Lance Duran is a seasoned Divorce and Family Law attorney in Orange County.
• Divorce and Family Law
Los Angeles Magazine’s Top Southern California Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2005 – 2007.
Successfully prosecuted a civil fraud matter on behalf of dentist who had been defrauded out of his life savings: $4,000,000 judgment (evidentiary default prove-up) in favor of client (encompassing global money laundering).
Successfully prosecuted an Elder Abuse matter on behalf of widow who had been defrauded out of her home and retirement accounts: $1,000,000 judgment (judge trial) in favor of client.
Successfully mediated resolution of a fraud claim under insurance coverage as “negligent misrepresentation” by amending pleadings of prior counsel who plead into the insurance policy exclusions, thereby quadrupling the client’s recovery to the mid-six figure range.
Successfully defended a multi-million dollar professional negligence claim for within policy limits (after attorney fee reduction) in mediation.
Successfully prosecuted joint venture dissolution claim on behalf of defrauded investors in complex civil trial: $5,000,000 judgment in favor of clients (judge trial).
Successfully prosecuted family law dissolution in favor of client awarded one-half interest in business (judge trial).
Successfully represented clients against some of the Country’s Top 100 Law Firms in California lawsuits.
Attorney Lance Duran
J.D., Western State University, College of Law – Fullerton, California 1999
Cal. Bar No. 208117 (Admitted July 2000) B.A., California State University, San Marcos – San Marcos, California 1994