Alviso, California Business Lawyers

Stephen S. Wu
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Experienced & Successful California Business & Information Technology Lawyer!

I am a knowledgeable and skilled California business law attorney. I am committed to obtaining the best possible outcomes for your legal needs! Visit my website to see reviews and results, or call for a consultation! Read More »
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Kathryn E. Barrett
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Dedicated & Experienced Attorney! Business Law Representation with Expertise!

I am committed to exceptional counsel and representation for business law matters! I will provide determined and skilled advocacy for your legal needs! Visit my website for results and reviews, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Joshua Haevernick
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Litigation Lawyer

Joshua Haevernick focuses on commercial litigation and represents businesses in design and construction defects, suretyship issues, professional negligence, breach of contract, and other matters. Read More »
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Deirdre M. Digrande
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Free Consultation! Skilled California Business Lawyer! Aggressive Advocacy!

I have been providing exceptional business law representation for 15 years. I am committed to advocating for clients in a wide array of business matters! Visit my website for information and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Deirdre M. Digrande
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Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(408) 416-2929 1230 Oakmead Pkwy
#306
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Melissa A. Wurster
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Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(408) 416-2929 1230 Oakmead Pkwy
#306
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction and Real Estate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Daniel Janjua
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Santa Clara, CA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(408) 314-0056 3945 Freedom Circle
Ste. 800
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Business, Employment, IP and Personal Injury
Daniel Janjua is an experienced multi-lingual attorney focused on corporate law, contract negotiation, corporate policy and compliance, regulatory response and compliance and electronic discovery law. He is eager to employ cutting-edge tools and technology to reduce litigation cost and compliance expenditure. He has over 10 years of dedicated focus within the technology industry with excellent research, writing, communication and presentation skills.
Daniel Janjua is licensed to practice law in California.

Specialties:
1- Corporate policy and compliance, including, regulatory compliance.
2- Corporate Law.
3- Internet Laws, Anti-spam laws.
4- Corporate Legal Operations, HR, Customer relations.
5- Contract Negotiation, Drafting and Management.
6- Conduct Electronic Discovery.
Yoshito Yamamoto
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Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(408) 660-3928 1250 Oakmead Parkway
Suite 210
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Securities and Tax
James T. Erickson
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Santa Clara, CA Business Law Attorney
(408) 919-0088 2930 Bowers Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Business, Bankruptcy and Consumer
Santa Clara University School of Law
Jim Erickson received his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2004 (having transferred from Wisconsin Law School in Madison). Jim graduated in the top 10% of his law school class and was on the Dean's List from 2002-2004, while also serving as a research assistant for two professors. He was the Book Review Editor and Ethics Editor for the Santa Clara Law Review, where he published two articles. After graduating he received an unsolicited Fellows Scholarship, and was awarded membership in the prestigious Order of the Coif.
Jeffrey Kenton Lee
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Mountain View, CA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(650) 237-7271 1891 Landings Dr
Mountain View, CA 94043
Business, Appeals, Environmental and IP
Vermont Law School and Vermont Law School
Jeanette H. Taggart
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Santa Clara, CA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(408) 221-5856 2975 Scott Blvd., Ste. 120
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
UCLA School of Law
Nancy Lu Sequoia
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Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(408) 501-8889 1250 Oakmead Parkway
Suite 210
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Brooklyn Law School
Our mission in the practice of law is to advance justice and provide legal help to our clients with dedication, integrity and excellence. Dedication We represent our clients with zealousness and diligence. We commit our time and energy to providing our clients with excellent legal services. As a customer-service oriented firm, we give our clients personalized and individual attention. Integrity We uphold high ethical standards in representing and serving our clients. Given our dedication and skills, we believe that we can provide outstanding legal services in a legal and ethical manner. Excellence With high professional standards, legal acumen, hard work and strive for perfection, we...
Jingming 'James' Cai
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San Jose, CA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(408) 436-0789 1754 Technology Drive Suite 122
San Jose, CA 95110
Free ConsultationBusiness and Immigration
Temple University Beasley School of Law
James Cai founded SAC Attorneys, LLP after serving as in-house legal counsel for Yahoo! Inc. His practice focuses on corporate law, immigration, employment and estate planning. Mr. Cai believes in relationship lawyering and has a client-driven practice. He practices law the old fashioned way - giving each client this full attention with prompt responses, thorough research and analysis, aggressive representation and careful attention to details, in both transactional and litigation matters. As a result, most of his clients are repeat and long term clients, including individuals, small businesses, non-profit organizations and public companies. Before founding SAC Attorneys, LLP,...
Eric Thomas Hartnett
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(408) 290-8228 563 S. Murphy Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
Business, Collections, Construction and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Eric Hartnett possesses an impressive real estate and business law background. He is a former partner at a preeminent real estate firm in Silicon Valley and has garnered a considerable wealth of experience by working his entire career at small and medium-sized firms. He has represented a wide array of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies and government entities to individuals and small businesses. Eric's skills and expertise have been recognized through his repeated receipt of Super Lawyers's Northern California Rising Star award.

