Oakland: 510-844-5100South Pasadena: 626-243-1100Orange: 714-823-4100San Diego: 760-274-2110Inland Empire: 909-581-6100

Samuel J. Muir


Mr. Muir practices primarily in the area of professional liability with an emphasis on the representation of design professionals. For more information about Mr. Muir’s practice areas, please call or email him at your convenience.


Loyola Law School (J.D., 1979)

Azusa Pacific University (B.A., Communications and Business, 1976)

Bar Admissions

California, 1979

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Central District of California, 1979

United States District Court, Northern District of California, 2001

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2005

United States Supreme Court, 2010

United States District Court, Eastern District of California, 2013

Professional Memberships

State Bar of California

American Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Pasadena Bar Association (Board of Trustees 1992, Secretary 1993, Vice President, 1994, President-Elect 1995, President 1996)

Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (Board of Directors 1991-1994)

American Board of Trial Advocates

Defense Research Institute

Pasadena/Foothill Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) (Affiliate Member)

Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California (CELSOC)

Volunteer to the Los Angeles County Bar Association Pro Bono Counsel

Settlement Officer and Arbitrator, Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Frequent speaker to the Pasadena/Foothill Chapter of the AIA, the Los Angeles Chapter of the AIA, and CELSOC.

Recent Publications and Seminars

Certification by a Licensed Architect

What is Observation?

Indemnity Changes Again

Published Decisions

Markborough v. Superior Court (1991) Cal.App.3d 705 (upholding limitation of liability clauses in construction contracts.)

Practice Areas

  • Trial
  • Professional Liability

510-844-5100 (Oakland)
626-243-1100 (South Pasadena)

Email: smuir@ccmslaw.com

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