Section Real Property


The Real Property Section provides a forum to exchange information with other real property practitioners, offers continuing legal education (CLE), programs on legislative updates in real property and issues advancing the specialty practice of real estate law.

Section Chairs

Len Rifkind
415 785 7988
len@rifkindlawgroup.com

David Wolfe
415 461 1000
wolfedavid2@gmail.com

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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Real Property
2.0 CLE | General
Feb 08, 2018
By Barbara Monty and Andrew Wolfe

It would be hard to find a lawyer who does not think that law is a stressful profession, perhaps not surprising in a profession centered on conflict. . . We share a few of the ways that we and several colleagues here in Marin not only cope with stress but seek to improve the practice of law for ourselves, our clients and our colleagues.

Nonprofit Profile
Feb 08, 2018
By Nicole Çabalette

An African-American renter found a new home in Marin and moved in. Her landlord told her that her neighbors would be upset that she had rented to an African-American. . .This tenant’s story of racial discrimination is devastating and is even more disturbing because it happened within the last year.

January Event Recap
Feb 08, 2018
By Nicole Çabalette

MCBA’s first General Membership Meeting of 2018 featured U.C. Berkeley Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Communications Dan Mogulof discussing the challenges of navigating the balance of First Amendment rights in our current political climate.

Feb 08, 2018
By Nicole Çabalette

The following are a handful of some of the new laws related to real estate that took effect on January 1, 2018, or will take effect later this year. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list, but reflects some of those laws that may be of widespread interest to lawyers and/or landlords and tenants. . .(Editor's Note: Don't stop reading before you get to the compelling bedbug notice.)

Jan 06, 2018
By Michael Overly

As we begin 2018, businesses, including law firms, should be considering potential resolutions for improving their security practices in the year ahead. Here are six action items that have the potential to substantially increase overall cybersecurity.

Dec 04, 2017
By Fred Hertz

In October of 1991, ten years after graduating from law school, I found myself thrust into a job I didn’t apply for, didn’t want, and didn’t know how to handle: recovering from the loss of our home in the Oakland Firestorm.