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Richard Molin

Richard J. Molin

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Biography

Richard Molin is a partner in the law firm of Stewart Humpherys & Molin. His very active practice focuses on litigation in the areas of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Insurance Bad Faith and Medical Malpractice. Richard's practice also has an emphasis in representing victims of violent crimes such as rape and elder abuse victims. He was a California State Bar Delegate in 1988 and 1989 and, since 2002, has been a member of the Glenn County Arbitration Panel.

Born in Oakland, California in 1946, Richard and his wife, Alison, live in Durham, with their two children, Tyler and Kendall. His son, Benjamin, lives in Palo Alto, CA.

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 1975
    • Honors: Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts
  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
    • B.A. - 1968

Bar Admission

  • California, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Published Works

  • "Contingency Fee Contracts", (Contributor, Owens Forms of Pleading & Practice), Butte County Bar Journal, 1983

Representative Cases

  • Canal Ins. Co. v. Tackett 117 CA 4th 239

Honors

  • Northern California Outstanding Lawyer Award, 2006 - Present
  • Fellow, American Academy of Trial Counsel

Classes & Seminars

  • Lecturer to the Butte County Child Abuse Council, 1976 and 1986
  • Butte County Delegate to California State Bar Convention, 1986 and 1987

Past Positions

  • California State Bar Delegate, 1988 to 1989

Professional Associations

  • Butte County Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • California State Bar Delegate, 1988 to 1989
  • Defense Research Institute, Inc., Member
  • Glenn County Arbitration Panel, Member, 2002 to Present
  • Habitat for Humanity, Chico, Founding Board Member, 1990 to 1996
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Northern California, Member
  • State Bar of California
  • The American Association for Justice

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Medical Malpractice