California Real Estate Lawyers

Deirdre M. Digrande
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Sunnyvale, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 20 years experience

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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Diane Y. Park
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Los Angeles, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 16 years experience

UCLA School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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Marshal Wilke
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Los Angeles, CA Real Estate Law Attorney

Loyola Law School, Los AngelesU.S. District Court, Central District of California and California
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John C. Murphy
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 38 years experience

John Murphy focuses his practice on eminent domain, inverse condemnation and other complex jury trials. He represents a wide variety of public agencies, corporations, and landowners. Mr. Murphy has been... Read More »
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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Los Angeles, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 510-3916 555 West Fifth Street
31st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Real Estate, Business, Criminal and Divorce
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Attorney Shahrestani offers intense, intelligent, and attentive legal representation to individual and business clients in high-stakes, high conflict, and time sensitive litigation, negotiation, and transactional matters. Call today to set a Phone Consultation to discuss your concerns: 800-510-3916.

Fluent Spanish, French, Italian, Farsi.

Serving: San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles County, New York City Metro Area, Boston & Cambridge Metro Areas, Washington DC, Seattle.

(1) DIVORCE & CUSTODY: High Conflict Divorce, Custody & Visitation, Restraining Orders, Abduction, Collaborative Divorce, Property Division

(2) EDUCATION LAW: Academic Discipline, Grade Disputes, Fee Disputes, Special Education, Teacher Contracts, Bullying, School Campus Crimes, Academic Freedom, School Misconduct, School Representation

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Matthew Swanlund
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Los Angeles, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(310) 486-6958 12777 W Jefferson Blvd
Building D, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Based in Los Angeles, I assist individuals and businesses throughout Southern California and the nation with a diverse range of entertainment law matters, from contract negotiations to intellectual property protection. My clients comprise celebrities, artists, sports figures and performers, along with businesses and government entities. I am committed to offering each of these clients tailored, effective solutions by applying my 15 years of experience at a large law firm to every case. I regularly help my clients negotiate the production, distribution and licensing of their art, motion pictures, software and other products. I also assist creative artists in registering...
John A. Messina Jr.
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Murrieta, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(951) 894-7332 24910 Las Brisas Rd.
Suite 102
Murrieta, CA 92562
Real Estate, Business, Employment and Native American
Southwestern University School of Law
John Messina maintains his reputation as one of Southern California’s top rated lawyers and has been lauded by his peers, earning Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating and its prestigious "Preeminent" distinction award. John heads the Firm’s Temecula Valley Office and is a litigation attorney with top executive-level, hands-on experience as a broker, real estate developer, and mortgage banker. Along with being a published author, John has a lengthy record litigating convoluted and difficult cases and is adept at constructing complex business and real estate transactions. John’s recent victory in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals demonstrate the level at which he practices...
Eric Thomas Hartnett
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(408) 290-8228 563 S. Murphy Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Sunnyvale, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Real Estate, Business, Collections and Construction
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...
Peter Maurice Lively
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Culver City, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(310) 391-2400 11268 Washington Blvd Ste 203
Culver City, CA 90230
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy and Business
University of California - Los Angeles
Law office of Peter M lively helps individuals and businesses resolve financial problems particularly settling debts in obtaining debt relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code as debt relief agents 25 years experience in over 5000 satisfied clients. Mr. Lively obtained his JD MBA from UCLA in 1982 and was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy in 2014. Mr. Lively served as President of the Central District of California Consumer Debtors Attorneys Association (cdcbaa) in 2017 after serving on the Board of Directors for the prior 10 years. Mr. Lively regularly lectures to...
Ruth Ryan-Cruz
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(619) 528-2202 3111 Camino Del Rio North, Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, IP and Trademarks
California Western School of Law
Ruth Ryan-Cruz is an attorney in San Diego, California with Ryan-Cruz Law, APC. Attorney Ruth Ryan-Cruz practices in the areas of business and corporate law, intellectual property, estate planning, wills, trusts, copyrights, trademarks and more. Contact San Diego Attorney Ruth Ryan-Cruz for a consultation. Ruth is a fluent Spanish-speaking attorney providing counseling and transactional services in Spanish in the areas listed above. Ruth earned her Juris Doctor Degree from California Western School of Law and received a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in High Tech Management from California State...
Dale S. Gribow
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Palm Desert, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(760) 837-7500 73-061 El Paseo Suite 220
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Real Estate, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School
Boutique practice in Palm Desert for 25 years "A TOP LAWYER FOR ACCIDENT AND DUI CLIENTS"
“TOP LAWYER” - Palm Springs Life-(DUI/PI)-2011-19
“TOP LAWYER”- Inland Empire Magazine Nov. ‘16
PERFECT 10.0 AVVO Peer Rating
“PREEMINENT” Rating - Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory
“BEST Attorneys of America” Selected by “Rue” Limited to Top 100 Attys/state
CALIFORNIA'S TOP 10 ATTORNEYS
TOP ATTORNEYS North America
10 BEST ATTORNEYS For California
Legal Eagle "Best and Brightest Legal Minds" by Palm Springs Life- June 2016
Man of the Year 7 times- including the City of Palm Desert and the City of Hope.
Dale Gribow Day proclaimed 4 x’s.

