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  1. Litigation: 90%
    22 years, 150 cases
  2. Real Estate: 10%
    22 years, 25 cases

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Nossaman LLP

18101 Von Karman
Suite 1800
Irvine, CA, 92656


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top five Real Estate attorney in Orange CountyOC Metro Magazine2010
Super Lawyers Rising Star, Real Estate LitigationLos Angeles Magazine2006
Super Lawyers Rising Star, Real Estate LitigationLos Angeles Magazine2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNossaman, LLP1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Right of Way Association, Chapter 67President2011 - Present
Appraisal Institute of Southern CaliforniaAssociate Member2008 - Present
International Right of Way Association, Chapter 67Board Secretary2009 - 2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of California - IrvineSocial EcologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
IRWA Chapter 67 Spring SeminarEminent Domain Meets Renewable Energy - When Grandma's House Gets in the Way of Windmills2010
IRWA Chapter 67 Monthly Meeting101 Ways to Get Your Agency in Hot Water: Trip-Ups and Traps That Can Snag Right-of-Way Agents, Appraisers, and Lawyers, Costing their Agency Clients Time and Money – and How to Avoid Them2010
IRWA Chapter 27 Monthly MeetingPerils in Prejudgment Possession: What the Changes in Prejudgment Possession Rules Mean for Project Planners and Managers, Acquisition Agents, and Appraisers2010
IRWA Chapter 1 Fall Education SeminarThe Interrelationship Between Goodwill, Relocation, and Reestablishment2010
CLE International's 12th Annual Eminent Domain ConferenceRegulatory Takings and the Effects of Guggenheim2010
43rd Annual Litigation SeminarThe Effective Witness, Best Practices2010
Joint Meeting of the Appraisal Institute and IRWAValuation Issues in a Depressed Market: How Market Conditions Impact Eminent Domain Practitioners2009
Half Day SeminarEverything You Were Never Taught About Litigation Appraisal – A Hands On Approach2009
California Redevelopment Association Legal Issues SymposiumProperty Acquisition in the Shadow of Proposition 992008
Association of California Water Agencies Spring ConferenceEminent Domain 101: Where Are We and What Does the Future Hold?2008
Appraisal Institute 40th Annual Litigation SeminarUse of New Technology – For Courtroom, Mediation, and Deposition2007
Chapman University Symposium on Eminent DomainProposition 90: A Practitioner's Perspective2006