Robert Weissman

Robert Weissman

Practicing Construction and Real Estate Law and Litigtation throughout Californi
  • Construction Law, Real Estate Law
  • California, District of Columbia
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Robert A. Weissman specializes in construction law representing general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, rental companies and other trade and design professionals, spec builders and owners in connection with public (state, local and federal) and private (residential, commercial and industrial property) from contract preparation, negotiation, course of construction issues and disputes and in mediation, arbitration and litigation (including breach of contract, change order, extra work, delay, defective work and performance disputes; foreclosure of mechanics' liens, enforcement of stop notices, payment bonds and subdivision improvement and similar bonds), substitution hearings, CSLB matters, other bond claims, bid protests and claims against public entities. Weissman assists his clients in exercising and defending their rights under the Mechanics’ Lien law. He reviews, negotiates, drafts and enforces their contracts and credit applications both prior to and after commencing a lawsuit and bring lawsuits to foreclose on Mechanics’ Liens, enforce Stop Notices, bond claims, breach of contract, negligence and for collection of past due or disputed accounts and contracts. Weissman also represents real estate investors, spec builders, rehabers and flippers in a wide variety of matters starting with contract advice and review, dispute resolution, finding solutions to complex or simple problems, in mediation, arbitration and litigation of those disputes. Weissman is peer rated AV® Rated Preeminent (the highest rating available) by Martindale-Hubbell; 1985-present and was recently selected as a “Super Lawyer” in Construction Litigation to the 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers. Weissman is also an experienced and diverse real estate and bond investor. He is the author of the best seller, international best seller and Eippy Award winning book "The Real Estate Candy Shop" released in October, 2015.

Practice Areas
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Arbitrator- Construction Industry Arbitration Panel
American Arbitration Association
- Current
Univ of California at Los Angeles
Undergraduate Degree
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Southwestern Univ School of Law
Law Degree
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World Campus Afloat, Chapman College
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Certificates of Appreciation, Recognition and Appreciation
Honored by United States Senate, United States Congress, California State Senate, California State Assembly, County of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles City Council and Mayor of Los Angeles, Office of City Attorney, Office of District Attorney, City of San Fernando and others for public service (Bar Association activities)., Appreciation and Recognition Awards
Honored for volunteer assistance for artists.
California Lawyers for the Arts
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 67981
- Current
Activities: Speaker Real Property Section Retreat 2013, on Mechanics' Lien Law; Speaker State Bar Annual Convention 2013, on Mechanics' Lien Law
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Los Angeles County Bar Association
Activities: Real Property Section; Construction Law Subsection
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San Fernando Valley Bar Association
Activities: Co-Chair and Chair of Business Law Section, Trustee, Treasurer, Secretary, President Elect, President, Past President
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Articles & Publications
The Real Estate Candy Shop
Expert Insights Publishing
Speaking Engagements
The New Normal in Mechanics’ Lien Law, 86th Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California, San Jose, California
State Bar of California
The New Normal in Mechanics’ Lien Law, Real Property Law Section Annual Retreat, Napa, California
State Bar of California
Super Lawyer- Construction Litigation
Super Lawyers®, part of Thomson Reuters
AV Preeminent
Martindale Hubbell
Websites & Blogs
Weissman & Weissman
Social Media
Contact & Map
2660 Townsgate Road
Suite 350
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Telephone: (805) 371-0500
Fax: (805) 371-0511
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