While the majority of his cases have been venued in the Bay Area (e.g. Santa...
David Duperrault
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Exceptional Counsel & Advocacy! Dedicated to Meeting Your Business Law Needs!

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Michael W. Stebbins
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Aggressive & Skilled Business Law Attorney! Outstanding Legal Representation!

I provide exceptional legal counsel and representation for business law matters. I have extensive litigation and trial experience! Visit my website to see client reviews and case results, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Michael William Malter
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Santa Clara, CA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Business, Bankruptcy, IP and Tax
Santa Clara University School of Law
Isaac Hal Winer
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(650) 330-0110 2225 E. Bayshore Rd., Ste. 200
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Free ConsultationBusiness
UCLA School of Law
Isaac H. Winer is an experienced business lawyer and civil litigator who has practiced law throughout California since 1992. Mr. Winer’s practice encompasses a broad array of substantive areas, including business formations, funding and governance, commercial contracts, leases and other agreements, technology licensing, civil litigation and ADR across diverse subject matters. Mr. Winer’s clients have included public and private companies in a variety of fields including software, hardware, life science, internet, telecom and health care. He has also represented start-up ventures, entrepreneurs, executives, professionals, investors and other individuals. All of Mr. Winer’s clients share a common thread – they...
Jeffrey K Nielsen
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(408) 294-9700 84 West Santa Clara St. #540
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Probate
Western State University College of Law
With over 5 years of experience, I understand the challenges facing families when they begin to contemplate their future. I know that you want to make sure that you are leaving your loved ones in a good place, and I want to help you develop a comprehensive estate plan that allows you to achieve your specific objectives.

I offer customized Estate Plans tailored to each client's needs. I have dealt with estates of all different sizes. Even if you feel that it is unnecessary for you to create an estate plan, you may have more assets than you realize. Certainly,...
Julie Bonnel-Rogers Esq.
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San Jose, CA Business Law Attorney
(408) 441-7500 1754 Technology Drive
Suite 135
San Jose, CA 95110
Business and Real Estate
University of San Francisco School of Law
Matthew G. Grech
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 214-0385 111 North Market St.
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
St. Thomas University School of Law
As an attorney, Matthew Grech began his career as a civil litigator. From there Mr. Grech transitioned into estate planning and probate & estate administration. As an estate planning/administration attorney Mr. Grech has assisted numerous clients manage trust and estate administrations from inception to closing, as well as guiding and facilitating the planning process. It was during this time that Mr. Grech realized that a number of his clients’ family members and friends were facing mounting financial troubles in the wake of The Great Recession. It was this realization that motivated Mr. Grech to begin practicing bankruptcy law, which...
Heinz Binder
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Santa Clara, CA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Business, Bankruptcy, Landlord Tenant and Tax
Santa Clara University School of Law
George Grellas Esq.
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Cupertino, CA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(408) 255-6310 20400 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014
Business and IP
Santa Clara University School of Law
I am a startup business lawyer and litigator practicing in Silicon Valley as head of a 4-lawyer boutique firm, George Grellas & Associates. We are business lawyers with a specialty in early-stage tech startups. Since 1984, we have helped small to medium-sized businesses, startups, entrepreneurs, and executives - several thousand in all. We help form companies - fund them - sell or merge or acquire them - sell their assets - do their corporate work, employment work, contracts, leases, and standard terms - licensing, trademark, and IP work - founder and equity incentive structures - commercial deals of all types. We...
Jennifer Louise Mispagel
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 286-9800 70 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Jennifer Mispagel focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate. Jennifer received her Juris Doctorate and her Masters in Business Administration from Santa Clara University in 2008. After completing her first year at Santa Clara University School of Law, Jennifer spent a summer in Tokyo studying the Japanese legal system and interning for a local law firm. When she returned to school, she enrolled in Santa Clara’s MBA program to complement her legal education. Jennifer received both the Witkin and CALI Awards in Community Property as well as the American Bankruptcy...
Laurence Louis Spitters Jr
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San Jose, CA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(408) 293-0463 96 North Third Street, Suite 500
San Jose, CA 95112
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Insurance Claims
Washington University
David Sheen ESQ.
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Fremont, CA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(510) 438-6868 39510 Paseo Padre Pkwy
#190
Fremont, CA 94538
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Immigration
California Western School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
William L. Bretschneider
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Dedicated, Skilled & Strategic Business Law Counsel & Legal Representation!

