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Terry Hughmanick heads the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He is a successful litigation attorney with more than 25 years of experience in handling complex real estate cases. Terry has had numerous successful trials, has had extensive alternative dispute resolution experience, has had a track record in high stakes real estate litigation matters in the trial and appellate courts and in arbitration forums. His practice involves disputes concerning the rights and duties of real estate fiduciaries; real estate acquisition, brokerage, and other contracts; mechanic’s liens; escrow matters; partition, fraud, slander of title, and adverse possession claims; secured real property transactions; conveyances; easements; partnership rights; appraisals; contamination of real property and underground waters; construction; commercial leases; title insurance, including defense and prosecution of bad faith claims and disputes arising under comprehensive general liability and other policies, as well as disputes pertaining to homeowners associations and their rights and obligations. In addition, Terry has provided general and transactional representation for major real estate development companies.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Real Estate: 50%



Hourly ($475/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Terra Law LLP

177 Park Ave 3FL
San Jose, CA, 95113


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerTerra Law, LLP1999 - Present
PartnerJackson Tufts Cole & Black1982 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Terra Law News AlertAllocating Risks and Limiting Rights; Contractual Statutes of Limitation and Words of Caution2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of California - DavisN/AOther - Bachelors1970