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
  • Real Estate Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
U.S. Supreme Court
Education
Univ of California at Los Angeles
Undergraduate Degree
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Law Degree
World Campus Afloat, Chapman College
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Awards
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
Member
- Current
Activities: Speaker Real Property Section Retreat 2013, on Mechanics' Lien Law; Speaker State Bar Annual Convention 2013, on Mechanics' Lien Law
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Trustee
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Activities: Real Property Section; Construction Law Subsection
San Fernando Valley Bar Association
President
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Activities: Co-Chair and Chair of Business Law Section, Trustee, Treasurer, Secretary, President Elect, President, Past President
Publications
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
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Contact & Map
2660 Townsgate Road
Suite 350
Westlake Village, CA 91361
USA
Telephone: (805) 371-0500
Fax: (805) 371-0511