Gould Law in conjunction with its affiliates and associated counsel offers services across a wide spectrum of business and litigation assignments, both ongoing and one-time representations. Particular areas of emphasis include business formations with multiple owners, whether family or unrelated parties, working with corporate boards, partners or LLC members in the course of management disagreements or actual disputes, serving as an elected or court appointed provisional director, the entire spectrum of real estate matters including acquisitions, construction, leasing, homeowner association matters, and breakup of real estate partnerships. This scope or work includes commercial , industrial and residential real estate. After an affiliation of approximately 20 years with another international legal network, and work with numerous foreigners doing business in the United States, Howard Gould is excited to be working with the members of IR Global.Show more +
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., J.D. 1977
Columbia College of Columbia University, New. York, N. Y. (A.B. Physics) 1973
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (1970-1971)
Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska (1969-1970) (Physics class during senior year of high school).
GOULD LAW February 1, 2014 - present
FINESTONE & RICHTER, P.C, 2004- 2014. Shareholder, Officer, Director.
DOLAND & GOULD, LLP. Established June 11, 1979- Dec. 2003. Managing Partner.
KUTAK, ROCK, Omaha, Nebraska 1977-1979. Associate in litigation department.
Licensed California Real Estate Broker since 1980.
Registered Patent Attorney, USPTO, January 2003 - present
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Judge Pro Tem, Santa Monica Municipal and Superior Courts, Small Claims Division, 1989-2003.
Mediator and Arbitrator, ARC Dispute Resolution 2014-Present
Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, Commercial Law and Construction Law panels, 1993-2002. Primarily real estate sales and brokerage issues. .
Arbitrator, National Arbitration Forum, 2000- 2009.
Private arbitrator and mediator.
Attorney "layperson" member of Bioethics Committee and Institutional Review Board at Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital, Marina Del Rey, California, 1988-1998.
Counsel to the Infectious Disease Association of California, 1989-2000.
Chair, Real Estate Section, Beverly Hills Bar Association, 2006-2008. Current Executive Committee member.
Prior Member ABA Real Estate Section Subcommittee on Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
REPRESENTATIVE COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:
Member of the Community Council for Pacific Palisades, California, 1994-1998.
Elected parent representative on governing council of Palisades Elementary Charter School, 1993-1996. Member of Coordinating Council for Palisades Complex Charter Schools, 1993-2003. Co-chair, 2000-2003 (First Grade K through 12 charter school in the United States.). Member of LAUSD District D Parent/Community Advisory Council, 2000-2003. Member Palisades Charter High School Educational Program Committee, 2003 - 2012. Education representative on Pacific Palisades Community Council for 3 years.
Member of Board of Managers of the Palisades-Malibu YMCA. 1993-1999.
Member of the Board of Directors of the Columbia University Alumni Association of Southern California 1982-1996 and Vice-President (six years) and President (two years 1989-1991).
Vice President, Sunset Mesa Property Owners Association. Member of the Board 2017-presentShow more +
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