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