Law Offices of C. Samuel Blick
16915 Avenida De Acacias
Post Office Box 9477
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Office: (858) 395-1554
Facsimile: (858) 220-0225


Land Use, Real Estate Development, Resource Agency,
Golf Course Development, Entitlement Law, Community Interest Developments.


University of San Diego
Juris Doctor, 1970
John Lewis King Scholar

Wayne State University
Bachelor of Arts, 1967
[Double Major, English/History]

Bob Jones Academy
[With Honors, early graduation program]
Greenville, South Carolina


California Bar, 1971
All California State Courts
United States District Court for the Central District
United States District Court for the Southern District

Professional Experience

Law Offices of C. Samuel Blick - Rancho Santa Fe
1984 – present, Founding Partner
Higgs, Fletcher & Mack
1976 - 1984, Full partner and land use specialty team leader.
City of Del Mar, City of Carlsbad, City of Vista, City of San Marcos
1976 - 1978, Del Mar City Attorney (client basis)
Special Counsel to City of Carlsbad, City of San Marcos, City of Chula Vista, City of Vista and County of San Diego.
City of Escondido
1973 – 1976, City Attorney (full time)
1973 – 1976, General Counsel – Escondido Mutual Water Authority
The City of Chula Vista
1971 – 1973, Assistant City Attorney

Awards and Presentations

City of Del Mar Planning Commissioner – Serving Presently to June 2016
San Diego Magazine – Top Lawyers 2014
University of California, San Diego – Author and Lecturer
National Institute of Municipal Law Officers – Author and Lecturer
California Continuing Education of the Bar – Author and Lecturer
Martindale-Hubble Rating - AV [Highest possible]
John Lewis King Scholar and Honoree
Honored for youngest applicant to be admitted to California Bar and youngest City Attorney in California.
Phi Delta Phi Legal Society
Phi Kappa Pi Fraternity