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California Real Estate Law Lawyer with 31 years experience

Daniel W. Watkins is an experienced litigator and true trial attorney with over 50 Jury and Bench trials to his credit in 30 years of practice. He has successfully represented both large companies and individuals, and... Read More »
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Poway, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(858) 692-1800 13657 Paseo De La Huerta
Poway, CA 92064
Real Estate, Business, Employment and Personal Injury
Santa Clara University School of Law
Poway, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(858) 602-3620 12975 Brookprinter Pl
Ste 220
Poway, CA 92064
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Poway, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(619) 920-9777 13948 Poway Valley Rd
Poway, CA 92064
Real Estate and Business
Univ of West Los Angeles
Poway, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(858) 565-9901 13620 Holly Oak Way
Poway, CA 92064
Real Estate and Business
Western State Univ
Poway, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(858) 513-1020 13985 Stowe Dr
Poway, CA 92064
Real Estate and Business
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Poway, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(858) 352-8690 13185 Stone Canyon Rd
Poway, CA 92064
Real Estate and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Poway, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(858) 513-1020 13985 Stowe Dr
Poway, CA 92064
Real Estate
California Western School of Law
Poway, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 37 years experience
15480 Markar Rd
Poway, CA 92064
Real Estate, Divorce and Family
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Poway, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(619) 806-8610 13016 Lomas Verdes Dr
Poway, CA 92064
Real Estate
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Erin Sabrina Guzman
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(858) 451-9390 16516 Bernardo Center Drive
Suite 220
San Diego, CA 92128
Real Estate
California Western School of Law
Erin S. Guzman graduated from Saint Mary's College of California in Moraga, California in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in History. She obtained her law degree from California Western School of Law in 2003 and became a member of the California State Bar Association in 2004. She practices Landlord/Tenant Law, representing mobilehome park and rental unit owners and managers, as well as homeowners associations. She has published numerous articles in the North County Bar Association's official monthly magazine, "North County Lawyer."
John Eugene McConnin
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(800) 608-8311 11440 West Bernardo Ct
Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92127
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Probate
University of San Diego School of Law
San Diego Real Estate Attorney since 1991 and San Diego Real Estate Broker since 2004, San Diego Realtor. Representing buyer and Sellers as a Realtor or as an attorney. John has worked with buyers and sellers on hundreds of transactions.
Charles Salvatore LiMandri
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(858) 759-9930 16236 San Dieguito Road
Building 3, Suite 3-15
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Real Estate, Business, Environmental and Insurance Defense
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Wales
As a dedicated Rancho Santa Fe attorney at LiMandri & Jonna LLP, Charles LiMandri has had a lot of success. His extensive legal history includes many successful trials and cases. Through hard work, tenacity, and the relentless pursuit of excellence, he has obtained tens of millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. He started his legal career at the University of San Diego and went on to Georgetown University Law Center. His list of accolades include inclusion into the Million Dollar Advocates Circle, recognition as one of “San Diego’s Top 120 Top Most Influential, and more. If you want...
Michael A. Friedrichs
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Escondido, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 23 years experience
970 Canterbury Place
Escondido, CA 92025
Real Estate, Collections, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Michael Friedrichs is a partner at White and Bright, LLP, and focuses his practice on real estate and business litigation matters. Mr. Friedrichs has experience in defending real estate brokers and sellers in claims of non-disclosure in the sale of real property, and representing contractors and homeowners in construction related issues including claims involving mechanic’s liens. Mr. Friedrichs also has extensive experience in representing creditors in commercial debt collection, representing and defending parties in disputes over ownership and encumbrances to real property (quiet title), enforcing and defending easements and boundary issues, representing parties in landlord/tenant matters, representing business...
Daniel Wade Watkins
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(858) 535-1511 9915 Mira Mesa Blvd, Suite 130
San Diego, CA 92131
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Collections and Construction
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Daniel W. Watkins is an experienced litigator and true trial attorney with over 50 Jury and Bench trials to his credit in 30 years of practice. He has successfully represented both large companies and individuals, and achieved substantial victories in well-publicized trials throughout California and Wisconsin.

