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Miller Starr Regalia has been litigating appeals in California state and federal courts for nearly fifty years. Whether a petition for writ of mandamus, appearance as amicus curiae, or regular appellate proceeding, Miller Starr Regalia has the foundational experience necessary to shepherd a case through the specialized appellate procedure.  In addition, the Miller and Starr treatise on California real property law has been cited hundreds of times in cases large and small, including multiple references by the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit.  In crucial cases in which the law is unsettled, complex, or unique, Miller Starr Regalia’s reputation lends weight and respect to our client’s position.  Our appellate law practice experience includes the following:
 

  • Amicus Curiae
  • Arbitration
  • Business Torts
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Development (Commercial and Residential)
  • Easements
  • Eminent Domain
  • Environmental (CEQA, NEPA, RCRA, CERCLA, Clean Air and Water Acts, etc.)
  • Escrow
  • Extraordinary Writs
  • Insurance
  • Leasing Disputes
  • Lenders and Other Financial Institutions
  • Mechanics' Liens, Stop Notices, Claims Against Sureties
  • Outdoor Advertising
  • Partition
  • Redevelopment
  • Title Insurance