Robert Arthur Bernheimer

Robert Arthur Bernheimer

Robert A. Bernheimer, APLC
  • Real Estate Law, Municipal Law, Gov & Administrative Law ...
  • California
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Rob Bernheimer is a public policy expert and attorney with a proven track record of providing game changing strategies to complex issues, particularly where law and politics converge in government, corporations, non-profits, clubs and homeowners associations.

With nearly a decade as a Mayor and City Councilmember, and over 25 years of experience in representing clients in government, political and legal matters, Bernheimer has served as the strategic quarterback for Fortune 500 companies, private individuals, public agencies, corporations, non-profits and global investment companies in legal, municipal and special district issues across California.

His experience includes:
- Real estate development and transactions
- Entitlements, zoning and land use matters
- Annexations and consolidations (LAFCO)
- Master planning; CEQA & EIR processing
- Development Agreements; Disposition & Development Agreements
- Business Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
- Construction (public & private works)
- Complex government & tribal negotiations
- Water disputes
- Renewable energy project development
- HOA and country club operations and disputes
- Cannabis - project citing and permitting
- Solid waste & recycling matters
- Drafting and processing state and local laws and ordinances
- Business and corporate matters

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D. (1994)
Honors: Order of the Coif
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University of California - Santa Barbara
B.A. (1989)
Honors: Deans List
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Professional Experience
President & Board Member
Desert Cancer Foundation
- Current
Former CEO/Founder
CV Strategies
Public relations and public engagement firm.
Chair & Board Member
Palm Springs - Convention & Visitors Authority
Mayor & City Council Member
City of Indian Wells
Board of Directors
Coachella Valley Economic Partnership
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 172018
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Municipal Law
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Environmental Law
Cannabis & Marijuana Law
Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Additional Practice Areas
  • Government Relations
  • Land Use Planning/Entitlements
  • Zoning
  • Solid Waste & Recycling
  • Renewable Energy
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Main Office
45025 Manitou Dr, Suite 3
Indian Wells, CA 92210
Telephone: (760) 360-7666
Cell: (760) 831-5455
Fax: (760) 776-1766
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Telephone: (760) 360-7666
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Telephone: (760) 360-7666
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Telephone: (760) 360-7666
La Quinta, CA 92253
Telephone: (760) 360-7666
Indio, CA, USA
Telephone: (760) 360-7666
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Telephone: (760) 360-7666
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Telephone: (760) 360-7666
Coachella, CA 92236
Telephone: (760) 360-7666
Riverside, CA 92501
Telephone: (760) 360-7666
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Telephone: (760) 360-7666