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    Phillip G. Deutscher CRB
    Real Estate Litigation Consultant
    Phillip G. Deutscher, Broker

    100 Pringle Avenue, Suite 100
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596-

    Phone: (925) 451-1971
    Alternate: (925) 934-2900
    Fax: (925) 934-3422
    Email: phil@phildeutscher.com
    www.phildeutscher.com

    Specialties
    40 Years of frontline experience as a broker practitioner in Residential Real Estate. Qualified in Agency Law, Dual Agency, Standards of Care, Broker Supervision, Fiduciary Duties, Due Diligence, Disclosure Duties, Trust Accounts, Property Management, Mediation/Dispute resolution.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, Real Estate Broker.
    Formal Education
    BA, Political Science San Francisco State University; Pepperdine School of Law-Mediation Training.
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Residential Brokerage Manager; Licensed Real Estate Broker; Lifetime Teaching Credential for Real Estate; California Association of Realtors© Certified Ethics Trainer.
    Previous/Current Position
    Keller Williams Realty, Contract Support Manager (100+ agents); Broker/Partner of Executive Broker (sale and listing of real estate property, broker supervision, office management); Vice-President for C21 Heritage Real Estate (liability training, contract review, broker supervision); Broker/Owner management responsibilities); Contra Costa Association of Realtors© Professional Standards Chairman (over seeing professional standards training and enforcement, tribunal chair on both Ethics and Arbitration Hearings); Mediator for both Association and litigation arenas. California Association of Realtors® Mediator, Arbitrator, & Ombudsman.
    Honors/Awards
    1996 Recipient of Realtor® of Year for Contra Costa Association of Realtors©; 2005 Awarded Emeritus Member Honors for Contra Costa Association of Realtors©. 2013 Awarded Realtor Emeritus by the National Association of Realtors®.
    Prof. Affil.
    1990 & 1999 President of Contra Costa Association of Realtors©, State Director-California Association of Realtors©, National Association of Realtors®.
    Prior Expert
    Extensive Deposition and Trial Experience since 1990, served as real estate expert witness in numerous cases in numerous jurisdictions. Mediator and Arbitrator for the Contra Costa Association of Realtors© and private parties. Real Estate Sales experience since 1973.
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    Robert J. Rodino Ph.D.
    President
    Rodino Associates

    11661 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 306
    Los Angeles, CA 90049-

    Phone: (310) 459-9774
    Alternate: (310) 614-2193
    Email: bobrodino@aol.com
    www.RodinoAssociates.com

    Specialties
    Expert Witness Research and Testimony services provided in real estate investment, development, acquisitions & dispositions, management, due diligence and brokerage, for shopping centers, multi-family housing, light industrial & office.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Ph.D.; California R.E. Brokerage; Penn R.E. Brokerage.
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    Advisors/Experts @ MCS Associates
    Norman Katz
    Managing Partner

    18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175
    Irvine, CA 92612-

    Phone: (949) 263-8700
    Fax: (949) 263-0770
    Email: experts@mcsassociates.com
    www.mcsassociates.com

    Specialties
    Nationally recognized banking / financial services consulting group (established 1973). Experienced litigation consultants / experts: bankers, consultants, economists, accountants, appraisers. Specialties: Banking operations; Lending policies and practices (all types); Real estate transactions / appraisal; Trust, Securities, Investments; Economic analysis; Valuations / damages assessment; forensic accounting, Actuarial analysis.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MBAs, PhDs, CPAs, ASA/MAIs.
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    Steven D. Epcar CPM
    Principal
    S.D. Epcar & Associates

    2031 Hardwick Way
    Granite Bay, CA 95746-

    Phone: (916) 899-6218
    Alternate: (650) 773-5482
    Email: steven@stevenepcar.com
    www.stevenepcar.com

    Specialties
    Expert in Real Estate and Property Management issues including Residential, Commercial, and mixed-use properties. Experienced in organizational assessments, asset repositioning, investment feasibility, litigation support (personal injuries, standard of care, security, partnership brokerage and fee disputes, employment, rent control, etc.), due diligence, business development practices and marketing.
    Formal Education
    BS, Business, with emphasis in Real Estate, University of Colorado.
    Reg/Lic
    Licensed California Real Estate Broker; Graduate Foundations of Leadership Program from the Center For Creative Leadership.
    Previous/Current Position
    Principal, S.D. Epcar & Associates; Principal/Founding Partner, Ventana Property Services; President, Prometheus Management Group. Background also includes positions of increasing responsibility with a variety of real estate brokerage, development, and investment firms.
    Honors/Awards
    Awarded Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management.
    Prof. Affil.
    Institute of Real Estate Management; Forensic Expert Witness Association; National Multi-Housing Council (past Board Member); California Housing Council (past Board Member); Building Owners and Managers Association; National Association of Realtors; California Apartment Association; National Apartment Association; Housing Industry Foundation (past Board Member).
    Prior Expert
    Practicing real estate consultant with significant expert witness and litigation support experience (50% Plaintiff/50% Defendant). Background includes exposure to many markets throughout California, the United States and Canada. Experience includes 1031 Exchanges and Tenant-In-Common (TIC) investments. Comprehensive understanding of San Francisco Rent Control.
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    Howard L. Pearlman
    Attorney/ Real Estate Consultant & Expert Witness
    Law Office of Howard L. Pearlman

