Ann Hanson

Ms. Hanson spent the first four years of her legal practice at the law firm of Silveira, Mattos & Lewis.  While there, Ms. Hanson she focused on personal injury litigation, real property litigation and probate of estates; She handled unlawful detainer actions and some family law litigation.  Ms. Hanson then worked for the Merced County District Attorney’s Office for almost 2…

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Angela Hoffman

Ms. Hoffman represents businesses and individuals in commercial litigation and arbitration, including real estate, financial services, and other contract disputes. Prior to joining Berliner Cohen, Ms. Hoffman practiced as a civil litigator in New York for 5 years. Ms. Hoffman is presently admitted to practice in California and New York.    

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Michael B. Ijams

Mr. Ijams has advised clients for over 37 years in business and civil litigation matters.  His practice includes business, real estate, and civil litigation, contract and real property law, advising businesses, corporations, and partnerships, and creditor representation in bankruptcy matters.

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Nancy J. Johnson

Ms. Johnson has over thirty years of experience representing a variety of clients in business and real estate disputes, including escrow and title issues, commercial landlord-tenant matters, contract matters, and representation of landlords and creditors in bankruptcy court. In addition to her work on business and real estate matters, Ms. Johnson represents the San Andreas…

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Jeffrey S. Kaufman

Mr. Kaufman represents a wide variety of businesses and individuals, including many agri-businesses, including growers, packers, processors, and dairymen. Mr. Kaufman also handles real estate and construction disputes for contractors, sub-contractors, individual parties, realtors and public entities. He has tried over 100 cases to their conclusion with excellent results. Mr. Kaufman has a substantial range…

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Christine H. Long

Ms. Long maintains a diverse litigation practice in employment, hospitality, business litigation and real estate. Ms. Long is the Chair of the Employment Law Practice Group and Hospitality Practice Group. Ms. Long’s employment and hospitality litigation practice includes handling wage and hour claims, claims of employment discrimination, ADA compliance, wrongful termination, and breach of employment…

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Ralph J. Swanson

Mr. Swanson has been practicing law since 1975. During his many years of experience in commercial and environmental litigation, he has represented a variety of clients, from individuals to large, publicly-traded corporations, in business disputes, environmental and toxic contamination litigation, real estate matters, trusts and estates, trade secrets, and closely held and family-owned business disputes.…

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Dawn C. Sweatt

Ms. Sweatt is in the business litigation group at Berliner Cohen. As a litigation attorney, she has had several jury and bench trial successes involving complex business transactions, trade secrets, real estate, and related matters. Prior to joining Berliner Cohen, she worked as a litigation associate for law firms in the Silicon Valley and Sacramento.…

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Frank R. Ubhaus

Mr. Ubhaus has over forty years of experience as a trial attorney representing clients in a variety of litigation contexts from complex civil litigation to white collar criminal defense. In addition, he has served on the Board of Directors of the Santa Clara County Conflicts Administration Program, and as a member of the Board of…

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Real Estate Litigation

Berliner Cohen attorneys provide real estate litigation services in a number of areas, including: Real estate purchase and sales agreements Commercial leases Title issues Escrow liability defense Disputes pertaining to easements and licenses Issues relating to compensation of real estate brokers and agents Option agreements Difficult situations involving government agencies Eminent domain The clients who…

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Real Estate Litigation Law Firm

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Berliner Cohen attorneys provide real estate litigation services in a number of areas, including: Real estate purchase and sales agreements Commercial leases Title issues Escrow liability defense Disputes pertaining to easements and licenses Issues relating to compensation of real estate brokers and agents Option agreements Difficult situations involving government agencies Eminent domain The clients who…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors NAIOP Silicon Valley 2016 Annual BBQ

Berliner Cohen is pleased to be a continuing sponsor of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Silicon Valley’s Annual BBQ.  This year the BBQ will be held on September 15, 2016 in Atherton, CA.  The annual NAIOP Silicon Valley BBQ is an opportunity to support the organization’s mission to foster interaction, education, public policy oversight and legislative…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors Activity Hole at ASVB Annual Golf Tournament

Berliner Cohen is pleased to be an activity hole sponsor at the annual Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB) Golf Tournament on September 8, 2016. Be sure to stop in at the Berliner Cohen tent at the beautiful Cinnabar Hills Golf Club. As you wait to tee up at the Lake #8 hole, grab some swag and cool down with a cold margarita. We hope to see…

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Beat the Heat with Berliner Cohen at ASVB Annual Golf Event

Berliner Cohen, LLP is excited to be an activity hole sponsor at the annual Association of Silicon Valley Brokers Golf Event on September 10, 2015. Want to test your aim at the Golf Dart Game and win some great prizes? Be sure to stop in at the Berliner Cohen tent. As you wait to tee up at the Lake…

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