Stephen Warren Solomon

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Honors & Awards

2013 Super Lawyer,
Los Angeles Magazine February 2013

Profiled in Southern California’s
Top Rated Lawyers 2013 Edition

2012 Super Lawyer,
Los Angeles Magazine February 2012

Profiled in Southern California’s
Top Rated Lawyers 2012 Edition

2011 Super Lawyer,
Los Angeles Magazine February 2011 – Gaming Law

2010 Super Lawyer,
Los Angeles Magazine February 2010

2009 Super Lawyer,
Los Angeles Magazine, New York Times and Corporate Counsel Magazine, February 2009

2008 Super Lawyer,

Los Angeles Magazine & New York Times, February 2008

2007 Super Lawyer,

Los Angeles Magazine, February 2007

2006 Super Lawyer,

Los Angeles Magazine, February 2006

2005 Super Lawyer,

Los Angeles Magazine, February 2005

2004 Super Lawyer,

Los Angeles Magazine, February 2004

Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, The Top Trial Lawyers in America®.

Rated ‘AV® Preeminent™’ by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available for legal ability and general ethics.

2013 Winner, STAR AWARDS, Executive Producer, Legal Help Live

Certificate of Appreciation – Los Angeles Superior Court Temporary Judge Program 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

2012 Winner Los Angeles EMMY Awards Academy of Television, Arts & Science, Executive Producer, Cheap Eats

2012 Nominee Los Angeles EMMY Awards Academy of Television, Arts & Science, Executive Producer, Cheap Eats

Rated ‘AV® Preeminent™’ by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available for legal ability and general ethics. Details

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Current Employment Position

Senior Partner

Areas Of Practice

Indian Gaming/Sovereignty and ABC Law
Land Use Planning – Liquor Law
Administrative/Governmental Relations
Appellate Law – State and Federal
Constitutional Law
Civil Litigation – Business and Personal Injury
Products Liability and Malpractice

Litigation Percentage 

40% of Practice Devoted to Administrative Law
40% of Practice Devoted to Gaming
20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

California, 1964
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
U.S. District Court Central District of California
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. District Court Southern District of California
Intertribal Court of Southern California Bar Association Member

Education

UCLA JD 1964
UCLA BA 1961 Economics & Political Science

Media

2012 Winner Los Angeles EMMY Awards Academy of Television, Arts & Science, Cheap Eats

2012 Nominee Los Angeles EMMY Awards Academy of Television, Arts & Science, Cheap Eat

2011 Presenter Los Angeles Area EMMY Awards Academy of Television, Arts & ScienceTelevision Co-host and Co-creator, “Cheap Eats”™ 2009 to date – Channels 16 & 36

Star Award Winner #2 – Cheap Eats – SCAN NATOA 2012 – Magazine

Television Co-creator, Co-producer, Co-host “Legal Help Live” 2005 to date – Channels 16 & 36 and 30 others
Star Award Winner #2 – Legal Help Live – SCAN NATOA 2011 – Talk
Star Award Winner #3 – Legal Help Live – SCAN NATOA 2008 – Talk
Star Award Winner #2 – Legal Help Live – SCAN NATOA 2006 – Talk

Television Co-host “It’ Your Call” – homeless issues in Southern California 2007, 2008  – Channels 16 & 36Television Co-host “Get Out” – fun things to do in Santa Monica 2008 – Channel 16Radio Talk Show Host for “Legal Help Live” 2000 to 2006 – KRLA Radio AM 870

Published Works

Recent Articles

“Temporary Judges: Critical Asset During Budget Crisis” – Daily Journal, Co-Author,  Sept. 2012

“In a State of Denial About Pot?” – Los Angeles Business Journal, Co-Author, Feb. 6, 2012

“No Indian Casinos in Los Angeles County? Why Not?” – Indian Country Today, Co-Author,November 22, 2011

“Letting the Genie Out of the Bottle?” Indian Intrastate Internet Gaming – Indian Country Today, Co-Author, January 7, 2011,

“Is it an Elephant or a Mouse?” – 2010 Los Angeles Daily Journal, Co-Author

“Identity Swap: California and Amsterdam” – Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2009 Co-Author

“Into the Cookie Jar” – 2009 Los Angeles Daily Journal, Co-Author

“Indian Casino Liquor: Licensing Impacted by Anti-Indian Forces” – 2006 Indian Country, Co-Author

“The Wal-Mart Way – The Nation’s Largest Retailer Should Inspire Respect Instead of Animosity” – 2006 Los Angeles Business Journal, Co-Author

“Extreme Makeover: Identity Upgrades” – 2006 Los Angeles Daily Journal, Co-Author

“Who’s the Judge? Or, How Those Backroom Decisions Are Made” – 2004 California Beverage News, Co-Author

“Sovereign Indian Nations and California’s ABC” – Nov 5, 2003 Indian Country, Co-Author

“Native American Nations Should Set Their Own Liquor-Licensing Rules” – 2003 Los Angeles Journal, Co-Author

“Judges Should Not Permit Consultants to Practice Law” Los Angeles Daily Journal, Co-Author

“Administrative Law, Alcoholic Beverage licensing” (Chapter 18) – 1994 Matthew Bender, Co-Contributing Editor

Annual Updates, ABC and OLCC Licensee Handbooks

Classes/Seminars Taught

Speaker and co-creator of Alcohol Beverage Law and Land Use Planning Seminars,- continued education of the State Bar Approved 1994 To 2008

Speaker, “The Trips & Traps of Alcoholic Beverage License Ownership”
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals, LA Chapter
September Meeting, 2007

Speaker “How to Select a Qualified Attorney” Projustice Summit, 1996

Speaker, Legal Rights Seminar, San Bernardino, CA, 1996

Speaker “Understanding the Laws, Rules, and Regulations of the ABC and Growing Problem With Use Permits”, Business Opportunity Council of CA, April 1996

Speaker: “Zoning and Use Permits by Cities and Counties to Regulate or Abolish Retailing of Alcoholic Beverages”, National Association of Beverage Retailer Convention, Las Vegas, NV 1996

Speaker “Protect Your Business From Police and Decoy Stings” CA Grocers’ Association, Retail Food Industry  Show, Oct. 1996

Instructor, Labor Relations, UCLA Extension

Instructor, International Association of Chiefs of Police

Lecturer, ABC Law and Land Use Planning Seminars, 1994 to present

Speaker, 19th Annual State Convention, “How to Survive in Business Under the new ABC Statutes and Land-Use Planning”.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Administration Bar Association: Past President

Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice

American Bar Association

California Indian Law Association

Certificate of Appreciation – Los Angeles Superior Court Temporary Judge Program 2011

Certificate of Appreciation – Los Angeles Superior Court Temporary Judge Program 2010

Certificate of Appreciation – Los Angeles Superior Court Temporary Judge Program 2009

Committee on Beverage Alcohol Practice

Crossroad High School, Past Member, Board of Trustees

Eagle & Badge Foundation, Life Member

Long Beach Police Officers Honorary Association

Pepperdine Law School: Moot Court Program Judge

UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Associates, Past Member

UCLA Coaches Roundtable

UCLA Chancellor Associates, Past Member

UCLA Law School: Judge, Moot Court Program

Windward High School, Past Member, Board of Trustees

Contact Info

426 Culver Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90293

Phone
(310)822-9848
(800)405-4222

Fax:
(310)822-3512

E-mail:
ssolomon@ssjlaw.com