I handle litigation and transactional matters for clients. I also serve as a mediator or arbitrator in disputes. I have been a member of the California Bar Association since 1986, a director of the Peninsula Builders Exchange since 2002, and an arbitrator and judge pro tem for the Santa Clara County Superior Court since 1991. Areas in which I practice include business, real estate, construction, personal injury, and general matters for small businesses. I look forward to hearing from you.
Languages spoken: French, Hebrew, Italian
Hourly ($350/hour), contingent (33-45%), Free consultation (30 minutes)
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I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Sweet is knowledgeable in his areas of practice, and keeps his clients promptly well informed of developments in their cases. He is practical in his advice, and very honest in his billing practices.
Robert Kopelson Personal Injury Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
Jonathan is a highly respected, intelligent and very experienced attorney. He has an excellent reputation in the community. He's extremely well-versed in the law, along with a practical side that gets cases resolved. He is also an excellent mediator. I highly endorse this lawyer.
Cathleen Curl Construction & Development Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Adjunct Professor||Lincoln Law School of San Jose||2004 - Present|
|Director||Peninsula Builders Exchange||2002 - Present|
|Member||AGCC Legal Advisory Committee||1991 - Present|
|Legal Author||Wolters Kluwer Law & Business||1989 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor||San Jose State University||2002 - 2003|
|Adjunct Professor||University of San Francisco Law School||1994 - 1997|
|Sweet on Construction Industry Contracts: Major AIA Documents||Fifth Edition, Sweet On Construction Industry Contract: Major AIA Documents||2008|
|Lincoln Law Review||Construction Subcontract Payment Condition Clauses||2002|
|Avoiding or Minimizing Construction Litigation||Avoiding or Mimizing Construction Litigation||1993|
|University of San Francisco School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|University of California - Berkeley||Italian||Other - Bachelors||1978|
|The Fundamental of Construction Contracts||Construction Contracts||2014|
|AIA Contracts||AIA Construction Contracts||2014|