Monterey, California Real Estate Lawyers
John is committed to providing personalized estate planning services in a highly ethical, professional, solution oriented, and cost effective manner. In addition to providing timely and high quality legal services, he is committed to educating the community about important estate planning issues through public seminars. Mr. Laughton also has a legal background in business and real estate matters and was appointed to the City of Del Rey Oaks Planning Commission and served between 1985 and 1992. He served in the U.S. Army, including a tour of Vietnam in 1971-1972. Mr. Laughton was born in Carmel, CA and raised on...
I call myself a Transformational Lawyer, which means that I help my clients to transform their legal problems into opportunities for personal growth and positive change. I call what I do a Coach Approach to the Practice of Law. My practice focuses on small business and real estate issues and mediation. I believe that, as Conflict Managers, lawyers have the opportunity to become Conflict Healers and, in doing so, shift the way conflict is resolved on this planet. To find out more about my law practice, go to my web site: www.pjdlaw.com, or you can find...
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Steven M. Gordon is a 1975 graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, receiveing a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting. In 1980 Mr. Gordon graduated from Monterey College of Law, was admitted to the the State Bar of California, and began the practice of law in Salinas. Mr. Gordon has practiced law in Salinas since 1980. The firm aggressively represents its clients in the fields of civil litigation, real estate law, business law, estate planning, and trust administration.