    11 Spy Glass Hill
    Oakland, CA 94618-

    Phone: (510) 540-5207
    Fax: (866) 235-0884
    Email: hlawp2@aol.com

    Specialties
    Unique expertise derived from 25+ years as a real estate attorney/litigator and 15 years as an active residential real estate broker. Areas of expertise include all aspects of real estate transactions, real estate contract formation, performance and interpretation, seller and broker disclosure obligations, buyer due diligence, agency relationships, fiduciary duties, broker and attorney standards of care, and non-disclosure/fraud claims.
    Degrees/Licenses
    J.D.; Attorney (CA); RE Broker (CA).
    Formal Education
    J.D., cum laude, UC Hastings College of the Law, 1986; B.A., Reed College, 1980.
    Reg/Lic
    California Licensed Attorney (1986) & Real Estate Broker (1988).
    Previous/Current Position
    Attorney/Shareholder, Bartko Zankel Tarrant & Miller (1988-2012). 24 years litigating a wide range of real estate and environmental disputes and drafting real estate transaction documents.
    Honors/Awards
    Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated (Preeminent).
    Prof. Affil.
    State Bar of California, Real Property and Environmental Law Sections; Bar Association of San Francisco; California Association of Realtors; Contra Costa Association of Realtors.
    Publications
    Author, "Residential Purchase and Sale Transactions," in CEB's CALIFORNIA REAL PROPERTY SALES TRANSACTIONS; Author, "Sale of Residence," in CEB's CALIFORNIA BASIC PRACTICE HANDBOOK; Author, "Hazardous Materials," in CEB's GROUND LEASE PRACTICE.
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    Lois Kadosh MA
    Real Estate Broker/Educator

    1563 Solano Avenue, #426
    Berkeley, CA 94707-

    Phone: (510) 525-2694
    Alternate: (510) 325-6825
    Fax: (510) 525-2694
    Email: realethics@jps.net
    www.RealEstateEthics.com

    Specialties
    Since 1987: Pre - litigation case evaluation; Expert testimony/case preparation; Standard of care/practices re. real property transactions, incl. agency relationships, fiduciary duty, due diligence, disclosure. Testified at 55+ depositions, 9 trials, 4 arbitrations. Real Estate Ethics course author/instructor.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, MA, GRI, CA Real Estate Broker (BRE Lic.# 00819162), Community College Teaching Credential in real estate.
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    Lawrence H. Jacobson Esq.

    9401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1250
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212-

    Phone: (310) 271-0747
    Fax: (310) 271-0757
    Email: Law.Jac@LHJpc.com
    www.lawrencejacobson.com

    Specialties
    Real estate attorney for over 40 years, and a California Real Estate Broker. Areas of expertise include interpretation of real estate documents, real estate and mortgage brokers’ standard of care, custom & usage, mortgage banking, lawyer malpractice in real estate and business transactions and legal ethics.
    Degrees/Licenses
    AB; JD; Real estate broker (CA).
    Formal Education
    Juris Doctorate, U.C.L.A. Law School, 1967; A.B. (Political Science), U.C.L.A., 1964.
    Reg/Lic
    Certificate in Archaeology (earned with distinction), U.C.L.A. Extension, 2009; Community College Instructor, (Ca.) in the area of Law.
    Previous/Current Position
    Lawrence H. Jacobson was installed as the 2011-2012 President of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Has served as a judge pro tem for the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Municipal Court Systems; has been an adjunct professor of law in the area of real estate secured transactions and administrative law; former Vice-President, Legal Affairs of the California Association of Realtors; Legal Counsel to the Beverly Hills, and the San Fernando Valley Board of Realtors; Currently, legal counsel to the Newport Beach Association of Realtors.
    Honors/Awards
    Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated since 1980; Senior Editor, U.C.L.A. Law Review; Insurance Counsel Journal Award; Order of the Coif; Recipient of the California Continuing Education of the Bar’s 2011 “Spirit of CEB” Award.
    Prof. Affil.
    State Bar of California; American Bar Association; Former Trustee, Los Angeles County Bar Association; President, Association of Real Estate Attorneys, 1978-1979; California State Bar Real Estate Steering Committee, 2011-present; Past President, Beverly Hills Bar Association.
    Publications
    He is a published author and frequent speaker on real estate. Among others: "The California Lottery Law," 48 California State Bar Journal 58, 1973; "Broker’s Liability for Sale of Defective Homes," 52 Los Angeles Bar Journal 346, 1977; "Appraiser’s Liability for False or Negligently Prepared Appraisal," 12 Appraisal and Mortgage Underwriting Journal 20, 1990; "Phantom Income - Understanding Taxable Gain From Foreclosure," Los Angeles Daily Journal, Real Property Law August 3, 1995; "The Expert Witness in Real Estate Litigation: A User’s Guide," Real Property Law Reporter March 2004; "Tenancy-in-Common: An Old Dog Learns New Tricks," 25 California Real Property Journal 25, 2007; "On Wearing Two Hats: Ethical Considerations for the Attorney-Expert Witness," California Civil Litigation Reporter, February 2007; Contributing Author, "California Real Estate Brokers: Law and Litigation" (Cal CEB 2009).
    Prior Expert
    Lawrence H. Jacobson is a highly respected expert witness throughout California. Mr. Jacobson has been an expert witness for over 30 years while maintaining a successful law practice. Extensive expertise in legal malpractice, real estate brokerage custom and practice and all real estate related issues. Has been retained in approximately 200 cases as an expert witness in cases involving the interpretation of real estate documents, real estate and mortgage brokers’ standard of care and legal malpractice involving real estate, corporate finance, merger and acquisition and legal ethics.
  • John F. Sampson
    Appraiser and Consultant
    John F. Sampson Associates

