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JOHN A. MESSINA, JR., ESQ. - Murrieta, CA

KELLY LYTTON & WILLIAMS LLP25240 Hancock AvenueSuite 330Crossroads Corporate Center Murrieta, CA 92562

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Updated: 02/22/2018


Major Practice Areas: Business and Real Estate

John A. Messina, Jr. is a partner with the law firm of Kelly Lytton & Williams LLP and has top executive level, hands-on experience as a broker, real estate developer and mortgage banker. As an attorney, Mr. Messina represents business entities, governmental agencies, and individuals in civil litigation, including trials and appeals, involving areas such as finance, contracts, corporate law, land use, individual and group disputes...



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  • Reserve Supervisor of the Year 2008, Operations Reserve Unit, Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department
  • Investigator of the Year 2003; Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department
  • Bachelor of Arts in Management, With Distinction
  • Appointed as a Special Master in a Los Angeles Superior Court Case involving malfeasance in a non-profit organization, 2000 - 2002

Published Works

  • California Commercial Lease Option Purchase Agreements Line by Line, Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters business, 2009
  • Some Tax Consequences for Homeowners Seeking Financial Relief, The Real Estate Professional, February 1996, at 74
  • Tribute to A Friend, CHP Zenith 2000, Volume 45, Number1 / Winter 1998, at 36

Classes and Seminars

  • Obligations and Responsibilities of Officers and Directors of Nonprofit Organizations, National Latino Peace Officer Association National Convention Las Vegas, Nevada 1999, 2000 (California P.O.S.T.)
  • What You Should Know About Off-Duty Shooting Incidents, Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Pro Bono Activities

  • Associate Judge, Intertribal Court of Southern California, 2009 - Present
  • Director, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Industry Station Youth Activities League, 1994 - Present
  • General Counsel, National Latino Peace Officers Association, 1994 - 2004
  • Federal Task Force OfficerSpecial Deputy US Marshal, 2005 - 2006
  • Lieutenant, Reserve; Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department, 2001 - Present



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    KELLY LYTTON & WILLIAMS LLP25240 Hancock AvenueSuite 330Crossroads Corporate Center Murrieta, CA 92562


    • (951) 346-3334

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