Liebersbach, Mohun, Carney & Reed

Since 1990, the attorneys at Liebersbach, Mohun, Carney & Reed have represented clients in transactions and litigation involving real estate, land use, corporate, personal injury, criminal defense and administrative law.

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The skills of the attorneys of LMCR have led to success for individual and corporate clients alike. LMCR is available to assist new clients in all matters related to the practice areas.

Large firm strength with small firm attention:

Liebersbach, Mohun, Carney & Reed is the largest law firm in the Eastern Sierra Nevada region, with all the resources a client would expect. The opening of the branch office in Santa Barbara, allows Liebersbach, Mohun, Carney & Reed to support clients in Southern California, as well. The firm provides personal attention to clients and their individual matters.
Main Office

Main Office
587 Old Mammoth Road, 2nd Floor
Mammoth Lakes  CA  93546

Phone
  • 760-934-4558
Fax
  • 760-934-2530
Personal Injury
Liebersbach, Mohun, Carney & Reed will represent your personal injury legal matters.
Practice Areas:
-Commercial and Business Law
-Land Use and Development
-Real Estate Transactions
-California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
-Secured and Unsecured Finance
-Foreclosures
-Construction Defects
-Construction Litigation
-Personal Injury
-Landlord and Tenant Law
-Criminal Defense
-Civil Litigation
-Condominium/Homeowners' Associations
-Environmental Law
-Real Estate Development
-Tort and Insurance Law
-Negligence
-Real Estate Litigation
-Business Litigation
-Public Law

Richard W. Liebersbach

Practice Areas:
Secured Finance; Unsecured Finance; Foreclosures; Construction Defects; Construction Litigation; Small Business Law; Condominium and Homeowners Associations; Landlord and Tenant Law; Mediation; Real Estate Development; California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

Admission Details:
Admitted: 1977, California; 1983, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1987, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Law School Attended:
Loyola University of Los Angeles, J.D., cum laude, Class of 1977

University Attended:
University of Southern California, B.A.. magna cum laude, Class of 1974

Birth Information:
Born October 22, 1952 in Glendale, California

Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of California; Mono County Bar Association; Blackstonian.

Biographical Details:
Phi Beta Kappa. Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award in Partnerships/Agency and in Criminal Law. Member, Loyola Law Review; St. Thomas Moore Law Society. Judge Pro Tem, Mono County Municipal Court, 1987 - 1998. Chairman, Mono County Assessment Appeals Board, 1999 - Present. Past Board Member and Chairman, Southern Mono Hospital District, 1988 - 1995. Board Member, Paramedics' Joint Power Association, 1988 - 1995. Member, Airport Advisory Commission, 1991 - 1999. Past President, Mammoth Lakes Rotary Club.

Representative Clients:
County of Inyo; Western Resort Properties, Inc.; Mammoth Lakes Board of Realtors; Triad/Holmes Associates; Inyo-Mono Title Co.; Mammoth Radiology Associates; Mammoth Emergency Physicians, Inc.
Education
  • Loyola University of Los Angeles
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1977

Gerald F. Mohun, Jr.

Practice Areas:
Civil Litigation; Criminal Law; Tort and Insurance Law; Personal Injury

Admission Details:
Admitted: 1983, California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1987, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; 1993, Nevada; 2010, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Law School Attended:
Hastings College of the Law, University of California, J.D., Class of 1983

University Attended:
University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., Class of 1979

Birth Information:
Born April 14, 1956 in San Francisco, California

Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of California; State Bar of Nevada; American Bar Association; Mono County Bar Association (President) ; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; California Attorneys for Criminal Justice; Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce (Member, Board of Directors).

Practice Emphasis:
Civil and Criminal Litigation

Representative Clients:
County of Mono; County of Inyo; Anheuser-Bush, Inc.; State Farm Insurance Co.; ESIS Insurance Services Co.
Education
  • Hastings College of the Law, University of California
    Juris Doctorate , 1983

R. Mark Carney

Practice Areas:
Land Use; Real Estate Development; Real Estate Litigation; Business Litigation

Admission Details:
Admitted: 1985, California; 1986, U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Law School Attended:
University of Notre Dame, J.D., Class of 1984

University Attended:
University of Notre Dame, B.A., Class of 1980

Birth Information:
Born April 16, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois

Languages:
English and Spanish

Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of California; Mono County Bar Association; Santa Barbara County Bar Association

Biographical Details:
Associate Editor, Notre Dame Law Review; Volume 59, Issues 1 and 5; Past President, Mono County Bar Association; Board Member, Mammoth Lakes Housing, Inc., 2004 - 2008; Council of Directors, Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve, 2006 - Present.

Practice Emphasis:
Representing Landowners and Developers in Land Use Applications before governmental and quasi-governmental agencies; Litigation challenges to development approvals and disputes involving real estate.

Representative Clients:
Starwood Development, LLC; Intrawest Corporation; CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc.; IStar Financial; Credit Suisse First Boston; Mammoth Mountain Ski Area; Somera Capital Management, LLC; Nivisys, LLC; Anheuser-Bush, Inc.; Southern California Edison; Century 21 Mammoth Realty; Red's Meadow Resort and Pack Station; The Village at Mammoth Community Association.
Education
  • University of Notre Dame
    Juris Doctorate , 1984

James S. Reed

Practice Areas:
Land Development; Environmental Law; Civil Litigation; Public Law

Admission Details:
Admitted: 1966, California; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Law School Attended:
Hastings College of Law, J.D., Class of 1965

University Attended:
San Diego State University, B.A., Class of 1961

Birth Information:
Born January 23, 1938 in Ely, Nevada

Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of California; Mono County Bar Association

Biographical Details:
Order of the Coif; American Juris Prudence Awards in Constitutional Law and Property Law; Chief Counsel, Assembly Judiciary Committee, California Legislature (1967 - 1971); General Practice, Sacramento, (1971 - 1985); Executive Director, Governors Commission on Retail Credit Installment Rates (1982); Instructor, University of California at Davis, Department of Environmental Sciences, 1974 - 1979; Professor of Constitutional Law, Lincoln Law School, Sacramento, California, 1977 - 1985; County Counsel, County of Mono 1985 - 1996; Member, Governing Board, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (1981 - 1989) and Chair, (1983); Senate Select Committee on Consumer Credit; Senate Select Committee on No-Fault Automobile Insurance; Assembly Select Committee on CEQA to develop CEQA guidelines; State Bar Committee on Administration of Justice; State Bar Committee on the Environment; Author, "The Legal Profession on Trial: Group Legal services" 2 Loyola (LA) Rev. 12 (1969); "Legislating For The Consumer: An Insider's View of the Consumer Legal Remedies Act" 2 Pac. L.J. 1 (1971).

Practice Emphasis:
Environmental law at agency, trial court and appellate levels; public law; administrative law practice and procedures; general land use and development law; water law; general litigation with emphasis on environmental issues.

Representative Clients:
Ormat Technologies, Inc.; County of Inyo; Pine Creek Village, LP; Grayhawk, LLC; Presson Construction, Inc.; Nelson Construction, LLC; Triad/Holmes Associates; Inland Aquaculture Group; High Sierra Hospitality Society; Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Access; Mammoth Lakes Tourism; The Arcularius, Alpers and Inaja Ranches.
Education
  • Hastings College of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1965
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