    2000 California Street, #12
    San Francisco, CA 94109-4582

    Phone: (415) 922-7744
    Fax: (415) 922-7747
    Email: jfsaoffice@sbcglobal.net

    Specialties
    45 years R.E. valuation, consultation, litigation support, expert testimony; Marital / partnership dissolution; Economic damages; Value diminution, fraud, stigma, casualty losses; Rent Control; Estate / gift values; Fractional Interest discounts; Standard of Care / Practice.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, MBA program, RE Broker (CA).
  • James H. Cantrell CPM
    President
    Cantrell, Harris & Associates

    2001 Union Street
    San Francisco, CA 94123-

    Phone: (415) 956-6000
    Fax: (415) 440-7672
    Email: jimcha@pacbell.net
    www.cantrellharris.com

    Specialties
    Active Real Estate Consultant/Manager/Expert on all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. Expert in property management, property damage, standards of care, personal injury, maintenance. Extensive experience.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Certified Property Manager (CPM).
    Formal Education
    BBA, Business-Politics and Public Affairs, University of Miami, 1971.
    Reg/Lic
    CA Real Estate Broker.
    Previous/Current Position
    President of Cantrell, Harris & Associates since 1986, a diverse real estate consulting firm doing property and asset management throughout the country.
    Honors/Awards
    2013 Lloyd D. Hanford Distinguished Faculty Award IREM, CPM Emeritus Award 2011 IREM, 1987, Franklin Lyons Award IREM CPM of the year, 2001 & 2007 Instructor of the year award IREM San Francisco.
    Prof. Affil.
    Institute of Real Estate Management.
    Publications
    Contributing Author of the John Wiley Handbook to Real Estate, published by John Wiley 1984.
    Prior Expert
    Associate Professor Golden Gate University (1986-1996) Instructor, Institute of Real Estate Management IREM, President San Francisco Chapter of IREM 1985, Appointed by the Mayor to the San Francisco "Existing Building Efficiency Initiative Task Force." Featured speaker at the NFMT conference on Emergency Procedures Chicago 2007 and Baltimore 2008 and 2009.
  • E. Robert Miller CPM
    President
    E. Robert Miller and Associates

    330 Primrose Road, Suite 606
    Burlingame, CA 94010-

    Phone: (650) 373-0705
    Fax: (650) 373-0709
    Email: elymiller@hotmail.com
    www.erobertmiller.com

    Specialties
    Expert in property management issues for all types of commercial and residential real estate. Experienced in arbitration, litigation, lease terms, personal injury, property damage, security, standards of care, and due diligence. Served on more than 650 cases.
    Degrees/Licenses
    CPM, CIPS, CMC.
    Formal Education
    BS, School of Commerce, University of Wisconsin.
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Property Manager (CPM); Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS); Certified Management Consultant (CMC).
    Previous/Current Position
    President, McNeil Corp. - 53,000 apartment units and condominiums, 14 million sq. feet office building, shopping centers, industrial buildings and hotels. Sierra - 14½ million sq. ft. - Lexford 25,000 apt. units - Remanco - 7,000 apt-units and office bldgs.
    Honors/Awards
    Who's Who in California; Property Manager of the Year; Elected to Institute of Real Estate Management Academy of Authors; Institute of Real Estate Most Outstanding Editorial Contribution to the Field of Real Estate Management.
    Prof. Affil.
    Past National President, Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM); Past National President, World Federation of Real Estate Brokers; Past Secretary General, World Property Management Committee; Past National Association of Realtors Board of Directors. Member American Academy of Certified Consultants and Experts.
    Publications
    Over 30 articles in national management and financial publications; Author, "Managing and Leasing Residential Properties" (Wiley).
    Prior Expert
    Present Instructor, National Association of Realtors, Institute of Real Estate Management, College of San Mateo, Building owners and managers (BOMA) apartment association (AA), (Past) University of Wisconsin School of Commerce.
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