Colin A. Northcutt

Probate Law, Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation

Colin A. Northcutt, Partner

Attorney Colin A. Northcutt is a partner in Lester & Cantrell’s litigation department. His practice involves trust and probate disputes, business disputes, real estate disputes, and defense of professionals in disputes arising from their practices. His clients include high net worth individuals, companies, real estate developers, commercial property owners, and law firms.

Colin has experience in all aspects of litigation in federal and state courts, including discovery, law and motion, trial, post-trial law and motion, and appeal.

Bar Admissions

California, 2007
Massachusetts, 2007
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2008

Notable Matters

  • Invalidated restated trust, removed trustee, and recovered real estate for trust beneficiaries.
  • Obtained dismissals on the pleadings for global real estate law firm sued in class action lawsuits claiming, collectively, over $85 million in damages.
  • Ruling affirmed by Court of Appeal in published decision.

Events

29th Annual Insolvency Conference: 
Speaker regarding legal malpractice issues (May 2017)

Education

Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
LL.M – 2005
Dispute Resolution

Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
J.D. – 2004
Law Journal: International Law Journal

Boston University, Boston
M.B.A. – 2004

University of California, San Diego
B.A. – 2000
Major: Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

Riverside County Bar Association
San Bernardino County Bar Association
Sunrise Rotary, Redlands
Estate Planning Council of San Bernardino

Areas of Practice

  • Trust and Estate Litigation 40%
  • Real Estate Law 20%
  • Business Law 20%
  • Legal Malpractice 20%

Where to Find Us

Riverside Office

Newport Beach Office

Riverside Office: 1700 Iowa Ave Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507. Get Directions.

Newport Beach Office: 3101 West Coast Highway, Suite 307, Newport Beach, CA 92663. Get Directions.