David Van Luu
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Santa Ana, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(714) 697-8600 930 W. 17th Street
Suite B
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Univ of LaVerne COL
Founded under the direction of Attorney David V. Luu, our offices are centrally located in the cities of Santa Ana and Irvine to better serve the residents of Southern California, which includes Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Los Angeles County. We are best known for helping people from all walks of life throughout Southern California to prevent, resolve, and litigate issues relating to their debts, personal injuries, and business or real estate transactions It is our mission to give you clear and understandable advice concerning legal matters. We listen to what you have to say...
Daniel A. Thompson
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Temecula , CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(951) 587-2222 1 Better World Cir
#300
Temecula , CA 92590
Real Estate, Criminal, Estate Planning and Health Care
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and Western Sierra Law School
Daniel Thompson is an employment lawyer at Davis & Wojcik, APLC. Mr. Thompson has a variety of legal experience and has represented corporations, public entities and individuals throughout Northern and Southern California. In addition to a Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Thompson holds an LL.M. in Public Law and Policy from McGeorge Law School. During law school, Mr. Thompson gained experience as an intern for the California State Senate and City of Folsom. Mr. Thompson has been admitted to practice law in the State of California since 2011.
Thomas A. Grossman
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Palm Springs, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(760) 324-3800 1415 N. Sunrise Way, Unit 41
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Personal Injury
Pepperdine University School of Law and Southwestern University School of Law
Born in Wisconsin, raised in L.A., moved to the Desert in 1977. 39 year experience in civil litigation, contract law, real estate (licensed broker), personal injury, alternative dispute resolution (Mediations and Arbitrations) and more. Active hiker, swimmer and singer.
David T. Chapman
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San Rafael, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 18 years experience

The Law Office of David T. Chapman handles personal injury law, real estate and business counseling, and general litigation and appeals in state and federal courts. Mr. Chapman is a Certified Mediator.... Read More »
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John A. Messina Jr.
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Murrieta, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience

