Costa Mesa, California Real Estate Lawyers

Lauren T. McKnight
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California Real Estate Law Attorney

Loyola Law School, Los AngelesCalifornia
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John C. Murphy
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 39 years experience

For nearly 40 years, John Murphy has provided skilled and successful representation for eminent domain, inverse condemnation and other complex jury trial matters. He has a state-wide and national reputation representing... Read More »
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Jeffrey Robert Matsen
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 52 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...
John C. Murphy
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(714) 277-1700 650 Town Center Drive Suite 550
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate
University of California - Riverside and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
For nearly 40 years, John Murphy has provided skilled and successful representation for eminent domain, inverse condemnation and other complex jury trial matters. He has a state-wide and national reputation representing public agencies, corporations, and landowners.

Mr. Murphy has been recognized by numerous organizations, including the Los Angeles Times, Southern California Super Lawyers, and Orange Coast Magazine. In 2012, he was honored as honored as Orange County Litigation, Real Estate Lawyer of The Year. Additionally, Mr. Murphy was elected a Fellow of the American Bar Association, and has received an AV-Preeminent Rating, the highest possible, by Martindale Hubbell for...
Eric Norton
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(714) 760-9289 3420 Bristol Street
6th Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, IP and Trademarks
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Eric Norton is a business and intellectual property attorney, and the founder of Norton Law Corporation. Mr. Norton created Norton Law Corporation to provide top tier legal services at affordable prices for business owners of all types—from small business owners, to tech entrepreneurs, to officers of major multinational corporations. At the core of Norton Law Corporation is the use of technology and flat fee billing to enhance the legal services clients receive while being completely transparent about the price. Admitted to practice in California, he received his Juris Doctor from the Chapman University School of Law with an emphasis...
Matt Zar
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer
555 Anton Blvd
2nd Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Northwestern University School of Law
I graduated UCLA Summa Cum Laude, and jumped into the business world. I have extensive business experience and truthfully, my business career was going great. I managed multi-million dollar projects all over California, overseeing Commercial Property Acquisition, Development, and Syndication. I have managed over 500 employees in my tenure, and have negotiated consistently with some of the largest companies.

When I was younger, my father passed away after suffering complications from a slip and fall accident. Unfortunately, his attorneys could not get him justice or proper treatment, and my heart broke witnessing the emotional and physical toll it took on my...
Shahravan Fardin Golesorkhi
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(949) 241-5751 600 Anton Blvd, 11th Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Divorce and Family
Univ of West Los Angeles
Noel Kent Torgerson
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(714) 556-0800 535 Anton Blvd #810
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate and Business
USC Law School
Pete Lepiscopo
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 30 years experience
695 Town Center, Suite 700
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Appeals, Construction and Landlord Tenant
LEPISCOPO & ASSOCIATES has extensive experience in advising and representing clients as OUTSIDE GENERAL COUNSEL and, if needed, LITIGATION SPECIALIST (State and Federal Courts, including appeals) and in the following practice areas: • CORPORATE AND BUSINESS LAW: Form corporations and other business entities, act as general counsel, prepare corporate and business agreements, negotiate contracts and other agreements, and advise on corporate business laws. • CIVIL LITIGATION: Corporate and business litigation (e.g., contracts, commercial leases, and collections). • GOVERNMENT, ELECTION, AND POLITICAL LAW: Advise and represent government entities regarding pending legislation, statutory and regulatory compliance, general and special elections, compliance with...
Daniel Craig Carlton
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(949) 757-0707 3146 Red Hill Ave
#100A
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Personal Injury
Western State Univ
For over 40 years, attorney Daniel C. Carlton has devoted his professional life to protecting the rights of people in Orange County and throughout Southern California. Attorney Carlton is a licensed Real Estate Broker and has extensive experience in real estate law, including but not limited to real estate disputes, purchase and sales litigation, commercial transactions and leases, constructions disputes, DRE licensing and matters involving homeowners associations (HOA). He also has decades of experience representing people injured in slip and fall accidents, motor vehicle accidents and other personal injury cases.

