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About Griswold Law

Griswold Law solves problems across California when drastic measures are required.

 

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  • Appointed over 200 times in California courts within 22 different counties
  • Consistently appointed as a health & safety receiver, partition referee, tenant habitability receiver, post-judgment receiver and rents/profits receiver
  • Substantial experience taking control of troubled real estate assets, including houses, apartments, motels and failed developments
  • Focus on hoarding, nuisance/drug activity, slum motels/apartments, illegal conversions and abandoned properties
  • Appointed as receiver in business disputes to take operational control of business during litigation
Griswold Law solves problems across California when drastic measures are required.
Richardson “Red” Griswold - CEO, Receiver/Attorney

Richardson “Red” Griswold

CEO, Receiver/Attorney

Richardson “Red” Griswold acts as a court-appointed Receiver and court-appointed Partition Referee in California.  Mr. Griswold has been appointed by over 200 California courts in 22 different California counties, including appointments related to health & safety, rents & profits, post-judgment and partition matters.  In addition, Mr. Griswold provides legal counsel and representation for receivers and partition referees in California, as well as acts as an expert witness in the areas of habitability standards and real estate management practices.

Mr. Griswold was the 2019 Chair/President of the California Receivers Forum and has served on its Board of Directors for several years. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the San Diego chapter (San Diego Receivers Forum). He is a member of the California State Bar and licensed to practice law in all California state courts, as well as the United States District Courts in the Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California.  Mr. Griswold earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis and his law degree, magna cum laude, from California Western School of Law in San Diego.  Mr. Griswold is also a licensed California Real Estate Broker.  He currently co-owns a property management company in San Diego (Red House Property Management).

Prior to founding Griswold Law, Mr. Griswold sharpened his legal skills at several Southern California law firms focusing on real estate law, employment law and business litigation, as well as in the legal departments of the San Diego Padres and The Upper Deck Company.  He also previously served as Vice President of a commercial and residential property management company.

Jamie Eberhardt - Receivership Director/Sr. Paralegal

Jamie Eberhardt

Receivership Director/Sr. Paralegal

Jamie Eberhardt is the Receivership Director/Senior Paralegal for Griswold Law and is also a California certified paralegal. Jamie obtained her Paralegal Certificate from the University of San Diego Paralegal Program in 2011 with Highest Honors. Jamie has been involved with receiverships for over 9 years, combined with legal experience in civil litigation and public sector practice. She has extensive knowledge and first-hand experience with health and safety receiverships, as well as working on behalf of California cities and counties in filing receivership petitions. At Griswold Law, Jamie is responsible for communications with property owners, tenants, contractors, and City staff. She also handles most on-site property inspections, drafting of reports and legal pleadings, and the process for property sales and escrow. She is also an active member with the San Diego Hoarding Collaborative and the Orange County Hoarding Task Force. Both organizations work with various individuals involved with hoarding disorder in different capacities in order to identify and understand the difficulties with hoarding behavior, advocate for resources, and develop an effective approach.

 Neil Sheaffer - Attorney/Staff Receiver

Neil Sheaffer

Managing Attorney

Neil Sheaffer oversees the legal strategy of Griswold Law’s portfolio of receivership and partition assignments. Since joining Griswold Law in 2019, Neil has gained extensive experience in all facets of receivership law, with particular focus on health & safety, rents & profits, business dispute and cannabis. Neil has also been appointed as a receiver or partition referee by various California courts.

Neil is a member of the California State Bar and licensed to practice law in all California state courts, as well as the United States District Courts in the Central and Southern Districts of California.

Neil earned his undergraduate degree in Russian Studies from Washington and Lee University and his law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Jarrod Ready - Staff Attorney

Jarrod Ready

Staff Attorney

As a Staff Attorney, Jarrod Ready plays a versatile role in our portfolio of court-appointed receivership and referee assignments. Jarrod has experience in a variety of general civil litigation and family law matters, and is also a licensed California real estate agent, bringing a unique blend of legal and real estate experience to his practice.

Jarrod is a proud Leucadia local with deep roots in the community. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of San Diego and graduated with honors from California Western School of Law.

Markus Woods - Staff Attorney

Markus Woods

Staff Attorney

Markus Woods is a staff attorney supporting Griswold Law’s referee and receivership appointments. Markus’ experience with various real estate related issues makes him an asset to the Griswold Law team.

Markus graduated from UC San Diego with a degree in economics, where he also competed as a member of the track and field team. He earned his law degree from the University of San Diego.

Prior to Griswold Law, Markus worked as an associate at a firm which focused primarily on partition law where he developed a nuanced understanding of property disputes.

 

Gabrielle Ritter - Paralegal

Gabrielle Ritter

Paralegal

Gabrielle Ritter is a Paralegal at Griswold Law. With over six years of experience in civil litigation, Gabrielle’s responsibilities include a wide variety of paralegal, administrative and support tasks, particularly for our vast portfolio of receivership and partition matters. Gabrielle takes pride in her commitment to continuous learning, strong organizational skills, positive work culture, and efficient work product.

Gabrielle is furthering her education by pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science at National University.

 

Casey Fashouer - Senior Project Manager

Casey Fashouer

Senior Project Manager

Casey Fashouer is a Senior Project Manager at Griswold Law. Casey manages all phases of the receivership projects and ensures they are completed on budget and in a timely manner.  He works with a variety of stakeholders to coordinate timelines and expectations while monitoring the overall progress.

Casey earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Redlands and a Master of Science in Real Estate degree from the University of San Diego.  Prior to joining Griswold Law, Casey was a Corporate Project Manager at a division of CoStar called Ten-X, an online commercial real estate auction platform.  He primarily focused on improving processes and systems while supporting the business goals and objectives.

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The Griwold Law team

Griswold Law, APC

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Encinitas, CA 92024

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