Richard Earl Bawden III

Richard Earl Bawden III

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  • Family Law, Divorce
  • California
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Family Law Specialist Richard E. Bawden has been practicing law for over 30 years. He has had many personal accomplishments within the legal field, among which has been to serve as the San Bernardino County Bar Association President. Mr. Bawden's personal attention to clients, his knowledge of the law and trial expertise, along with his personal integrity, have all combined to make his practice well-known in the Inland Empire. He and Robert A. Kochis are dedicated to providing quality family and divorce law consultation services in the Redlands and Inland Empire area.


Law School: University of Oregon, J.D., 1971
College: University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 1968

•2016-present Lead attorney at the Law Office of Bawden & Kochis
•1993-2015 Sole attorney at the Law Office of Richard E. Bawden specializing in family law
•1983-1993 Partner in Redlands, California, law firm of Bawden & Tyler (formerly Reynolds, Reider & Bawden) specializing in civil litigation, family law, personal injury, probate and estate planning
•1980-1983 Partner in San Bernardino, California, law firm engaged in insurance defense practice
•1977-1979 Associated with insurance defense firms in San Bernardino and Riverside, California
•1972/1976 Deputy District Attorney, San Bernardino County, California

State of California Certified Family Law Specialist

San Bernardino County Bar Association:
•President (1992-1993)
•Board of Directors (1989-1994)
•Continuing Education Committee Chairman (1982-1983)
•Medical-Legal Committee Chairman (1985-1986)
•Legal Aid Volunteer - Redlands Clinic (1996-present)

Judge Pro-Tem - San Bernardino Superior and Municipal Courts (1983-present)
Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates (2002-2005)

Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    cash is also accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Family Law Specialist
Univ of California Santa Barbara
Undergraduate Degree
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Univ of Oregon School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
Family Law Specialist
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California State Bar  # 52204
- Current
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Family Law in San Bernardino
California State Bar
Family Law Specialist
California Family Law Specialists
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Bawden & Kochis
300 E. State Street #430
Redlands, CA 92373
Telephone: (909) 792-0222