Legal Services

Legal Department on Staff

Our principals include a licensed and practicing California Real Estate Attorney specializing in Real Estate related issues. This is the best preventative approach for property management, but if you do have a present issue, legal services are available at lower rates for MB clients.

Perhaps you don’t want or are not ready for a property manager at the moment. Our attorney and legal staff can provide you with a comprehensive legal services package. This can be a review of your lease forms, service contracts, and other property related agreements or applied to a legal retainer if litigation becomes necessary.

This service is our Legal Rental Review
Normally $695.00.
Get $200 off if you schedule your appointment by 1/15/2017
This Valuable Service includes:
  • 1 Hour consultation with our Real Estate Attorney & Property Manager
  • Review of your Lease Agreement
  • Review of your tenant screening process
  • Review of your Rental Application &  Tenant Procedures
  • A rent analysis based on comparables
  • Guidance and information pertaining to your property/tenant issues or questions

Call Now to schedule an appointment!

(949) 716-0999

Review of estate documents is also available to further protect your assets into the future.

Call the law offices of James E. Mahfood to set up your initial consultation to discuss the merits of your case. James Mahfood will give you an honest, experienced opinion as to whether you have a case and what type of award you can reasonably anticipate. This initial conversation is at no obligation to you. We want you to be informed and provide the most accurate advice.


Admitted California State Bar-June 3, 1983
Admitted United States Federal Court- Central & Southern District of California-October 1985
Licensed California Real Estate Broker-June 13, 1986
Admitted United States Court of Federal Claims-August 5, 2002
Member California State Bar
Member American Bar Association
Member Orange County Bar Association
Member Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
Member Real Estate Section-Orange County Bar
Member Business Litigation Section-Orange County Bar
Member Solo Practice Section-Orange County Bar


Bachelor of Science-Business Administration, Finance, Real Estate -California State University at Los Angeles-December 1975
Juris Doctor-Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California-May 1981

Continuing Legal Education:

Jury Selection
Use of Expert Witness
Cross Examination
Case Valuation Strategies
Meditation V. Arbitration V. TR
Annual Legal Update in Business Law, Real Estate, Probate Dispute, Injury Litigation


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