Michael P. Ring

Michael P. Ring

Principal Attorney
Location:
Santa Barbara, California
Phone:
805-335-2230
Fax:
805-564-8899
Email:

The principal attorney at LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL P. RING & ASSOCIATES is MICHAEL P. RING. He was graduated from CALIFORNIA WESTERN SCHOOL OF LAW, MAGNA CUM LAUDE. He was admitted to practice in California and the Federal Courts in 1980. Mr. Ring was admitted to practice in the State of New York in 1985.

After an extensive career in the construction industry, Mr. Ring began his legal practice with the firm of GOUX ROMASANTA & CAPPELLO, handling general civil litigation, securities litigation, and was responsible for a nationwide client's franchise litigation. He then formed the LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL P. RING & ASSOCIATES in 1982.

Mr. Ring served as Notes and Comments Editor and Member of the Staff of California Western International Law Journal, 1978-1980. He was a Professor at Southern California Institute of Law, 1987-1989. He has been an active Member of the American Bar Association and the America Association for Justice.

Mr. Ring has tried many cases in both State and Federal Courts, as well as handling numerous arbitration's before the NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, INC., the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECURITIES DEALERS, INC., the PACIFIC STOCK EXCHANGE, INC., and has appeared in both State and Federal Courts of Appeal.

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Mini-trials
  • Private Judging
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Collections
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Consumer Protection
  • Contracts
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Franchising
  • Joint Ventures
  • Lemon Law
  • Secured Transactions
  • Transactions
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Business Organizations
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Directors' & Officers' Liability
  • Dissolution
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Shareholders' Rights
  • Civil Rights
  • Age Discrimination
  • Disability & Illness Discrimination
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Constitutional Law
  • Discrimination
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Liens
  • Housing & Construction Defects
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Employee Rights -- Employee
  • Employment Contracts -- Employee
  • Employment Discrimination -- Employee
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- Employee
  • Railroad Worker Injury/FELA
  • Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA) -- Employee
  • Sexual Harassment -- Employee
  • Wage & Hour Laws -- Employee
  • Whistleblower/Qui Tam
  • Wrongful Termination -- Employee
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Americans with Disabilities Act -- Employer
  • Employee Rights -- Employer
  • Employment Contracts -- Employer
  • Employment Discrimination -- Employer
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- Employer
  • Federal Employer's Liability Act (FELA) -- Employer
  • Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA) -- Employer
  • Sexual Harassment -- Employer
  • Wage & Hour Laws -- Employer
  • Whistleblower -- Employer
  • Wrongful Termination -- Employer
  • Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law
  • Sports
  • Elder Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Insurance Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Property & Casualty
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Copyrights
  • Patents
  • Trade Secrets
  • Labor Law
  • Wage & Hour Laws
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Appellate Practice
  • Federal Trial Practice
  • Patent Litigation
  • State Appellate Practice
  • State Trial Practice
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Animal Bites -- Defense
  • Assault & Battery -- Defense
  • Defamation & Privacy -- Defense
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Defense
  • Premises Liability -- Defense
  • Property Damage -- Defense
  • Railroad Accidents -- Defense
  • Slip and Fall -- Defense
  • Wrongful Death -- Defense
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Animal Bites -- Plaintiff
  • Assault & Battery -- Plaintiff
  • Defamation & Privacy -- Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability -- Plaintiff
  • Property Damage -- Plaintiff
  • Railroad Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Slip and Fall -- Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death -- Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Apparel
  • Asbestos
  • Machinery & Tools
  • Medical Products & Devices
  • Motor Vehicle Defects
  • Pharmaceutical Products
  • Recreational Products
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Condominiums & Cooperatives
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Science & Technology Law
  • Securities Law
  • Private Placements
  • Public Offerings
  • Securities Fraud & Insider Trading
  • Securities Regulation

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1980
  • New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1981

Education

  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1980
    • Law Journal: California Western International Law Journal, Notes and Comment Editor, 1978 - 1979
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • B.A. - 1976

Classes/Seminars

  • Professor, Southern California Institute of Law, 1987 - 1989

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • California Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Goux, Romasanta and Cappello