Laura A. Reiland has been named a partner at Northrup Schlueter APLC, a full-service law firm in Santa Barbara, according to founding partner Linda L. Northrup and partner David S. Schlueter.

Ms. Reiland previously worked for the firm as a senior associate along with Sarah Jane Robinson and Ana Estephan.

Ms. Reiland focuses on the areas of construction defect litigation and general liability defense, representing builders, general contractors and subcontractors.

Before joining Northrup Schlueter, Ms. Reiland represented plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation matters including construction defect defense, medical malpractice, class action product liability, employment discrimination and Federal civil rights violations. She brings more than 15 years of experience—including experience in trials and binding arbitration—to her clients.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from UC Los Angeles in 1984 and her juris doctor degree from Whittier College School of Law in 1989.

A Los Angeles native, Ms. Reiland is admitted to the State Bar of California and the U.S. District Court, Central District of California. She is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, San Fernando Valley Bar Association and UCLA Alumni Association. In addition, she remains active in local civic and cultural activities.

Northrup Schlueter focuses on real estate, construction defect, general business litigation and complex civil litigation and arbitration. The firm has two locations: a home office at 31365 Oak Crest Drive, Suite 250 in Westlake Village and another office at 1825 State St., Suite 206 in Santa Barbara.

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Northrup Schlueter is a full-service law firm concentrating in the areas of real estate, construction defect, general business litigation and complex civil litigation, arbitration, mediation and appeal. The firm’s primary focus is on finding cost-effective and creative solutions to its clients’ legal issues, always adhering to the highest standards of professionalism, civility and integrity. Practice areas include Construction Defect Litigation, Real Estate Litigation & Transactions Business Litigation, Mediation Services – Alternative Dispute Resolution and Appeals & Writs.

Laura A. Reiland

Laura A. Reiland

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