Richard G. Osborn, Esq.
Blair J. Berkley, PhD, Esq.
Mr. Osborn earned his Juris Doctor Degree from Loyola University of Los Angeles in 1971, where he was a member of the Loyola University of Los Angeles Law Review and the St. Thomas More Law Honor Society. He was admitted to practice in the State of California in 1972. For many years, Mr. Osborn has received the highest peer reviewed rating for ethics and professional competence by Martindale-Hubbel™. He has qualified in court and arbitration as an expert on the standard of care of trial lawyers. Mr. Osborn has written and lectured for various professional schools, associations, and organizations including the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, the Institute for Corporate Council, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, California Continuing Education for the Bar and the Association of Certified Public Accountants. In 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, eh was featured by Inland Empire Magazine as amount the "Best Lawyers" in the Inland Empire. In 2009 he was named Man of the Year in Law by the American Biographical Institute.
Mr. Berkley received a B.S. degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Business Administration from Ohio State University, an M.B.A. in Business and M.A. in Mathematics from the University of Arizona, and a Ph.D. in Business from University of Southern California. From 1988 to 1995 Mr. Berkley served as Assistant Professor of Business at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. In 1995, he returned to Southern California and assumed positions of Associate and then Full Professor of Management at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA). Mr. Berkley continues to teach and research at CSULA in the areas of production and operations management, service management, security, policing, and law. His most recent research, "Canceling deeds obtained through fraud and undue influence," is forthcoming in the Western State University Law Review. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Berkley attended UCLA law school. Upon graduation, he was admitted to the state bars of California and Arizona. From 2004 to 2006, he served as research attorney to judges Elihu Berle and Tricia Bigelow at the central division of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Since 2006, Mr. Berkley has practiced civil litigation with an emphasis on business and real estate litigation.