Basil Plastiras

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in San Rafael, CA

Plastiras & Terrizzi, APC
 | 24 Professional Center Pkwy, Suite 150
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: 415-472-8100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2011 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Basil N. Plastiras, Jr., is an attorney and a founder of Plastiras & Terrizzi, A Professional Corporation, located in San Rafael, California. Mr. Plastiras has a practice dedicated to civil litigation. He handles cases involving professional liability, real estate and business matters, representing individuals in the San Rafael area, as well as throughout Marin County, San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Mr. Plastiras graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and received his law degree from the University of California Hastings College of the Law. In addition to his legal education and experience, Mr. Plastiras is a real estate broker and has served as an arbitrator, mediator and expert witness in various cases. He is also the president and CEO of the commercial real estate firm Parkway Properties Investment Corporation.

Along with receiving the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from the attorney peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Plastiras has been named in the National Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers since 1996. He has also been mentioned in publications, including the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco magazine.

Mr. Plastiras is a member of the Marin County Bar Association, The Bar Association of San Francisco and The State Bar of California. He has also worked with nonprofit organizations, including the Mental Health Association of San Francisco.

Sharing legal knowledge also continues to be a passion of Mr. Plastiras. Throughout his career, he has shared his legal knowledge with others by speaking at bar association events and appearing on local media outlets. He has also taught legal courses at both the University of California Hastings College of the Law and Dominican University of California.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Professional Liability (40%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Business Litigation (20%)

Real Estate (20%)

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Trusts

Focus Areas

Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Trusts

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005, 2011 - 2018

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About Basil Plastiras

Admitted: 1976, California

Professional Webpage: ptlegal.com/basil-plastiras/

Honors and Awards:

  • Listed as a top attorney in his fields in both San Francisco Magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle
  • Listed in the National Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Attorneys since 1996
  • AV rated (highest possible rating) since 1986
  • Northern California Super Lawyer

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • California licensed Real Estate Broker, 1996

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Presentation of numerous MCLE seminars on legal malpractice to local bar associations throughout Northern California Expert Witness retained over 100 times in legal malpractice matters Court certified as an expert in legal malpractice matters in all Bay Area Courts, 1990
  • Marin Bar Association
  • San Francisco Bar Association
  • State Bar Association
  • Current CEO and President of Parkway Properties Investment Corporation

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past President of the UC Hastings Foundation Board of Trustees
  • President, The Preserve at Tiburon Homeowners Association
  • Board of Trustees, Hellenic Law Society of Northern California since 1995
  • President, San Francisco Mental Health Association

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Instructor: Civil Procedure and Corporations and Partnerships at Dominican University
  • Instructor, Trial advocacy at U.C. Hastings College of Law
  • Prevention of Legal Malpractice in Civil Litigation

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Appeared on KGO-TV, KQED Radio, KALX Radio and KYA Radio

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Berkeley, AB, 1971
Find Me Online
Website - www.ptlegal.com
Office Location for Basil Plastiras

24 Professional Center Pkwy
Suite 150
San Rafael, CA 94903

Phone: 415-472-8100

 

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Last Updated: 3/22/2018

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