Peter Nixon Brewer

Peter Nixon Brewer

Founding Partner, Palo Alto Real Estate Law Firm of Brewer Offord & Pedersen
  • Real Estate Law, Landlord Tenant, Construction Law...
  • California, Idaho
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Peter Brewer founded the real estate Law Offices of Peter N. Brewer in 1995 as a solo practice. Over the past 24 years, the firm has grown and evolved into a preeminent boutique real estate law firm in Silicon Valley, serving clients throughout California. In 2018, the firm restructured into the partnership Brewer Offord & Pedersen LLP, consisting of 6 attorneys and 4 staff.

Peter represents clients throughout California in a range of transaction and litigation matters related to property law, including boundary disputes, partition actions, and title & ownership disputes.

Peter Brewer’s expertise is widely recognized and highly regarded by his peers, colleagues, and clients. He has reached an AV-Preeminent® peer-review rating, the highest tier of achievement based on legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, legal experience, and communication ability. Peter has also earned recognition as a Super Lawyer® for Northern California, a designation reserved for the top 5% of lawyers in the state, and maintained such status for the past eight consecutive years.

Peter Brewer is actively involved in real estate on the state, county, and local levels. He is an active member of the Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS® (SILVAR), the Nevada County Association of REALTORS®, and the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® (SCCAOR). Peter is a member of the California Association of Realtors® Legal Affairs Committee, the Nevada County Bar Association, and serves as a special adviser on the executive committee of the Law Practice Management and Technology section of the California Lawyers Association (formerly State Bar of California), having served as the 2017 chair of the committee.

Peter Brewer is licensed to practice in all State & Federal Courts in California and Idaho. Peter lives in a beautiful mountain home in Nevada City with his wife Laura and his two adorable pups, Chunky & Chance.

Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Construction Law
  • Collections
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Idaho State Bar
U.S. Supreme Court
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding Partner & Real Estate Attorney
Brewer Offord & Pedersen LLP - Real Estate Law Firm
- Current
Founder & Owner, Real Estate Attorney
Law Offices of Peter N. Brewer
- Current
University of Santa Clara, School of Law
J.D. (1979) | Litigation and trial practice
California State University, San Jose
B.A. (1973) | Machine Tool Technology & Metals
Menlo College
Associate of Arts (1970) | Graduation
Professional Associations
Santa Clara County REALTORS Association (SCCAOR)
Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS® (SILVAR)
California Association of REALTORS®
Nevada County Bar Association
California Lawyers Association
Executive Committee, Law Practice Management & Technology (LPMT) Section
Activities: 2017 Chair
Nevada County Association of RELATORS®
California State Bar # 87971
- Current
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Contact & Map
Brewer Offord & Pedersen LLP - Real Estate Law Firm
Brewer Law Building
2501 Park Blvd
2nd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Telephone: (650) 327-2900 Ext. 11
Fax: (650) 327-5959