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January 2023

Retirement of Charles M. Riffle

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Charles M. Riffle, a founding partner of Aaron, Riechert, Carpol and Riffle APC, retired on January 1, 2023. Mr. Riffle practiced law in San Mateo County for 50 years. He was a former President of the San Mateo County Bar Association, the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County and the Center for Domestic Violence Prevention. He also chaired both the family law and probate sections of the San Mateo County Bar Association.

Mr. Riffle was a prolific writer in both family law and probate law, and mentored many young attorneys, some of whom have become shareholders in Aaron, Riechert, Carpol and Riffle APC. He received the Dorothy M. Wolfe Award (twice) from the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, and the James M. Dennis, Diversity and Walter H. Harrington Awards from the San Mateo County Bar Association.

In 2014 Mr. Riffle won a national title at the North American Bridge Championships held in Las Vegas, NV.