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Charlynn K. Rawlins


Charlynn represents public entities, corporations and individuals in business disputes and legal actions. As counsel for many of the cities in Southern California, she has significant experience in the fields of condemnation, inverse condemnation, constitutional law, civil rights, zoning regulations, premises liability, road design, tort liability and personal injury law. Charlynn's tenacity, knowledge of the law and attention to detail has resulted in the dismissal of countless lawsuits brought against her clients.

  • Defending public entities at trial on issues of inverse condemnation, nuisance, negligence and eminent domain.
  • Successful, cost-effective resolutions through mediation and court motions.
  • 10 years of experience in litigation arising from cases involving land subsidence and flooding.
  • Significant experience in defending police departments and their officers in civil rights and wrongful death lawsuits.
  • Noteworthy representation in multiple cases involving bicycle v. automobile collisions.