- University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
- J.D. | Law
- Honors: Order of the Coif; Witkin Award for Highest Course Grade: Civil Pretrial Litigation and Professional Responsibility; Traynor Honor Society; Dean’s Honor Roll (2002-2005); Recipient of the Academic Achievement, Alumni, Barrister’s, and Estate Planning Scholarships; and Honors in Oral Advocacy.
- ARCHER NORRIS
- - Current
- Associate Attorney
- Fahrendorf, Viloria, Oliphant & Oster, LLP
- Defend subcontractors regarding construction defect actions. Represent individuals, banks, and businesses regarding bankruptcy and insolvency. Extensive trial preparation for several civil litigation cases: drafted jury instructions, motions in limine, oppositions to motions in limine, and objections to pretrial exhibits and witnesses. Presented numerous oral arguments and drafted pretrial motions in a complicated fraud against a financial institution case. Successfully prepared and argued motion for reconsideration in a complex construction defect case, which resulted in a dismissal for the client. Conduct plaintiff, person most knowledgeable, and expert witness depositions. Successfully prepared and argued motion for preliminary injunction to enjoin sale of property, which was the subject of a lien priority dispute between a mechanic's lien holder and benificiary under a deed of trust.
- Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
- 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
- General Civil