South Lake Tahoe, California Business Lawyers

Kristina M. Reed
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California Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawU.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, California and Virginia
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Cer Trevor E. Carson
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California Business Law Attorney

Trevor Carson founded Carson & Kyung, A Law Corporation. Carson & Kyung ALC is a law firm providing comprehensive legal services to businesses in and around Sacramento, California. Trevor has worked... Read More »
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Nareshwar Singh Virdi
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California Business Law Lawyer

Nareshwar Virdi at Acquest Law, Inc. offers an innovative approach to legal services. As one of three attorneys who was raised in India and now living in Sacramento, he provides sound legal options to... Read More »
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Melissa A. Wurster
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California Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience

University of Southern California Gould School of Law9th Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Central Districts of California, U.S. District Court for the Eastern Districts of California, U.S. District Court for the Northern Districts of California and California
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Jacqueline Mittelstadt
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South Lake Tahoe, CA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(530) 307-9412 3665 Tamarack Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Business, Criminal, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Jacqueline has nineteen years of experience in environmental law, land use, governmental relations, and real estate law. She has extensive trial experience including a recent construction defect award in excess of 1.2 million dollars. As an attorney for the City of San Diego, Jacqueline gained significant experience in all phases of project development from land acquisition, conceptual and environmental development, permit acquisition through construction completion and dispute resolution. Her emphasis included land development, compliance with CEQA and NEPA, and all aspects of private and public project development. Jacqueline advised on numerous high profile projects including development, construction and financing of...
South Lake Tahoe, CA Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(530) 544-1785 591 Tahoe Keys Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Business
UC Hastings COL
Pollock Pines, CA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(530) 647-9135 3290 Hazel St
Pollock Pines, CA 95726
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Sheri Lynn Hoffman
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Folsom, CA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(916) 985-2753 2600 E. Bidwell St. Ste. 240
Folsom, CA 95630
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Sheri Hoffman attended UC Davis from 1987 to 1991, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She then attended Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco from 1991-1994, where she graduated Law School as a member of the Golden Gate University School of Law’s Dean’s List. Sheri passed the bar on her first attempt.

After marrying Joseph in 1996, they formed the Law Offices of Hoffman & Hoffman. Sheri is a Certified Estate Planning Specialist and a member of Wealth Counsel. Sheri’s practice includes all elements necessary to draft a comprehensive estate plan, regardless of...
Kevin A. James
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Placerville, CA Business Law Attorney
(530) 295-6400 263 Main Street
Placerville, CA 95667
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Kevin A. James has represented a variety of real estate clients in both commercial and residential transactions and litigation, including complex quiet title matters, easement disputes, boundary line disputes and adjustments, commercial and residential non-disclosure actions, landlord-tenant issues, and purchase/sale agreements. Kevin has also represented a wide array of clients in complex business transactions and litigation matters, including, contract disputes, purchases and sales of businesses, entity formation, general corporate and LLC management, and shareholder derivative actions.

Kevin’s approach to the practice of law is client-centered. He strives to simplify the lives of his clients in an increasingly complex world. ...
Erica Lynn Rosasco
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Rocklin, CA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(916) 672-6552 2202 Plaza Drive
Rocklin, CA 95765
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and Insurance Defense
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Erica Rosasco is a partner at McKague Rosasco LLP in Rocklin, California. She has received an “AV® Preeminent™” Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent attorney rating entity. She also was just named this year as a Super Lawyer of Northern and last year as a Super Lawyer California Rising Star, Sacramento Magazine’s 2016 Top Lawyers in Sacramento and a Who’s Who Top Attorney for 2016. Her clients sing her praises, resulting in Ms. Rosasco receiving Avvo’s Client’s Choice award for 2015 and a “superb” attorney rating. ...
Erik J Christensen
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Grass Valley, CA Business Law Lawyer
(530) 272-9977 149 Crown Point Circle
Suite B
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and Real Estate
University of California - Hastings College of the Law and University of California - Irvine
Erik is a graduate of UC Hastings, College of the Law, where he was a judicial extern at the California Supreme Court and at the First District Court of Appeal, and he was a law clerk for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Victim Impact Program (sometimes referred to as the “Special Victims Unit.”) His experience also includes years of service with the 101st Airborne’s Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps., from which Erik draws his rigor and precision while representing his clients. Erik has also worked extensively in the business start-up world of San Francisco and he brings that knowledge and...
Beau Mayfield
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Penn Valley, CA Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(530) 802-5442 11244 Pleasant Valley Rd
Penn Valley, CA 95946
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, IP and Personal Injury
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Beau Mayfield has been providing his clients with efficient and practical legal advice since 2010. Beau believes in three pillars of practicing law; ethical advice, practical legal counsel, and passionate advocacy. At the Law Office of Beau Mayfield, clients can rest assured that Attorney Beau Mayfield will provide sound legal advice in an efficient manner. Call today for a free consultation.

