Meet our Riverside business attorneys
The Riverside business attorneys at Lester, Cantrell & Kraus, LLP are committed to providing exceptional legal representation with one-to-one personal service.
Riverside was chosen for the site of the firm due to the advantages provided by Riverside’s central location in Southern California, as well as the explosive growth in the Inland Empire business community. The firm handles matters in Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, San Diego, Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern, and Santa Barbara counties.
Our Riverside business attorneys have over 50 years of combined experience, with two of our lawyers rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. The firm’s office is centrally located near most Inland Empire courtrooms. We are 2.5 miles from the Riverside Justice Center, which includes the Riverside Superior Court, California Court of Appeals, United States District Court, and United States Bankruptcy Court. The office is just 10 miles from the San Bernardino Superior Court.
Mark S. Lester
Mark is an experienced and respected trial lawyer. Mark’s practice focuses on professional liability, construction, general civil litigation matters.
Matthew J. Kraus
Matthew is an experienced and aggressive advocate, having obtained favorable verdicts and settlements for clients in construction disputes, business disputes and personal injury.
Nickolaus E. Buchholz
Nickolaus’ practice is focused on professional liability, construction law, business litigation and general civil litigation
Coleman D. Heggi
Cole focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on professional negligence matters and business disputes. He has experience representing a wide range of clients, including individuals, corporations, and public entities.
Currently, Marsha supports areas of practice in civil litigation. She earned her law degree at Southwestern Law School, where she graduated cum laude.
David is a problem solver for the firm’s business, professional, and construction clients. David finds creative solutions to complex problems, inside and outside of the courtroom.
Colin A. Northcutt
Colin is an experienced advocate with expertise in counseling. He represents clients in business, real estate, and trust litigation.
Kevin R. Crisp
Kevin R. Crisp focuses his practice on an even split of products liability, personal injury and commercial litigation.
Stephen currently supports areas of practice in professional liability and commercial litigation. His broad experience also includes consumer debt litigation and Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy filings.
Brad obtained his Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude in the top 1% of his class. He brings creativity and a penchant for analysis to the service of our clients.
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