Shaun Hanson, Partner
Family Law Attorney
Serving Riverside County since 1997, Attorney Shaun Hanson is a founding
partner of Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich. He has spent the majority
of his legal career practicing in family law courts, and has handled more
than 5,000 family law cases over the years.
Mr. Hanson has a deep understanding of the complexities of
family law cases. It is always his goal to take all reasonable steps to achieve an amicable
resolution or settlement outside of the court system. He understands,
however, that sometimes even the best intentions to resolve a divorce
in a peaceful manner can become impossible and it is best for the matter
to proceed to court. If that does happen, he has the experience, knowledge
and ability necessary to protect your rights and those of your children, if any.
He is dedicated to ensuring that your rights and your best interests are
protected throughout the process. In addition to serving his clients,
Mr. Hanson also makes it a priority to serve his community. In fact, he
has been recognized by the Riverside County Superior court for the most
volunteer hours for 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. He has also received the
2007 Southwest Riverside County Bar Association's Attorney of the
Year award, and continues to practice legal excellence in every case that
Due to his many years of service in the area, Mr. Hanson has an excellent
reputation among the Riverside courts as well as among the local counsel.
To learn more about how you will benefit from his dedicated help with
your case, call and
schedule a consultation today.
H. Charles "Chuck" Gorian, Partner
Criminal Defense Attorney
Attorney Chuck Gorian has been working exclusively to protect the rights
of the accused since 2002. He has practiced in all civil and criminal
courts in Southern California, including the federal court system. He
is admitted to the California State Bar and the Central and Southern Districts
of the Federal Court system. He has experience handling all types of misdemeanor
and felony cases, including DUI, drug crimes, theft crimes, homicide and
Riverside criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Gorian is dedicated to upholding the rights of those who have been
accused of a criminal offense, no matter how tough the circumstances may
seem. His extensive knowledge and familiarity with the court system is
a huge benefit to those who choose to work with him.
Erik J. Bradford, Partner
Family Law Attorney
Attorney Erik Bradford has been working in family law since before he graduated
from law school. Since becoming a member of the California State Bar in
2001, he has maintained that dedication to serving families in the area.
He is experienced in handling all types of divorce cases, including those
with complex custody or property/asset division issues.
In his personal time, Mr. Bradford enjoys spending time with his wife and
Danica L. Hanich, Partner
Certified Family Law Specialist
Danica L. Hanich is a partner at Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich.
Ms. Hanich is a
Certified Family Law Specialist with the California Board of Legal Specialization, a part of the California
State Bar. There are only approximately 30 Certified Specialists in Family
Law in Riverside County. Ms. Hanich has exclusively practiced Family Law
for the last 14 years.
Before becoming a partner with Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich, Ms.
Hanich was a sole practitioner in Temecula, California. Prior to that,
she was a partner at Powers & Hanich in Hemet for more than ten years.
On numerous occasions, Ms. Hanich has sat as Judge Pro Tem in Riverside
Superior Court in Family Law matters. She has been the past President
of Mt. San Jacinto Bar Association and is a member of the Southwest Bar
Association and Inns of Court.
For her undergraduate degree, Ms. Hanich attended California State University
at Long Beach concentrating on Political Science and Speech Communication.
She attended California Southern Law School at night while working as
a Legal Assistant during the day. Ms. Hanich was granted her Juris Doctor
in 1999 and sworn in as an Attorney at Law on June 5, 2000.
Ms. Hanich enjoys cooking, traveling, spending time with her husband and two sons.
Associate Family Attorney
Ms. Spear is an associate attorney with Hanson, Gorian, Bradford, and Hanich.
Attorney Spear discovered her passion for the law when working as a legal
assistant at a boutique bankruptcy firm in Palm Desert, California.
After being told she had the skills to be a great attorney, and upon realizing
that the profession was in need of strong, loyal, and charismatic women,
she began her pursuit of a juris doctorate degree at Western State University
College of Law. Ms. Spear graduated
Magna Cum Laude and proceeded to pass the California Bar Exam on her first attempt.
Although considered a very challenging and strenuous field, Ms. Spear has
always wanted to practice Family Law as it carries an important human
element not always found in other practice areas.
Ms. Spear thrives at providing not only resilient advocacy for her clients,
but doing so in a sympathetic and compassionate manner.
Associate Family Attorney
Ms. Dorado was born and raised in Riverside, California. She earned her
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from Chapman University. Ms.
Dorado also graduated summa cum laude from Chapman University earning
her Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership.
After graduate school, Ms. Dorado continued her education and graduated
with her juris doctorate degree from Concord Law School in June 2015.
She was admitted to the State Bar of California in May 2016.
During college, Ms. Dorado worked full-time as a family law paralegal.
After she completed graduate school, she also worked as an adjunct paralegal
instructor. This has provided her with over 17 years of experience in
the family law justice system, and substantial experience in leadership
Ms. Dorado is empathetic and passionate about serving her clients’
legal needs. She spends time listening to her clients, and understanding
their needs and concerns. She also takes time to explain the family law
litigation process for her clients.
Attorney Dorado will relentlessly fight to advocate for her clients. She
is not easily intimidated by challenges or adversity.
Lloyd S. Costales
Family Law Attorney
Attorney Lloyd S. Costales has been practicing family law since 1998. In
2018, Mr. Costales joined the firm as a partner. Prior to joining the
firm, Mr. Costales was a partner at Page, Lobo, Costales & Preston
from 2000 to 2018. Mr. Costales was a solo practitioner from 1998 to 2000.
Mr. Costales is active in many bar organization. He is a former board
member of the Southwest Riverside County Bar Association and received
the organizations Attorney of the Year Award in 2011. Mr. Costales is
also the past President of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers of the Inland
Empire and also a past Vice President of Programs and Operations for the
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
Mr. Costales received his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University
School of Law (NY) and his undergraduate degree from San Diego State University.
In his personal time Mr. Costales coaches youth basketball, soccer, baseball
and football. Mr. Costales also caddies in youth golf leagues. Mr. Costales
enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.
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