Practice Areas

Whether it’s litigation, transactions, or planning for success in business or personal estates, our experienced attorneys and support staff provide high quality legal services to businesses and individuals in the areas of real estate and commerce. The expertise obtained through years of experience in a given field often translates to a valuable perspective when advising in other fields of law. We offer a fully staffed and equipped general law practice emphasizing real estate, civil litigation, estate planning, and business planning:

Appellate: Representation in both federal and state appellate courts in both direct appeals and extraordinary writ proceedings, from the inception through oral argument.

Business Planning: The selection and formation of business entities, drafting contracts, providing ongoing advice and consultation, and handling of mergers and acquisitions.

Estate Planning: Preparation of a full range of estate planning documents including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and advance health care directives. Representation in probate courts throughout Southern California, both in litigation and advising trustees and personal representatives with respect to the handling of probate and trust estates.

Litigation: We have successfully brought through trial and arbitration cases involving a wide variety of real property and business disputes such as: owner-contractor disputes; buyer-seller litigation; mechanic’s liens; secured loan transactions; commercial and residential lease disputes; environmental contamination; restrictive covenant matters; boundary and easement disputes; real property foreclosures; real estate broker litigation; joint owner disputes; title insurance matters; trade secrets; intellectual property; employment litigation; partnership and corporation dissolutions; shareholder disputes; and litigation involving trusts and estates.

Real Estate: The full range of real estate related services, including: purchase and sale agreements, residential and commercial leases, easements and licenses, CC & R’s, secured loan transactions, homeowners associations and condominium developments, and joint ventures.