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2008: Heroes, Pioneers & Trailblazers
Ben Dillingham III
Delores Jacobs
Cleve Jones
Christine Kehoe
Klein & Reise
Stanley Lewis
Robert Lynn
Doug Moore
Teresa Oyos
Steve Padilla
Regina Reinhardt
Matt Stephens
Kevin Tilden
Ted Weathers
Bridget Wilson
Robert H. Lynn
Lawyer, activist

photoRobert H. Lynn is an accomplished attorney and a longtime community activist, having received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a Juris Doctor from the California Western School of Law. During his career, he has served on the board of directors for the American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego County, the Greater San Diego Business Association, Gays and Lesbians for Programming Excellence KPBS Affinity Group, The San Diego LGBT Community Center, the California Human Rights Advocates, the Ancient Mariner’s Sailing Society and the Whitman-Radcliffe Foundation


Lynn is the founder of the San Diego Democratic Club and has worked with the San Diego County Health Services Advisory Board, the United Way Program Review panel, the California Democratic Council, the San Diego Coalition for Human Rights, the Lawyer’s Club of San Diego, and he currently sits on the Conference of Delegates of the State Bar of California Resolutions Committee, and is an active member of the Tom Homann Law Association. He has received write ups in both the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Magazine as being a prominent spokesperson for the GLBT community.

A published journalist, from 1974 to 1978 he wrote a biweekly column on politics and other non-legal matters for the Pacific Coast Times, and had a similar column for San Diego Update from 1978-1982. His name can also be found attached to countless articles published in a wide array of legal journals. Lynn is currently a partner at the firm Lynn & Fortune, LLP, with a focus on appellate and trial litigation and general business and real estate law.

He currently lives in San Diego with his partner of more then 20 years, Kleon Howe.