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  1. Real Estate: 35%
    35 years, 300 cases
  2. Business: 25%
    35 years, 250 cases
  3. Franchising: 20%
    20 years, 200 cases
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
    20 years, 200 cases


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260 Sheridan Ave Ste 208
Palo Alto, CA, 94306


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderMiller Law Group, PC2007 - Present
PartnerMiller & Fanwick, LP1998 - 2006
PrincipalLaw Offices of Mitchell Miller1994 - 1998
COOHotel Group of America1989 - 1993
CEOTornberg Metal Products1988 - 1989
COOInnkeeper Associates1983 - 1988
Associate AttorneyGermino Runte MacKay Et Al. Law Firm1982 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boutique Lifestyle & Lodging AssociationAllied Member2009 - Present
International Council of Shopping CentersAllied Member2007 - Present
National Association of Black Hotel Owner's, Operators & DevelopersAllied Member2005 - Present
Hispanic Hotel Owner's AssociationAllied Member2002 - Present
Asian American Hotel Owner's AssociationAlliedc Member2000 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
American Hotel & Lodging AssociationMember1998 - Present
California Association of Bed and Breakfast InnsAllied Member1998 - Present
California Lodging Industry AssociationAllied Member1998 - Present
California Hotel & Lodging AssociationAllied Member1998 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1981 - Present
State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Franchise Law CommitteeCommittee Member2011 - 2014
Publication nameTitleDate
Hotel-online.comFranchise Agreements 2013 - Key Issues2013
Hotel-online.comKey Issues for the Owner to Consider When Seeking a CMBS Loan2013
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)Rewrite of #5, Specialty Commercial Purchae and Sale Agreement Provisions: Hotels2012
CH&LA Resource GuideInternet Marketing2012
AAHOA MagazineFranchise Law 2010 - Recent Developments2010
CLIA MagazineFranchise Agreements: A Potpourri of Potholes to Navigate2009
CLIA MagazineElectronic Discovery: Ignorance Can Be Costly2009
CLIA PublicationCalifornia Innkeeper's Bill of Rights2009
CLIA Buyer's Guide2009 Current Legal Developments: Issues with Impacts2009
CLIA MagazineLegal Tools to Plan for the Future: Business Entities That Can Achieve Multiple Benefits2008
AAHOA MagazineFranchise Attorneys Speak Out About AAHOA's 12 Points2008
AAHOA MagazineFair Franchising and Areas of Protection2008
Lodging HospitalityCondo Hotels: Is Withholding Info the Right Answer?2007
Web ReleaseMiller Law Group, P.C. Structures Complex Real Estate Transaction Using TIC and Tax-Free Exchange Rules2007
CLIA MagazineFranchise Agreements 2007: What to Expect and What to Avoid2007
CLIA MagazineSustainable Business Practice in the Lodging Industry: Strange Bedfellows - Good Business2007
National Association of Condo Hotel Owners MagazineCondo Hotel Unit Sales: Comply with the Law and Make Full Disclosure: We Think So.2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLaw and BusinessJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA1981
University of RochesterHistory HonorsBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Lodging Conference PanelWhat the Name Says About Your Property2013
The Lodging ConferenceCMBS Loans and the Hotel Owner2013
Hotel Brokers InternationalLegal Aspects of Transactions Relating to Distressed Hotel Assets2012
Milelr Law Group Owner's ForumAcquiring Assets in Today's Environment2011
Midwest Lodging Investor's SummitCashing In On The Coming Hotel Rebound2010
Hospitality Law ConferenceBed Bug Infestation - Current Legal Developments2010
The Lodging ConferenceLucrative Mixed-Use Projects2008
Industry AssociationBuying, Selling, Operating Hotesl: Essential Legal Strateigies to Add Value2008
Hispanic Hotel Owners AssociationHotel Management Agreements2008
HBI Annual MeetingCurrent Issues in Hotel Purchases and Sales2008
AAHOA Annual ConventionFair Franchising2008
Hilton Hotels Diversity ConferenceHospitality 101: What EVery Hotel Owner Should Know2007
CLIA Annual MeetingFranchisor/Franchisee Issues: Current Developments2007