Goldblatt Law Firm,

Goldblatt Law Firm,

Quality Representation at an Affordable Price Accomplished Attorney Represents Clients Throughout Santa Clara County with Diligence and Determination Trusted counsel for business litigation, real estate litigation and criminal defense

Firm Overview

Experienced lawyer helps you navigate civil and criminal systems

Unless you are an attorney or have a background in law, becoming embroiled in the legal system as a defendant or plaintiff can be confusing and confounding, threatening your business interests, real estate dealings, or your very freedom. For nearly 40 years, our law firm has fought to protect the rights of business and individual clients in the Santa Clara County area. Drawing on extensive experience and a commitment to the welfare of each client, we offer representation that is unique in providing prompt and personal attention to your case.

EACH CASE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT
CASE IN THE WORLD

EVERY CLIENT DESERVES
PROMPT, DILIGENT, AND COURTEOUS
REPRESENTATION

When a business conflict or real estate dispute disrupts your life, you cannot afford to wait for a lawyer to return your call at his or her convenience. At the Goldblatt Law Firm, we provide you with attentive legal counsel as soon as you seek our help. Recognizing your urgent need for sound legal advice, we offer a free initial consultation to assess the strengths and weaknesses of your case and discuss how we may be able to help.

We believe that lawyers, not paralegals, should assist clients with legal matters. By seeking our counsel, you gain the personalized attention of a highly skilled attorney who has decades of experience handling business litigation, real estate litigation, and criminal law matters.
Results-oriented strategy In every case we take, we work relentlessly to achieve the best possible result for our client. Our peers and clients alike have come to respect our impressive record of success.

At the Goldblatt Law Firm, no matter what your case involves, we treat you with the care and respect you
Main Office
Main Office
22 Martin Street
Gilroy  CA  95020
Phone
  • (408) 500-6448
Fax
  • (408) 847-4164
Websites
Business
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Accomplished Attorney Represents Clients Throughout Santa Clara County with Diligence and Determination
Established in 1980, the Goldblatt Law Firm, based in Gilroy, provides clients throughout Santa Clara County and beyond with skilled legal representation in a range of practice areas. Whether you are facing a tense business dispute involving litigation or seeking help with a complex business transaction; we are ready to help. Equally comfortable in criminal and civil courtrooms, attorney L. Steven Goldblatt works diligently to find the quickest and most effective means of resolving your case.

Participated as lead trial counsel in over 243 state and federal trials, in 43 commercial arbitrations and in 7 reported appeals. Areas of law expertise: business litigation; plaintiff and defense personal injury; plaintiff and defense federal and state securities litigation; land use litigation; and real property litigation.

Recent results in business litigation:
*Successfully prosecuted specific performance of commercial contract in 14 days
*Settled four cases in Santa Clara County Superior Court avoiding personal liability and modifying $50M in commercial loans in 2012 and 2013
*Successfuly defended general contractor in surety bond litigation in 2016-2017- case dismissed with no payment by client
Criminal Defense
Whether misdemeanor or felony charges, you need to contact the Goldblatt Law Firm. Steven Goldblatt has 37 years of experience and dedicates himself to every case. Criminal convictions have serious consequences. You need counsel on your side.
About Attorney L. Steven Goldblatt

Participated as lead trial counsel in over 243 state and federal trials, in 43 commercial arbitrations and in 7 reported appeals. As Assistant Attorney General for State of Missouri, prosecuted consumer and securities fraud felonies. Mr Goldblatt has succesfully represented state and federal criminal defendants in a variety of federal and state felonies and misdemeanors.
Real Estate
Gilroy attorney provides experienced guidance for disputes and transactions.
Gilroy attorney provides experienced guidance for disputes and transactions
Failure to retain experienced real estate counsel can lead to problems that diminish the value of your property. A skilled attorney can protect your investment and guide you toward success in litigation and transactional matters. For decades, the Goldblatt Law Firm in Gilroy has helped business and residential clients assert their rights in a full range of real estate matters. We provide comprehensive legal support for property sales, leases, and disagreements relating to land ownership and use. With nearly 40 years of practice experience, attorney L. Steven Goldblatt has a detailed knowledge of complicated federal, state and local rules regarding issues such as eviction and homeowners association covenants. No matter how complex your real estate concern might be, we have the legal knowledge and local background to handle your concerns effectively.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I am proud to be a second generation trial lawyer.
I grew up watching my dad meet and interview clients and try over 1300 cases to jury verdict.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

A Stanford Law Degree and 243 jury trials over 37 years.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

My dad taught me: take care of your client first.
In this random impersonal age of almost drive by transactions, I am committed to professional excellence and personal contact.

