Expert 377213 - CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years as an Attorney specializing in Real Property, Title Insurance, and Business Disputes. My areas of expertise include Strategic Dispute Management; Second Opinions, Exit Strategies, and Alternative Solutions, Preventive Law, such as legal risks and crisis prevention; and Claims Audit and Controlling the Cost of Claims. My real estate experience includes foreclosures, easements, fraud, partnerships, joint ventures, lender liability, Hawaiian land rights, mineral rights, construction loans, mechanics’ liens and other involuntary liens, landlord tenant, mortgages, trust deeds, purchase and sale, restrictive covenants, water rights, trusts, priorities and recording, financing, brokers, encroachments, boundaries, fiduciary responsibilities, statute of frauds, lis pendens, escrows, option contracts, and marketable title. I have experience with insurance disputes in general liability, title insurance, bad faith and extra contractual liability, property insurance, reservation of rights, policy interpretation, punitive, damages, and subrogation.

Areas of Expertise


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes working as the Assistant Vice President of an insurance company, an Amicus Curiae of a Title Association, and the principal of my own law office.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
Bachelor of EconomicsUrban Land EconomicsUniversity of Illinois Champaign – Urbana
JDLawUniversity of Illinois Champaign – Urbana

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

California Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
American Arbitration Association
American College of Real Estate Lawyers
American Land Title Association

Primary Affiliation

California Bar Association


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