D. Patrick O’Laughlin

General Counsel

7676 Hazard Center Drive, Suite 900 San Diego, CA 92108 800-338-6039

As General Counsel, Mr. O’Laughlin oversees the firm’s legal affairs and is instrumental in furthering the firm’s commitment to its clients. Mr. O’Laughlin has served on the California State Bar’s Committee on Professional Liability Insurance. For twenty years, Mr. O’Laughlin was a Professor at the University of San Diego teaching courses in real property, business organizations, and contracts. Mr. O’Laughlin serves the firm’s clients in developing strategies to enhance business opportunities and to mitigate risk. He is a member of the bar in California, Nevada, and Maine.


  • California Bar, 1997
  • Maine Bar, 1996
  • Nevada Bar, 2005


  • Hamline University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Maine, B.S. Business Administration

Professional and Civic Engagement:

  • California State Bar Committee on Professional Liability Insurance
  • San Diego County Bar Association


  • Professor, University of San Diego
  • Professor, Southwestern College
  • Professor, Cuyamaca College
  • Instructor, Continuing Legal Education: Ethics, Contracts, Real Property, Creditors' Rights
  • Regular speaker for members of the real estate industry


  • Author of numerous articles on creditors' rights published in trade magazines and law journals.