Steven Goldblatt

About Attorney L. Steven Goldblatt
Summary
Participated as lead trial counsel in over 243 state and federal trials, in 43 commercial arbitrations and in 7 reported appeals. Areas of law expertise: plaintiff and defense personal injury; plaintiff and defense federal and state securities litigation; land use litigation; real property litigation. As Assistant Attorney General for State of Missouri, prosecuted consumer and securities fraud felonies. Restructured over $50 million in real estate loans in Santa Clara County. Pro bono work for over 100 victims of domestic violence.

Litigation

Successfully conducted litigation in a variety of high-profile cases
Achieved favorable resolution of complex, often difficult to win cases
Practiced before administrative boards and arbitrators
Experienced in all phases of civil litigation in state and federal courts from case inception to appeal
Trials

$1.3 million in second jury trial
$2.4 million, largest verdict in Monterey County history
$750,000 verdict for two plaintiffs in disputed liability case
Practiced before administrative boards and arbitrators for over 30 years

Appeals

McCrary v. Stifel, 687 F.3d 1052 (8th Cir. 2012)
Nunn v. Heckler, 732 F.2d 645 (8th.Cir.1984)
Meiner v. State of Missouri, 673 F.2d 969 (8th Cir.1982)
Carter v. Norfolk and Western Railway, 708 S.W.2d 306 (Mo.App.1986)

Discovery

Conducted over 1000 depositions and written discovery in personal injury, securities, real property and other business litigation cases

Settlements

Successfully prosecuted specific performance of commercial contract in 14 days
Seven-figure settlement in products liability case involving engineering issues
Seven-figure settlement in products liability case involving consumer fraud
Settled four cases in Santa Clara County Superior Court avoiding personal liability and modifying $50M in commercial loans in 2012 and 2013

Arbitrations

No-caused 300K NASD claim in New Orleans and defended 300K securities claim in Little Rock with award below reporting limits
Experience

Goldblatt Law Firm Gilroy, CA (2012 Present)

Litigated complex real estate cases and helped clients in four cases in California avoid personal liability on over $50 million in loan guarantees involving commercial loan underwriting process.

In one-year special assignment as Missouri Assistant Attorney General, prosecuted complex criminal and civil securities fraud cases and mass consumer fraud cases; defended Bear Stearns and Kenny Securities in NASD arbitrations and NASD, SEC, and State of Missouri regulatory proceedings; successfully represented customers in NASD proceedings; SEC oral argument on 4-02-03; associated with litigation department specializing in securities and other complex litigation including antitrust, telecommunications, health care and defended over $10 million in claims against national and regional brokers in NASD arbitrations; represented Edward Jones and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter in complex civil litigation focusing on trade secret protection in state and federal courts throughout the Midwest; successfully prosecuted specific performance of commercial contract in 14 days; no-caused 300K NASD claim in New Orleans and defended 300K NASD claim in Little Rock with award below reporting limits.

Largest verdict in Monterey County history: $2.4 million; $750,000 verdict for two plaintiffs in disputed liability case; seven-figure settlement in products liability case involving engineering issues; seven-figure settlement in products liability case involving consumer fraud

Education

Stanford University Law School (Juris Doctorate) 1979
Webster University St Louis, MO (B.A., Magna Cum Laude) 1975
Awards & Distinctions

Law Clerk, Missouri Supreme Court for Judge Albert L. Rendlen (1979 1980)
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, President's Distinguished Service Award (2002)
Board Director and Attorney Advocate for Legal Advocates For Abused Women (1996 2006)
License
  • Bar Number: 90674
    California , 1979
Education
  • Stanford University Law School
    JD , 1979
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