John Messina maintains his reputation as one of Southern California’s top rated lawyers and has been lauded by his peers, earning Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating and its prestigious "Preeminent"... Read More »
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Kenneth Wonsup Chung
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(949) 261-7700 38 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Stockbroker Fraud
U of San Francisco School of Law
Kenneth W. Chung is experienced in both business litigation and business transactions. Mr. Chung’s business law experience includes real estate, contract, corporate, and employment issues. In addition to his skills as a transactional attorney, Mr. Chung’s aggressive yet thoughtful approach to arbitrations and trials, has distinguished himself as a successful litigator and advocate, in both the courtroom and the office. Mr. Chung counsels and represents a variety of businesses ranging from prestigious multi-national conglomerates to emerging private companies. He is proficient in negotiating and drafting a variety of business agreements including real estate contracts, distribution agreements, employment contracts, business alliance...
Michael Jay Berger
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515 South Flower Street, 36th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationLos Angeles, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Construction and Foreclosure Defense
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Serving Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, San Fernando Valley, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara and Riverside. I am a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law. I am an "AV"* rated attorney with 36 years of experience in solving bankruptcy problems. I am a Mensa certified genius with a strong ability to analyze and solve problems. If you are being hounded by creditors, I can legally erase your debts and get you a fresh start. If your business needs reorganization, I can give you protection from your creditors while you reorganize. If you have a claim against an individual or company that has filed...
Ali Parvaneh
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(949) 756-9050 17702 Mitchell N
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Employment
Newport Univ School of Law and Western State University College of Law
Ali Parvaneh manages Madison Law, and oversees the firm's paralegals, clerks, and staff members. Mr. Parvaneh is a board certified trial specialist, a licensed California real estate broker (DRE No. 01715925), a certified mediator, a Paul Harris Fellow, and a member of various BAR associations. He is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Parvaneh studied law at Western State University and Newport University. His undergraduate studies were in land surveying at...
Alicia Irene Dearn
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(800) 449-8992 5405 Morehouse Dr, Ste 110
San Diego, CA 92121
Real Estate, Appeals, Business and Employment
University of San Diego and University of Washington School of Law
Alicia I. Dearn is the founder of Bellatrix PC, a woman-owned, business facing law firm with offices in Saint Louis, Missouri and San Diego, California. Bellatrix PC handles lawsuits and business transactions and gives legal advice in business, employment, real estate, civil litigation and election law. Ms. Dearn is an experienced trial lawyer and businesswoman. Acting as an outsourced general counsel for many of her clients, Dearn takes pride in being a part of their internal business teams. Her clients come from a diverse portfolio of industries: manufacturing, restaurants, political, retail, software and staffing organizations. Under Ms. Dearn’s leadership,...
Dolores Contreras
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(619) 908-1495 402 West Broadway #1200
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy and Business
California Western School of Law
Dolores Contreras is a decorated San Diego business lawyer with multiple awards and nominations under her belt, including the National Business Woman Association Entrepreneur of the Year Award and finalist for San Diego Magaizine's Woman of the Year. Her accomplishments and dedication to every client has lead to a successful career representing clients in business litigation, business transactions, real estate law and bankruptcy. Ms. Contreras is fluent in both English and Spanish and her expertise in cross-border litigation has made her a strong voice in the Spanish speaking community.
Andrew John Chan
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Concord, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(510) 832-7770 2300 Clayton Road, Suite 350
Concord, CA 94520
Real Estate, Construction, IP and Insurance Defense
University of Miami School of Law
Andrew is a senior associate in the Oakland/East Bay office of Ericksen Arbuthnot. He is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters. Andrew has extensive litigation experience representing individual and institutional clients in state and federal court. His areas of practice include insurance coverage and defense, construction defect, product liability, medical malpractice, personal injury, consumer finance, intellectual property, real estate, employment, and other commercial issues.

Andrew has B.A. degrees in Cognitive Science and History, and a minor in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley. While...
Ernest Christopher Brown
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San Francisco, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(800) 832-6946 244 California St.
Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94111
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Environmental
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Ernest C. Brown, ESQ, PE is highly experienced in construction contracts, negotiation, claims preparation, construction litigation, mechanic’s liens, bid protests, public works law and insurance coverage. He has resolved more than 2,500 construction disputes, including complex mediations, arbitrations, litigation, court trials, jury trials, DRB's and other innovative ADR approaches. He is a graduate of MIT in Civil and Environmental Engineering and earned a MS Construction Management and JD from the University of California, Berkeley. He also did graduate coursework at Harvard Law School in International Law. He is a senior construction lawyer and licensed civil engineer. Mr. Brown has...
Omar G. Nassar
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(844) 732-8867 402 W Broadway #800
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
California Western School of Law
Omar G. Nassar was born and raised in Southern California, and is a California licensed attorney and real estate broker. His practice focuses on helping real estate and business owners with all of their real estate and business needs. Prior to forming his law firm Mr. Nassar worked in a civil litigation firm against some of the biggest real estate developers in the country. He saw first-hand the strengths and weaknesses of the contracts being used and how those contracts held up in court. He also witnessed many investors and developers get in trouble for very preventable mistakes. Mr....
Thomas D. Mauriello
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(619) 940-1606 1230 Columbia St
#1140
San Diego, CA 92101
Real Estate, Appeals, Consumer and Environmental
University of San Diego School of Law
Jeffrey Robert Matsen
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 51 years experience
(714) 384-6500 695 Town Center Dr
7th Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and International
UCLA School of Law
Jeff Matsen is Of Counsel Partner to the Southern California law firm, Bohm Wildish & Matsen, LLP and has been providing a wide range of clients with the highest level of legal services for 50 years. Since receiving his law degree with honors from UCLA School of Law in 1967, Jeff has been entirely dedicated to providing his clients with the quality, professionalism, and integrity they deserve. Bohm Wildish & Matsen, LLP consists of a team of professionals ready to provide asset protection for both domestic and offshore; business and sophisticated estate planning services; form corporations, LLCs and partnerships of...
JuLyn M. Park
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Sunnyvale, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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Jonathan D. Littrell
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer

