About This FirmThe Firm maintains a tremendous professional advantage from combining the experience of Richard Helphand as a former Prosecutor in the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office, with that of Donald Rich, who was a former Law School Professor and Farmers Insurance Company staff member and Alan R. Chappell a former Judge pro tem with 30 years experience in Immigration, Criminal, Family law and Estate Planning.
Matters are always handled in the most confidential manner.
As a Deputy City Attorney, Mr. Helphand was involved in interviewing Police Officers, assessing and filing criminal charges against arrested persons and trying the great number of consequential Jury Trials that resulted there from. He also lectured Police Officers and "rode along" with Los Angeles Policy Department and California Highway Patrol units to view first-hand, the investigation and arrest process. He conferred with California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles Police Department Accident Investigation officers who evaluated Auto Accident cases and were involved in reconstructing impacts to establish causation for injuries to motorists.
Donald Rich was a Law School Professor and he was also employed by Farmers Insurance Company. He is past President of the Glendale Bar Association. His extensive knowledge of the law allows him to have a far wider grasp of the issues that will be confronted and the range of legal solutions that will support the positions that benefit this Firm's clients.
Alan R. Chappell has a personal AV rating with an expertise in several fields of law allowing him to resolve complex matters. He is a former Glendale Bar President and has lectured and authored an attorney handbook on Immigration Law.
The above combination has proven to be a unique and an ongoing advantage to those represented by this Firm.
Areas of Law
- Personal Injury
- Driving While Intoxicated
- Head Injury
- Auto Insurance
- Product Liability
- Auto Accident
- Slip And Fall
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Criminal Law
- Parole And Probation
- Green Cards
- Immigration And Naturalization
- Family Law
- Estate Planning
- Domestic Violence
- Other Sensitive Behavioral Crimes
- Powers Of Attorney
- Child Custody
- Child Support
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