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SILVER & WRIGHT Team

CURTIS R. WRIGHT, Esq.

FOUNDING PARTNER

Education:
Juris Doctorate, ULV College of Law, Magnum Cum Laude
Bachelor of Science, University of Southern California (USC)

Curtis R. Wright is a founding partner of Silver & Wright LLP. Mr. Wright specializes in assisting cities with municipal law and litigation, receiverships, nuisance abatement, civil and criminal code enforcement, police services, deadly weapon forfeitures, inspection and abatement warrants, administrative law, Pitchess motion defense, and cost recovery. Curtis is an experienced City Prosecutor and City Attorney, and represents numerous municipal agencies throughout California in administrative, criminal, and civil litigation. In court, he has secured hundreds of criminal code enforcement convictions and obtained receivership appointments for numerous substantially dangerous and blighted nuisance properties. Mr. Wright has also pioneered new and efficient methods of improving code enforcement effectiveness and maximizing municipal cost recovery. Curtis has successfully recovered millions of dollars for his clients in judgments, liens, special assessments, cash settlements, and various other enforcement mechanisms.
Curtis has been published multiple times on various legal topics and teaches classes and leads presentations on various aspects of municipal law, receiverships, nuisance abatement, marijuana regulation, constitutional law, warrants, group home regulation, and cost recovery. Curtis is active in the community and has been on the board of directors of multiple nuisance abatement organizations. Mr. Wright earned his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from the University of La Verne, College of Law, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California (USC). Prior to his legal career, Curtis was a decorated Captain and Ranger in the United States Army where he was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Areas of Practice:
City Prosecutor, City Attorney, Receiverships, Nuisance Abatement, Code Enforcement, Criminal Prosecutions, Municipal Litigation, Police Services, Weapon Forfeitures, Drug Abatement, Gang Injunctions, Graffiti Abatement, Pitchess Motion Defense, Administrative Citations, Inspection Warrants, Abatement Warrants, Cost Recovery, Special Assessments

CWright@SilverWrightLaw.com
3350 Shelby Street, Suite 250
Ontario, California 91764
(949) 833-5420

Matthew R. Silver is a Founding Partner at Silver & Wright LLP. Mr. Silver’s practice areas include transactional and litigation experience in code enforcement, receiverships, land use, police services, and zoning and planning laws. He has extensive experience in the courtroom in both criminal and civil litigation, having handled hundreds of cases from inception to resolution.

His experience includes receiverships over substandard and blighted properties, civil litigation involving individuals and corporations who violate municipal codes and certain state laws, enforcement of the Health and Safety Code, red light and drug abatements, ABC regulations, civil lawsuits to abate nuisances, obtaining injunctive relief, representing clients at ad­ministrative abatement and CUP revocation hearings, defending appeals of administrative decisions in Superior Court, and working with clients to develop efficient and effective systems for enforcing their municipal codes.

MAIN OFFICE – Irvine Office
Phone: (949) 385-6431
Facsimile: (949) 385-6428

Admissions:
California State Bar
Supreme Court of California

PRACTICE AREAS:

Land Use
Zoning and Planning
Code Enforcement
Receivership
Constitutional Law
Police Services

MATTHEW R. SILVER, Esq. PARTNER
Education:

Juris Doctor, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Irvine

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Silver & Wright LLP - Attorneys at Law

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Silver & Wright LLP - Attorneys at Law

180 Promenade Circle, Suite 300, Sacramento, California 95834

Silver & Wright LLP - Attorneys at Law

3350 Shelby Street, Ste. 250 Ontario, California 91764

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Silver & Wright LLP
Phone: (949) 385-6431
3 Corporate Park, Suite 100, Irvine, California 92606