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Daniel Marc Bornstein

also known as Daniel Bornstein, SF Real Estate Attorney

About me


Founding Partner of the Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein, with over 20 years experience handling complicated real estate and civil litigation related disputes.

Areas of expertise:

  • Landlord - Tenant Disputes,

  • Evictions - Unlawful Detainers

  • Litigation - SF Bay Area

  • Property Mangement Issues

  • Broker of Record - Bay Property Group

  • Expert Witness Services

  • Bay Area Real Estate Education - speaker and host

  • San Francisco and Oakland Rent Control expert 


Daniel is also broker and Founding Partner of Bay Property Group, one of the Bay Area's premiere property management and real estate purchase/sales agencies. In addition to having successfully resolved countless landlord/tenant disputes, Daniel manages rental property and assists in completing real estate transactions, and is well known for his educational seminars and expert witness testimony. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law, with specialization in landlord/tenant disputes, civil litigation, property management, and real estate sales.

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Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 35%
    4 years
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 35%
    4 years
  3. Residential Real Estate: 30%
    4 years



Hourly ($300-380/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer Appreciation AwardAIDS Legal Referral Panel2010
Hero AwardAIDS Legal Referral Panel2010
The Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesBoard of Governors of the State Bar of California2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerBornstein & Bornstein1993 - Present
President, Managing Broker and PrincipalBay Property Group1993 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
East Bay Rental Housing AssociationAssociate Member & PresenterN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Chu v. Gormian, SF Superior Court Case #12-642284Client recovered control over his San Francisco rent-controlled unit
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Publication nameTitleDate
Rental HousingEsq. Q & AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of MichiganN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Special WorkshopTenants and Taxes2012
Special WorkshopCorrect Usage of Legal Notices2012
Special WorkshopSuccessfully Handle Failing Tenant Relationships2012
EBRHA 6th Annual Trade ExpoEvictions: Reality and Prevention2012