Law Office of Richard G. Fathy
  Wills, Trusts, and Probate
  Business Guidance and Litigation
Law Office of Richard G. Fathy, State Bar No. 53502, 555 University Avenue, Suite 257, Sacramento, CA  95825
(916) 921-2535 (phone), (916) 921-1198 (fax)

555 University Avenue, Suite 257
Sacramento, California   95825
Telephone:  (916) 921-2535
Facsimile:  (916) 921-1198


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March 14, 1947 (San Francisco, California)
Married, two children
Member, State Bar of California (admitted December 1972)
State Bar Number 53502


University of California, Davis
B.A. with High Honors and Phi Beta Kappa, 1969

Harvard Law School
J.D., 1972
Student volunteer in Environmental Law Society, Community Legal Assistance Office, 
and Roxbury Defenders Committee  |


10/79 – Present:
General practitioner as principal of above-noted firm.  Involved in civil,
administrative, and criminal matters in trial and appellate courts.  (See Cronk
v. Superior Court (1982) 138 Cal.App.3d 351; Schelbauer v. Butler
Manufacturing Co. (1984) 35 Cal.3d 442; Finley v. Saturn of Roseville (2004) 117
Cal.App.4th 1253; and Adoption of M.S. (2010) 181 Cal.App.4th 50.)

4/77 – 9/79:
Deputy State Public Defender, Sacramento, California.  (See People v. Fuller
(1978) 86 Ca.App.3d 618; People v. Castoe (1978) 86 Cal.App.3d 484; People
v. McDaniel (1979) 24 Ca.3d 661; City of Sacramento v. Municipal Court
(1978) 83 Cal.App.3d 795.)  Represented indigent criminal defendants before
trial and appellate courts.

11/75 – 4/77:
Litigation counsel for director of Department of Consumer Affairs, Sacramento,  
California.  Represented the director in trial and appellate courts in cases involving
constitutional, credit and antitrust issues.  (See People v. Pacific Land Research Co.
(1977) 20 Cal.3d 10; King v. Central Bank (1977) 18 Cal.3d 840.)

9/72 – 10/75:
Staff Counsel and Director, Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc.,
Bakersfield, California.  Represented indigent clients in a wide variety of civil
cases (e.g., credit, family law, unlawful detainer, government benefits) before
administrative agencies and in federal and state courts at trial and appellate

levels.  (See Atkisson v. Kern County Housing Authority (1976) 59 Cal.App.3d
89.)  Supervised three attorneys and five clericals, acquired annual federal
grant, and remained accountable to public board of directors.