Attorney Profiles

The Law Office of Richard E. Bawden & Robert A. Kochis provide legal services to clients from the Redlands-Inland Empire areas who need help in the area of family law. Their office emphasizes:

Richard E. Bawden - Family Law Attorney

MEET FAMILY LAW SPECIALIST RICHARD E. BAWDEN

Family Law Specialist Richard E. Bawden has been practicing family law for over 30 years. He has had many personal accomplishments within the legal field, among which has been to serve as the San Bernardino County Bar Association President. Mr. Bawden’s personal attention to clients, his knowledge of the law and trial expertise, along with his personal integrity, have all combined to make his practice well-known in the Inland Empire. He and Robert A. Kochis are dedicated to providing quality family and divorce law consultation services in the Redlands and Inland Empire area.

EDUCATION

Law School: University of Oregon, J.D. College: University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

  • 2016-present Attorney at the Law Office of Bawden & Kochis specializing in family law.
  • 1993-2015 Sole attorney at the Law Office of Richard E. Bawden specializing in family law
  • 1983-1993 Partner in Redlands, California, law firm of Bawden & Tyler (formerly Reynolds, Reider & Bawden)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

San Bernardino County Bar Association:

  • President (1992-1993)
  • Board of Directors (1989-1994)
  • Continuing Education Committee Chairman (1982-1983)
  • Medical-Legal Committee Chairman (1985-1986)

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Kiwanis – Redlands Noon President (2001-2002)
  • Redlands YMCA Board of Directors (1987-1989)
  • Salvation Army, Redlands, Corps., Advisory Board (1983-1995)
  • Shelter Homes of Redlands, Inc. Director (1983-1986)
  • Redlands Chamber of Commerce – Member since 1983
  • Redlands AYSO – Coach
  • Redlands Baseball for Youth – Coach
  • Micah House Non-Profit Board Member (1997-2015)
  • Redlands Historical Museum Board Member (2014-present)
  • YMCA Legal Aid Board Member (2016-present)

BAR ADMISSIONS

1972, California, Bar No.52204; United States District Court (Central and Northern Districts of California); United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit.

Robert A. Kochis - Family Law Attorney

MEET FAMILY LAW SPECIALIST ROBERT A. KOCHIS

In addition to his legal expertise, Robert Kochis brings in-depth knowledge for family law clients in the arena of financial and business services. Prior to law school, he was a business owner and later, a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley. After graduating from the University of La Verne Law School, Robert practiced family law at the Law Offices of Soheila Azizi where he handled a wide variety of cases from complex community property matters to custody and visitation issues. Robert is also a certified family law mediator and has served as a volunteer in Family Law court mediation programs based in Riverside and San Bernardino.

EDUCATION

Law School: University of La Verne College of Law Ontario, CA Juris Doctor. May 2012 College: California State Polytechnic University Pomona, CA Bachelor of Arts, in Liberal Studies, June 1989

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2016 to present Law Office of Richard E. Bawden & Robert A. Kochis, specializing in family law
  • June 2013-2015 Law Offices of Soheila S. Azizi, Rancho Cucamonga, CA Lead trial attorney specializing in family law
  • November 2011-June 2013 Mediation Internship and Certification

BAR ADMISSIONS

California State Bar Number: 290394 Admitted June 2013