Hon. Maria P. Rivera  (Ret.)​
First District Court of Appeal

  • Mediator

  • Arbitrator

  • Discovery Referee

  • Appellate Consultant

Types of Cases Handled:

•  Municipal law (rent ordinances; zoning ordinances; design review)
• Charter School Act
• No Child Left Behind Act
• Private Post Secondary and Vocational Reform Act
• Brown Act
• Warsaw Pact/Airline Deregulation Act
• Taxation (FTB; State Board of Equalization)
• Workers compensation (all issues)
• Professional licensing (medical; nursing; chiropractic; legal)
• Administrative and traditional mandamus
• Qui tam/False Claims Act
• Civil Rights Act
• Federal pre-emption
• Privacy under the California Constitution
• DMV licensing