon Ranch, a 600-acre residential and commercial development in Visalia, California; Village West, a 30-acre commercial project and Marsh Street Commons, a mixed use residential and commercial condominium project in San Luis Obispo, California.

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Areas of Practice (11)

  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law
  • Business Transactions
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Probate
  • Estate Administration
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Commercial Land Use
  • Residential Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., with honor, 1966
Law School Attended:
University of San Francisco, J.D., 1969
Year of First Admission:
1970, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1970, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; 1970, California
Tulare County Bar Association (President, 1981); State Bar of California.
Birth Information:
Caldwell, Idaho, January 16, 1945

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