Michael R. Schaefer
Firm partner Michael R Schaefer chairs the firm's Litigation Department and focuses his practice in the areas of trust and estate litigation, probate litigation, general trial practice, real estate, construction, debtor-creditor rights, insurance, corporations, partnerships, and condemnation.
Mr. Schaefer received his Bachelor of Arts degree from San Diego State University and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1977, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Claims Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Schaefer has attained the highest possible peer review rating of “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys, indicating preeminent legal ability and the highest ethical standards. He is a member of the San Bernardino County Bar Association, State Bar of California, and The American Inns of Court, Joseph B. Campbell Chapter (Master of the Bench).
- California, 1977
- Juris Doctor, University of San Diego, 1977
- Bachelor of Arts, San Diego State University, 1974
- State Bar of California
- San Bernardino County Bar Association
- The American Inns of Court, Joseph B. Campbell Chapter (Master of the Bench)
Martindale-Hubbell Peer-Review Rating:
- Deputy District Attorney, San Bernardino County, 1978-1982