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Seal Beach, California

Managing Partner

phone (562) 436-7963

fax (562) 436-2180


Patrick C. Stacker




After graduating from college, Patrick C. Stacker served 4 years as a Naval officer in Vietnam. Thereafter he served as a communications systems engineer, with Litton Industries, Data Systems Division for two years in Woodland Hills California.


Subsequently, he served as a consultant at First Interstate Bank for five years, wherein he worked in the Real Estate Division and as the Assistant Vice-President of Strategic Planning.


In 1978, Patrick C. Stacker became House Counsel for Coldwell Banker Commercial, serving in various capacities including the General Counsel for their Real Estate Management Division and concluding as the General Counsel of the Investment Banking Division. During such time, he closed over 1000 contracts, with asset sales in excess of 5 billion dollars. His largest transactions were:


  • The listing of the Sears Tower, for 1.1 billion dollars, and

  • The purchase of Coldwell Banker Commercial from Sears Roebuck & Company, by its employees for $316 million dollars.


Current Legal Practice


During the past nineteen years, Patrick C. Stacker has been in private practice in the Long Beach, California. He currently represents clients doing corporate, real estate, finance, probate, estate area planning, contracts property management, and receivership work for them. These efforts include forming profit and non-profit corporations, LLP's, LLC's, closing sale and lease transactions, major aspects of probate, and providing trusts, wills and other estate planning vehicles for his clients. Mr. Stacker represented Nemesio Granadino in the California reported case, Conservatorship of Ramirez, which can be reviewed in 90 Cal App. 4th, page 390. Other representative clients include Newman Tonks Quality Hardware, Balboa Investment Group, various large cities, and counties, Christian Reformed Church Board of Home Missions, Investment Development Services and numerous churches in the Pacific Southwest District of the Lutheran Church Missouri - Synod, and various charitable organizations.


Dispute Resolution


Patrick C. Stacker served for twelve years as a District Reconciler for the Pacific Southwest District of the Lutheran Church. During this process he has been involved in numerous district reconciliations and three national Dispute Resolution Panels. He also serves as a mediator for real estate, probate, and other matters.




Patrick C. Stacker is a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Long Beach, California and serves on its Board of Discipleship as well as on the Endowment Board. He has served as a Trustee of Concordia University Irvine's Foundation and is a member of its Board of Regents. He enjoys golf and is an active member of the Auburn University Alumni Association as well as the Cerritos Optimists, and has been active in the Boy Scouts and Y-Guides.

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