ANDREW S. KUCERA is a Professor of Law at San Joaquin College of Law in Clovis, CA, where he teaches Real Property, Real Property Drafting, Remedies, Capstone, and Practice 99. In 2014 and 2017, he received the Adjunct Faculty of the Year award.
Mr. Kucera is also a partner (of counsel) at Palmer Kucera LLP in Clovis, CA, where he practices real estate/business law, landlord-tenant law, and estate planning. Mr. Kucera is admitted to practice in all California courts, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of CA.
Mr. Kucera recently co-founded the Law Practice Institute, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation focused on educating and training the next generation of lawyers to excel in a changing legal marketplace. The LPI combines physical office space, mentorship in practice management, and mentorship in substantive law. Check it out at www.lawpracticeinstitute.org.
Mr. Kucera was Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of SJCL, where he obtained his Juris Doctorate with High Honors. At SJCL, he received the Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Excellence and 17 Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence.
In 2005, Mr. Kucera obtained a Masters in Business Administration from the Craig School of Business at California State University, Fresno. At CSUF, he published a thesis entitled “Effects of Mediators and Cases on Mandatory Settlement Conferences.”
In 2004, while at CSUF, Mr. Kucera co-founded Valley Vista Properties, a real estate sales, financing, and property management company in Clovis, CA, where he remains a Shareholder and Director. He has been a licensed California Real Estate Broker since 2001 and obtained the GRI designation in 2009.
In 1997, Mr. Kucera obtained a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, with Distinction in Economics, and a minor in Real Estate, from San Diego State University.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Adjunct Professor of the Year||San Joaquin College of Law||2017|
|Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year||Central California Legal Services and Fresno County Bar Association||2016|
|Adjunct Professor of the Year||San Joaquin College of Law||2014|
|Professor of Law||San Joaquin College Of Law||2018 - Present|
|Partner||Palmer Kucera LLP||2015 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor of Law||San Joaquin College Of Law||2013 - 2017|
|Attorney||Cuttone & Associates||2010 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Wealth Counsel||Member||2016 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Fresno County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2013 - Present|
|ProQuest Dissertations and Theses||Relationships Between Mediator and Case Characteristics and the Resolution of Mandatory Settlement Conferences||2005|
|San Joaquin COL||JD - Juris Doctor||2013|
|California State University, Fresno||MBA - Master of Business Administration||2005|
|San Diego State Univ||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|
|Webinar||Paperless Law Office Primer: 2017 Edition||2016|
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Tue Oct 18 2016
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