GEORGE LEE LIDDLE, JR., B.S., J.D

PARTNER

BIO
Shortly after graduating Cum Laude in 1985, Mr. Liddle entered partnership with his sister, Layne L. Liddle, and started their practice of Liddle & Liddle in Glendora, California with an emphasis on Landlord-Tenant Law and Unlawful Detainer litigation.  Mr. Liddle is a frequent speaker with the Crime Free Multi-unit Housing Program, advising landlords and management companies on Landlord-Tenant issues.  He has also lectured and published with various continuing education groups and Apartment Owner Associates on eviction matters.  He can read, write and converse reasonably well in Spanish and in his free time enjoys collecting fossils and seashells and engaging in saltwater sports such as surfing, fishing and skin diving.  He is married and lives in Glendora where he and his wife have raised three children.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science, University of California, Davis, 1978
Juris Doctor [Cum Laude], Loyola Law School, 1985

BAR LOCATION
Bar Number: 119977
Admitted to practice in California: Dec. 1985

Admitted to practice before Federal Courts: Jan. 1986

Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court: Jun. 2014

CREDENTIALS:
American Jurisprudence Award, Study of Property: 1983
St. Thomas More Law Honor Society: 1985
 

Layne L. Liddle, J.D.

PARTNER

BIO
Layne Liddle has been practicing law for 40 years, specifically in the area of Landlord/Tenant law. When she is not practicing law she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. 

EDUCATION
 
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law J.D.

BAR LOCATION
Bar Number: 94274
Admittance: 1980

CREDENTIALS:
J.D.

Jeffrey Winter

Associate

BIO

Before joining Liddle & Liddle in 2017, Mr. Winter has been a senior litigator for one of the largest Unlawful Detainer firms in Los Angeles since 2003.  He made over 5,000 court appearances and has tried numerous jury trials.  

Prior to that, Mr. Winter was General Counsel of Victory Homes for over ten years.  Victory Homes is a real estate development company.  The company has built multi-million dollar projects over the years in California, Washington and Hawaii.  During this time, Mr. Winter was responsible for the legal affairs of the company as well as overseeing the procurement and sales of numerous projects.

Having over 25 years of professorial instruction in law, he is also presently teaching computerized legal research and Business Law at Pasadena City College. 

EDUCATION

Southwestern University School of Law 
Graduate 1992

BAR LOCATION

Bar Number: 158769

Admittance: 1992

Kenton Brooks

Associate

BIO

Mr. Brooks has successfully tried thousands of eviction cases on behalf of landlords during his career, with the cases ranging from the simple failure of a tenant to pay rent, to complex disputes over the violation of commercial lease terms.  Outside of eviction matters, Kenton has advised landlords on matters such as the handling of security deposits, the defense of lawsuits brought by tenants, and the response to fair housing claims.

Prior to focusing on landlord-tenant matters, Kenton was associated with an attorney who was an Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law specialist.  He was also part of a legal team that McDonnell Douglas retained in the 1990's to handle the defense of a major breach of contract lawsuit involving the MD-11 jet. 

EDUCATION

B.A., Boston College, 1991 (magna cum laude)

J.D., Boston College Law School, 1994

BAR LOCATION

Bar Number: 192935

Admittance: 12/9/1997

CREDENTIALS:

Editor, Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest, 1994

Raymond Zakari

Associate

BIO
Mr. Zakari takes pride in his quality of work and treats all his clients, from single dwelling landlord to multi-unit property management companies, with the respect they deserve. He has represented indigent tenants as well as high profile celebrities in landlord tenant disputes.  Mr. Zakari's expertise has been sough in landlord tenant cases throughout the State. He has also argued cases at all appellate levels including the California Supreme Court.
Mr. Zakari is fluent in Spanish, German, and Armenian.  When he is not spending time with his wife and child, he enjoys being a licensed Ham Radio Operator, (KI6DAM) and he is an active volunteer with the Beverly Hills Police Department's Disaster Communication Services (DCS).

 

EDUCATION

B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara, 1998

J.D., University of Oregon, 2003

BAR LOCATION

Bar Number: 225356

Admittance: 2003