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Mr. Ridgeway has extensive civil litigation experience in real estate litigation, municipal law, products liability, toxic torts, class actions, public utility law, and eminent domain/inverse condemnation. Mr. Ridgeway began his career working as a law clerk for both the Orange County District Attorney and the Orange County Public Defender. After law school, Mr. Ridgeway litigated high-profile mass torts at a boutique firm in Carlsbad. In December 2012, Mr. Ridgeway switched to the defense bar, broadening his skill set to include municipal law, civil rights and environmental litigation. 


Mr. Ridgeway opened his own office in Vista, California in 2015, emphasizing in real estate law. By 2020, Ridgeway Law became the highest rated real estate firm in North San Diego County. Mr. Ridgeway closed his firm in 2021 and joined Van Dyke & Associates, APLC to specialize in Real Estate & Probate Law. 


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  • California Bar, July 2010 

  • Southern District of California 

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California 

  • Northern District of California 

  • Central District of California 

  • United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit 

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