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Edward Lewis Blum

also known as Edward L. Blum, Ed Blum

About me

My practice for the last 40+ years has been limited to civil litigation and business matters.  I specialize in all aspects of real estate and business, including transactions and litigation.  I am also a trianed mediator in disputes involving these areas of law, and participate in mediatons both privately and upon assignment by several courts in the Bay Area. In my law practice, I emphasize practicality combined with professionalism that is the result of many years of experience. Clients view me as knowledgeable, thorough, capable and accessible.  Adversaries view me as tenacious and well-prepared.  I have a small office practice which assures my clients that they only deal with me.

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Licensed

  1. Business: 35%
    45 years
  2. Real Estate: 35%
    45 years
  3. Litigation: 30%
    45 years

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  • Theodore W. Bloyd

    Edward Blum is simply one of the finest and most knowledgeable real estate attorneys in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Contact info

LAW OFFICES OF EDWARD L. BLUM P.C.

1600 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 225
Berkeley, CA, 94709

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197211/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
SuperLawyersSuperLawyers2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Discovery FacilitatorContra Costa Superior Court2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Mediation and Arbitration ServiceAlameda County Superior Court2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Discovery FacilitatorContra Costa Superior Court2013 - Present
Appointed MediatorAlameda County Superior Court2010 - Present
Appointed ArbitratorAlameda County Superior Court1995 - Present
PrincipalLAW OFFICE OF EDWARD L. BLUM, P.C.1972 - Present
Judge Pro TemOakland-Piedmont Municipal Court1980 - 1985
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alameda County Superior CourtVolunteer Attorney2011 - Present
Alameda County Bar AssociationMember1972 - Present
San Francisco County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
California Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of California, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of California, Real Property Law SectionMemberN/A
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
California Civil Procedure: From Start to FinishAnatomy of a Lawsuit2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Real Estate Finance and Tax IssuesReal Estate Short Sales2011
Guest InstructorAnatomy of a Lawsuit2010
SeminarReal Estate Broker Standard of Care2008