Attorney Carlton is known for his personalized approach, getting to know...
James Glenn Bohm
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(714) 384-6500 695 Town Center Dr, Suite 700
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Estate Planning
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Boris Kayhan
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney
(714) 931-8470 575 Anton Blvd. Suite 300
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Landlord Tenant
Western Michigan University
Neil Kuczynski
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California Real Estate Law Lawyer

Chapman University Fowler School of LawCalifornia
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Rami Nabi
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California Real Estate Law Lawyer

Chapman University Fowler School of LawCalifornia, United States District Court, Central District of California and United States District Court, Southern District of California
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Mark Aaron Ross
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(949) 631-3374 1901 Newport Blvd., Suite 284
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Real Estate and Business
Whittier Coll School of Law
Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(714) 668-6236 695 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Construction and Environmental
University of Michigan Law School
Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(714) 427-7037 600 Anton Blvd Ste 1400
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Administrative, Antitrust and Business
New York University School of Law
Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 55 years experience
(714) 371-2500 695 Town Center Dr 14Fl
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Antitrust, Appeals and Bankruptcy
George Washington University Law School
Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(714) 371-2530 695 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Antitrust, Appeals and Bankruptcy
University of California Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law J.D.
Sean David Muntz
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Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(949) 226-8511 3200 Park Center Dr
Ste 270
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(714) 668-6221 695 Town Center Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate and Tax
Notre Dame Law School
Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(714) 371-2500 695 Town Center Dr 14FL
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Antitrust, Appeals and Bankruptcy
Pepperdine University School of Law
Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(714) 540-1235 650 Town Center Dr 20th FL
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Securities
Costa Mesa, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(714) 371-2542 695 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Real Estate, Antitrust, Appeals and Bankruptcy
  University of Chicago Law School
Adina T. Stern
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California Real Estate Law Attorney with 36 years experience

Southwestern Law SchoolU.S. District Court, Central District of California, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California and California
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Jeanne H. McDonald Esq.
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California Real Estate Law Attorney with 27 years experience

Whittier Law SchoolCalifornia
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John A. Messina Jr.
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Newport beach, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(949) 383-4356 1400 Quail Street
Suite 200
Newport beach, CA 92660
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...
Mark B. Wilson P.C.
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(949) 478-0521 4770 Von Karman Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Real Estate, Business, IP and Legal Malpractice
Loyola Law School
A seasoned trial attorney and skilled negotiator, Mark Wilson has won nearly every case he has tried and arbitrated. Mr. Wilson has lost only one jury trial and obtained a complete reversal of that loss on appeal. Mr. Wilson represents clients in federal and state courts in a variety of matters, including business litigation, legal malpractice, real estate, trade secrets, unfair competition, copyright infringement, and trademark infringement.