Mr. Mayfield began his career as a judicial law clerk in the First Circuit-State of Hawai'i for the Honorable Judge Rhonda A. Nishimura and Honorable Judge Edward H. Kubo...
Kulvinder Singh
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Roseville, CA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(916) 939-5151 970 Reserve Drive
Roseville, CA 95678
Business, Criminal, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Univ of N. Calif/Lorenzo Patino School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Attorney Kulvinder Singh's law practice advocates for personal injury plaintiffs, business clients and people with family, criminal and immigration cases in the greater Sacramento area.
Jaspreet Singh Hundal
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Roseville, CA Business Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(916) 580-3681 2200 Douglas Blvd., Bld. B, Ste. 175B
Roseville, CA 95661
Business, Bankruptcy and Tax
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Jaspreet Hundal is a managing partner at Randhawa Hundal LLP. His practice focuses exclusively on Tax Law, Business Law, and Bankruptcy. He works with individuals and small to medium sized businesses on various legal issues.
Marc A. Carpenter
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California Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience

Golden Gate University School of LawCalifornia
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Stephen T. Hodge
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California Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience

BYU Law School9th Circuit, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court,...
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Matthew Roman Kamula Esq.
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Rocklin, CA Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(954) 465-9365 4804 Granite Drive
Suite F-3 #221
Rocklin, CA 95677
Business, Maritime and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Actively engaged insightful attorney with extensive experience resolving civil and commercial conflicts for both individuals and companies. Targeted legal and business expertise in commercial contracts, real estate, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, financing, and other strategic business activities. Well versed in the development and maintenance of corporate legal structure and organization; management of litigation and risk mitigation activities on a corporate level including executive control over outside counsel. Proficient in drafting, reviewing, and implementation of commercial and legal policies and procedures, bylaws, resolutions and other documents related to operations, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance. Entrepreneur who instituted and launched three...
Peter Vlautin III
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El Dorado Hills, CA Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(916) 365-9734 1020 Suncast Lane
Suite 101
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762-9335
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Peter has over forty years of litigation experience. He has a Masters (LL.M.) in Taxation. He handles all types of cases involving Trusts,Wills, Probate, Elder Financial Abuse and Conservatorships. Peter's practice, also, includes Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Representation before the IRS FTB and BOE, Juvenile Law and Child Dependency. Peter is a member of the California and Nevada State Bar, as well as the US Supreme Court Bar. Peter was a former Public Defender in Sacramento County who successfully handled many high-profile cases. Peter is well known in the local Judicial Districts and aggressively advances his client's interests.
Charles 'Chuck' Farrar Jr.
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Grass Valley, CA Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(530) 273-0800 140 Litton Drive
Suite 200
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Real Estate
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Personal Philosophy Life's too short to waste ...I encourage clients to focus on what matters most. I take your case-situation very seriously.....and, I also know that clients sometimes get caught up in an emotional spiral of revenge and defensiveness and forget the bottom line.....resolving the matter so they can move on with what matters most in their lives. As a lawyer, counselor, provider, family man, grandpa and outdoor adventurist, I've witnessed much pain and suffering caused by lack of focus and failure to remember the personal core values that drive our lives on this earth.....especially during trying times. I work hard and play hard....
Justin L. Thomas
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Roseville, CA Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
3721 Douglas Boulevard, Suite 280
Roseville, CA 95661
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and IP
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
A ‘Leading Attorney’ Who Will Protect and Promote Your Rights

