Joseph M. Giden


1880 Century Park East, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067-1621

Phone: (310) 552-3400
Fax: (310) 552-0805
Professional Experience

Joseph M. Giden is one of the original group of partners that founded the firm.  Mr.Giden has been practicing law in the state of California for more then fifty years. Over these fifty years, he has advised many of the firm’s clients in the areas of insurance coverage issues, suretyship disputes, title insurance and real property issues and the firm’s construction industry clients.

Practice Areas

Title Insurance Law
Fidelity and Surety Law
Construction Law


Harvard University Law School (LL.B., cum laude), Cambridge, MA, 1958
Dartmouth College (A.B., cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa), Hanover, NH, 1955

Professional Memberships/Certifications

State Bar of California
American Arbitration Association - Member, Panel of Arbitrators
Los Angeles County Bar Association
American Bar Association, Section of Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law (1976-1985), Fidelity and Surety Law Committee

Bar Admissions

California, 1959

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