Richard Foster

Attorney and Author in Seal Beach, CA

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Richard Foster is an attorney based out of Seal Beach, CA, and is the Founding Attorney of the Law Office of Richard J. Foster. He has represented clients in matters of business and commercial litigation, and he has extensive experience in drafting simple to complex business contracts. In the world of law, Richard’s success is well-known in the industry, and he has an “AV Preeminent” rating in the renowned Martindale-Hubbell legal directory.

As a graduate of Long Beach State University with a double major in Political Science and Rhetorical Theory, Richard Foster went on to attend the University of Southern California – Los Angeles to receive his Masters of Public Administration. During his time at UCLA, he cut his teeth and gained valuable information from his internships in the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (Sacramento) and League of California Cities (Los Angeles).

During his time at Long Beach State University, Richard Foster captain of the Varsity Water Polo team, helping lead the team to 4th place in the NCAA Championships. While not evident to him at the time, his experience in sports would turn out to be a direct foreshadowing of his future career as an attorney well-versed in the world of athlete image and name protection.

Richard Foster was President of the National Governing Body for United States Water Polo, Inc. from 1990-1996 and, after a short break to pursue some other endeavors, again from 2000-2006.

Richard is also the recipient of the U.S. Water Polo Award, Paragon Award, and a member of the United States Water Polo Hall of Fame.

Richard Foster is also an instructor at California State University in the Graduate program of sports management, where he educates future generations on sports ethics.

In addition, Richard is a lover of writing and communication. In addition to all of this, Richard is an accomplished author. In 2008, Santa Monica Press published “Mark Spitz: The Incredible Life of an Olympic Champion,” written by Richard Foster about the former competitive swimmer and nine-time Olympic champion.