As an associate at the firm, John has devoted significant time to developing the firm's firearms law practice. John's practice covers a broad range of firearms related matters including self-defense/use of force, criminal firearms charges, federal firearms license dealer compliance, civil rights violations, and representing firearms instructors throughout San Diego County.
John is a certified firearms specialist in the operation and classification of firearms, ammunition, NFA weapons, Any other weapons, Curio & relics, and various other complex categories regarding firearms. He is also a NRA certified firearms instructor in pistol, shotgun, and rifle operation. John also appears as a special guest host of the popular radio show, Gun Sports Radio on AM 1170 The Answer - KCBQ to discuss the latest California firearms related laws and restrictions. As a lifetime member of the NRA, John believes in the individual right to bear arms and its protection.
Mark Dillon - Partner
Combined with his work in the land use, natural resources, and environmental fields, Mr. Dillon assists other members of the firm on litigation-related matters for public entities that own and operate airports, as well as landowners and real estate development firms on complex construction claims and related litigation involving large-scale residential planned communities and other developments in Los Angeles County, Orange County, and San Diego County.
Mr. Dillon is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating given to lawyers. The rating means that the legal community has rated Mr. Dillon's legal ability as very high, and has recognized his professional reliability, diligence, and faithful adherence to ethical standards.
Mr. Dillon is a member of the State Bar of California, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern and Central Districts of California. Mr. Dillon also has authored publications concerning CEQA and other environmental laws and regulations.