Omar Sandoval, Director

Omar Sandoval
Phone: (714) 415-1049
Fax: (714) 415-1149
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Practice Areas

Practice Description

Omar Sandoval practices municipal and local government law.  He has years of experience advising city councils, city commissions, and special districts on governmental and regulatory activities, and procedures including the Brown Act, Political Reform Act, Public Records Act, Government Tort Claims Act, Public Contracts Code, Elections Code, California Voting Rights Act, adoption of local regulations, code enforcement, California Environmental Quality Act, Uniform Building Codes, land use, solid waste, sewage, municipal franchises and telecommunications.

Mr. Sandoval regularly drafts agreements, ordinances, resolutions, legal opinions and letters, including development agreements, real property disposition agreements, and municipal franchise agreements.  He has also prosecuted and defended tort claims, administrative and traditional writs, inverse condemnation claims, contract disputes and public works litigation matters.

Mr. Sandoval serves as City Attorney to the City of Garden Grove and City of Diamond Bar. He also serves as General Counsel to the Rossmoor/Los Alamitos Area Sewer District.  Mr. Sandoval has previously served in similar capacities for the cities of Chino, Coachella, Hawaiian Gardens, Indio, Paramount, and San Juan Capistrano, as well as being prior General Counsel to the Midway City Sanitary District.

Professional Activities

Mr. Sandoval is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and the Orange County City Attorneys’ Association, of which he has been president for one year and served on the Board of Directors for four years.


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law (J.D., 1994)
  • Pomona College, Claremont (B.A., 1991)