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Michael Lee Mau

Michael Lee Mau

Managing Attorney at The Mau Law Firm
  • Construction Law, Real Estate Law, Business Law...
  • California
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Summary

Our managing attorney Michael L. Mau, Esq. has gained extensive experience as a trial lawyer and advocate. He has extensive experience in the areas of Construction Law, Real Property and Commercial Litigation, Collections, Business Counseling and Insurance / Surety Defense. He has experience handling cases at all stages of litigation including trial work.

Initially he worked and gained a wide variety of experience as an Independent Contract Attorney. He then practiced for five plus years with Simpson, Aherne & Garrity, P.C., a construction law firm with offices in San Mateo and San Francisco. After a shorter stint at McLemore, Collins & Toschi, LLP, an insurance defense firm with offices in Oakland and Santa Rosa, he opened The Mau Law Firm in 1999.

The firm's practice includes substantial work in each of the following areas: drafting, analysis and litigation of commercial, construction, design and real estate contracts; litigating Mechanics Liens and lien release bonds, Stop Notices and release bonds for Stop Notices, and Payment / Performance bond claims; construction bidding and delay claims; substitution hearings; construction defect litigation; debt collection and defense; administrative hearings; license bond claims; real estate law; landlord-tenant counseling and evictions; representation of mobile-home parks; corporate counseling / business forming; and insurance / surety defense. The firms clientele include contractors, subcontractors, construction supply companies, design professionals such as architects and engineers, property owners, property developers, insurance carriers, surety companies and various local businesses.

With considerable resources to draw upon, professional affiliations, industry contacts and the latest technology, Mr. Mau is the premier advocate for our clients. Mr. Mau believes in a vigorous advocacy, but always aiming towards a prompt, efficient and cost-effective results.

Education
Santa Clara University School of Law
J.D. (1993) | Law
Honors: Law Review
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University of California - Santa Barbara
B.A. (1990) | Law & Society; Philosophy
Honors: Double Major; Honor Roll
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Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
The Mau Law Firm
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Construction Law Speaker, San Francisco
Renaissance Entreprenuership Center
Certifications
Green Business Certified
San Francisco Environment / Green Business Department
Awards
A+ Rating; Honor Roll
Better Business Bureau
AV Rated
Martindale Hubbell
Lead Counsel Rated
Lead Counsel
Professional Associations
Asian American Contractors Association
Director, In-House Counsel
Current
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South of Market Business Association
Director, Treasurer
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
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San Francisco County Bar Association
Member
Current
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San Mateo County Bar Association
Member
Current
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California State Bar # 169355
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free telephone consultation, typically up to 15 minutes.
Practice Areas
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law
  • Collections
  • Insurance Claims
  • Insurance Defense
Additional Practice Area
  • Construction Defect Litigation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
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Contact & Map
The Mau Law Firm
950 Harrison St., Ste. 213
San Francisco, CA 94107-1078
USA
Telephone: (415) 495-8082
Telephone: (415) 495-8082
Fax: (415) 495-8084