Stephen Warren Solomon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Gaming Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Solomon Saltsman & Jamieson
 | 426 Culver Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90293
Phone: 800-405-4222
Fax: 310-822-3512
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1965
Practice Areas:
  • Gaming (50%),
  • Administrative Law (40%),
  • Land Use/Zoning (10%)
Attorney Profile

Stephen Warren Solomon is the managing partner of Los Angeles law firm Solomon Saltsman & Jamieson, where he represents clients in a variety of matters, particularly gaming, Indian sovereignty,  land use planning, liquor law, and alcoholic beverage law, administrative law, governmental relations and constitutional law. He also has extensive experience in civil litigation, including business law, personal injury, product liability and malpractice. He accepts cases throughout California.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in 1961 from the University of California in economics and political science, Mr. Solomon earned his Juris Doctor from UCLA in 1964. He served as a Temporary Judge in the Los Angeles Superior Court. Mr. Solomon is admitted to practice law in California; before the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit; and the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California. He is also a member of the Intertribal Court of Southern California.

Mr. Solomon has received Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating of AV Preeminent* by his peers, and is a lifetime member of the distinguished Million Dollar Advocates Forum, having won numerous sizable awards for clients throughout the years.

Mr. Solomon is also known for his work as co-creator, co-producer and co-host of the award-winning television show Legal Help Live, and as co-host of the shows It's Your Call and Get Out. Additionally, his work as producer of the show Cheap Eats helped win a Los Angeles 2012 Emmy Award. Mr. Solomon has written numerous articles on business and Indian law for the Daily Journal, the Los Angeles Business Journal and Indian Country Today. He frequently speaks on various legal topics at seminars and continuing education programs.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Gaming (50%): Gaming Law

Administrative Law (40%)

Land Use/Zoning (10%)

Focus Areas

Gaming Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019

Email Me

To: Stephen Warren Solomon
Super Lawyers: Potential Client Inquiry

About Stephen Solomon

Admitted: 1965, California

Professional Webpage: https://ssjlaw.com/profiles/solomon/

Honors/Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America!, Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Super Lawyer, 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America!, Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Super Lawyer, 2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America!, Best Lawyers, 2016
  • Super Lawyer, 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in Americal, Best Lawyers, 2015
  • Super Lawyer, 2015
  • Temporary Judge Los Angeles Superior Court, Los Angeles Superior Court, 2015
  • Super Lawyer, 2014
  • Super Lawyer, 2013
  • Super Lawyer, 2012
  • Super Lawyer, 2011
  • Super Lawyer, 2010
  • Super Lawyer, 2009
  • Super Lawyer, 2008
  • Super Lawyer, 2007
  • Super Lawyer, 2006
  • Super Lawyer, 2005
  • Super Lawyer, 2004
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Los Angeles Superior Court Temporary Judge Program 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
  • 2012 - Winner Los Angeles EMMY Awards Academy of Television, Arts & Science, Producer, Cheap Eats
  • 2012 - Nominee Los Angeles EMMY Awards Academy of Television, Arts & Science, Producer, Cheap Eats
  • 2014 Profiled in Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers 2014 Edition
  • Judge, Moot Court Program, UCLA Law School
  •  Moot Court Program Judge, Pepperdine Law School
  • Star Award Winner #2 - Cheap Eats - SCAN NATOA 2012 – Magazine
  • Star Award Winner #2 – Legal Help Live – SCAN NATOA 2006 – Talk
  • Star Award Winner #3 – Legal Help Live – SCAN NATOA 2008 – Talk
  • Star Award Winner #2 – Legal Help Live – SCAN NATOA 2011 – Talk
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, The Top Trial Lawyers in America®
  • Profiled in Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers 2012 Edition
  • Profiled in Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers 2013 Edition
  • Rated 'AV' by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available for legal ability and general ethics.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Intertribal Court of Southern California Bar Association, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971
  • American Bar Association, 1970
  • Member, Santa Monica Bar Association, , 1968
  • California State Bar, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1965
  • Committee on Beverage Alcohol Practice
  • California Indian Law Association
  • Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice
  • Past President, Administration Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Pro bono/Community Service:

