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  • Bio

Richard W. Liebersbach

Practice Areas

All Aspects of Real Estate, including Purchase/Sale, Landlord/Tenant, Easements, Encroachments; Boundary Disputes, Quiet Title, and Development; Small Business Law; Corporate and LLC Formation; Secured and Unsecured Finance, and Foreclosures; Condominiums and Planned Unit Development Law; CEQA; All Aspects of Construction and Defect Litigation

Biography And Education

Private Practice in Mammoth Lakes from 1986-Present; In-House Counsel to the Lodestar Company in Mammoth Lakes 1981-1986; In-House Counsel to Gregg-Gangi Development in Glendale, California 1977-1981; Judge Pro Tem, Mono County Municipal Court 1987-1998; Mono County Assessment Appeals Board 1999-Present; Past Chairman and Past Board Member Southern Mono Hospital District 1988-1995; Past Board Member Paramedic’s Joint Power Association 1988-1995; Airport Advisory Commission 1991-1999; Past President Rotary Club of Mammoth Lakes

JD – Loyola Law School (cum laude); BA – University of Southern California (magna cum laude); Phi Beta Kappa; Loyola Law Review; St. Thomas Moore Law Society

Representative Clients

Ormat Technologies; Inyo-Mono Title Company; Regions Bank; Mammoth Lakes Board of Realtors; JPK Mammoth Village Owner, LLC; John W. Hooper Construction, Inc.; Preschutti Construction, Inc.; Presson Construction, Inc.; Mammoth Lakes Foundation; Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District; The County of Inyo; Over 30 Homeowner Associations throughout Eastern Sierras and southern California

Richard has practiced law in Mammoth Lakes for almost 40 years. Before moving to Mammoth Lakes in 1981, he was in-house counsel to a substantial real estate development company in southern California building communities throughout the state. Richard and his wife Nancy raised their family in Mammoth Lakes and currently reside in Crowley Lake. He was instrumental in creating the Starwood golf course and the various projects that surround that course in the heart of Mammoth Lakes. In 1986 he went into private practice focusing on all aspects of real estate and small business for almost 35 years. He has represented clients throughout Mammoth Lakes, June Lake, Lee Vining, Bridgeport, Walker/Coleville, Chalfant Valley, Bishop, Big Pine, Independence, Lone Pine and Tecopa. Not only has he developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator, business attorney, advocate before multiple government entities, and litigator, but he also provides mediation services both privately and as requested by the Courts. He works as a team with the other attorneys in the office providing insight and experience to all aspects of the civil practice this firm offers its clients.


  • University of Southern California, B.A., magna cum laude, Class of 1974
  • Loyola University of Kos Angeles, J.D., cum laude, Class of 1977

Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • Mono County Bar Association
  • Blackstonian

Admission Details

  • California, 1977
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California,1983
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California,1987