Millar, Hodges & Bemis

Millar, Hodges & Bemis


Firm Overview

Millar, Hodges & Bemis is a well established and experienced law firm located in Newport Beach, California, and founded in 1979. The managing partners specialize in various areas of the law ranging from business and real estate litigation and transactions to estate planning, probate trust administration, trust litigation, corporate and business organization, income and estate tax planning and tax litigation.

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Main Office
Main Office
1301 Dove Street, Suite 900
Newport Beach  CA  92260
  • 949-752-7722
  • 949-752-6131
Estate Planning
Millar, Hodges & Bemis will represent your Estate Planning legal matters.
Practice Areas:
-Business and Real Estate Transactions
-Business, Real Estate and Construction Litigation
-Income and Estate Tax Planning and Tax Litigation
-Estate Planning and Probate
-Trust Administration and Trust Litigation
-General Trial and Appellate Practice

Richard W. Millar, Jr.

ISLN: 904803325

Practice Areas:
Business Litigation; Real Estate Litigation

Admitted: 1967, California; 1971, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School: University of San Francisco, LL.B.

Member: Orange County Bar Association (Secretary, 1999; Treasurer, 2000; President Elect, 2001; President, 2002; Chairman, Business Litigation Section, 1981; Chairman, Judiciary Committee, 1988-1990, 2010; Director, Charitable Fund, 2000, 2003; Member, Sections: Business Litigation, Real Estate and Appellate Law); American Bar Association (Member: Section of Litigation; Senior Lawyer's Division; House of Delegates, 1990). The State Bar of California (Secretary, Family Law Section Committee on Property Division (South), 1981-1982);Sustaining Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation.

Biography: Member, Editorial Staff, U.S.F. Law Review, 1965-1966. Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County, 1967. Member, Board of Trustees, Western State University College of Law, 2004.

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Cases: Shearer v. Superior Court (1977) 70 Cal.App.3d 424, 138 Cal.Rptr. 824; Canal-Randolph Anaheim, Inc. v. Moore (1978) 78 Cal.App.3d 477, 143 Cal.Rptr. 789, 144 Cal.Rptr. 474; Canal-Randolph Anaheim, Inc. v. Wilkoski (1980) 103 Cal.App.3d 282, 163 Cal.Rptr. 30; Askew v. Askew (1994) 22 Cal.App.4th 942, 28 Cal.Rptr.2d 284; Darling v. Controlled Environments (2001) 89 Cal.App.4th 1221 108 Cal.Rptr.2d 213.
  • University of San Francisco

Kenneth R. Hodges

ISLN: 906445561

Practice Areas:
Real Estate Law; Real Estate Litigation; Business Litigation

Admitted: 1966, California

Law School: University of California School of Law at Los Angeles, LL.B.

Member: Orange County (Member, Business Litigation and Real Estate Sections) and American (Member, Judiciary Committee) Bar Associations; The State Bar of California.

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
  • University of California School of Law at Los Angeles

Larry R. Bemis

ISLN: 909123206

Practice Areas:
Taxation Law; Estate Planning Law; Trust Litigation; Corporate Law

Admitted: 1972, California; 1973, U.S. Tax Court

Law School: Southwestern Law School, J.D. cum laude

Member: Orange County (Member, Sections on: Taxation; Estates and Trusts; Probate) Bar Association; The State Bar of California.

Biography: Phi Delta Phi. Member, Southwestern University Law Review, 1970-1972.Author: "Personal Corporate Guaranty Losses: A Business Or Non-Business Bad Debt," 3 Southwestern Law Review, 135, 1971; "Children of Dissolved Marriages: A Disputed Tax Deduction," 4 Southwestern University Law Review, 101, 1972. Co-Author, "Checklist for the Evaluation of the 100% Penalty Case," Orange County Bar Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, Summer, 1977. Revenue Agent and Appellate Conferee, Office of the Regional Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, 1967-1972.

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
  • Southwestern Law School
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude

Stephen R. Bemis

ISLN: 914860318

Practice Areas;
Estate Planning; Probate; Trust Litigation; Estate Litigation

Admitted: 1998, California

Law School: Pepperdine University, J.D.

Member: Orange County Bar Association; State Bar of California.

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
  • Pepperdine University
    Juris Doctorate