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​​100+ Years of Legal Experience and Innovation 

3636 Nobel Drive, Suite 215, San Diego, California 92122 | (858) 404-9800 | info@rowemullen.com


Charles E. Rowe, Esq.

Direct Dial:  (858) 450-2206

Email:  rowe@rowemullen.com


Business Transactions of all types


  • San Diego State College, B.A.
  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. with Honors


  • United States Supreme Court
  • California Supreme Court
  • All California Courts of Appeal and Trial Courts
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Claims
  • District Court, Southern District of California


  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • State Bar of California, Business and Taxation Sections
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Chairperson, Business Law Section (1986-1995); Chairperson, Attorney-Accountant Relations Committee (1989-1994)


  • Juvenile Court Referee Judge, San Diego County Superior Court
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law (Juvenile Law)
  • Associate Professor, San Diego State University (Contract Law)
  • Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard and Smith LLP (Partner)


  • AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell for more than 30 years (Highest Rating given by Martindale-Hubbell, the largest attorney listing and attorney rating company in the world.  Ranked as #6 of all attorneys located in La Jolla, CA by Martindale-Hubbell)
  • Honored as the featured attorney in the "Executive Spotlight" section of Top Lawyers by WorldWide Publishers, which lists the best attorneys in the United States
  • ​Featured in Los Angeles Times as one of Southern California's Top Rated Attorneys
  • Featured in San Diego Magazine as one of San Diego's Top Attorneys for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Nominated as the Best Lawyer in La Jolla by LegalForce Media Publications
  • Nationally recognized in Inter Circle Executive Magazine of Continental Who's Who
  • Member, Board of Directors Foundation for Learning Equality, Inc.
  • Past Chairperson, Board of Directors, Volunteers in Probation
  • Past Member Board of Directors, Big Brothers of America
  • Co-Author, Advising California Partnerships (1988) Published by the California Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Business Buyout Agreements Consultant to California Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Nominee for Service to the Legal Profession (1995)
  • Prevailing Attorney in Robb v The United States, 456 F.2d 768 (holding that civilians employed by the Navy in Viet Nam cannot be court martialled in Military Court)
  • Plaintiff's Class Counsel:  7-Eleven Owners for Fair Franchising v The Southland Corporation - ($37 million settlement), 85 Cal. App. 4th 1135 (2000)