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Kevin A. on ContractsCounsel
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April 11, 2024

Kevin A.

Senior Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Free Consultation
San Francisco Bay Area, California
19 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

With nearly 20 years’ experience as a seasoned commercial real estate attorney, I am highly proficient in property acquisitions, financing, sales and transfers (including renewable energy and telecommunications projects), commercial lease agreements (office, industrial, retail, and hospitality), construction and property management contracts, due diligence matters, title and survey analysis, strategic litigation oversight, and corporate and regulatory compliance (operating agreements, bylaws, shareholder agreements, NDAs, and indemnity agreements).

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January 26, 2024

Scott B.

Partner
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Los Angeles, CA
1 Yr Experience
Licensed in CA
Purdue Global Law School

Scott Bowen, Esq brings legal experience in family law, special education law, and healthcare law matters. Scott also has over 20 years of expertise in healthcare compliance, medical coding, and healthcare consulting to the firm.

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January 28, 2024

Aaron S.

Attorney
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Los Angeles, CA
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA, TX
University of Texas School of Law

My passion is protecting the passions of others. I have 5+ years of contract review, and all aspects of entertainment law including negotiation, mediation, intellectual property, copyright, and music licensing. I also have experience working with nonprofits, and small businesses helping with formation, dissolution, partnerships, etc. I am licensed in both Texas and California.

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February 14, 2024

Dany C.

OnlyFans Attorney
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California
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA
George Washington University Law School

Lawyer Vets APC is a digital legal practice founded on the idea that legal services should be available to all– Not just a privileged few. In support of this mission, we leverage technology to reduce overhead, increase productivity, and put more money in our client's pockets.

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February 6, 2024

Sayema H.

Employment Attorney
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Pasadena, CA and Pleasant Hill, C
22 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA
UCLA School of Law

Sayema Hameed is an experienced California attorney offering exceptional legal services in the field of employment law. With over two decades of legal experience, Sayema provides her clients with thoughtful and strategic advice and counsel, attention to detail, and high quality work to satisfy client goals and achieve successful outcomes. Helping clients maintain legal compliance, reduce liability exposure, and resolve conflicts efficiently are top priorities of Hameed Law Group. Sayema's practice includes preparation and update of employee handbooks, policies, and contracts, as well providing advice and counsel in all areas of employment in California. Sayema makes it a priority to stay up to date on the latest developments in California employment law. Sayema has been recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyer (2019-2024) and previously as a Rising Star (2009-2017) by Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

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March 19, 2024

Arohi K.

Partner
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California, Delhi
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA
University of Berkeley - School of Law

I am a Partner at Kashyap Partners (operating in California, New York and New Jersey), along with it's sister firm in India. I have been working as a technology, transactional and data privacy lawyer for 5 years with a specialisation in start-up law.

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April 8, 2024

Steve H.

Managing Member
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Los Angeles
23 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA
UC Hastings Collegue of the Law

Steve has 20+ years of IP and litigation experience, including 10+ years of experience at two of the most prestigious large U.S. law firms, Greenberg Traurig LLP, (AMLAW 10) and Sheppard Mullin LLP (AMLAW 100). Steve has been a licensed U.S. Patent and Trademark Office registered attorney and litigator since 2002. Steve’s extensive experience and interpersonal skills have given him the skills that allow him to provide his clients with the very best quality and service. Steve has successfully represented clients achieve their goals in a variety of IP, patent, trademark and trade secret disputes. He has successfully obtained many hundreds, if not over a thousand, valid and enforceable U.S. and international patents and trademarks applications for his clients over the years. As a result, he has strong, longstanding relationships with many of the Examiners at the USPTO and works with an international team of foreign associates to secure foreign rights and litigate abroad whenever needed. Many of Steve’s clients have been a client of Partners Law Group for 5+ years. More than a few have been clients for 15+ years. Steve prides himself on providing accurate results and efficiency-driven advice on complicated IP, litigation, and real estate matters in a clear and concise way; helping his clients make the best decisions possible when dealing with complex and sensitive legal matters. Steve has successfully negotiated hundreds of complicated licensing and pre-litigation IP, patent, trademark, business, real estate cases and matters for various clients large and small. Steve’s IP practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property and covers various technical disciplines. He has extensive experience in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, internet or business methods and processes, broadband and 5G technologies, data acquisition, migration, monitoring and protection, piracy, nutritional supplements, sports and nutrition products, herbal products, pharmaceuticals, orthodontics, and surgical procedures and devices, health-related products to computer hardware and software, music, and mobile device applications, hardware and software, business methods, industrial machinery, mechanical devices to other technologies he understands and believes he can help the client achieve his or her goals.

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April 10, 2024

Gordon F.

Entertainment, Media and Intellectual Property business Affairs Counsel
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Los Angeles
32 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA
Southwestern University School of Law

30+ Years counseling clients in entertainment, media and the arts and representing them in transactional, structural and strategic matters.

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April 15, 2024

Justine F.

Real Estate Attorney
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Temecula CA
27 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA, MI
University of Notre Dame Law

Versatile, analytical, detail-oriented California barred corporate attorney with a comprehensive real estate, transactional and finance background as in-house counsel to large real estate developers, asset and property management companies, Fortune 500 quick service retailers/restaurant franchisors and international energy franchisors (retail and gasoline/mini market). Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, work ethic and integrity. Enthusiastic and quick mastery of new responsibilities, technologies and business strategies.

Darren S. on ContractsCounsel
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April 25, 2024
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June 11, 2024

Christopher S.

Attorney
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Riverside
16 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA
American University, Washington College of Law

I've been a solo practitioner since becoming barred, though I've had part-time arrangements with firms and lots of as-needed of-counsel arrangements. I have extensive experience in family law, civil litigation, unlawful detainers, administrative law, with ample experience in probate court, criminal defense and other areas.

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June 17, 2024

Alexander N.

Lawyer
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Los Angeles
8 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Having overseen over $1.2 billion in transaction value, we are able to provide top-tier service at affordable rates, with much more personalized attention and fast turnarounds. After working for a AM Law Top 100 firm, I started my own firm and have been lucky enough to represent numerous conglomerates (FOX, Endeavor, etc.), promising startups, small businesses and private individuals. Our areas of expertise - Business Formations and Operating Agreements; Capital Raises and Debt Financing; Commercial Transactions; M&A; Real Estate; Intellectual Property; Employment and Hiring; Outside General Counsel; Corporate Agreements and Governance; Litigation and Dispute Resolution. We have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Marketwatch, Yahoo Finance, Variety, Business Insider, Los Angeles Magazine, the LA Times, and others. We are driven by an unwavering commitment to our clients, going above and beyond to deliver results.

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Estate Planning Legal Questions and Answers

Estate Planning

Last Will and Testament

California

Asked on Apr 24, 2023

Can I create an estate plan without the help of a lawyer?

I am in my mid-fifties and have recently been diagnosed with a terminal illness. I have a large estate that I would like to be distributed to my family and friends when I pass away. I have done some research and understand the importance of having an estate plan, but I am not sure if I am able to create one without the help of a lawyer. I am looking for more information that will help me make the best decision for my family and myself.

Philip M.

Answered May 12, 2023

You can certainly go ahead and fill out simple forms to complete some easy estate planning documents like wills, but for more complicated documents like a trust (which is required if you want to avoid probate) it can get a little trickier. Further, anyone can fill in the blanks, but an experienced attorney will be able to explain what the document does and how it meets your wishes best. Hope this helps.

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Estate Planning

Last Will and Testament

California

Asked on Mar 21, 2023

What happens if I die without a will?

As I have gotten older and accumulated assets, I have become increasingly aware of the importance of having a will in place. However, I have not yet taken the steps to create one, and I am curious about the potential consequences of dying without a will. Therefore, I would like to seek the advice of a lawyer to understand what would happen to my estate and how my assets would be distributed in the event of my death without a will.

Matthew S.

Answered Apr 11, 2023

If you die without a will your assets will be distributed to your heirs pursuant to the intestacy statute for your state. However, if you use a will, you can control who gets your assets and can give assets to non-blood related persons who wouldn't otherwise be an heir.

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Fee Agreement

California

Asked on Mar 7, 2023

Do I need to provide my personal and assets info to an estate planning attorney before signing a fee agreement so they can begin prepping a living trust

Looking for an estate planning attorney to prep a living trust and all other necessary docs

Jane C.

Answered Mar 10, 2023

No. You do not need to provide any information until you agree to work with the attorney.

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Estate Planning

Power of Attorney

Georgia

Asked on May 20, 2022

I'm trying to have help my step mom get power of attorney for my dad

My dad's finance ( they have been together for 15 years so we kinda her my step mom) is trying get power of attorney of my dad. He's on house arrest and he is fixing go to prison so he wants her to have power of attorney.

Igor B.

Answered Jun 7, 2022

Hello. In your case, a power of attorney should be: 1. Signed by your father, 2. Notarized, and 3. Attested by a witness who is not named as an agent. Although your father is under house arrest, it is possible to arrange the signing at his house.

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Estate Planning

Will

Washington

Asked on Dec 11, 2023

I want to leave my house to my grandson but give my daughter the right to live there as long as she lives. What kind of wording is needed in my will in WA State?

I want to leave my house to my grandson but allow his mom (my daughter) to live there through the end of her life. How do I word this in my will? The three of us have always lived together; my wife died recently.

Matthew S.

Answered Dec 16, 2023

You would leave the house to your grandson while granting your daughter a life estate in the property.

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