LENTON AIKINS, Ph.D, J.D.

           “The Professor”

ATTORNEY AT LAW, REAL ESTATE BROKER

FULL-TIME  MEDIATOR

 MISSION STATEMENT:

  To ethically resolve cases and issues in the best interest of all sides and never lose sight of my bearings, common sense and integrity

 

Education Degrees & Background:

 BA & MA, California State University, Los Angeles

(Political Science)

Ph.D., University of Southern California

Political Science)

JD, Western State University, College of Law

 

Education Credentials Presently Held:

 California Community Colleges Credential

—Instructor Credentials

California Community College Credential

—Chief Administrative Officer Credential

California Community College Credential

__Community College Supervisor Credential

 

Professional Education Employment Experience:

 Assistant Professor

 (Full Time)

California State University—Northridge

Lecturer—Real Estate Law & Practice (Part-Time)

California State University-Fullerton & San Marcos

Lecturer—Real Estate Law—(Part-Time)

Rancho Santiago Community College—Garden Grove Campus

Compton Community College

Dean Academic Affair

(Full Time)

 

Admitted to California State Bar--1991

California State Bar #: 154110 (Passed Cal. Bar First Time)

 

Aikins Law Firm

Senior Attorney.

Supervised Two Attorneys

Long Beach, California

(1991—2004 )

 

Aikins Law Firm

Sole Practitioner

Palmdale and Long Beach, California

(2009-2016)

 

Former Areas of Law Practice & Now Mediation Areas:

 Employment Law

Real Estate

Elder Law

Personal Injury

Legal Malpractice

Police Misconduct

 

Appellate Case Publications:

 De Tie v. Orange County Sheriff Dept.

(1998, 9th Cir.) 152 F.3d 1109

Gardenhire v. Los Angeles Housing Authority

(2000) 85 Cal.App.236

Williams v. Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles

(2004) 121 Cal.App.4th 708

 

Professional Education: (Legal )

 Completed Over 1500 Hundred MCLE Hours of Professional Education & Mediation

Completed Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution,

“Mediating the Litigated Case”

(A Sophisticated Six Day Program for Experienced Litigators

Los Angeles County Bar Association,

Completed 30 Hours “Basic Mediation Training”

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Completed 18 Hours “Advanced Mediation Skills Practicum”

 

Professional Legal Membership Associations:

 California State Bar

(Section: Employment Law Section)

California State Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth District

United States District Court Central District of California

United States District Court, Southern District

Los Angeles California Bar Association (LACBA)

Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA)

 

Non-Legal Business Experience:

 Real Estate Licensed California Real Estate Broker

Broker’s License #00599003

Allstate Realtors & Great Homes Realtors

Real Estate & Insurance School Approved by California Vocational Dept.

(1978-1990)

Employing Broker—Supervising 21-27 Sales Associates

Real Estate & Insurance License Training School

(California Vocational Education Approved School)

Fountain Valley and Orange, California

(1979-1991)

 

Owner & Director:

 Academia de Idiomas

Nicoya, Guancaste, Costa Rica

Spanish –English Program

(2004-2008)

 

Community Membership Organizations:

 NAACP—Lifetime Member

 Community Activity::

 Chair, NAACP, Long Beach Legal Redress Committee

(1998-2003)

Founder--Orange County Academic Booster Movement

(1983)

Charter President of Edison High School Academic Booster Club

(1983-1984)

  


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