Mr. Watkins has successfully tried and litigated cases in the areas of Healthcare Compliance, Commercial Litigation, Unfair Business Practices, Fraud, Breach of Contract, Battery, Premises Liability, Product Defect, Medical Malpractice, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Construction Defect, as well as Unfair Competition, Defamation, and Trade Secret. In December 2003, Mr. Watkins commenced litigation against Health South Surgery...
Charles Kevin Bond
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(858) 455-0495 10226 Rue Chamonix
San Diego, CA 92131
Real Estate, Appeals, Business and Construction
Univ of San Diego School of Law
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....
Alicia Irene Dearn
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(800) 449-8992 237 A Street #56306
San Diego, CA 92101
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,...
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...
James Alan Greer
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Del Mar, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(858) 481-9006 1221 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
University of San Diego School of Law
Mr. Greer is expert in real estate and construction law for the past 32 years: whether involving realty transactional matters, consultation, or arbitration/mediation, he has successfully served real estate and construction clientele (large and small) in all of their "phases" of need in California and Colorado. He is an experienced Attorney, and is also a certified Arbitrator, and a licensed General Contractor. Mr. Greer offers transactional work and consulting in real estate purchase/sale contracts, leases, and construction contracts; and he offers guidance in any type of real estate matter from procurement thru development. He serves the construction...
William Roger Simon Jr
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(858) 771-0081 PO Box 5005 PMB#107
6105 Paseo Delicias, Suite 7
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Bill helps business owners achieve financial freedom through legal strategies that maximize and protect their assets. As Chief Counsel at Sollertis, Bill works with his clients in the preparation of a Master Asset Protection Plan™ and, once created, manages a team of strategically selected Private Practice Attorneys who work with him to implement the plan and ultimately, to help his clients protect their assets and obtain financial freedom. Bill brings a business perspective to everything he does. As co-founder and managing partner of San Diego Law Firm, he guided the firm in its ascent...
Stuart Mellman
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney
(619) 304-0600 600 W Broadway, Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Mr. Mellman provides clients with a full range of legal services including estate planning, estate litigation, family law, divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, civil litigation, business transactions, business law, intellectual property, real property, and asset protection. Mr. Mellman received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he graduated in the top four percent of his class with honors of Magna Cum Laude. While in law school, Mr. Mellman served as the Managing-Editor of the Thomas Jefferson Law Review...
Mr. Tom Parashos
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Spring Valley, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(619) 567-4447 9847 Campo Road
Spring Valley, CA 91977
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Personal Injury
Western State University College of Law
Tom Parashos has successfully practiced in the area of general civil litigation since 1988. His cases involve matters including personal injury, job discrimination and harassment, business disputes, and landlord / tenant law. Tom is a native San Diegan who attended St. Augustine High School, and graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He resides in East County with his wife, Hedda, and their two children. His interests include fishing, hiking, and attending Padres and Chargers games.
David J. O'Connell
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Escondido, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(760) 310-2463 104 West Grand Avenue
Ste. A
Escondido, CA 92025
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Mr. O'Connell leads a small firm of professionals specializing in real estate issues, business, corporations, limited liability companies, estates, and trust administration. He has more than 30 years of experience in these areas and is fully equipped to advise clients regarding their options and risks in these troubling economic times.

Mr. O'Connell speaks frequently at continuing education seminars on topic including the emerging issues in limited liability companies and legal ethics.

Mr. O'Connell served in the U.S. Army Security Agency from 1968 to 1972, serving in Turkey and Germany.
James Crofton Allen
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(619) 552-3598 600 B St
Ste 2400
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Personal Injury
Seattle University School of Law
Since 1983, James Allen has been fiercely advocating for his clients. In that time, he has tried over 75 major cases. With 30 years of experience, Attorney Allen has taken on cases involving businesses, government entities, and individuals. Previously, he was hired by a city to serve as a special prosecutor to help enforce criminal statutes. He has also defended an employment discrimination case against a county. Jim has represented plaintiffs in toxic substance cases, real estate matters, mobile home disputes, and various other matters. Over the years, he has obtained several multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of...
