Expertise DescriptionI 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
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.
|Bachelor of Economics||Urban Land Economics||University of Illinois||Champaign – Urbana|
|JD||Law||University of Illinois||Champaign – Urbana|
Awards & Affiliation
|California Bar Association|
|Illinois Bar Association|
|American Arbitration Association|
|American College of Real Estate Lawyers|
|American Land Title Association|
California Bar Association
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