Curtis R. Wright is a founding partner of Silver & Wright LLP. Mr. Wright specializes in assisting cities with municipal law and litigation, receiverships, nuisance abatement, civil and criminal code enforcement, police services, deadly weapon forfeitures, inspection and abatement warrants, administrative law, Pitchess motion defense, and cost recovery. Curtis is an experienced City Prosecutor and City Attorney, and represents numerous municipal agencies throughout California in administrative, criminal, and civil litigation. In court, he has secured hundreds of criminal code enforcement convictions and obtained receivership appointments for numerous substantially dangerous and blighted nuisance properties. Mr. Wright has also pioneered new and efficient methods of improving code enforcement effectiveness and maximizing municipal cost recovery. Curtis has successfully recovered millions of dollars for his clients in judgments, liens, special assessments, cash settlements, and various other enforcement mechanisms.
Curtis has been published multiple times on various legal topics and teaches classes and leads presentations on various aspects of municipal law, receiverships, nuisance abatement, marijuana regulation, constitutional law, warrants, group home regulation, and cost recovery. Curtis is active in the community and has been on the board of directors of multiple nuisance abatement organizations. Mr. Wright earned his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from the University of La Verne, College of Law, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California (USC). Prior to his legal career, Curtis was a decorated Captain and Ranger in the United States Army where he was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Areas of Practice:
City Prosecutor, City Attorney, Receiverships, Nuisance Abatement, Code Enforcement, Criminal Prosecutions, Municipal Litigation, Police Services, Weapon Forfeitures, Drug Abatement, Gang Injunctions, Graffiti Abatement, Pitchess Motion Defense, Administrative Citations, Inspection Warrants, Abatement Warrants, Cost Recovery, Special Assessments