Loyola Law School, Los AngelesCalifornia
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Elroy Schneider
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Oxnard, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(805) 764-6370 300 E. Esplanade Drive
Suite 1980
Oxnard, CA 93036
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Loyola Law School
Roy Schneider's areas of practice include business planning, entity formation, mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses, employment law, contracts, transactional matters of all kinds, real estate transactions, homeowners associations, non-profit law and estate planning. Business & Corporate Transactions Roy advises and represents companies and entrepreneurs with a broad range of business related services. He advises his clients on business law, start-up assistance related to the choice and formation of an entity, the protection of a trademark or license agreement and regularly assists with buying or selling a business. Roy prepares contracts of all types with the view...
Gregory Mark Shanfeld
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Sherman Oaks, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(818) 839-2487 15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1000
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
As a founding partner at the firm Wadhwani & Shanfeld, Southern California lawyer Greg Shanfeld offers counsel to debtors from all walks of life. Mr. Shanfeld began his legal career in the year 1994, and has practiced in both California and Texas. On the website Avvo.com, he has been recognized with a rating of 8.6 Excellent. He is a graduate of UCLA and the USC Law School. To learn more information about his firm, contact the firm today.
Sean D. Allen
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Woodland Hills, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(866) 839-9400 21650 Oxnard Street
Suite 2000
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Real Estate, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Business
Pepperdine University
A skilled attorney with litigation, appellate, and transactional experience in areas such as real property, contracts, business and corporate governance, business entity formation, and bankruptcy. Currently counsels Common Interest Developments on a wide range of matters, including operational issues, corporate governance, interpretation of governing documents, corporate matters, dispute resolution, litigation, and general transactional matters. Obtained very favorable outcomes for clients as both plaintiffs and as defendants, and is also one of the few attorneys knowledgeable of the unique issues surrounding homeowner associations as bankruptcy creditors. Obtained Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. Licensed to practice...
Eric L. Toscano
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San Francisco, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(888) 235-8582 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105-4128
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Consumer, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
University of California, Davis, School of Law
I am a San Francisco-based trial lawyer passionate about representing tenants in disputes with landlords and individuals who have been injured. I am a founding partner at Toscano Kellogg & Van Aken LLP, where I pursue claims against landlords arising out of illegal evictions from rent-controlled apartments, tenant harassment, defective conditions and repair issues, rodent and other pest infestations, and floods. I also counsel tenants about their rights under federal, state, and local laws, particularly the San Francisco Rent Ordinance and the Oakland Just Cause for Eviction Ordinance, and negotiate buyouts for tenants interested in relocating from their...
James Roy Dickinson
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Chico, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(530) 487-3979 35 Heritage Lane
Suite 3
Chico, CA 95926
Real Estate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Probate
University of La Verne College of Law
Service. Integrity. Skill.

James R. Dickinson, Attorney at Law believes practicing law is a calling. Mr. Dickinson is committed to daily fulfilling the motto: “Service. Integrity. Skill.” James R. Dickinson, Attorney at Law provides services in the following areas: Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense & Driving Under The Influence (DUI), Estate Planning, Trust Administration & Probate, and Personal Injury.

