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George R. Corey, Founding Partner (Ret.)

Tel: 650-871-5666  |   Email:  grc@coreylaw.com
Address: 700 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030  | Download vCard

Since opening our office in January 1964, George R. Corey has represented both individuals and businesses in San Mateo County, developing a relationship with the Peninsula community on both a personal and professional level. Focusing his practice on general business litigation, municipal law and civil litigation, he represents clients at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Corey places an emphasis on personalized service, accessibility and commitment to the community and the firm’s clientele. His efforts have lead to numerous awards both professionally and in the community.

A San Mateo County resident for over 50 years, Mr. Corey served as Mayor of the City of San Bruno from 1972-1973, and served on the San Bruno City Council and the North San Mateo County Council of Cities. In the civic forum, Mr. Corey served as a director of numerous community service and non-profit organizations, most recently as a director of Shelter Network, a local organization that focuses on providing housing and support services to homeless families on the Peninsula. Mr. Corey also founded Peninsula Bank of Commerce, a $500 million institution, chairing its Board of Directors for 17 years.

Admissions:

State Bar of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Practice Areas:

Business Litigation
Civil Litigation
Municipal Law

Academic Credentials:

LL.B., Hastings College of the Law, University of California, 1963
B.A., University of Michigan, 1956

Awards:

Super Lawyers of Northern California, 2005 – 2015
Millbrae Man of the Year Award, 2005
Guardian of Justice Award, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, 2001
James M. Dennis Memorial Award, San Mateo County Bar Association, 1997

Professional Affiliations:

San Mateo County Superior Court (Judge Pro Tem)
San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1973)
San Mateo County Bar Association (Director, 1971-1972)
North San Mateo County Bar Association (President, 1970)
Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Civic Affiliations:

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, Chair Emeritus, “And Justice For All” Luncheon
Shelter Network Organization (Director, 2002–present)
Millbrae Community Foundation (Chairman, 2002-present)
Greater Bay Bancorp (Director, 1998-2000)
Peninsula Bank of Commerce (Chairman, 1982-1998)
United Bay Area Crusade (Director, 1997)
Center for Independence of Disabled (Director, 1983-1994)
Mayor, San Bruno, California (1972-1973)
San Bruno City Council (Member, 1968-1975)
North San Mateo County Council of Cities (Member, 1973)
Local Formation Commission (Member, 1973-1975)

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Millbrae Office

700 El Camino Real
Millbrae, CA 94030
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Tel:650-871-5666
Fax:650-871-4144

Half Moon Bay Office

625 Miramontes Street, Suite 106
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Tel: 650-726-7578
Fax: 650-726-9068

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