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Firm / AttorneyCounty of PracticeType of Real Estate PracticePhoneEmail
Kurt ElkinsOrangeCommercial
Grant Law Firm / A.J.KesslerStatewideCreditors
Emmanuel FobiVenturaContract Law, Litigation, Short Sales, Purchase
Robert PetersenMendocino, LakeContract /
Paul D. ShermanVenturaPurchase Agreements, Trust Deeds, Title Disputes, Easements, HOA
Dirk Petchul, Hickey & Petchul, llp.Orange, Los Angeles, Inland EmpireCommunity Association, Brokerage, Escrow, Construction,
Lawrence E. SmithContra CostaTransactions,
Law Office of Marilyn SullivanMarin, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Diego, Los AngelesShort Sales, Loan Modifications, Equity
John CardotFresno, MaderaContract
The Karlin Law FirmOrangeReal Estate Sales, Real Estate Brokers, Escrows, Commercial
Steven J. ZippermanOrange, Los Angeles, Inland EmpireTransactions, Litigation, Commercial, Residential, Apartments,
Stephen FitchSan DiegoReal Estate, Entitlements619-282-8100
Michael HickmanOrangeTransactions,
Glenn E StevensLos AngelesBroker
Michael HesseRiversideContracts, Escrows, Leases, Trust Deeds, Foreclosures, Partnerships, Exchanges, Land Use, Construction, Subsidence, Easements, Boundaries, CC & Rs, Liens, Condemnation, Title Issues, Misrepresentation, DRE Hearings, Litigation, Appeals951-781-4700
Steve VondranOrangeArbitration,
Joseph M. Cobert, APCLos AngelesTransactions,
James Steven McCarthySan Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa ClaraContract Review, Purchase Agreements, Sales, Tenants-in-common Agreements, Condo Conversion, Landlord/Tenant
BottomeLine LawyersSacramento, PlacerReal Property
Michael J. FoxOrangeContracts, Title, Escrow, Foreclosures, Leases, Trust Deeds, Easements, Liens, HOA issues, Landlord Tenant, Bankruptcy, Business Disputes, Broker issues, Real Estate
Daniel M. McGeeSan Luis ObispoGeneral Real Estate, Development and Land
Frank D. GranatoOrangeLitigation, Contract
Allan SchwartzSan FranciscoSales, Contracts, Partition, Leases, Negotiation, Business Entities, Fraud,
Robert A. KrasneySan BernaridnoLitigation,Evictions,Estate
Neal GoldsteinLos Angeles, OrangeReal Property Transactions, Title claims,
Maria Rosino-MiraccoSan
Pardis Patrick AshouriLos Angeles, Orange, VenturaCommercial, Residential, Industrial,
Pratt Law Corporation PCOrangeTransactional,Litigation,Commercial(949) 753-1030
Cianchetta and AssociatesSacramentoBankruptcy and real property sale
Stephen J. CamberBay AreaResidential, Commercial
Teresa Buchheit KlinknerLos AngelesReal estate
Leo L. Ashley III of Weston & McElvain LLPLos AngelesCommercial and Residential Landlord/Tenant Law, Contractual Disputes(323)
The Law Offices of Steven C. Vondran, P.C.Los AngelesBroker defense, admissions, accusations, licensing, investigations, arbitration,
Omar G. NassarSan Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, Los Angeles, ImperialAll Real Estate
M. Dean Sutton, Sutton Law FirmSanta ClaraTransactions,landlord-tenant,
Lowenthal, APC / Justin C.
