Eric Thomas Hartnett

Eric Thomas Hartnett

Law Office of Eric T. Hartnett
  • Real Estate Law, Business Law, Collections...
  • California
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Summary

Eric Hartnett possesses an impressive real estate and business law background. He is a former partner at a preeminent real estate firm in Silicon Valley and has garnered a considerable wealth of experience by working his entire career at small and medium-sized firms. He has represented a wide array of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies and government entities to individuals and small businesses. Eric's skills and expertise have been recognized through his repeated receipt of Super Lawyers's Northern California Rising Star award.

While the majority of his cases have been venued in the Bay Area (e.g. Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, Alameda County, San Francisco County, etc.), Eric has represented clients in matters throughout California, including Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Diego. He has handled matters through all stages of litigation (i.e. from initial client consultation through trial and judgment collection).

For real estate law, Eric assists clients with disputes concerning the duties of real estate fiduciaries, real estate purchase and sale transactions, mechanic's liens, construction defects, escrow matters, partition, fraud, slander of title, adverse possession claims, secured real property transactions, easements, property line locations, partnership rights, appraisals, commercial leases, title insurance, breaches of contract, and homeowners associations. Notably, Eric Hartnett is frequently requested to give presentations on a wide variety of topics to real estate professionals.

Education
Santa Clara University School of Law
J.D. (2004)
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University of California - Berkeley
B.A. (2000)
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Law Office of Eric T. Hartnett
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Real Estate Agent Commission Sharing Agreements – Pitfalls for Brokers and Salespersons
erichartnettlaw.com
Good-Faith Deposits – Can the Buyers Get Their Money Back?
What is the Statute of Limitations for a Deed of Trust?
erichartnettlaw.com
Easements – This Land is Your Land, But I Have Rights
erichartnettlaw.com
Rescission – Unwinding the Deal, No Matter the Cost
erichartnettlaw.com
Listing or Selling an Overencumbered Property? Disclose, Disclose, Disclose
http://bayarearealestatelawyers.com
Bidding on Occupied Property?
Foreclosures.com
Deed of Reconveyance
Dirt Law Blog
New House – New Headaches
Dirt Law Blog
Personal Loans – Can You Collect?
Dirt Law Blog
Speaking Engagements
The As-Is Provision – Gold or Snowball?, SAMCAR South Tour Meeting, Redwood City
San Mateo County Association of Realtors
The Good Faith Deposit – What Happens When the Deal Goes South, SAMCAR Central Tour Meeting, San Mateo
San Mateo County Association of Realtors
Easements: This Land is Your Land, But Your Neighbor May Have Rights, SAMCAR North Tour Meeting, South San Francisco
San Mateo County Association of Realtors
Structuring Real Estate Purchase Agreements to Avoid Unforeseen Consequences and Litigation, Real Estate Transactions from A to Z, San Jose
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Conducting Real Estate Due Diligence, Real Estate Transactions from A to Z, San Jose
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Where's My Bundle of Rights? Real Property Co-Ownership Issues, SAMCAR South Tour Meeting, Redwood City
San Mateo County Association of Realtors
Awards
Northern California Rising Star
Superlawyers
This is a recognition that is reserved for the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The recognition is limited to no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in California.
Northern California Rising Star
Superlawyers
This is a recognition that is reserved for the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The recognition is limited to no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in California.
Northern California Rising Star
Superlawyers
This is a recognition that is reserved for the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The recognition is limited to no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in California.
Northern California Rising Star
Superlawyers
This is a recognition that is reserved for the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The recognition is limited to no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in California.
Northern California Rising Star
Superlawyers
This is a recognition that is reserved for the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The recognition is limited to no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in California.
Professional Associations
California Alumni Club of the Peninsula
Board Member
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San Mateo County Association of Realtors
Affiliate Member
- Current
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Young Scandinavian Club
Member
- Current
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California State Bar # 234765
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Fees
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Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law
  • Collections
  • Construction Law
  • Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Contact & Map
563 S. Murphy Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
USA
Telephone: (408) 290-8228