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Please review Ira James Harris' website at He specializes primarily in commerical and real estate litigation, but also handles select insurance coverage, serious personal injury and wrongful death and Lemon Law cases. Ira has an unsurpassed record of success at trial having tried over 200 matters to a favorable verdict, judgment or binding arbitration award for his clients.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 45%
    35 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
    Less than 1 year
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 15%
    Less than 1 year
  4. Arbitration: 10%
    Less than 1 year
  5. Insurance: 5%
    Less than 1 year



Hourly ($425-600/hour), contingent (30-40%), Retainer (always), Free consultation (10 minutes)

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Contact info

Harris Ira Law Office Of

One Camino Sobrante, Suite 208
P.O. Box 1478
Orinda, CA, 94563


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orinda Chamber of CommerceMember2000 - Present
HBAMember1990 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Earl Anthony v. Corrie DevelopmentJudgment for Specific Performance
Zeppenfeld v. Reilley12-0 Jury Verdict for Fraud
Seymour Hipshman v. Stanley DiVencenzi10-2 Jury verdict for Defense
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Francisco School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of California - Santa BarbaraLaw and SocietyBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Building Industry AssociationDocumenting Your Agreement and Your File1993