Regan RaySanta CruzRegan handles all areas of real estate law from contract review to litigation of all real estate disputes such as: nondisclosures by sellers; Landlord/Tenant issues; easements; property line disputes; neighbor disputes; road associations ; construction defects or disputes;831-688-7472
Law Offices Of Charles O. AgegeLos
Lynch Law GroupySan DiegoUnlawful detainer, foreclosures,easements, bankruptcy, trusts, contracts, litigation, mediation,
Hector ChinchillaSan FranciscoPurchase/sales disputes, contracts, litigation broker agent
Bush Law GroupLos
Schultz Law Firm - William H. Schultz - Attorney-BrokerLos Angeles - Ventura - Orange - San Bernardino - RiversideBroker Sales - Land Development -
Law Office of Jimmy NguyenSanta ClaraBreach of Contract,
Estelle & Kennedy, A Professional Law CorporationLos Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, OrangeAll800-265-4280
Lowenthal, APC / Justin LowenthalYoloResidential, commercial, business
Monica LinLos AngelesPurchase and Lease Agreements, Title Issues, Buyer Seller Disputes, Deed of Trust Issues, Broker
Ronald w. CarterAlameda510-469-3500
Brad Lee AxelrodLos AngelesLandlord/
Chinchilla & AssociatesSan Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, SolanoResidentail, some
Law Offices Of Charles O. AgegeLos AngelesReal Estate
Steven R. PogueSanta Clara, San Mateo,
Law Offices of Kristi GasawayLos AngelesLandlord/
Law Office of Jimmy NguyenSanta Clara CountyCommercial and
Aleksandr VolkovSan FranciscoReal Property disputes litigation, evictions, partitions, actions btw partners, or defense against governmental
Glenn A. Williams, Esq.RiversideContracts, Corporations, LLCs, Escrows, Leases, Trust Deeds, Foreclosures, Partnerships, Easements, Boundaries, CC&Rs, Liens, Condemnation, Title Issues, Misrepresentation, Litigation, Appeals(951)
Fraley & FraleySacramentoBankruptcy, financing, sale transaction litigation, adversary
Richard Rydstrom
OrangeResidential Commercial
Williams & Associates / Norma J. Williams
StatewideCommercial Real Estate Transactions(213)
Jonathan Bond
Statewide, based in Orange (Commercial, Residential, Rent Control, and Manufactured Housing) Landlord-Tenant, Property based litigation,
Andrew Sheffield - Lebeau ThelenKern661-325-8962
Doug MichieVenturaLitigation and
Jeffery B. McMillenOrange, San DiegoAll949-830-9200
Mary ObidinskiUnited States/StatewideTransactions, purchase and sale, commercial lease drafting and negotiations,
White and BrightSan Diego760-747-3200
Patrick SparksSan Luis Obipsounlawful detainers and lot
Steven KerekesLos Angelescommercial, residential, formation of entity, negotiating purchase, development, contruction, negotiating and drafting loan
George M. HalimiLos Angeles, RiversideReal Estate, Probate & Trust
Bertram Kaufmann,
Hanson BridgettMarin & San FranciscoTransactional /
Sunderland McCutchan LLP / B. Edward McCutchanSonoma, Napa, Marin, Contra Costa, San FranciscoTransaction Litigation, Wineryand Agricultural Land Disputes, DRE Regulatory
Lance S. Davidson, PCMaricopaBroker Liability, Contract Law, Easements, Exchanges. Leases, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Litigation, Loan Modifications, Oil & Gas Leases and Sales, Purchase & Sale Agreements, Sharing Agreements, Short Sales, Title Disputes, Transactions, Trust Deeds, Trusts & Estates, Water & Wells,
Chapuis & Ramsaur Alameda and Contra Costa General
Michael ChulakLos AngelesHOA Management818 552 1500
Big capital realtyRiversidecommercial
ERSKINE & TULLEY, ROBERT P. GATESSan FranciscoCommercial,
Robert ("Bob") GatesSan Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, MarinCommercial and Residential Investment Properties(415)
Civil small claimFresnoCivil small
Damian R. Castaneda
Santa Clara
Real estate litigation and sale disputes
(408) 998-5888
Donald UllrichSacramentoReal Property Law, Trust & Estates, Business, Taxation, Litigation, International & Intellectual Property
Talkov LawUSACommercial and
Hiskey Law Firm: Mark
Edisson SeropianVentura, Los Angeles, San BernardinoResidential & Commercial; Mechanic's Lien; foreclosure;
PALMER RODAK & ASSOCIATES, APC / SUSAN R RODAKSan Diego CAResidential & Commercial, Vacant Lots, Boundary
Susan Barilich, P.C.Los AngelesCommercial, construction,
Law Offices of Ronald J.
Eva GiordanoUnited
The Mellor Law Firm / Mark A. Mellor, Esq.United
Teresa Buchheit KlinknerLos AngelesCommercial and residential
Jensen &
Eva GiordanoContra Costa, Sacramento, El Dorado, Placerresidential,
The Law Offices of Neil J. CacaliSouthern CaliforniaLandlord/Tenant &
Maldonado Myers LLPSan DiegoInvestment and Commercial619-342-1422
The Law Offices of K.Sean Singh & AssociatesOrangeLitigation, Probate, Purchase,
Jack M. LaPedisLos AngelesReal Estate and Business Disputes and Litigation (including neighbor disputes)
Cavatio Realty CorpSan DiegoBuying and selling residential, commercial, lease contracts619.977.7544vincentcavatio@bhhscal.comJack M. LaPedis