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  1. Land Use & Zoning: 60%
    43 years
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    43 years
  3. Administrative Law: 10%
    43 years

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  • Max M Alavi

    I endorse this lawyer. Very competent and hard working.


    Max Alavi Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Travis Conrad Logue

    In regards to Land Use, Zoning, and, specifically, the California Coastal Commission, Alan is truly in a league of his own. His knowledge of the law, strong work ethic, and passion to succeed on behalf of his clients, are just a few of his admirable characteristics. Anyone looking to hire a land use attorney should seriously consider hiring Alan to act as their legal advocate.


    Travis Logue Real Estate Attorney
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Contact info

1880 Century Park E Ste 415
Los Angeles, CA, 90067-6006


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyers, Southern CaliforniaSuper Lawyers2015
Super Lawyer Land Use/ZoningSuperLawyers Business Magazine2014
Super Lawyer, Land Use/ZoningSuper Lawyer Business Magazine2013
Top Lawyers in CaliforniaAmerican Lawyer Media2013
Super Lawyers, Souterrn CaliforniaSuper Lawyers2012
Appointedc to Beverly Hills Planning CommissionCity of Beverly Hills2012
AV RatedMartindale Hubbel2011
Chair, Recreation & Park CommissionCity of Beverly Hills2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Vice Chair, Recreation &Park CommissionCity of Beverly Hills2010
Member, Recreation & Parks CommissionCity of Beverly Hills2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMatindale Hubbel2008
Member, Recreation & Park CommissionCity of Beverly Hills2008
AV RatedMartindale Hubbel2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Member, Advisory BoardState of California Senate Select Committee on Small Business Enterprises1991
State Bar of California Board of GovernorsPro Bono Legal Services to Bet Tzedek1991
Stae Board of California Board of GevernorsPro Bono Legal Services to Bet Tzedek1990
Member, Beach Advisory CommissionCounty of Los Angels1990
Member, Beach Advisory CommissionCounty of Los Angeles1989
Mayors Commission on Business DevelopmentCity of Beverly Hills1986
Student Honor Court JusticeUniversity of San Diego School of Law1972
National Order of the BarristersBarristers1972
Graduate of the YearPhi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity1972
American Jurisjrudence Award of Legal WritingUniversity of San Diego School of Law1970
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentBlock & Block, Inc2009 - Present
Judge Pro TemMunicipal Court, Los Angeles Judicial District1988 - 2000
PresidentLaw Offices of AlanRobert Block1979 - 2009
Deputy Attorney GeneralCalifornia Department of Justice,Office of the Attorney General1972 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
City of Malibu Chamber of CommerceMember2008 - Present
United States Supreme CourtN/A1989 - Present
Municipal Court, Los Angeles Judicial DistrictJudge Pro Tem1988 - 2000
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaMember1973 - Present
National Order of the BarristersMember1972 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Department of Real Estate ConsultantsMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Clear Air Constituecy v. California Air Resources Board)Favorable judgment for defendant
Klitgarrd & Jones v. San Diego Regional Commission, 48 Cal App 3d 99 (1975)Favorable judgment for respondent.
REA Enterprises v, South Coast Regional Comision, 52 Cal App 3d 596 (1975)Favorable judgement for respondent.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Panel Member, State Bar of California Environmental Section Education InstituteShoreline Beach Erosion, Issues and Resolutions2004
Continuing Education of the California State BarCoastal Commission Chapter1983
Opinion of the Attorney GeneralJurisdiction of State Weights and Measures1977
Opinions of the Attorney GeneralQualifored Ownership of Falcons1973
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of Southern California Law SchoolPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Loyola Law School Real Estate SocietyReal Estate Symposium2012
Malibu RealtorsPrivate View Protection2011
Guest Lecturer, Pepperdine University School of Law, Land Use ClassDealing with the California Coastal Commission2006
Shoreline Beach Erosion, Issues and ResolutionsCalifornia Coastal Commission Sympoisum2004
Malibu Board of RealtorsCurrent Issues Involving the California Coastal Commission2000