Jeremy Lester Olsan

Jeremy Lester Olsan

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  • California
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JEREMY OLSAN is the principal of Olsan Law, Inc. From 2008 until 2020 Jeremy was a partner at the Perry law firm. He practices in the areas of real estate transactions, business and non-profit entity formation, finance, and governance, mergers, acquisitions, and sales, business contracts and transactions, as well as construction transactions, commercial property leasing, mortgage and finance law, and land use law.

An AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated attorney* since 2013, Jeremy has also been recognized by his peers many times as a Northern California Super Lawyer®. In 2016, the California State Bar Board of Trustees appointed Jeremy to the Executive Committee of the State Bar Real Property Law Section.

Jeremy has negotiated and documented many significant real estate and business transactions, including purchases, sales, leasing and construction of wineries, shopping centers, office buildings, vineyards, ranches, development and subdivision land, estate homes, and conservation and other easements. He also practices in the area of for-profit and non-profit business entity formation and governance, business purchases, sales, mergers and acquisitions, property owners association law, construction law, land use, zoning and planning.

Some of his notable real estate and development transactions include: representing the Sonoma Land Trust in the single largest conservation land acquisition in Sonoma County history; representing Codding Enterprises in its sale of a tenancy in common interest in Coddingtown Mall to Simon Property Group; representing the private seller of a 27,000-acre, 250+ parcel ranch; and representation of the Sonoma State University Foundation in the financing and development of the Green Music Center.

Jeremy is Chair of the Board of the Career Technical Education Foundation and of the Governance Committee of the Redwood Empire Food Bank. He serves on the Executive Committee of the California Lawyers Association Real Property Law Section.

Education
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D. (1991) | Law
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Honors: Board of Editors, Pacific Law Journal
Activities: Pacific Law Journal, Review of Selected California Legislation Pacific Law Journal, Review of Selected Nevada Legislation
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University of California - Berkeley
B.A. (1985) | English Literature
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Professional Experience
Principal/Shareholder
Olsan Law, Inc.
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Jeremy assists his clients in negotiating and documenting their real estate and business transactions, including purchases, sales, leasing and construction of shopping centers, office buildings, wineries, vineyards, ranches, development and subdivision land, estate homes, conservation and other easements. He also assists clients with construction contracts, land use, zoning and planning matters. Jeremy works on all aspects of business and corporate matters, including the formation, governance and dissolution of business entities and the review and documentation of routine and complex business and commercial contracts. His practice includes analyzing, negotiating and preparing asset, stock and membership interest purchase and sale agreements, partnership agreements, buy-sell agreements, real property purchase and sale agreements, leases and licensing agreements. He has represented companies and their owners in many stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, and other transactions.
Partner
Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz LLP
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Headed the firm's real estate and business law practice groups
Partner
Anderson, Zeigler
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Associate
Anderson, Zeigler
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Associate
Hagenbaugh & Murphy
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Real Estate Law Legal Updates, 1993 - 2000
North Bay Association of REALTORS®
Member, Board of Editors, Pacific Law Journal
Pacific Law Journal, McGeorge School of Law
Review of Selected California Legislation, 1989
Pacific Law Journal, McGeorge School of Law
Review of Selected Nevada Legislation, 1989
Pacific Law Journal, McGeorge School of Law
Speaking Engagements
2020 Real Property Law Update , https://www.sonomacountybar.org/?p=12636 , Santa Rosa, CA
Sonoma County Bar Association
https://www.sonomacountybar.org/?p=12636
Quarterly Real Estate Brokerage Risk Management Lecture Series, 1998-2000 , Santa Rosa, CA; Napa, CA; Ukiah, CA
North Bay Association of REALTORS®
Quarterly Broker/Manager Meeting presentations and Q&A regarding current issues and best practices in real estate brokerage risk management.
Monthly Real Estate Agency Risk Management Lecture Series, 2018-2020 , Santa Rosa, CA
North Bay Association of REALTORS®
Monthly Presentations to new members of the North Bay Association of REALTORS® regarding best practices and new issues in broker risk management
Introduction to Easement Law , Santa Rosa, CA
Sonoma County Bar Association
https://www.sonomacountybar.org/?p=10508
2018 Real Property Law Update , Santa Rosa, CA
Sonoma County Bar Association
https://www.sonomacountybar.org/?p=9889
Real Property Law Update , Santa Rosa, CA
State Bar of California
http://www.sonomacountybar.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/3-29-17-Real-Property-Update-1.pdf
Country Property Legal Issues , Santa Rosa, CA
North Bay Association of REALTORS®
Dual Agency and Pocket Listings , Santa Rosa, CA
North Bay Association of REALTORS®
Business and Corporate Law , Santa Rosa, CA
Empire Law School
By bringing clarity, foreclosure bill could help market , Santa Rosa, CA
North Bay Business Journal
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/csp/mediapool/sites/NBBJ/IndustryNews/story.csp?cid=4181717&sid=778&fid=181
Country Property Legal Issues , Santa Rosa, CA
North Bay Association of REALTORS®
https://calendar.google.com/calendar/r/week/2012/6/26?
New laws create benefit, flexible purpose corporations , Santa Rosa, CA
North Bay Business Journal
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/csp/mediapool/sites/NBBJ/IndustryNews/story.csp?cid=4181319&sid=778&fid=181
Foreclosures and Short Sales , Sonoma County, CA
KSRO 1350 Radio--The Real Estate Hour
Real Property Issues in Family Law , San Francisco, CA
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Corporate Governance for Non-profit Corporations , Board Member Boot Camp , Sonoma County, CA
Pisenti & Brinker, CPAs
Awards
AV Preeminent®, 2013 through 2020
Martindale Hubbell
AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.
Northern California Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thompson Reuters publication
https://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html
Best Business Attorney--Sonoma County
North Bay Bohemian Newspaper
Northern California Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thompson Reuters publication
Northern California Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thompson Reuters publication
Northern California Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thompson Reuters publication
AV Preeminent®
Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyer--Sonoma County
North Bay Bohemian Newspaper
Who's Who in Wine Law
North Bay Business Journal
Professional Associations
California Lawyers Association
Executive Committee, Real Property Law Section
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Activities: Co-Chair, Real Estate and Law Symposium
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Sonoma County Bar Association
Member, Real Property and Business Law Sections
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State Bar of California  # 156694
Member
- Current
Activities: 2016, Appointed to Executive Committee of the Real Property Law Section; Member, Business Law Section
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State Bar of California
Executive Committee, Real Property Law Section
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Agricultural Law
  • Intellectual Property
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wine Law
  • Business and Nonprofit Entity Formation
  • Business Mergers, Acqusitions, Financing, and Succession Planning
  • Real Estate Brokerage Law and Risk Management
Contact & Map
Olsan Law, Inc.
2751 4th Street
Suite 220
Santa Rosa, CA 95405-4726
Telephone: (707) 385-6252
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed