Robert K Edmunds

Robert K. Edmunds

Attorney Emeritus

Before retiring in May of 2022, Bob Edmunds practiced law for over 35 years. His experience is extensive and wide-ranging. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in business and commercial litigation; debtors and creditors in bankruptcy matters; buyers, sellers, and lenders in business and real estate transactions; and entrepreneurs organizing and financing start-up businesses.

Born in Michigan and raised from an early age in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Bob is a graduate of Davidson College and the University of Virginia School of Law. He has lived and practiced law in San Diego since 1983.

For fun, Bob spends time with his family, exercises occasionally, walks his dog, and plays saxophone and flute in the North Coastal New Horizons concert and jazz bands.

Real Estate

Bob has represented both borrowers and financial institutions in real estate purchase and sale transactions, Section 1031 exchanges, real estate financing, construction financing, transactions workouts, forbearance agreements and bankruptcy proceedings. Bob has defended and prosecuted foreclosure actions, receivership actions and related proceedings in state, federal and bankruptcy courts.

Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights

Bob has represented both debtors and creditors in collection actions, business reorganizations, workouts, forbearance agreements, business liquidations, and bankruptcy proceedings. He has defended and prosecuted numerous proceedings in bankruptcy courts, including preference actions, cash collateral disputes, motions for relief from automatic stay, motions to assume/reject commercial leases and motions for “free and clear” asset sales.

Business & Commercial Law

Bob has experience in corporate and business planning and formation, financing and credit transactions, joint ventures, partnerships, limited liability companies, purchase and sale agreements, asset purchases and sales and mergers.

Land Use & Environmental Law

Bob has experience in handling matters concerning land use, entitlements, conservation and environmental issues involved in the process of planning and executing the development of land for national, regional and private developers of residential, commercial and mixed-use property, the California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act of 1973 and California laws concerning Native American artifacts and burial sites.


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1978, Raven Society, Hardy Dillard Fellow, William Minor Lile Moot Court Board
B.A., Davidson College, 1973


State Bar of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California