Mr. Dickinson is a gifted litigator. In 2016, he was named one of National Trial Lawyers’ “Top 40 Under 40.” Mr. Dickinson cares for his clients and works tirelessly to achieve the results they seek. In 2018, he was included in American...
Thomas Nowland
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(949) 221-0005 4600 Campus Dr #103
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction and Employment
Whittier Coll School of Law
I bring a unique approach to business matters and complex business litigation through my years of hands on personal experience in the business of construction and other business ventures. This experience allows me to advise business clients about real world problems and the solutions that really work in today's business climate. Timely settlement of business litigation and other legal problems will further the businesses goals and work to rid the business of wasted time and money. Documenting the actions that resulted in these legal problems will work to make the business more profitable and knowledgeable in the...
Timothy George McFarlin
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(949) 544-2640 4 Park Plaza
Ste 1025
Irvine, CA 92614
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Foreclosure Defense
University of California, Davis, School of Law
At McFarlin LLP Our unique practice can offer you:
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Stephen Searle Rudd
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Cupertino, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(408) 252-5211 10455 Torre Ave
Cupertino, CA 95014
Real Estate, Estate Planning and Probate
Stanford University
Steve Rudd is a Stanford Law School J.D. with over thirty years experience handling estate planning (trusts, wills, powers of attorney) and estate administration (trust administration, trust modification, spousal property petition and probate proceeding) for Silicon Valley clients. Steve Rudd offers quality legal services at affordable prices.
James Gulseth
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Pleasanton, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(925) 463-9600 5890 Stoneridge Dr.
Ste. 102
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
UC Hastings COL
James H. (Jim) Gulseth was born and attended high school in Devils Lake, North Dakota and graduated with an A.B. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Jim earned his JD degree at the University of California Hastings School of Law in San Francisco and is admitted to practice in the State of California and before the Federal District Court, Northern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the Corporations, Business Transactions, Securities and Tax and Intellectual Property Sections of the State Bar of California. Jim’s reported cases include...
John T. Kontrabecki
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San Francisco, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(415) 416-6860 PO Box 29263
San Francisco, CA 94129
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Cornell University
Accomplished attorney and financier with over 30 years of experience advising companies in commercial real estate transactions, including legal entity formation, joint ventures, property acquisitions and sales, due diligence, land use planning and entitlements, secured and unsecured financing, construction contracts, litigation and arbitration.

Transaction oriented with significant experience in a wide range of commercial contracts, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating joint venture agreements, development agreements, construction contracts, public utility agreements (including service design, installation and power purchase), vendor agreements, service contracts, operation and maintenance agreements, real estate leases, secured and unsecured financing loan agreements, etc. Adept at working collaboratively and...
Jonathan S. Forster
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Los Angeles, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 23 years experience

Loyola Law School, Los AngelesCalifornia
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Joseph M. Wojcik
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Temecula, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

