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Hunt Ortmann is one of the foremost authorities on California construction law, contracts, dispute resolution and litigation offering additional legal services in the areas of business and commercial law, employment matters and labor law compliance, real estate, insurance and suretyship.

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Aaron J. Flores




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Aaron J. Flores concentrates his legal practice on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on construction, real estate, and business law. Mr. Flores is known for his ability to quickly identify and solve his clients’ problems and create a path forward for their continued success, regardless of the legal challenges they face.

Mr. Flores is a seasoned litigator and maintains a robust trial practice. He has handled jury trials, court trials, arbitrations, and mediations, as well as other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. While his litigation and trial experience is impressive, he also has extensive experience in large and small negotiated settlements and utilizes the depth of his trial experience during the negotiation process to provide his clients a measurable advantage.

Within the construction industry, Mr. Flores represents project owners, public entities and agencies, engineers, architects, designers, construction managers, inspectors, contractors, subcontractors, product manufacturers, material suppliers, equipment suppliers, and transportation companies, among others. He handles claims involving construction contract disputes, bid protests, licensing issues, delay and acceleration disputes, differing site conditions, and has an extensive understanding of the construction industry as a whole – having personally worked in the field on many private and public construction projects.

Mr. Flores also represents a diverse group of business clients across many sectors, including business investors, owners, shareholders, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures, medical facilities, surgery centers, physicians, automotive businesses, food service concessionaires, product manufacturers, and individual consumers. He routinely handles matters involving breach of contract, intentional interferences with contractual relations and prospective economic advantages, unfair competition, and fraud, just to name a few. He has taken large and small business disputes to trial in both state and federal court, including multi-million dollar disputes involving international businesses and transactions. He has also obtained meaningful injunctive relief for his clients, saving them substantial amounts of time, money, and further damage to their businesses.

A Southern California native, Mr. Flores dedicates substantial amounts of his personal time to charitable work, including mentoring younger trial lawyers and serving on the board of directors for non-profit organizations. He is also the proud uncle of 9 adorable nieces and nephews.


  • Trinity Law School, J.D., 2009, Associated Student Body President
  • California Baptist University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2006

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  • California (2009)
  • United States District Court of California, Central (2012)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Foundation
  • Orange County Hispanic Bar Association- Board of Directors
  • Three Little Words Foundation- Business Advisory Board of Directors
  • Selected as Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017

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