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Ronald D. Schivo

Ronald D. Schivo


Phone: 415-357-0600 |  Emailrschivo@ullawfirm.com  

Ron Schivo is a partner at Utrecht & Lenvin, LLP. He has been practicing law in San Francisco since 1989. He is a civil litigator with an emphasis in real estate law. Ron’s particular area of expertise is representing residential landlords in San Francisco. Main practice areas:

  • Evictions under rent control
  • Tenant buyouts
  • Developing strategies for sellers & buyers regarding tenant-occupied property
  • Ellis Act
  • Property management issues (notices, leases, dealing with tenants)
  • Representing trustees regarding trust-owned property
  • Commercial lease disputes
  • Partition of real property and other ownership disputes

Ron handles jury trials, court trials, arbitrations, and hearings at the San Francisco Rent Board. Clients include owners of large buildings, family-owned properties, property managers, developers, trustees. Multiple published appellate opinions (e.g., Pazderka v. Caballeros Dimas Alang, Inc. (1997) 62 Cal.4th 658). Ron is a graduate of USF (undergraduate and law school). He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Optimist Volunteers for Youth, a non-profit that owns and operates the OVY youth camp near Half Moon Bay.