  •   Talk Show co host Legal Help Live tv LA36 and Santa Monica 16 2005 to date Talk Show  co host on Los Angeles channel 36 and Santa Monica channel 16-10 part series on The Homeless issues in Southern California-Westside Shelter and Hunger Coalition award 2007, 2007
  • Television Co-creator, Co-Executive Producer, Co-host "Legal Help Live" 2005 to Present 
  • Past Member, Board of Trustees, Crossroads School
  • Past Member, Board of Trustees, Windward School
  • Past Member, UCLA Chancellor Associates
  • UCLA Coaches Roundtable
  • Past Member, UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Associates
  • Long Beach Police Officers Honorary Association
  • Life Member, Eagle & Badge Foundation
  • Presenter, Los Angeles Area EMMY Awards Academy of Television, Arts & ScienceTelevision Co-host and Co-creator, "Cheap Eats"™ 2009 to date - Channels 16 & 36, 2011
  • Crossroad High School, Past Member, Board of Trustees

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, 19th Annual State Convention, "How to Survive in Business Under the new ABC Statutes and Land-Use Planning"
  • Instructor, International Association of Chiefs of Police Lecturer, ABC Law and Land Use Planning Seminars, 1994 to Present
  • Instructor, International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Instructor, Labor Relations, UCLA Extension
  • Speaker "Protect Your Business From Police and Decoy Stings" CA Grocers" Association, Retail Food Industry Show, Oct. 1996
  • Speaker "Zoning and Use Permits by Cities and Counties to Regulate or Abolish Retailing of Alcoholic Beverages", National Association of Beverage Retailer Convention, Las Vegas, NV 1996
  • Speaker "Understanding the Laws, Rules, and Regulations of the ABC and Growing Problem With Use Permits", Business Opportunity Council of CA, April 1996
  • Speaker, Legal Rights Seminar, San Bernardino, CA, 1996
  • Speaker "How to Select a Qualified Attorney" Projustice Summit, 1996
  • Speaker, "The Trips & Traps of Alcoholic Beverage License Ownership" Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals, LA Chapter September Meeting, 2007
  • Speaker, co-creator, Alcohol Beverage Law and Land Use Planning Seminars,- continued Education of the State Bar Approved 1994 To 2008
  • Annual Updates, ABC and OLCC Licensee Handbooks
  • Co-Contributing Editor, "Administrative Law, Alcoholic Beverage licensing" (Chapter 18) – 1994 Matthew Bender
  • Co-Author, "Judges Should Not Permit Consultants to Practice Law" Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • Co-Author, "Native American Nations Should Set Their Own Liquor-Licensing Rules" – 2003 Los Angeles Journal
  • Co-Author, "Sovereign Indian Nations and California's ABC" – Nov 5, 2003 Indian Country
  • Co-Author, "Who's the Judge? Or, How Those Backroom Decisions Are Made" – 2004 California Beverage News
  • Co-Author, "Extreme Makeover: Identity Upgrades" – 2006 Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • Co-Author, "The Wal-Mart Way – The Nation's Largest Retailer Should Inspire Respect Instead of Animosity" – 2006 Los Angeles Business Journal
  • Co-Author, "Indian Casino Liquor: Licensing Impacted by Anti-Indian Forces" – 2006 Indian Country
  • Co-Author, "Into the Cookie Jar" – 2009 Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • Co-Author, "Identity Swap: California and Amsterdam" – Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2009
  • Co-Author, "Is it an Elephant or a Mouse?" – 2010 Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • Co-Author, "Letting the Genie Out of the Bottle?" Indian Intrastate Internet Gaming – Indian Country Today, January 7, 2011
  •  Co-Author, "No Indian Casinos in Los Angeles County? Why Not?" – Indian Country Today, November 22, 2011
  • Co-Author, "In a State of Denial About Pot?" – Los Angeles Business Journal, Feb. 6, 2012
  • Co-Author, "Temporary Judges: Critical Asset During Budget Crisis" – Daily Journal, Sept. 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Emmy nominated Producer TV show Cheap Eats, 2012
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum�, The Top Trial Lawyers in America�. Rated 'AV� Preeminent�' by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available for legal ability and general ethics. Certificate of Appreciation - Los Angeles Superior Court Temporary Judge Program 2011, 2010, 2009 2012 Winner Los Angeles EMMY Awards Academy of Television, Arts & Science, Cheap Eats 2012 Nominee Los Angeles EMMY Awards Academy of Television, Arts & Science, Cheap Eats Profiled in Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers 2012 edition

Educational Background:

  • University of California Los Angeles Major: Economics & Political Science, 1961
Find Me Online
Website - www.ssjlaw.com
Office Location for Stephen Warren Solomon

426 Culver Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90293

Phone: 800-405-4222

Fax: 310-822-3512

 

Stephen Warren Solomon:

Last Updated: 8/15/2018

Page Generated: 0.30328106880188 sec