Practice Areas

Real Estate Litigation/Dispute Resolution
Our attorneys understand the true cost of litigation and strive to develop effective strategies to resolve disputes quickly and efficiently.  Nevertheless, when litigation cannot be avoided, we offer a team of sophisticated litigation and trial experts who are prepared to aggressively advocate for you.
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Real Estate Transactions/Subdivisions
U&L has experience handling a broad variety of real estate transactions.  We work closely with our clients’ teams of real estate brokers, tax advisors, architects and outside consultants to offer comprehensive counsel with regarding to real estate contracts of all types.
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Litigation
The firm’s litigation practice emphasizes cost-sensitive, result-oriented client representation through all stages of litigation before the California and Federal courts, and advocacy before governmental agencies and administrative tribunals.
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Landlord/Tenant Matters
U&L offers a depth of perspective on landlord/tenant matters that few firms can match.  Our attorneys understand the economics of real estate and strive to find the most economical solution to disputes arising from one of the most fundamental business relationships.
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Subdivisons, Planned Developments and Conversions
Subdivisions, Planned Development and Conversions” please add the following description.   “ Our attorneys have substantial experience with respect to the creation and operation of subdivisons including condominiums and planned developments from large mixed use high rises to lot splits and small apartment conversions.
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TIC and HOA Concerns
U&L attorneys are experienced with the creation of tenancy in common property (TIC) ownership, management and dispute resolution. With regard to homeowners associations (HOAs), our attorneys have experience in the creation of community associations and the variety of issues which HOAs typically encounter, such as the interpretation of HOA documents and redrafting outdated documents.
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Probate Litigation
We have represented trustees and beneficiaries in a variety of probate disputes involving commercial, residential and mixed-use property and the closely held businesses operating on trust property.
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Appellate Practice
The firm’s attorneys have extensive appellate experience, including successful prosecution of extraordinary writ petitions.
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