My practice focuses on a wide-range of civil litigation matters, including employment, construction, business, intellectual property and tort litigation.
Matthew Scott Crider
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Roseville, CA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(916) 229-8844 3017 Douglas Blvd Ste 300
Roseville, CA 95661
Business, Divorce, Elder and Estate Planning
South Texas College of Law
Matthew Crider formed Crider Law Group so he could help individuals and business owners by providing creative solutions and be their trusted advisor and legal counselor. Matthew provides services in the areas of estate planning, family law, and business advisory services. Matthew’s estate planning practice focuses on personalized estate planning and administration for individuals, couples and families, and includes wills, revocable living trusts, family business entity planning, and co-tenancy arrangements. His family law practice focuses on assisting families in a dissolution matters, including divorce, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, and parental rights. ...
Mr. Stephen Michael Boreman
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Folsom, CA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(916) 235-8780 815 Morningside Drive
Folsom, CA 95630
Free ConsultationBusiness
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Stephen Boreman is an experienced attorney with a practice focused on medical licensing and government relations. A former Special Agent of the F.B.I., Mr. Boreman has recently represented international clients in sensitive diplomatic and Homeland Security matters. Prior to retiring from the California Attorney General's Office in 2008, he was the Attorney General's Liaison to the Medical Board of California and Osteopathic Medical Board.
Simran S. Randhawa
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Roseville, CA Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(916) 580-3681 2200 Douglas Blvd
Suite 175B
Roseville, CA 95661
Business, Estate Planning and Immigration
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
I graduated from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in May of 2015 and recieved my license to practice law in California in December of 2015. I completed my undergraduate studies in Managerial Economics at UC Davis. I am currently a managing partner of Randhawa | Hundal LLP. Our firm is located in Roseville, CA and we offer representation in the following areas: estate planning, tax, business, bankruptcy, immigration, and more. Please visit our website to learn more: http://www.randhawahundal.com
Debra Ann Sitzberger
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Nevada City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(530) 349-4790 11750 Ridge Rd
Nevada City, CA 95959
Business, Construction, Insurance Claims and Real Estate
Univ of Washington School of Law
Voted the Best Attorney in Nevada County 6 consecutive years, Debra, is licensed in both California and Washington. She was admitted to the Washington Bar in 1983, While in Seattle, Debra worked for a prominent general business/real estate law firm before becoming Vice President, General Counsel, Designated Broker, and Interim Director of Human Resources for a multi-million dollar real estate development and management company. She handled all corporate, real estate, land-use, risk management, and insurance matters including airplane leasing and counseling a charitable foundation. She procured multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of the company. ...
Drummond T. McCunn
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Granite Bay, CA Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(916) 773-6100 8780 Auburn-Folsom Rd
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Business, Divorce, IP and Tax
University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law
Looking for a Roseville Divorce Attorney? McCunn Law is a law firm specializing in divorce and family law, divorce mediation, child support and child custody, legal separation, domestic partnership, domestic violence, estate planning, death and incapacity, business formation and law services, and audit and tax law. With over 40 years of experience, we have handled thousands of successful cases with unique solutions. No hidden fees. Large and small cases welcome!
Kent Wyatt Meyer
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Roseville, CA Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(916) 927-9001 950 Reserve Drive
Suite 110
Roseville, CA 95678
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, IP and Tax
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Kent W. Meyer, MBA, PhD, JD, LLM, CIArb Dr. Meyer began his career as an Air Force Intelligence Collection Officer and served in Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, and Korea. He also served as a Missile Combat Crew Commander. He has had more than thirty years experience as a legal practitioner and educator. He has served as the Chief Financial Officer for biotech and software companies, as a partner in a large international law firm and as an owner of his own legal practice. He has extensive domestic and international experience in business and tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations,...
Candace Y. Brooks
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California Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience

