Ed Lear is an attorney and founder of the boutique litigation firm Century Law Group. His legal career has spanned “big firm” litigation, state bar prosecution, and ethics/professional responsibility, business and real estate law. Ed has tried over 200 cases, was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates, is a frequent legal speaker, published author, and expert witness for attorney standard of care. He is a graduate of UCLA School of Law and Dartmouth College cum laude. In the community, Ed served as a Commissioner for 12 years and as Chair of the MBUSD Bond Oversight Committee. Ed is very pleased to share his career experience and advice with the students of MYC.