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LAW OFFICE OF BRADLEY J. McFADDEN
1815 East Workman Avenue, Suite E- West Covina, CA 91791
(626) 858-1800 bus. (626) 227-6061 cell (626) 732-5810 fax
E-mail : email@example.com
Graduate : California Western School of Law, San Diego J.D. (1983); University of California, Santa Barbara B.A. Political Science (1979).
LAW EXPERIENCE GENERAL BACKGROUND:
Admitted to California State Bar (1983) State Bar No: 109589;
Private Law Practice (civil and criminal work at California State Trial Level);
Admitted to U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, to U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. (1984)
Criminal Law Defense: including Felony/Misdemeanor, DUI, Domestic Violence, Drug Offenses, Attempted Murder, Vehicular, Homicide, Terrorist Threats, Assault Cases, Three Strikes Cases, Burglary, Robbery, Theft crimes; Civil Litigator: Personal Injury Plaintiff and Defense Attorney,
Family Law (child custody and spousal and child support collection/enforcement community property and interstate custody and support issues), Real Estate Litigation, Bankruptcy, Corporations, Landlord/Tenant, Trust/Wills, Conservatorships, Probate, Guardianships/Adoptions, secured transactions, Mortgage Law; Children’s Court; Administrative Law: Practice before state and local administrative agencies: DMV hearings, Social Security Administration, (1983 to Present)
Mayor, West Covina, Los Angeles County (1994-1995);
Mayor Pro Tem, West Covina, Los Angeles County (1996-1997); Mayor Pro Tem, West Covina, Los Angeles County (1990-1991);
City Councilman, West Covina, Los Angeles County (1988-1997) Elected 1988, Re-Elected 1992.
Judge Pro Tempore, Los Angeles County Superior Court (1984-2002)
General Counsel, (RBLC) General Counsel for Financial Industry Executive Edward Mylett III(2003-2004), Southern California Offices: handling business transactions, contracts, litigation and Real Estate negotiations. Edward Mylett is a Senior Executive Vice Chairman with World Financial Group a world wide securities broker/dealer.
Financial Planner: Associate, World Financial Group (2003-2006) Series 6 and 63 licensed.
Leadership Chair, Lions Club International District 4L-2 (2008-2009); Zone Chair, Lions District 4L-2 (2007-2008);
President, West Covina Lions Club (2006-2007); First Vice President, West Covina Lions Club (2005-2006); Second Vice President, West Covina Lions Club (2004-2005); Third Vice President, West Covina Lions Club (2003-2004)
Student Body President, West Covina High School (1973)
Executive Director, California Country Music Association (C.C.M.A.) (1990-1993); Corporate Attorney C.C.M.A. (1985-1993)
Member, American Federation of Musicians, AFL-CIO Professional Musicians Local 47, Sons of the American Legion, California State Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Eastern Bar Association, Lions Club International (1987 to Present), Elks Lodge (1987 to Present), Chamber of Commerce, Sierra Club, Member: Business Network International (BNI) Master Wealth Builders Covina Chapter (2008 to Present)
JUDICIAL LEGAL EXPERIENCE:
Judge Pro Tem, Superior Court, (East Los Angeles District), (2001-2002), Presided over 100 Small Claims and traffic court trials including failures to appear, speeding, driving without insurance and other traffic violations;
Judge Pro Tem, Van Nuys Superior Court (2002), Presided over 50 Traffic court cases; Judge Pro Tem, (Central District) Los Angeles Superior Court, Small Claims Division (2002);
Judge Pro Tem, Superior Court, Los Angeles County, Domestic Violence Division, (East District) (1998) Presided over 50 contested Domestic Violence hearings involving restraining orders, child custody, and child support issues;
Judge Pro Tem, Municipal Court, Los Angeles County, (Citrus Judicial District), (1984-1995) Presided over 100 Small Claims trials and some civil cases.
Private Attorney, Law Offices of Bradley J. McFadden, West Covina, Los Angeles County (1983-present);
Managing Attorney, Jacoby and Meyers, Los Angeles County (1984-1988); Associate Attorney, Law Offices Charles L. McConahay (1984)
Personal injury litigation and criminal defense cases; Law Clerk, San Diego Superior Court (1981): Criminal Law and Motion Clerk, preparing memoranda for Judges re 1538.5/995 motions and other criminal law research.
LEGISLATIVE GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE:
Mayor, West Covina (1994-1995);
Councilmember, Redevelopment Agency Board Member (1988-1997),
RDA Chairman (1994-1995) Extensive experience as Mayor and council member in negotiating major redevelopment projects such as The Plaza expansion, Eastland mall renovation, Lakes project, Edwards Theater; auto dealership financing. Active experience in working with city attorneys in analyzing municipal liability cases; review and approval of settlement of large lawsuits such as BKK landfill litigation, redevelopment law disputes, owner participation agreements, development and disposition agreements, waste hauler contracts and approval and financing Municipal bonds, infrastructure and Mello Roos Financing, city personnel/employee/management/salary/benefit/labor issues and negotiations, assessment district financing, city budgeting, police and fire department finance and administration; parks and recreation management and finance, water administration service and commercial and residential waste management, city ordinances and code enforcement issues; planning issues including zoning, variances, conditional use permits, code amendments, subdivisions; analyzing city funding sources from Federal, State, Local, Special Districts and Grants; Graffiti Task Force: City Task Force prepared city ordinance to fight vandalism and graffiti, personally authored ordinance which was adopted by City Council in 1994.
Congressional Staff Intern, Washington D.C., Rep. Jim Lloyd, (35th District) CA (1979). Worked on Capital Hill for Congressman answering constituent letters talking to constituents by phone, attended congressional hearings (Three Mile Island) and others, researched constituent policy issues working with other agencies such as Department of Energy, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Commerce, Department of Education, Congressional Research Service and Office of Management and Budget.
CITY REPRESENTATIVE:(as Councilmember for City of West Covina)
East San Gabriel Valley Consortium(1994-1997), San Gabriel Valley Water Quality Authority(1993-1997),West Covina City Council (1995-1996), California League of Cities (1990-1993), Energy and Environment Committee (1988-1992), Los Angeles County Sanitation District (1994-1997), Upper San Gabriel Valley Water Association (1990-1996) , San Gabriel Valley Association of Cities (SGVAC) (1991-1992), Mosquito Abatement District (1991-1992) , Mid Valley Mental Health Council (1988-1989), Independent Cities Association Representative (1996-1997)