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  1. Real Estate: 45%
    41 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    41 years
  3. Business: 25%
    41 years


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  • Michel Jamchid Rouhani

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Widman is a very skilled, experienced, and well-respected lawyer in the Santa Clara County legal community. He also acts as an effective judge pro tempore in Alternative Resolution matters on behalf of the Superior Court. I highly recommend Mr. Widman for any assignment within his vast field of expertise. Michel Rouhani Attorney at Law, Santa Clara County


    Michel Rouhani Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Timothy David Widman

    Jeffrey Widman is the smartest, most articulate lawyer I have ever worked with. He is an extremely effective trial lawyer and appellate attorney with unparalleled expertise in real estate and business litigation. I endorse him wholeheartedly.


    Timothy Widman Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

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101 Race St
San Jose, CA, 95126-3041


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Associate of the YearBuilding Industry Association of Northern California1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Jeffrey P. Widman1984 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Santa Clara County Superior CourtEarly Settlement Conference Neutral2008 - Present
Building Industry Association of Northern CaliforniaDirector1987 - 1987
United States Supreme Court BarMember Admitted to Practice1980 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaMember Admitted to Practice1973 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitMember Admitted to Practice1973 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember Admitted to Practice1973 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sierra Club v. City of Hayward, 28 Cal.3d 840 (1981)The court reversed and remanded denial of plaintiffs' writ of mandamus.
Agins v. City of Tiburon, 447 U.S. 255 (1980)The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed, holding that the zoning ordinances did not take appellant's property without just compensation.
Lewis v. City of Hayward, 177 Cal.App.3d 103 (1986)The court reversed the award of summary judgment in favor of defendants, city and landowner.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Santa Clara Law Review"The New Cancellation Rules Under the Williamson Act"1982
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Yale UniversityEnglishPhD - Doctorate1970
Harvard UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1963
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Apartment Owners Association"The Move-In & Move-Out Process -- How To Avoid Landlord Pitfalls"2012
LawReviewCleThe Essentials of Foreclosure Defense2011
Sterling Education Services, Inc.Landlord Tenant Law2010
Panelist, Seminars on Pension Law, Santa Clara County Bar AssociationPension LawN/A
Panelist, Seminars on Land Use Law, State Bar of CaliforniaLand Use LawN/A
Panelist, Landlord-Tenant Law, Lorman ServicesLandlord-Tenant LawN/A