I am an experienced, aggressive, and results-oriented business law attorney. I work tirelessly to meet the legal needs and goals of my clients! Visit my website to see reviews and results, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Matthew S. Kenefick
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Litigation Lawyer

Matthew Kenefick's law practice extends to litigation, compliance and real estate matters. He represents manufacturers, financial institutions, retailers, real estate developers, and the hotel industry, among others. Read More »
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Steven Michael Fink
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(408) 256-2979 160 W. Santa Clara Street
Suite 1180
San Jose, CA 95113
Business, Civil Rights and Employment
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Though he began his career practicing Entertainment Law in Los Angeles, Mr. Fink and his wife traded the glamour of Hollywood for the San Jose area' s charms. That early exposure to big city, high-pressure civil cases has served him well, particularly when dealing with the complex issues involved in contemporary employment cases. Mr. Fink is a partner in Mesirow & Fink, a small but energetic and creative law firm founded in 1976. Mr. Fink is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley's Boalt Hall, and he has six times been selected by San Jose Magazine as one of the...
Frederick William Schwinn
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(408) 294-6100 1435 Koll Circle, Suite 104
San Jose, CA 95112-4610
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Consumer
Washburn University School of Law
Fred W. Schwinn is a licensed attorney admitted to practice in the States of California and Kansas. Fred is the shareholder and owner of the Consumer Law Center, Inc. His practice is dedicated exclusively to representing consumer debtors in bankruptcy, stopping predatory and abusive consumer lending practices, and protecting consumers from illegal debt collection activity.

In 1997, Fred graduated from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas where he organized and volunteered at the law school's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site. While other law students were training in the law school's legal clinic, Fred began his legal career in...
Stephen S. Wu
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San Jose, CA Business Law Attorney
(408) 573-5700 One North Market St.
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
Business, Communications and IP
Harvard Law School
Robert G. Harris
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Santa Clara, CA Business Law Attorney
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Business, Bankruptcy, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Louis Spitters
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
96 North Third Street, Suite 500
San Jose, CA 95112
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Insurance Claims
Washington University School of Law
Marc G. van Niekerk
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(408) 573-5700 One North Market St.
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
Business, IP and Trademarks
University of Texas - Austin and University of Cape Town, South Africa (Maritime Law and South African Income Tax Law)
Eric Daniel Despotes
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San Jose, CA Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 475
San Jose, CA 95126
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Eric Despotes became the newest attorney at Lonich & Patton, LLP in February 2010 and assists in all areas of the firm's practice, Family Law, Estate Planning, and Business Law Eric grew up in the Bay Area and attended college at California State University, Long Beach, earning a degree in Poltical Science with an emphasis in International Relations. He then returned to the Bay Area to attend law school. Eric graduated cum laude from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2009. He received the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Constitutional Law and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award...
David Blaise Rao
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Santa Clara, CA Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Business and Bankruptcy
Santa Clara University School of Law
I represent individuals and businesses as debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases. I am able to provide my clients with individual attention, and I take pride in the fact that I respond immediately to all client inquiries and always keep my clients apprised of the status of their case. I have been a Chairperson of the San Jose Chapter 13 Committee, and have been with Binder & Malter, LLP since 1986.
Da Zhuang
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San Jose, CA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(408) 441-7500 1754 Technology Drive
Suite 135
San Jose, CA 95110
Business
Santa Clara University School of Law
Jaclyn M. Ford Esq.
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(408) 441-7500 1754 Technology Dr
Suite 135
San Jose, CA 95110
Business, Employment and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Kate Sagers
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Litigation Lawyer

