Palm Desert Business Attorney Paul Stoddard | About Us
For more than three decades, Palm Desert Lawyer Paul Stoddard has been practicing law in California, representing clients in a wide range of business, real estate, bankruptcy, and civil litigation matters. He has handled numerous litigations filed in both Superior and Municipal Courts.
Mr. Stoddard’s experience includes general litigation with an emphasis in corporate civil litigation. He has an extensive amount of experience in bankruptcies, foreclosures, creditor remedies and more. If a matter can be settled fairly and in his client’s best interests, he will do so. Otherwise, he is prepared to seek the Court's intervention.
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Attorney Paul M. Stoddard received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and received his Juris Doctor from Glendale College of Law. While attending the University of Southern California Law Center, he received advanced degrees in civil litigation and bankruptcy. Mr. Stoddard received an additional diploma from National Institute of Trial Advocacy after completing an intensive professional training program in the Art and Skills of Trial Advocacy.
He has been admitted to practice in all courts of the State of California, including the 9th District Federal Court of Appeals, the Federal Central District and the Federal Eastern District. Mr. Stoddard has litigated matters in both Federal and State Courts.
In the past, Mr. Stoddard acted as V.P. General Counsel and Secretary for First Trust Bank in Southern California. There he maintained active litigation of over 200 cases, negotiated cash collateral agreements in Federal Bankruptcy Court, defended the bank against all actions brought against it, assisted real estate development subsidiary and obtained prejudgment writs of attachment and possession in the liquidation of delinquent customer businesses.
His experience providing legal representation to the bank has given him a better oversight when handling financial matters for his clients.
Business Attorney Paul M. Stoddard
Mr. Stoddard is a member of:
- Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum
- BIA litigation counsel section
- Desert Bar Association
- Riverside County Bar Association
- San Bernardino Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Workout and Troubled Loans Roundtable
- California State Bar Business Law Section
- California State Bar Real Estate Law Section