Curd, Gallindo & Smith, L.L.P. Attorneys

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  • 301 East Ocean Blvd Suite 1700
    Long Beach CA 90802
  • 600 Anton Blvd. 11th Floor
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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Attorney Joseph D. Curd Joseph D. Curd graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California in 1981 with a degree in philosophy. In 1984, he graduated cum laude from the University of Santa Clara with the degree of Doctorate of Jurisprudence. He was also an extern for the Honorable Robert F. Peckham, Chief Justice of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Mr. Curd is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeal, 9th District; the United States District Courts; and the California Supreme Court.

Mr. Curd has received the American Jurisprudence Award in Real Property, and is a member of the State Bar of California. His areas of practice include real property, corporate law, business transactions, and civil litigation. His clients include lenders, real estate developers, investors, contractors, restaurateurs, and businesses of all types, including waste disposal companies, real estate and mortgage brokers, auto body shops, car wash owners, trucking companies and non-profit organizations.

Attorney Alexis Galindo graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor's Degree in real estate and finance in 1982. In 1985 he graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Mr. Galindo also attended the Oxford University, Queens College, Oxford, England on a fellowship for International Business Transactions. Mr. Galindo has been a California Real Estate Broker for over 25 years. Mr. Galindo, a member of the California State Bar since 1988, and is admitted to practice law in practice in California Supreme court, California Courts, United States District Courts and US Appeals Court. Mr. Galindo is married with three children. When Mr. Galindo is not working he's swimming, scuba diving, boxing and running.

Mr. Galindo is a member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum. Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Its members have won million, multi-million and billion dollar cases.


The American Board of Trial Advocates, known as ABOTA, is an invitation only organization of the finest lawyers and judges in America. ABOTA is an organization of attorneys representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases. All of the attorneys who belong to ABOTA have earned great distinction at trial. ABOTA was created in 1958 to defend and preserve the rights granted to all Americans by the 7th Amendment to the Constitution, particularly the right to trial by jury. ABOTA also promotes professional education aimed at elevating standards of legal professionalism, integrity, honor and courtesy

Attorney Jeffrey Smith graduated Whittier College in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in political science. In 1990 he graduated from the Whittier College of Law with a Doctor of Jurisprudence. He was the associate Editor of the Whittier College of Law, Review Law. Mr. Smith's practice includes bankruptcy and business litigation . Mr. Smith is married with two daughters. He enjoys swimming, playing water polo, scuba diving and traveling with his family.

Associations: Los Angeles County Bar Association, Long Beach Bar Association, American Trial Lawyer's Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles.

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Attorney Richard Wynn Richard Wynn began his career in 1988 working for a fortune 500 company at Transamerica Insurance Group while he earned dual Bachelor of Art Degrees in Finance and Accounting from California State University of Fullerton. After gaining the knowledge of the complexities of the insurance business and dealing with numerous attorneys with respect to claims management, he attended Western State University School of law and earned a Juris Doctor Degree.

Mr. Wynn's style, personality, experience and advocacy skill in the criminal justice system, has earned him a reputation for being one of the finest criminal defense attorneys in Southern California. Mr. Wynn prides himself on aggressive representation with compassion for his clients' cases, which separates his clients from the thousands of cases the courts routinely handle. Armed with the knowledge, experience and great advocacy skill to formulate the best defense, Mr. Wynn is accustomed to taking on the criminal justice system and achieving the best results for his clients in Federal, State and Juvenile Court.

Richard Wynn has been admitted to practice law in all California State Court as well as in the Central and Northern Districts of United States District Court, and United States Tax Court for white-collar crimes.

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Attorney Stephen Clemmer A native of Long Beach, California, Stephen graduated Cum Laude from California State University at Long Beach in 1970 with degrees in foreign languages and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree with honors from Whittier Law School in 1984 where he served on Law Review.  While with the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C., he coordinated discovery on the Commission's successful effort to disallow the merger between Warner Communications Inc. and PolyGram among other antitrust matters. Besides the practice of law, Stephen taught English as a Second Language both in Tunisia while in the Peace Corps and in Europe as well as administered numerous private schools for English as a Second Language across the United States.  Stephen is very active with his son in Boy Scouts of America, junior sailing and rowing programs in Long Beach.

Mr. Clemmer is a member of the State Bar of California (State Bar No. 140316), the United States District Court (Central and Southern Districts), the United States Court of Appeal (9th District), the United States Court of International Trade and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Clemmer is also a member of the Estates and Trusts Section, Business Law Section and Real Estate Sections of the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

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