Specializing in Businss and Real Estate Real Estate Acquisition, Business Formations, and Commercial Transactions. Mediation of disputes in real estate and business cases. Regional practice in the 9 Bay Area Counties since 1972. Mediator and arbitrator for Alameda and Contra Costa County Superior Courts. Former judge pro tem in Alameda County. Over 45 years experience as a litigator with focus on transaction disputes, including failed transactions relating to disclosure, non-performance, financing, priority of security interests, construction deficiencies and parties' rights following foreclosure. Current practice is focused on transactional matters, both formational and as mediator and arbitrator. Mediation experience in all areas of civil litigation but with emphasis on business transactions, dissocations, fraud / infights among co-owners/shareholders. Approach is to offer evaluative assistance in fashioning creative results that take into account the alternatives parties would face going forward on matters of proof, likelihood of success at trial given applicatble law as well as strengths / weaknesses of respective positions.
Admitted 1972, California
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