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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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  1. Landlord & Tenant: 100%
    13 years



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  • William Edward Shapiro

    I endorse this lawyer's work. She's a smart, committed advocate who works tirelessly for her clients.


    William Shapiro Landlord & Tenant Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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1458 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA, 94109


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Attorney of the YearAIDS Legal Referral Panel2014
Housing Justice AwardBar Association of San Francisco2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of Mary Catherine Wiederhold2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Lawyers Club of San FranciscoExecutive Committee2009 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Landlord v. TenantsSettlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Plaintiff Magazine (California)Getting a fire report without getting burned2014
The Trial Lawyer (SFTLA)What is the Ellis Act and how does it affect your clients?2014
Neighbor Disputes (CEB)Domestic Animals2013
The Trial Lawyer (SFTLA)Reasonable Accommodation: When To Ask On Behalf Of Your Tenant Client And What Happens If The Landlord Says, “No?”2013
The Trial Lawyer (SFTLA)(Tenant's) Dog bites Man! What's the Landlord's liability?2012
California Defender Magazine (CPDA)Code of Civil Procedure section 170.62002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - BerkeleyEnglishBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
University of San Francisco School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationIt's Their Fault: Landlord-Tenant Premises Liability2016
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationDealing with Difficult Clients2015
Aids Legal Referral PanelPost-Judgement Motions in Unlawful Detainer Cases2015
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaBurning Issues in Fire Cases2014
ALRPThe Mechanics of Pretrial Preparation2014