Vin A. Fichter

Mr. Fichter received his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from the School of Law of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), historically one of the top eight law schools in the nation. Mr. Fichter has practiced law in California since 1972 and is admitted to practice before the following courts: State Courts: California Supreme Court and all California state courts. Federal Courts: U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Central District of California and the District of Arizona; U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Central District of Florida and the District of Hawaii (pro hac vice).

Mr. Fichter has substantial litigation experience, at both the trial and appellate levels, in California state courts and federal courts. Throughout his extensive career Mr. Fichter has developed expertise in the following areas of the law:

Commercial, business and real estate matters (insurance, Uniform Commercial Code matters, liens, leasing, landlord-tenant), both plaintiff and defense matters, and representing owners, operators and managers of self-storage facilities.

Civil litigation (business and contractual disputes; real estate, foreclosing and defending liens of all types; commercial matters; collections; computer law; will contests; and major torts such as fraud and anti-racketeering and securities violations), both plaintiff and defense matters.

Litigation matters (adversary proceedings) in bankruptcy courts, on behalf of debtors and creditors.

Mr. Fichter has lectured to hundreds of other attorneys through the California Continuing Education of the Bar on the law of construction litigation, mechanics liens and stop notices, and has conducted numerous seminars, as well, for owners and operators and managers of self-service storage facilities.