Meegan, Hanschu & Kassenbrock

Bringing more than 135 years of combined legal experience in Business, Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate Litigation,and Real Estate Bankruptcy

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Firm Overview

With their more than 135 years of combined experience, the attorneys at Meegan, Hanschu & Kassenbrock provide their California individual and business clients with a variety of innovative solutions to help with their business and real estate issues. They represent clients in matters involving everything from the preparation of shareholder agreements to sales of businesses and highly complex large asset issues. And because of their extensive knowledge of property rights and real estate issues, Meegan, Hanschu & Kassenbrock attorneys are well positioned to proactively resolve your real estate dispute, no matter how simple or complex.

As a result of their experience, diligence and proven record of results, attorneys David M. Meegan, James L. Hanschu, Mark R. Kassenbrock and Peter J. Pullen have all earned AV Preeminent Peer Review Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for their professionalism and ethics. Our client referrals are a testament to both the successful results the firm has obtained and our clients' satisfaction with our personalized client service. Meegan, Hanschu & Kassenbrock clients have rated the firm a 5.0 out of 5.0 at Lawyers.com for communication ability, responsiveness, quality of service and value for the money.

Meegan, Hanschu & Kassenbrock routinely handle a variety of cases, of varying degrees of complexity, in the following areas:
-General civil trial and appellate practice in all state and federal courts
-Corporate and business law
-Business transactions
-Business dispute resolution
-Business and commercial litigation
-Bankruptcy
-Cumis and rights of insureds
-Creditors' rights
-Real property
-Employment law
-Employment litigation
-Antitrust
-Bankruptcy litigation

Providing cost-effective, result-oriented solutions:
Meegan, Hanschu & Kassenbrock work to ensure that retaining one of our experienced lawyers is the best investment you can make in the well-being of yourself and your business. The firm's attorneys attempt to resolve matters before bringing suit and have the skill to handle negotiation and arbitration proceedings, saving you time and valuable resources - so you can focus on getting your business back on track. Some of the firm's clients include Western Sierra Bank, Umpqua Bank, Harter Land Company, K.H. Moss Company, Automotive Importing Manufacturing and Zurich American Insurance Company.
Main Office

Main Office
11341 Gold Express Drive, Suite 110
Gold River  CA  95670

Phone
  • (916) 925-1800
Fax
  • (916) 925-1265
Business
Bringing more than 135 years of combined legal experience in Business, Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate Litigation,and Real Estate Bankruptcy
Gold River Bankruptcy Lawyers:
Exploring Your Debt Relief Options
In certain circumstances, a bankruptcy filing can provide significant relief. In other instances, just the specter of filing will be sufficient to permit the firm's attorneys to negotiate out-of-court solutions with the client's creditors
to resolve the client's debt-related issues and avoid a bankruptcy filing altogether. While an out-of-court resolution of debt-related problems is preferred, the firm is ready, willing, and able to assist a client in a bankruptcy filing if a filing is the best option under the circumstances.

Gold River, California Business and Real Estate Law Attorneys:
Trusted business allies
Whether you are planning to start or are expanding your business in California, an experienced and knowledgeable business law attorney can help expedite the process and ensure your success. Meegan, Hanschu & Kassenbrock assists individuals and businesses of all sizes with:
-Commercial and civil litigation
-Business formation and advice
-Due diligence
-Financial investment counseling
-Contract review and development
-Contractual disputes
-Buy-sell agreements
-Shareholder disputes

With more than 135 years of combined industry experience, Meegan, Hanschu & Kassenbrock is well prepared to handle business legal issues of any size or complexity. If litigation becomes necessary, they work tirelessly to defend your rights in court and provide the best possible results for your case

California Law Firm Litigates on Behalf of Your Business:
If you engage in commerce, sooner or later you are almost certain to encounter a dispute with a client or contractor that you'll need outside help to resolve. At Meegan, Hanschu & Kassenbrock, the firm’s attorneys have been assisting businesses for a combined total of more than 135 years through alternative dispute resolution and civil court trials in both state and federal courts. They have the knowledge and experience to help your business in cases related to:
-Antitrust, unfair practices and trade regulation violations
-Banking and creditor issues, including lender liability
-Breach of contract
-Breach of warranty
-Business torts
-Construction law
-Environmental law
-Insurance
-Products liability
-Professional liability
-Real estate
-Securities
-Toxic tort
-Intellectual property, including copyright and trademark infringement
-Partnership and shareholder disputes

