Jeff has worked as a transactional attorney for over thirty years and serves as of counsel at Miller Starr Regalia. He advises developers on common interest development and land use matters.
Jeff has over thirty years of experience in representing developers in preparing governing documents for residential, commercial, and mixed-use developments and related easement and land sharing agreements, and assisting clients in obtaining local and state project approvals.
The developments include high-rise mixed-use condominium projects, gated golf course communities, senior housing projects, cohousing communities, and stock and limited equity cooperatives. He advises clients regarding issues related to the Subdivision Map Act, Subdivided Lands Act, Davis-Stirling Act, and the Right to Repair Law (SB 800).
J.D., magna cum laude, University of San Francisco School of Law (1973)
B.S., Santa Clara University (1967)
California Building Industry Association
State Bar of California, Real Property Committee – Executive Committee Member
“The Unique Characteristics of Commercial and Mixed-Use Condominiums,” California Real Property Journal, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2007
Chapter 2, “Subdivision Map Act and Condominium Plans,” CEB Forming California Common Interest Developments, 2004 (updates 2004 – 2013)
Chapter 8, “The Transition Period: Forming the Association, Transferring Control to Homeowners, and Addressing Construction Defects (SB800),” CEB Forming California Common Interest Developments, 2004 (updates 2004 – 2013)
“New Natural Hazard Disclosure Requirements,” California Real Property Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, Spring 2003
“Senior Housing Laws: Recipe for Heartburn,” California Real Property Journal, Vol. 14, No. 2, Spring 1996
CEB California Condominium and Planned Development Practice Book, 1985 – 2003 (annual updates)
“Condominium Common Area: Property Unreasonably Restrained?” John F. Kennedy University Law Review, Vol. 5, 1992 – 1993
“Insurance and Damage and Destruction Provisions for Condominiums and Planned Developments,” California Real Property Journal 11, No. 2, Spring 1993
Participated in numerous panels and seminars on common interest developments.