Thomas D. Mauriello
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(619) 940-1606 1230 Columbia St
#1140
San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 31 years experience
Real Estate, Appeals, Consumer and Environmental
University of San Diego School of Law
Kevin K Forrester
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Encinitas, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(760) 932-0999 4403 Manchester Ave Ste 205
Encinitas, CA 92024-7903
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation and Estate Planning
University of San Diego School of Law
Kevin Forrester has more than 20 years experience as a trust and fiduciary lawyer, arbitrator, and mediator of civil, securities, and real estate disputes; and more than 30 years real estate practice experience as a Realtor® and licensed real estate broker.
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.
Renie Leakakos
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Carlsbad, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(760) 579-7667 2173 Salk Avenue
Suite 250
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Real Estate and Business
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
As a fellow entrepreneur, Renie has the knowledge, understanding and passion required to help and care for the various needs an entrepreneur faces on a daily basis. Throughout her career, she has focused on assisting the small business owner, working with individual entrepreneurs, small businesses, and middle market companies in various industries. Her litigation background gives her an edge as she can draft agreements and negotiate transactions for you with dispute avoidance in mind. Renie Leakakos, Esq. is a detail oriented and entrepreneurial leader who has worked in various business settings as an attorney, manager, sales and marketing professional. Originally...
Antonio Maldonado
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(619) 342-1422 750 B Street
Suite 1710
San Diego, CA 92101
Real Estate, Business, International and Probate
American University and Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
Licensed to practice law in all jurisdictions in Mexico and in the United States in the states of California and New York, Mr. Maldonado is an attorney who focuses his practice on US-Mexico crossborder litigation. He practices law through the law firm of Maldonado Myers LLP, which consists of a team of US and Mexico-licensed attorneys with offices in San Diego, California in the United States and in Mexico in Tijuana, Baja California.
Thomas Charles Frost
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(619) 822-1740 1010 Second Ave., 24th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101
Real Estate and Business
USC Law School
Mr. Frost is the founder and managing partner of our Firm. For over 17 years, Mr. Frost has focused his practice on litigation, primarily in the areas of complex business, corporate and securities law. He has represented a broad range of clients, including publicly traded companies, manufacturing firms, retailers, real estate development companies, recording studios, captive and independent insurance agencies, hedge funds, mutual funds, registered representatives, and investors, in Federal and State Courts, arbitration forums, and administrative agencies across the country. Mr. Frost frequently and successfully represents investors and brokers in arbitrations before FINRA (formerly the NASD),...
Sergio Andres Rodriguez-Gomez
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(855) 999-4004 401 West A St.
San Diego, CA 92101
Real Estate, Business and Tax
Universidad de la Sabana
Sergio A. Rodriguez was drafted in 1998 by one of the “big five” consulting and accounting firms. He provided advice and representation for multinational corporate clients in the areas of taxation and commercial law. Mr. Rodriguez came to California in 1999 to further his education in the area of business law and obtained a Master in Business Administration in year 2000.

Mr. Rodriguez was a partner at Russakow Ryan & Johnson for 3 years, and is now the owner and Managing Attorney of SRG Law Group. During his carrier Mr. Rodriguez has acquired significant experience in many different fields...
N. Munro Merrick
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Del Mar, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(858) 755-4485 15022 Paso del Sol
Del Mar, CA 92014-4117
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Collections
University of San Diego
If you have a business dispute, you need a lawyer with business experience. My positions have included market research analyst, product manager, and international marketing, for an oil company and three electronics companies. I have also owned and managed a stereo-TV store, a service station, and a Goodyear Tire facility. From the day I received my law license in 1977, my practice has concentrated on two areas: business and real estate. I have negotiated, prepared and enforced contracts, and evicted defaulting tenants. Most importantly, I have negotiated settlements to most of the disputes that...
