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I am a real estate attorney, commercial real estate broker (WY,CA and TX)  and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) with 30 years experience in the public and private sectors. Areas of practice include transactional real estate, contracts, government.

I am married (35 years) without children. Evangelical Christian. Sports and interests include hunting, fishing, cooking, scuba, snow skiing, travel, and college football.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 100%
    34 years, 250 cases



Hourly ($300-400/hour)

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Contact info

Charles West, Esq.

422 Stampede Circle
Cheyenne, WY, 82009


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Scroll in recognition of high achievementLA County Assessor2004
speakers awardCCIM Los Angeles Chapter2004
Plaque for 25 years of service as CCIMNational Association of Realtors2003
speakers awardCCIM Orange County chapter1995
Trophy for RealEstate Exchanger of the YearCambio Realty and Investment1979
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
off counselknickerbocker Law Corp PC2011 - Present
Director of Real EstateLos Angeles County CEO1998 - Present
General CounselOverland Resources Inc.1997 - 1998
Bankruptcy Law ProfessorWestern State University College of Law1991 - 1995
Director of Real EstateCounty of Orange1990 - 1997
General CounselAmerican Resource Corp.1986 - 1990
Deputy General counselHeritage Group Inc1984 - 1986
CEO/general counselWestline Investments Inc1977 - 1984
EngineerRockwell International1972 - 1977
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Associationmember2010 - Present
Los Angeles CCIM Chaptermember1990 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1983 - Present
National Association of real estate investorsCCIM1978 - Present
National Association of Realtorsmember1977 - Present
California Association of Realtorsmember1977 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Y.Clark Shen vs. Tumambing et uxMotion for relief from the automatic stay granted
Primare, et. al. vs. Cooley
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Publication nameTitleDate
County of Los Angeles DigestDesign build model for subvened properties in California counties2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of California - IrvineBusinessBusiness Cert. for Tech. Personnel1977
University of California - Los AngelesEngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CCIM Los Angeles ChapterLegal aspects of doing real estate business with LA county2004
Western State University FullertonBankruptcy Law Course1992