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  • EDUCATION:   B.A. (University of Iowa 1981, Honors program, double major in Economics and Political Science in 3 yrs);  M.A.P.A. (University of Iowa 1983, Master's Degree in Public Administration, cum laude); J.D. (University of San Diego 1986, juris doctorate).



  • MEMBERSHIPS / CERTIFICATES / AFFILIATIONS:  Licensed Attorney in CA (1987) and CO (1996);  Licensed General Contractor CSLB CA (2007); "BV", exemplary reputation, well established practice, Martindal Hubbell rating; American Arbitration Association, Panel Construction Arbitrator and Mediator.                                                    

  • INTERESTS: flyfishing, camping, hiking, mountain biking, ocean kayaking.

  • CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE:  Mr. Greer has three decades in the construction "trades" and he is a licensed contractor - he has developed seven residential/income projects and one commercial/industrial-flex project. Responsible for all "phases" from procurement, finance, design, specifications, letting subcontracts, construction management, sales collaboration, and warranty work.

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Licensed

  1. Real Estate: 25%
    30 years, 750 cases
  2. Construction: 25%
    30 years, 1.35 thousand cases
  3. Business: 15%
    30 years, 400 cases
  4. Arbitration: 15%
    20 years, 225 cases
  5. Other: 20%
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Hourly ($300-500/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

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  • Michael Charles Doland

    The answers of Mr. Greer are consistently accurate, analytic and customized to the needs of the Avvo asker. These are exactly the qualities that every client would look for when hiring an attorney.

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  • Daniel Wade Watkins

    We have used Greer's services several times over the years. Always a pleasure.

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Contact info

JAMES A. GREER, ESQ.

1221 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, CA, 92014-2505

JAMES A. GREER, ESQ.

1942 Broadway, Ste. 314
Boulder, CO, 80302

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive199601/07/2016
CAActive198711/22/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbel2015
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2014
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2013
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2012
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2011
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2010
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2009
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2008
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2007
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2006
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2005
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2004
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2003
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2002
"BV" Rated = Exemplary Reputation, Well-Established PracticeMartindale-Hubbell2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder of Law FirmGREER & ASSOCIATES1988 - Present
Board Member, Board of Zoning AppealsBoulder County2015 - 2015
In-House Corporate Litigation CounselLusardi Construction & Development1986 - 1988
Assistant to City AttorneyCity of Oceanside1983 - 1985
InternIowa State Senate1977 - 1978
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Arbitration AssociationMediator and Arbitrator2008 - Present
Boulder County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionMember2008 - Present
Boulder County Bar Association, Real Estate Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Boulder County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
STATE CONTRACTORS LICENSE BOARD"B" General Contractor2007 - Present
REALTY CONSULTANTS, INC.Founder / President2006 - Present
Arbitration and Mediation InternationalMember1998 - 2001
Southern California Mediation AssociationMember1997 - 2000
COLORADO BAR ASSOCIATIONLicensed Attorney1996 - Present
San Diego Superior CourtCertified Mediator1996 - Present
San Diego County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionMember1995 - Present
San Diego County Bar Association, Real Property Law SectionMember1988 - Present
San Diego County Bar Association, Construction Law SectionMember1988 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
CALIFORNIA BAR ASSOCIATIONLicensed Attorney1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
72 Named Plaintiffs v. Fairway Pines DevelopersAchieved over $4.5 million in settlement funds.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute - Advanced Construction Law SeriesConstruction Payment Remedies In California2001
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of IowaPublic AdministrationMA - Masters1983
University of IowaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
University of IowaEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
various conferences / seminars for Construction IndustryAdvanced Construction Disputes; Payment Remedies; Mechanic's Liens;1991