Jim is a 2018 Best Lawyers in America® honoree whose transaction practice involves negotiating, preparing,
and analyzing various types of commercial real estate transactions, including
purchase agreements, development agreements,
title, survey, financing and leasing in connection with industrial, office,
retail, apartments, condominiums, hotels, ranches and residential subdivisions.
His litigation practice consists of a wide variety of
commercial and civil litigation matters, including real estate and business
disputes, contracts, construction claims, employment matters, homeowners' and
community association disputes, boundary and property dispute, franchise
disputes and others business related litigation.
Jim also assists his clients with corporate structuring, including corporations, limited liability companies and partnership agreements and the litigation of those agreements. Jim advises clients in complex business planning, real estate and business structuring, asset purchase agreements, tax planning, buy-sell agreements, and franchise agreements. He also handles foreclosures and trustee's sales on behalf of lenders and borrowers, and practices in real estate and business related litigation on behalf of lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants and business partners.
Jim and his wife have two children. He enjoys many outdoor
sports including scuba diving, cycling, fly fishing and deep-sea fishing.
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