Mr. Price has a business and business litigation background with emphasis on competitive business practices as well as sports, contract, real estate and construction law. Mr. Price graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 1975 with Honors in political science. He subsequently obtained his law degree in 1979 from the King Hall School of Law at the University of California, Davis. He was admitted to the California Bar in 1979.
As a business attorney, Mr. Price maintains a practice almost equally divided between litigation and transactional matters. He serves as outside general counsel to the NBA's Sacramento Kings and has also successfully tried a complex federal antitrust case which resulted in a recovery of four million dollars to his clients. Mr. Price's experience, accessibility and consistent attention to detail have enabled him to provide quality, timely and cost-effective legal services to his clients. He maintains not only the highest standards of professional competence and integrity, but also the high ideals of ethics and public service.
From 1986 to 1990, Mr. Price was a partner in the Sacramento law firm of Rains & Price. In 1990, he joined Dentino, Powell & DiGiusto in order to institute and manage that firm's litigation department. As of January 1993, Mr. Price returned to a smaller, more specialized real estate and business law practice. Mr. Price has taught trial practice and sports law as an adjunct professor at the University of California, Davis School of Law. He served for six years as a trustee on the Roseville Hospital Board of Directors and was active for many years in youth soccer and little league. Mr. Price also serves as an arbitrator, mediator, and a pro tem settlement conference judge for the Sacramento, Placer and Nevada County Superior Courts. He is a member of the business and litigation sections of the State Bar of California and the Sacramento County Bar Association; and the bench-bar liaison committee of the Sacramento County Bar.
PERSONAL: Adjunct Professor of Law, University of California at Davis, Trial Practice, 1982-1985; Sports Law, 2002-2003. Director: Roseville Community Hospital, 1990-1997; University of California at Davis Law School Alumni Association, 1988-1990; Vice President, 1989-1990. Member, City of Davis Municipal Solar Utility Commission, 1983-1985; Director, Roseville Youth Soccer Club, 1989-1991.
PROFESSIONAL: Yolo County (Secretary/Treasurer, 1983; President, 1984) and Sacramento County (Bench-Bar Liaison Committee) Bar Associations, State Bar of California (Litigation and Business sections), and Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association.