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Mar. 23, 2022

Hon. Richard S. Flier (Ret.)

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Business, real estate, probate, professional malpractice and personal injury

Hon. Richard S. Flier (Ret.) has settled or conducted trials dealing with the full spectrum of legal issues during his twenty years as a Superior Court Judge. His career included three separate assignments as a Civil Fast Track judge handling up to 25% of all Civil Litigation in Contra Costa County. These assignments involved every stage of a case from filing, pretrial motions and Summary Judgment motions through settlement conferences, issue conferences and trials.

After leaving the Bench, Judge Flier has worked with ADR Services, Inc. as a mediator, arbitrator and Court-appointed referee for nearly seventeen years. A representative list of law firms using his services includes attorneys throughout California as well as New York and Texas.

Recognized as a patient, courteous and perceptive judge who has a tremendous capacity to quickly grasp issues, Judge Flier is very effective in guiding parties toward resolution. A representative list of cases can be obtained from ADR Services, Inc.

Prior to taking the Bench, Judge Flier was a trial attorney for eleven years with the Office of the District Attorney. He is a graduate of UC Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1971 and University of California, Berkeley, B.A. 1967.



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