5/15/2018 Interview With CLA RPLS Co-Chair Neil Kalin

5/15/2018 Interview With CLA RPLS Co-Chair Neil Kalin

Executive Committee Focus 5/15/2018 Incoming Co-Chair Neil Kalin By John (J.R.) Richards Congrats on being elected as next year’s co-chair for our real property section…can you explain why you ran as a co-chair? Yeah.  Nobody, including me, wanted to chair the Section alone.  Now that has nothing to do with being committed to the Real

Sold! 115 City View Drive, Daly City, CA

Sold! 115 City View Drive, Daly City, CA. This one was a different because it was owned by a trust and the trustee wanted to sell the property to their niece at a significant discount. The great part about that is that the transaction was still arm’s length and both sides were protected. We still

Mechanic’s Liens are Generally Privileged

The Litigation Privilege For The Recording Of A Mechanic’s Lien Is An Absolute Privilege Check out this good short article by Michael Kerbs on the CLA website.  A warning about suing for tort damages for an invalid mechanic’s lien.  Even though the lien was invalid, the subcontractor was awarded attorney’s fees.    

11/18/2020 What’s Up With Us!

Join me, Ashley Peterson and Neil Kalin for the California Lawyer’s Association Real Property Section’s “What’s Up With Us!” It’s TOMORROW at 3 pm pst. We’ll be discussing our upcoming event WOMEN IN LEASING with JJ Sherman and touch on other real estate legal hot topics. Zoom sign up is here: Zoom Registration: https://zoom.us/…/tJ0pdeusrTIsE9DiYLTq3ZNXNk9PkrQbAsia

SOLD! 3220 Greenhills Drive, Lafayette, CA 94549 $1,800,000.00

Client Saved Over $40,000.00 in Real Estate Commissions                                 Beds 4 Baths 2.5 Square Feet 2,956 List Price $1,795,000.00 MLS Number   Lot Size .43  Exclusive single-story Lafayette executive home in the quiet Greenhills neighborhood features a level lot and views of Mt. Diablo. This

A Special Focus on Health and Wellness

  2020 Spring Conference Planning Committee Co-Chairs: Ashley Peterson & Elizabeth Blair   “Our substantive CLE programming will commence on Friday morning, with a special lunch appearance from David Kelly, the Chief Legal Officer of Business and Basketball with the Golden State Warriors who will be speaking on diversity in the legal profession. “ A

Is This The End of the Handshake 4/15/2020

Is This The End of The Handshake? I literally cannot remember the last time I shook hands.  There have been no bro hugs, high fives, fist bumps and hug hugs with anyone outside of my immediate family for at least a month now.  I do remember running into a work neighbor on March 16, 2020.