Encinitas, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(619) 985-7087 3113 Camino Del Rancho
Encinitas, CA 92024
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
UC Hastings COL
Jarod M. Bona
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La Jolla, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(858) 964-4589 4275 Executive Square
#200
La Jolla, CA 92037
Real Estate, Antitrust, Appeals and Business
Harvard Law School
Jarod Bona's practice is focused on antitrust, business litigation, appellate, real estate, and challenges to government conduct. He practiced at DLA Piper and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher for a dozen years before starting his own firm. He also clerked for Judge James B. Loken of the Federal Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit. Mr. Bona won a bench trial, as first chair, for a client involving fraud claims and up to US$2.5 million at stake. In 2012, Mr. Bona played a major role in achieving summary judgment and a Federal Trade Commission dismissal with no action for his...
Lenden Webb
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(619) 399-7700 6725 Mesa Ridge Road, Suite 218
San Diego, CA 92121
Real Estate, Business, Consumer and Landlord Tenant
California Western School of Law
As a Fresno business litigation attorney, Lenden F. Webb represents corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships in a wide array of matters, including breach of contract, business and partnership disputes, bad faith insurance disputes, class action defense, employment, creditor collection issues, general contract and business matters. Mr. Webb received his law degree from California Western School of Law where he was a published member of Law Review. Before establishing his law office, Mr. Webb attained Junior Partner status just prior to entering his fourth year with the law firm of Wild, Carter & Tipton, APC. Mr. Webb serves a...
Julian Benedict Myers
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(619) 342-3370 750 B Street, Suite 1710
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, International and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law, Magdalen College, Oxford UK, University of San Diego School of Law and Universidad Anahuac
Julian B. Myers is an attorney licensed to practice law in Mexico and California. Given his bi-cultural background, Mr. Myers is especially valuable in bridging the “cultural gap” that often arises in cross-border transactions. Julian B. Myers represents foreign and domestic clients with matters in the U.S. and abroad, assisting them with a wide variety of legal matters, such as:

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• Business planning and entity selection.
• Entity formation, ongoing maintenance and legal compliance.
• Operational matters and fundamental changes (i.e. registration in other jurisdictions, annual reports, conversions, mergers and acquisitions, etc.).
• Corporate finance, securities and private placements.
• Corporate and business tax.
• Planning, negotiating...
Andrew Henry Griffin III
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El Cajon, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(619) 440-5000 275 E. Douglas Ave. Ste 112
El Cajon, CA 92020
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Family and Landlord Tenant
Christopher Glenn Beckom
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La Jolla, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(800) 581-7030 4275 Executive Square
Suite 209
La Jolla, CA 92037
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Communications and Securities
Western State University College of Law
Christopher Glenn Beckom is an attorney practicing in the areas of Commercial Real Estate Transactions, Telecommunications Law, Land Use, Commercial Litigation, Contract Drafting and Negotiation, Corporate Formation and Governance, and Securities Regulation. Christopher is graduate of Western State University, College of Law with a JD, and California State University, Long Beach with an MBA. Mr. Beckom is an active member of the California Association of Realtors, through the Pacific West Realtors Association. Mr. Beckom brings several years of transactional and commercial litigation experience within wireless industry, startup, and small business contexts. Mr. Beckom currently sits on the boards...
Shaun Kendig Boss
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(619) 293-7937 306 Upas Street
San Diego, CA 92103
Real Estate, Antitrust, Appeals and Construction
University of San Diego
Our operation is focused on providing cost effective solutions and expert customer service to all our clients. In addition to real estate, the firm represents clients in business litigation, construction defect problems, estate planning, arbitrations and mediations. We want our clients to fully understand the legal process and what will be involved in finding a constructive result to their legal issue. I am very active in the legal and real estate community. I continue to educate myself on the most up to date information within my field. I maintain active memberships with both local and national groups in the industry....
Gregory Paul Olson
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San Diego, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(619) 564-3650 501 West Broadway
Suite 1370
San Diego, CA 92101
Real Estate, Business, Employment and IP
University of San Diego School of Law
The Law Office of Gregory P. Olson focuses on protecting businesses and individual clients in commercial, real estate, business, employment and intellectual property disputes. The Law Office of Gregory P. Olson was founded in 2004. Prior to opening his own office, Mr. Olson was a shareholder in one of San Diego's oldest and largest local law firms, where he practiced law from 1995 to 2004. Mr. Olson graduated from Stanford University in 1991 with a B.A. in Political Science and from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1995, where he served as an editor on the San Diego...
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