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William Cornelius Last Jr

William Cornelius Last Jr

Practice areas:

Construction & Development

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About Me

Mr. Last holds a California "A" and "B" Contractors License.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Construction & Development: 100%
    37 years, 1 thousand cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

520 S El Camino Real Ste 430
San Mateo, CA, 94402




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Preeminent LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Superlawyer-ConstructionSuper Lawyers2009
Superlawyer-ConstructionSuper Lawyers2008
Superlawyer-ConstructionSuper Lawyers2007
Preeminent LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1988

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLast & Faoro1978 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Engineering Contractors' AssociationMember2006 - Present
SF Builders ExchangeN/A2004 - Present
Bay Area SMACNAMember2002 - Present
American Subcontractors AssociationMember2000 - Present
SMACNAMember2000 - Present
Associated General Contractors of CaliforniaMember1997 - Present
California AGC Legal Advisory CommitteeMember1990 - Present
ABA Forum on the Construction IndustryMember1982 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1978 - Present
San Mateo County Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Transworld v Hung On Tong SocietyJury verdict in favor of client

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Publication NameTitleDate
Various construction trade associationsCalifornia Construction Law Update2010
Various construction trade associationsCalifornia Construction Law Update2009
SF Builders ExchangeMechanics Liens2007
California Real Property Reporter,Misc-editor2000


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate UniversityTaxMA - Masters1982
San Francisco Law SchLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Univ of NevadaPre-Law HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
San Francisco Builders ExchangeMechanics Liens2009
Construction Management Association of AmericaVarious Construction Project Management Legal Issues2009
Bay Area Sheetmetal Contractors AssociationVarious Construction Law Issues2007
Sheetmetal Union Superindent Training ProgramCalifornia Construction Law for project superintendents2005
Bay Area Sheetmetal Contractors AssociationConstruction Law2005
Construction Trade AssociationsVarious Construction Law Issues from 1996 to present1996