Mr. Wilson’s victories include a $2.25 million jury verdict in a premises liability case; a $1.8 million binding arbitration award in a legal malpractice case; $1.4 million jury verdict in a copyright...
Ali Parvaneh
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 18 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...
David Van Luu
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Santa Ana, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 13 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...
Mitchell Reed Sussman
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(800) 233-8521 2901 W. Coast Hwy.
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Real Estate
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
MITCHELL REED SUSSMAN, is the leading consumer advocate of Timeshare Exit, Timeshare Cancellation and Timeshare litigation in the United States having successfully prosecuted actions against the world's largest timeshare companies. His office has gained the release of tens of thousands of timeshare owners from the burdens of timeshare ownership. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York in 1973 he graduated from George Washington University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He came to the west coast upon graduation from GW and in 1976 he graduated from Pepperdine University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. ...
Thomas Nowland
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 14 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...
Mark Chernoff
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(949) 416-3550 19800 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 1000
Irvine, CA 92612
Real Estate, Business and Personal Injury
University of Arizona
For nearly two decades Mark Chernoff has represented business of all sizes, business owners, real estate investors, and individuals in dispute resolution. He has handled cases of every shape and size, carefully considering client goals, evaluating options, and developing practical strategies. Before Practicing law, Mr. Chernoff served in the United States Peace Corps in the Republic of Moldova. Outside the office he enjoys spending time with his family, running, cycling, and hiking.
David L. Crockett
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(949) 851-1771 901 Dove St
#120
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of California - Los Angeles and University of California - Berkeley
Timothy George McFarlin
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 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
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Salar Atrizadeh Esq.
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Attorney
19200 Von Karman Ave
4th Floor
Irvine, CA 92612
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Communications
University of Tulsa College of Law
With over 11 years of experience, Salar Atrizadeh, Esq. is licensed to practice law in the State of California, District of Columbia, and the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts. Mr. Atrizadeh has dedicated his practice in learning about day-to-day legal problems and providing solutions to his clients. He is familiar with various areas of the law, including, but not limited to, civil litigation and transactional work. Mr. Atrizadeh is a knowledgeable attorney with sophisticated strategies and records of success to protect client interests. He has extensive experience in law office management and after graduation began his private practice in...
Gerald A. Klein P.C.
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(949) 478-0521 4770 Von Karman Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Real Estate, Business, IP and Legal Malpractice
UCLA School of Law
Gerald A. Klein has tried more than 40 cases to verdict. His success in the courtroom is underscored by the numerous accolades and recognitions he has achieved throughout his career, including selection by his peers as "Trial Lawyer of the Year" by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association in 2003 and again in 2009.
Mr. Klein represents both plaintiffs and defendants in business litigation, legal malpractice, real estate, trade secrets, unfair competition, and insurance bad faith. He has also served as an expert witness in legal malpractice matters.
His tenacity in the courtroom led to a $26 million recovery, including...
Amy Nguyen
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(949) 631-3300 4770 Von Karman Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Real Estate, Business, IP and Legal Malpractice
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Ms. Nguyen graduated at the top of her undergraduate class at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and then returned to UCI’s top-tier law school where she earned her Juris Doctor degree. While attending UCI’s law school, Amy participated in the law school’s annual moot court competition, served as a member of the UCI Law Mock Trial Board, and was a Research Fellow for the first-year lawyering skills course. As a certified law student in UCI’s Domestic Violence Clinic, Ms. Nguyen represented low-income abuse survivors in restraining order trials and immigration matters. She earned a Pro Bono Achievement award for...
James Arthur Hayes Jr
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(949) 852-1800 2424 S.E. Bristol Street, Suite 300
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Business
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Partner for Corporate, Insolvency and Commerical Law Matters at Cummins & White, LLP
Anthony James Dispoto
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(714) 337-6389 2424 SE Bristol St., Suite 300
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Employment and Landlord Tenant
University of San Diego School of Law
Experienced Attorney with a demonstrated history of working in real estate, business and corporate law. Skilled in Contract Review and Drafting, Legal Research and Writing and Corporate and Business Documentation. Strong legal professional with a Juris Doctor focused in Corporate and Business Law from the University of San Diego School of Law.
Ghassan Othman Hasan
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(949) 833-7104 1 Park Plaza, Suite 600
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Personal Injury
Howard Univ School of Law
Ghassan O. Hasan began his legal career in 2003 as a civil litigation attorney with McCune & Harber in Los Angeles, representing public agencies in a wide variety of tort related disputes. He continued to build upon his experience as a trial attorney during his tenure as a litigation attorney with Richardson & Harman in Pasadena, where he specialized in real estate, business and homeowner association law. In 2008, Mr. Hasan moved to Orange County and established the Law Office of Ghassan O. Hasan. Since that time, the firm has built a reputation for providing effective and...
Ronald Altman
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(310) 440-4100 18401 Von Karman Avenue
Suite 360
Irvine, CA 92612
Real Estate, Business and Securities
University of San Francisco School of Law and University of California - Berkeley
Rachael Berman
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(310) 440-4100 18401 Von Karman Avenue
Suite 360
Irvine, CA 92612
Real Estate, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Michael S. LeBoff P.C.
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(949) 631-3300 4770 Von Karman Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Real Estate, Business, Legal Malpractice and Trademarks
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Mike brings almost 20 years of business trial practice to Klein & Wilson, handling and wining numerous trials, arbitrations, and high-stakes disputes. Mike attended Loyola Law School on a full academic scholarship and graduated second in his class of nearly 400 students. At Loyola, Mike received countless academic awards and served as an editor for the Loyola Law Review. Following law school, Mike clerked for the former Chief Judge of the Central District of California, Manuel L. Real, where he saw firsthand the importance of always being prepared before entering the courtroom. Following his...
Stephan Haik Andranian
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(949) 851-9001 PO Box 7849
Newport Beach, CA 92658
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Collections and Landlord Tenant
John Marshall Law School
Mr. Andranian has over 16 years experience in contract and tort litigation, representing clients in business, contract, public and private works construction, landlord-tenant, and personal injury cases. Mr. Andranian has served as a political advisor and lobbyist and has testified before Congress and numerous state panels on public land use issues.

Mr. Andranian is a member of the California State Bar and is also licensed to practice before the United States District Court. He is the Chairman of the Law Europe International Real Estate Practice Group and a former Planning Commissioner for the City of Costa Mesa, serving as the commission’s...
Michael Burke
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Newport Beach, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(310) 801-7768 4000 MacArthur Blvd
Suite 600 East Tower
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Employment and IP
University of California - Los Angeles
Lawyer and strategic business consultant with diverse experience representing closely held companies, private equity firms, small business enterprises, and startups. From my experience as general counsel and through corporate board directorships, I bring a bigger picture overview to business transactions, business decision processes, and complex litigation management. I also bring that sensibility to bear on trial and appellate strategy. I am frequently consulted by other lawyers for trial strategy, business strategy, and ethics issues.

I handle matters in the following areas: business and commercial law, employment and labor law, litigation and dispute resolution, commercial real...
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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.