Inland Empire of Southern California Lawyer Legal Representative Attorney at Law

Donald S. Dench

Honors & Awards

  • 2013 Alternative Dispute Resolution Recognition Award, Riverside County Superior Court
  • 2012 Alternative Dispute Resolution Recognition Award, Los Angeles County Superior Court
  • 2012 Alternative Dispute Resolution Recognition Award, Riverside County Superior Court
  • 2011 Family Law Voluntary Settlement Conference, Mediator Appreciation Day Recognition, Riverside County Superior Court
  • 2011 Alternative Dispute Resolution Recognition Award, Los Angeles County Superior Court
  • 2011 Alternative Dispute Resolution Recognition Award, Riverside County Superior Court
  • 2010 Mediation Certificate of Appreciation, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2010 Mediation Appreciation Award, Inland Valleys Justice Center
  • 2009 Volunteer Certificate of Appreciation, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2008 Volunteer Certificate of Appreciation, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2006-2007 Ask a Lawyer Night, Founder Recognition Award, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2006 Bar President Certificate of Recognition, California State Senate
  • 2006 Bar President Civic Leadership Commendation, California Legislature Assembly
  • 2006 Bar President Civic Leadership Commendation, Board of Supervisors San Bernardino County
  • 2005-2006 Bar President Award, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2004-2005 President Appreciation Award, East West Family Law Council
  • 2004-2005 Volunteer Certificate of Appreciation, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2003-2008 Volunteer Letters of Appreciation-Student Consultations, Cal State University San Bernardino
  • 2001-2002 Director Certificate of Appreciation, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2001 Attorney Volunteer of the Year Award, West End Legal Aid Clinic Board of Directors
  • 2000 Community Service Special Congressional Recognition, U.S. Congress
  • 2000 Outstanding Volunteer Attorney, Certificate of Appreciation, California State Senate
  • 2000 Volunteer Attorney Certificate of Appreciation, West End Legal Aid Clinic
  • 1999 Volunteer Attorney Certificate of Recognition, Board of Supervisors San Bernardino County
  • 1999 Outstanding Volunteer Attorney Recognition, California State Senate
  • 1999 Volunteer Attorney Certificate of Appreciation, West End Legal Aid Clinic
  • 1998 Volunteer Attorney Certificate of Recognition, Board of Supervisors San Bernardino County
  • 1998 Judge Pro-Tem Certificate of Recognition, Superior Court of San Bernardino County
  • 1980-1998 Various Law Enforcement, Letters of Commendation and Appreciation Awards.

Bar Admissions

  • 1997-Present The State Bar of California
  • 1997-Present United States District Court,Central District of California
  • 2005-Present United States Supreme Court

Bar Associations & Committees

  • Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • East West Family Law Council
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • 2006 Judicial Outreach Program Committee, San Bernardino County Superior Courts
  • 2005-2006 President, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2002-2007 Board of Directors, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2004-2005 President, East West Family Law Council
  • 2002-2006 Member, East West Family Law Council
  • 2005 Mock Judge for Department of Social Services Mock City
  • 2004 Guest Lecturer Tri-Community Adult Education Court Reporting School, Covina, CA

Community & Legal Aid Services

  • 2010 Volunteer Mediator – Family Law, Inland Valleys Justice Center
  • 2010 Volunteer Mediator – Civil Matters, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court’s Volunteer Mediation Program Referral Program, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2006-2010 Founder/Volunteer, “Ask a Lawyer Night” Monthly legal Clinic – In all areas of the law, offered to all members of the public. Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • 2003-2008 Volunteer, College Legal Aid Clinic Student Consultations, Cal State University San Bernardino
  • 2003-2004 Volunteer, Legal Aid Project Consultations and assistance with legal documents for low income and underprivileged residents of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Association
  • 1998-2002 Volunteer, West End Legal Aid Clinic, Inc. Consultations and assistance with legal documents for lower social economic residents in the west end of San Bernardino County.
  • 1992-1994 Student Volunteer, Legal Aid Clinic Assistance with legal documents for lower income and underprivileged residents of San Bernardino and surrounding communities. San Bernardino County Bar Association

Lets Work Together

For high-quality, experienced legal defense, you can trust that I, Donald Dench, will be on your side every step of the way throughout the entire case.