David M. Meegan

Member

Mr. Meegan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Bankruptcy
-Workouts
-Debtor and creditor
-Representation of Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 trustees

Admitted:
-California, 1984
-New York, 1986
-U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1986
-U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1986
-U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1986
-U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1986
-U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1986

Education:
-University of California at Davis, J.D., 1983
-Plattsburgh State University, B.A., 1980

Associations and memberships:
-Sacramento County (Past President Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section), New York State and American Bar Associations
-State Bar of California (Member, Law Practice Management Section)
-Sacramento County Bankruptcy Forum (Past President)

Representative cases:
-In re Johnston, 21 F.3d 323 (9th Cir. 1994)
-In re Pollock, 139 B.R. 938 (9th Cir. BAP 1992)
-M.H. Baldwin v. Kelley, (1988) U.S. Dist. Lexis 6241
Education
  • University of California at Davis
    Juris Doctorate , 1983

James L. Hanschu

Member

Mr. Hanschu is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Business transactions
-Business dispute resolution
-Buying and selling of businesses
-Professional practices
-Business organization
-Real estate

Admitted:
-California, 1983
-U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1983
-U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1983

Education:
-Santa Clara University, J.D., 1983
-University of California at Davis, A.B., with honors, 1980

Associations and memberships:
-Sacramento County Bar Association (Member, Real Estate and Business Sections)
-State Bar of California (Member, Business Law Section)
-American Bar Association

Awards:
Recipient, UCD Departmental Citation for Academic Excellence in Philosophy, Quarter Finalist in National Trial Competition
Education
  • Santa Clara University
    Juris Doctorate , 1983

Mark R. Kassenbrock

Member

Mr. Kassenbrock is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Business litigation
-Real estate litigation
-Antitrust
-Civil appeals
-Employment litigation

Admitted:
-California, 1982
-U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1982
-U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1984
-U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1990
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1991
-U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1991

Education:
-Santa Clara University, J.D., 1982
-University of California at Davis, B.A., 1979

Associations and memberships:
-Sacramento County Association (Member, Corporate and Securities Law Section)
-State Bar of California (Member, Antitrust and Trade Regulation and Litigation Sections)
-American Bar Association

Representative cases:
Pacific Preferred Properties, Inc. v. Moss, 71 Cal. App. 4th 1456, 84 Cal. Rptr.2d 500 (1999)
Education
  • Santa Clara University
    Juris Doctorate , 1982

Peter J. Pullen

Associate

Mr. Pullen is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Business litigation
-Commercial litigation
-Bankruptcy litigation
-Real estate litigation
-Civil appeals

Admitted:
-California and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1983
-U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1986
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1987
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1989
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1989

Education:
-Hastings College of the Law, University of California, J.D., 1983
-University of California at Berkeley, A.B., 1980

Associations and memberships:
-Sacramento County Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Computer Technology; Environmental Law)
-State Bar of California (Member, Sections on: Antitrust and Trade Regulation; Litigation)

Author:
-"An Update on 'Good Samaritan' Exemptions from Liability," Sacramento Medicine, July/August 1993
-"'Good Samaritan' Statutes," (co-author: A Marmaduke, Esq.; update of 1990 article) Northern California Medicine, March 1992
-"Who Pays For The 'Standard' In Standard Of Care," Sacramento Medicine, September 1991
-"'Good Samaritan' Statutes," Sacramento Medicine, April, 1990. (Reprinted in the Solano County Medical Society Bulletin, May 1990)
Education
  • Hastings College of the Law, University of California
    Juris Doctorate , 1983

Anthony Asebedo

Associate

Mr. Asebedo is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice area:
Bankruptcy

Admitted:
-California, 1991
-U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1992
-U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1996

Education:
-Lewis and Clark College, J.D., magna cum laude, 1991
-California State University, M.A., 1988
-California State University, B.A., with honors, 1980

Associations and memberships:
-Sacramento County Bar Association
-State Bar of California
-American Bar Associations
-American Bankruptcy Institute
Education
  • Lewis and Clark College
    Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude , 1991
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