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Leizel Ching Esq.
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California Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

The University of Chicago Law SchoolCalifornia
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Mark R. Figueiredo Esq.
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(408) 441-7500 1754 Technology Dr
Suite 135
San Jose, CA 95110
Business, Employment, Landlord Tenant and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law
Clarence Joseph Ferrari Jr
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 59 years experience
(408) 280-0535 333 W. Santa Clara Street
Suite 700
San Jose, CA 95113
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Stanford University
Clarence J. Ferrari is a founding partner of Ferrari Ottoboni Caputo & Wunderling. He primarily handles cases involving business and tax planning, with an emphasis on business planning and wealth transfer for families, individuals, and closely-held companies. He has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in business transfers, generation-skipping transfers, creating sophisticated estate plans, charitable trusts, life insurance trusts, and more. Mr. Ferrari also understands the state and federal tax implications regarding estate plans and business transactions. He is a certified specialist in taxation.
Kathryn E. Barrett
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(408) 573-5700 One North Market St.
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
Business, Bankruptcy, Employment and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Valary Anne Miller
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San Jose, CA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(408) 800-5791 777 N 1st St
Suite 325
San Jose, CA 95112
Business, Consumer and Estate Planning
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Solution oriented attorney who specializes in Business, Estate Planning, and Consumer Finance Law, offering a proven background of advising large and small businesses. My goals in working with clients is to drive business operations, team building, company governance, and regulatory compliance for small companies, and individuals. Experience in same at: Lincoln Law School of San Jose, Credit.com, A&W Properties, WAP Forum, and eCycle, Inc, and General Electric. Actively collaborates with public- / private-sector officials, senior-level executives, leadership peers, stakeholders, and / or clients to analyze needs while identifying challenges and resolving legal / business issues...
John Matthew Wunderling
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(408) 280-0535 333 W Santa Clara Street
Suite 700
San Jose, CA 95113
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Gonzaga University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
John joined Ferrari Ottoboni Caputo & Wunderling in 1999 in the tax, trust, and estate division. He completed his law degree from Gonzaga University School of Law and earned his LL.M in Taxation from the Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco. He primarily handles cases in the areas of income, estate, gift taxation, wealth transfer, post-death trust administration, and probate. He is well-versed in many state and federal tax matters and implications regarding estate planning tools and business structures. John frequently presents in legal seminars regarding tax law.
Austin T. Jackson
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer
(408) 411-7500 1754 Technology Drive Suite 135
San Jose, CA 95110
Business
Santa Clara University School of Law
Elena Rivkin Franz
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Santa Clara, CA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(408) 940-5360 900 Lafayette Street
Suite 509
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Consumer
I am a real estate and business law attorney. I limit my practice to these areas, which include things from setting up HOAs, to neighbor issues, to construction, and real estate fraud. My background is in real estate, where I was a real estate appraiser, property manager, and project manager for condominium conversions and other real estate developments. I understand the hurdles you face on a daily basis if you are a real estate owner, investor, contractor or developer. A large segment of my client base are small business owners. I understand that you want simple answers...
Ethan Solove Esq.
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(408) 441-7500 1754 Technology Dr
Suite 135
San Jose, CA 95110
Business and Real Estate
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Steven Edward Springer
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Morgan Hill, CA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(888) 490-9852 16360 Monterey St. Ste. 180
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Employment and Family
Santa Clara University
Help small to medium size companies navigate through a wide variety of legal challenges: formation, funding, governmental impediments, operational legal planning, merger and acquisition, employee relations, and labor compliance. All with the goal of litigation avoidance. Litigation in all California state courts and the Northern and Eastern U.S. District Courts of California.
Wendy Watrous Smith
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Santa Clara, CA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and IP
University of Iowa
Jonathan Alan Blau
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Experienced & Skilled Business & Real Estate Lawyer! Protecting Your Interests!

I am a dedicated and experienced business and real estate law attorney. I will aggressively represent your rights and interests in court and mediation! Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Bennett G. Young
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Insolvency Lawyer

Ben Young represents lenders, financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors, distressed investment funds, businesses, receivers, special servicers, and creditors' committees, in insolvency matters. Read More »
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