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James Alan Greer

James Alan Greer

Practice areas:

Construction & Development, Real Estate, Business, Mediation, Arbitration

About Me


  • 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 four residential projects, responsible for all "phases" from procurement, finance, design, specifications, letting subcontracts, construction management, sales collaboration, and warranty work.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Real Estate: 25%
    29 years, 550 cases
  2. Construction & Development: 25%
    29 years, 1.35 thousand cases
  3. Business: 20%
    29 years, 400 cases
  4. Arbitration: 15%
    9 years, 25 cases
  5. Mediation: 15%
    19 years, 220 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-500/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Check

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Daniel Wade Watkins

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

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    Daniel Watkins Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gregory Sanford Hood

    Mr. Greer is a competent, effective and professional lawyer. I have referred him many cases over the years and have always received favorable feedback from my clients who have hired him. I have also had occasion to use him as a mediator with excellent result. I highly recommend and endorse him.

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    Gregory Hood Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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
COActive199608/30/2015
CAActive198705/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
"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
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
Univ of San Diego SOLLawJD - 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