Helping businesses throughout the state get results
Experienced in: Prosecuting and defending for owners, developers,architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and equipment companies in matters involving sewage treatment plants, pumps, residential and commercial buildings, highways, bridges, pilings, steel, mechanical, electrical, real estate developments, site preparation, earthwork grading, rock quarries, soil compaction, geotechnical problems, sewer and water pipelines, utilities, concrete channels, dewatering and drainage regarding claims for breach of contract, extra work, acceleration claims, disruption claims, mechanics' liens, stop notices, unforeseen conditions, changed conditions, bond claims, insurance claims, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, interpretation of plans and specifications for federal, state, county, and city public works and private works, interpretation of AIA contracts, private contracts, liquidated damages, delay, critical path, land subsidence, construction defects, toxic mold, business contracts, real estate contracts, construction accidents, personal injury, partnership disputes, corporate disputes, and real estate disputes.
Finding effective resolutions through arbitration and mediation:
Gerald T. Yoshida has been a Mediator on more than 300 cases and as an Arbitrator on more than 80 cases involving complex, multi-party matters in values up to $7,000,000, Gerald T. Yoshida strives to find amicable solutions through his impartiality. His extensive experience in business, construction and real estate law enables him to look objectively at a case and find a solution that is fair for both parties. Whether you are a contractor, sub-contractor, supplier or owner throughout the state of California, Gerald T. Yoshida welcomes the opportunity to assist you with your case. Any client who comes to him for help will receive:
Acclaimed service - Gerald T. Yoshida is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available for legal abilities and adherence to ethical standards.
Areas of practice:
Gerald T. Yoshida takes on cases in the following areas of the law:
-Real estate law
12400 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Experienced Los Angeles real estate lawyer
Los Angeles, California attorney Gerald T. Yoshida applies his extensive knowledge about property rights, real estate issues, finance and business to all areas of real estate law. With more than 35 years of experience in real estate law, he can help you with:
-Residential home sales transactions
-Commercial property sales transactions
-Real estate contracts
-Zoning, land-use and building permits
-Boundary and easement disputes
Real estate transaction attorney:
From offer to sale, Attorney Yoshida handles all aspects of buying and selling real estate and construction so that you can feel confident about a smooth and precise transaction. He can:
-Draft or review your sales contract
-Negotiate real estate agreements
-Review your lending documents
-Search and clear the title
-Analyze your deal and rectify potential problems
-Handle land use, zoning and permitting
-Conduct your real estate closing
Real estate litigation attorney:
Real estate litigation requires substantial knowledge about property laws and civil litigation, and it requires a dynamic courtroom presence. Attorney Yoshida has the specific knowledge that is necessary to successfully litigate your real estate disputes.
Real estate negotiators:
Some disputes are better solved outside of the courtroom. Attorney Yoshida effectively mediates negotiations to protect your interests. By retaining an experienced mediator to strategize during the contract negotiation process, you can often prevent disputes from arising at a later stage in the real estate transaction. This can save time, costs and frustrations.
Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Complex Construction Law, Business Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Real Estate Law
Admitted: 1973, California; 1974, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1976, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; 1985, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Law School: Loyola Marymount University, J.D.
Member: Santa Monica, Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of California
Biography: Chi Epsilon; Tau Beta Pi; Engineering Honor Societies. Past Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles Superior Court. Member: Commercial and Construction Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association; Public Works Arbitration Panel, State of California. Arbitrator and Mediator: Alternative Dispute Resolution Services; Los Angeles Superior Court. Arbitrator: American Arbitration Association; Office of Administrative Hearings, State of California. Mediator, Second Appellate District, State of California
Place of birth: Tule Lake, California
Loyola Marymount University