Firm Overview

Childers & Associates is a local law firm which was founded in 2006 by attorney Ryan D. Childers. Since that time, Childers & Associates has grown to employ two (2) full time attorneys and eight (8) full time support staff members. Childers & Associates proudly represents clients in the areas Criminal Law, Family Law, Business Law, Estate Planning, Contract and Lease Negotiations, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation and Public Entity Law.


Mr. Childers was admitted to practice law in California in 2004. As a law student, Mr. Childers worked for two (2) years as a law clerk and for approximately one (1) year after graduating from law school for the local law firm of Ewing, Johnson, Graves & Driskill. During that time, Mr. Childers worked extensively in the representation of public entities such as the City of Westmoreland and the Water District Board. Mr. Childers advised these entities regarding the Brown Act, employment issues, litigation and drafted ordinances, including their Conflict of Interest Codes, as well as Request for Proposals and other legal notices and documents. He also attended staff meetings to address legal issues and advised the respective boards regarding pending litigation matters.

Mr. Childers also represents a number of local businesses on issues ranging from employment law to the negotiation and drafting of contracts. Mr. Childers also represents clients with respect to lease negotiations and other landlord/tenant issues.

Mr. Childers is a lifelong resident of Imperial County. He is the newly elected official of the Central Union High School Board. He is a past president and current member of the El Centro Elementary District Board of Trustees. He is also the immediate past President of the Imperial County Bar Association and President elect of the El Centro Rotary Club.

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