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Crystal M. Center

  • : Becker & Runkle
  • : 263 Main Street, Placerville, CA 95667
  • : 530-295-6400

Ted Long

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Brian E. Maloney

Practice in real estate matters, including purchase and sale transactions of residential, commercial, and agricultural properties, real estate brokers, homeowner association law, landlord/tenant, easements, boundary lines, subdivisions, and title matters.

Representation of clients in business matters including organizing business entities, purchase and sale of a businesses, including wineries and agricultural ventures.

Practice in probate and estate planning matters, trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and related documents.

Recipient of an “A-V” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible under its peer review rating system.

Russell Townsend

In addition to his extensive law practice, Russell Townsend has pursued a parallel career in assisting parties in accomplishing an alternative dispute resolution, thus avoiding the runaway costs incurred in participating in a full blown court trial. Since the early nineties, Russell Townsend has participated as Judge Pro Tem in settlement matters and small claims court appeals for the Marin County Courts, has acted as discovery facilitator in discovery disputes for the Sonoma County Superior Court, and has acted as arbitrator in the fee dispute resolution program for the State Bar of California.

Michelle L. Ward

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Michelle Ward graduated from UW-Madison with a BA in History. She received her law degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 2008 where she graduated with distinction. Michelle began working at Combellack Law Office while still in law school as a law clerk and became an associate attorney of the firm in 2009.