If your situation requires experienced and knowledgeable representation from a Riverside County lawyer, you should consider the team at Davis Wojcik Duarte, APLC. With more than 50 years of collective... Read More »
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Theodore Jason Schneider
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Santa Paula, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(805) 764-6370 300 E. Esplanade Drive
Suite 1980
Santa Paula, CA 93060
Real Estate, Business, Employment and Municipal
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Ted J. Schneider is a partner at the Oxnard-based law firm of Schneiders & Associates, L.L.P. where he practices in the areas of business and corporate transactions, employment, municipal and public law and homeowners associations. Ted advises and represents small local businesses to publicly traded multinational companies, entrepreneurs and homeowners associations in various corporate transactions, including incorporation, mergers and acquisitions (stock and asset sales), corporate governance and employment law matters. Ted consults with his clients to draft, review, and negotiate contracts related to buy-sell agreements, lease agreements, service contracts, releases and waivers, property agreements, shareholder agreements, operating...
Laine Triplett Wagenseller
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Los Angeles, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(213) 286-0371 500 S Grand Ave
#1800
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Real Estate and Business
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Mr. Wagenseller has been a real estate and business litigation attorney in Los Angeles for over fifteen years. After practicing with several large national and international law firms, Mr. Wagenseller founded Wagenseller Law Firm in 2004 to provide his clients with individualized attention and cost-effective legal services. His clients include real estate developers, property owners, commercial tenants, business owners, partnerships, investors, company directors and officers, professionals, lenders, corporations and individuals in a variety of industries. He acts as general counsel to several businesses, where he advises the companies on all areas of their business. Mr. Wagenseller has successfully represented companies and individuals...
Erik J Christensen
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Grass Valley, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(530) 272-9977 149 Crown Point Circle
Suite B
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Employment
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...
Earl Robert Wallace
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(949) 748-3600 16520 Bake Pkwy #280
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Landlord Tenant
Loyola Law School
EARL R. WALLACE is the managing partner of Ruzicka, Wallace & Coughlin, LLP. Mr. Wallace represents property owners, management companies, developers, financial institutions, and investors in real estate and business litigation including landlord-tenant matters. Mr. Wallace obtained his bachelor’s degree from UCLA in 1989 and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Loyola Law School in 1994. Mr. Wallace is admitted to the United States District Court of California (Southern, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts) and to the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Wallace also holds a California Real Estate Broker License. Mr. Wallace has served as general counsel...
Robert Joseph Anaya
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Modesto, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(209) 522-7500 1315 I Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Real Estate, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
University of San Francisco School of Law
Joel Ellinwood
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Rocklin, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(916) 789-9932 6520 Lonetree Blvd.
Ste. 1004
Rocklin, CA 95765-5874
Real Estate, Environmental and Municipal
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
I became a lawyer and planner 30 years ago as the culmination of my interest in community as a critical but fragile component in the quality of life of a society. How well we plan and implement those plans in the midst of the interplay of social, economic and political forces will shape the form and greatly determine the function of our communities now and for many years to come. In my work on behalf of clients I strive to combine the ethical requirements of both professions, planning and law. My goal is to help clients create a more just and...
Kristina M. Reed
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Sacramento, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(916) 492-6033 770 L St
Suite 950
Sacramento, CA 95814
Real Estate and Business
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
George W. Wolff Esq.
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San Francisco, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(415) 788-1881 505 Sansome St
Suite 1525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
University of California Hastings College of the Law and Northwestern University School of Law
David T. Chapman
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San Rafael, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(415) 613-9483 950 Northgate Drive
Suite 307
San Rafael, CA 94903
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals, Business and Personal Injury
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
The Law Office of David T. Chapman handles personal injury law, real estate and business counseling, and general litigation and appeals in state and federal courts. Mr. Chapman is a Certified Mediator. The firm serves clients throughout Marin County, the greater San Francisco Bay Area, and Northern California. Mr. Chapman represents seriously injured victims in cases involving auto accidents, wrongful death, catastrophic injury – including brain and spine injuries - dog bites, slip & fall, medical malpractice, and elder abuse. Mr. Chapman’s real estate practice handles cases involving nondisclosure, fraud, easement and boundary issues, HOA &...
Zachary David Schorr
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Los Angeles, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(310) 954-1877 1901 Avenue of the Stars, Ste 615
Suite 1050
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Landlord Tenant and Probate
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Mr. Schorr is a Los Angeles Real Estate Attorney and who manages Schorr Law, APC. Schorr Law is an active real estate litigation firm based in West Los Angeles, California. We represent a wide array of clients, including businesses and high net worth individuals for all of their commercial and residential real estate needs. Our attorneys are uniquely positioned to provide an energetic, results-oriented, system of dispute resolution designed and proven to achieve the end results our clients desire. Litigation experience includes the representation of businesses, property owners, landlords, tenants, buyers and sellers of real estate, residential and...
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Real estate refers to land, as well as anything permanently attached to the land, such as buildings and other structures, and covers more than just the drafting of contracts for the purchase and sale of property. Both federal and state laws regulate real estate transactions. The Federal Fair Housing Act, for example, prohibits discrimination in real estate transactions on account of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Many states have enacted similar legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of certain characteristics.

Attorneys in this field may handle leasing issues, landlord-tenant disputes, eviction proceedings and homeowner association (HOA) problems. Other matters within this practice area include title disputes, mortgages, covenants, easements, and equitable servitudes. Many real estate issues can affect both commercial and individual renters and landlords. Real estate lawyers who represent commercial interests may also focus on land use, zoning, environmental law, or eminent domain issues.

Some states provide a certification for lawyers who have demonstrated experience and competency in the practice of real estate law. These attorneys must meet certain educational, experience, and examination requirements to receive the certification as a specialist.


Deed: The legal document that transfers the ownership of real property from one party to another.

Mortgage: A mortgage is a document signed by a borrower when a loan is made that gives the lender a right to take possession of the property if the borrower fails to repay the loan.