Mr. Jacobson offers an impressive record of success as an expert witness in real estate, business and finance.
Included among the numerous cases in which he has testified as an expert witness are disputes over the interpretation of real estate documents, real estate and mortgage brokers’ standard of care and legal malpractice related to real estate transactions and business law including issues involved in corporate finance, merger and acquisition and ethics.
Mr. Jacobson’s areas of expertise include real estate agency obligations and relationships, real estate broker fiduciary duty, mortgage broker fiduciary duty, commercial real estate, residential real estate, leasing issues, real estate malpractice, mortgage fraud, mortgage lending, real estate ethics, real estate standard of care, real estate standard of practice, real estate transactions, legal malpractice involving real estate, business transactions, mergers & acquisitions, legal fee disputes, and legal ethics.
Mr. Jacobson has been engaged in the practice of law in Los Angeles since 1968. Formerly Vice President of Legal Affairs for the California Association of Realtors, Mr. Jacobson has served as a judge pro tem for the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Municipal Court Systems and as an adjunct professor of law focusing on real estate secured transactions and administrative law. He is Past President of the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
He has written and lectured extensively on business and real estate related matters. He has served on the faculty of the Graduate Realtors Institute of the California Association of Realtors and a lecturer author for the California Continuing Education of the California Bar.
A detailed list of published articles by Mr. Jacobson, testimonials by clients on his success as an expert witness and a more comprehensive description of his areas of expertise can be found at www.lawrencejacobson.com.
ReferencesReferences available upon request.
- California New Twists
- Procuring Cause
- Lessors Bankruptcy
- Brokers Liability
- Appraisal Review
- Fair Housing Alert
- The Real Estate Appraiser As A Defendant
- Successful Defense of Real Estate Broker Cases
- The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
- The Expert Witness in Real Estate Litigation - A User's Guide