David Hamilton is an associate attorney at the Sandoval Legacy Group, a division of Holstrom, Block & Parke. Previously, he was an attorney for Dennis M. Sandoval, A Professional Law Corporation. His main practice areas are estate planning and probate law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University. He earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of La Verne College of Law.
During law school, he was the editor in chief for Volume 36 of the University of La Verne Law Review. And he was the student editor in chief for Volume 20 of the Journal of Law, Business & Ethics. He also competed on La Verne Law’s National Moot Court Competition Team. He made the Dean’s List every semester and earned a CALI award for achieving the highest grade in 13 courses. For his legal writing, David was recognized in the National Order of Scribes by the American Society of Legal Writers.
David is a member of the Riverside and San Bernardino County bar associations. He graduated from the New Attorney Academy, which is a training program for new attorneys provided by the Riverside County Bar Association and the Riverside Superior Court. David served as a Member at Large on the board of the Riverside County Barristers Association. He is also a member of the American Bar Association.
David published an article in the Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society. It’s My Copy and I’ll Sell It If I Want To: Capitol Records, LLC v. ReDigi Inc., 97 J. Pat. & Trademark Off. Soc’y 232 (2015). David is also an update author for chapter 7 (Funding Third Party Special Needs Trusts) in Special Needs Trusts: Planning, Drafting, and Administration (CEB).
David is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California and in the United States District Court, Central District of California, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
David is also an adjunct professor at the University of La Verne College of Law, where he teaches legal writing. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.