Lincoln UniversityCalifornia
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James Joseph Falcone
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California Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and University of MaineCalifornia, U.S. District Court, Eastern District and U.S. District Court, Northern District
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George Frederick Vogt Jr
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Granite Bay, CA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(916) 960-1000 4210 Douglas Boulevard
Suite 100
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Loyola Law School
Herrig & Vogt, LLP is a Granite Bay law firm that consists of a team of attorneys who share over 100 years of legal experience. The firm was founded in 1994 by Attorney John R. Herrig and Attorney George F. Vogt, Jr. In 1976, Attorney Herrig earned his Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law. Before beginning his law career, he held various positions in heavy construction, including Chief Operations Officer of a major steel fabrication company. Attorney Herrig limits his law practice to construction disputes for trade contractors, general contractors, sureties, and private and public owners. In addition,...
Eric Owen Jeppson
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(877) 780-7099 1478 Stone Point Drive, Suite 100
Roseville, CA 95661
Roseville, CA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
Business and Real Estate
Univ of Oregon School of Law
After gaining experience at two of the region’s largest firms, I went out on my own. Two years later, I joined forces with Robert Hunt to form Hunt & Jeppson, LLP upon the vision of providing responsive, practical and personal service to our clients. In 2014, we became Hunt, Jeppson & Griffin, LLP when Tory Griffin joined the firm with his expertise as one of the best trial attorneys in the region. Since Mr. Hunt's retirement, we have recently changed the name of the firm to Jeppson & Griffin, LLP. We are headquartered in Roseville, California and serve clients throughout...
Daniel Alan Near
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Folsom, CA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(916) 987-0808 6611 Folsom-Auburn Road, Suite B
Folsom, CA 95630
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Divorce and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Timothy Todd Wright
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Roseville, CA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(916) 789-9477 3300 Douglas Blvd
Suite 355
Roseville, CA 95661
Free ConsultationBusiness and Personal Injury
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Sean M. Patrick
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Rocklin, CA Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
P.O. Box 2822
Rocklin, CA 95677
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Sean M. Patrick is an attorney who represents clients in a broad range of legal matters including personal injury, family law matters, business litigation, employment and general litigation matters in counties through out California including Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, and Yuba. Sean has a passion for helping people. Before becoming an attorney, he worked in the medical field providing care to sick and injured patients. Now, as an attorney he continues to help others by providing the highest quality legal representation for his client's various situations. In addition to his work as an attorney, Sean...
Stephen J Slocum
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Roseville, CA Business Law Attorney
(916) 790-0852 983 Reserve Dr
Roseville, CA 95678
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder and Estate Planning
As an estate planning and litigating attorney my job is to help my clients gain clarity and an sense of peace by providing them with asset protection now and in the future. I work with clients to tailor plans that accomplish their goals and leave nothing to chance. Protecting their assets and your children’s inheritance from lawsuits and predators is only the beginning. Where there’s an inheritance, there will be predators. More than half of my practice is litigation, protecting heirs whose benefactors neglected to properly plan and protect their estates and their loved ones from...
Paul Kraft
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El Dorado Hills, CA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(530) 344-0204 5170 Golden Foothill Parkway
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Yvette Durant
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Truckee, CA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(530) 582-8585 10037 E River St
Truckee, CA 96161
Business, Divorce, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
University of Washington School of Law
Ms. Durant earned her Juris Doctor degree in 1991 from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She was born in Reno, Nevada and spent time at the family cabin in Truckee, CA since 1976. She returned to Truckee and started her own law firm in 1999. Ms. Durant's practice focuses primarily on family law litigation and mediation services, as well as personal injury, real property and contractual litigation.
John Albert Sullivan
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PINE GROVE, CA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(209) 296-2111 13610 Redbud Lane
PINE GROVE, CA 95665
Business, Asbestos, Collections and Insurance Claims
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Larry T Ring
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Auburn, CA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(530) 885-7836 12150 Herdal Drive
Auburn, CA 95603
Business, Animal, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Over 28 years of civil litigation experience. Working for you.
Jeffrey Charles Ingram
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Penn Valley, CA Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(530) 432-1996 10520 Spenceville Rd
Penn Valley, CA 95946
Business, Agricultural, Employment and Estate Planning
Ventura COL
Timothy A. Charshaf
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El Dorado Hills, CA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(916) 933-2174 5176 Hillsdale Circle
Suite 100
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Business and Real Estate
University of San Francisco School of Law
David Reid Morris Esq.
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El Dorado Hills, CA Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(916) 789-9810 5137 Golden Foothill Parkway, Ste.110
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Business
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
William Steven Shumway
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Roseville, CA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(916) 789-8821 3400 Douglas Blvd., Suite 250
Roseville, CA 95661
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Real Estate
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Zehava Zevit
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Grass Valley, CA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
578 Sutton Way No. 246
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Business, Appeals and Native American
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University Law School
Edward Koons
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Auburn, CA Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(530) 885-7538 11990 Heritage Oak Place
Suite 1A
Auburn, CA 95603
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
James Morris Vernon
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Nevada City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(530) 470-6172 202 202 Providence Mine Road, Suite 106
Nevada City, CA 95959
Business and Tax
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Andre Mark Chernay
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Sutter Creek, CA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(209) 267-8118 51 Hanford Street
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
Business
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Craig Gerald Christensen
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Roseville, CA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(916) 930-6142 1478 Stone Point Dr
Suite 400
Roseville, CA 95661
Business
Vanderbilt Univ School of Law
Trevor William Martin
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Folsom, CA Business Law Lawyer
(916) 932-7338 101 Parkshore Dr Ste 100
Folsom, CA 95630
Business, Construction and Real Estate
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- Principal Attorney and CEO at TWM Legal P.C.
- Managing Broker at Land Catchers Investments®
- Associate Attorney at Murphy Campbell Alliston & Quinn, P.C.
- Engineering Manager of New Product Introduction at L-3 Communications
- Project Engineer at L-3 Communications
- Realtor at Value Right Realty

Trevor started off his career in real estate as a licensed CA Real Estate Salesperson in 2004. As he worked diligently to become a Real Estate Broker, Trevor mainly serviced home-buyers and investors in the greater Sacramento residential markets. Following law school, Trevor immersed himself in the commercial real estate arena. As a licensed Broker, Trevor now offers...
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