Los Angeles Expert Witness

California Expert Testimony Attorney · Real Estate Litigation · Legal Malpractice

Will your litigation case turn on expert testimony? Whether you are representing the plaintiff or the defense, a deposition or court appearance by an expert in the field is the evidence that will give your case credence in front of a judge and jury.

The Law Offices of Lawrence H. Jacobson, A Professional Corporation, is recognized as one of the nation’s premier offices providing expert testimony in litigation involving all real estate matters and legal malpractice. Lawrence Jacobson is one of the Los Angeles area’s most respected names in real estate law. Mr. Jacobson has been practicing in the area of real estate transaction law and litigation for more than 50 years. Over the past 30 years, he has been sought out as expert witness in real estate and legal malpractice disputes and lawsuits in many of the most significant litigation cases in the country.

Mr. Jacobson practices primarily in the legal areas of:

Commercial and residential real estate law

  • All real estate transactional law and contract law
  • Real estate arbitration, dispute resolution and litigation

Business law

  • Business transactions, contracts and agreements
  • Breach of contract litigation
  • Employment agreements, non-compete agreements
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Business succession planning
  • Partnership law, corporate entity setups
  • Partnership dissolution
  • Shareholder agreements and investment law

In all real estate transactional and litigation matters, Mr. Jacobson is a nationally recognized expert on the evolution of laws governing real estate transactions and the interpretation of documents and forms. Mr. Jacobson’s testimony in prior cases has included:

Residential real estate agency disputes and litigation

  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Neighborhood noise
  • Square footage
  • Mold
  • Inspections
  • Purchase offers and agreements
  • Standard of care
  • All other residential real estate agency litigation

Commercial real estate agency litigation

  • Lease agreement litigation
  • Disclosure
  • Square footage
  • Redevelopment plan
  • Permits
  • Access to water
  • Failure to meet expected standard of care
  • All other commercial real estate agency litigation
  • Escrow holder duty
  • Title insurance practice

Real estate agent malpractice

  • Dual agency litigation
  • Conflict of interest
  • Self-dealing
  • Trust accounts
  • Agent as principal
  • Failure to perform services
  • NAR Code of Ethics
  • Due diligence, standard of care
  • Supervision

Mortgage and business brokerage law

  • Foreclosure litigation
  • Fiduciary duty
  • Failure to supervise
  • Self-dealing
  • Recommendation of third-party provider
  • Legal defense for criminal charges, imputed knowledge of fraud
  • All other mortgage and business brokerage law matters

Elected as the 2011 President of the Beverly Hills Bar Association

In addition to providing expert testimony in matters relating to real estate litigation, Mr. Jacobson believes that the legal profession must be held to the highest professional and ethical standards. As a recognized leader in the Beverly Hills legal community, he has been elected to serve in critical leadership positions in legal and real estate associations in Southern California. A crowning achievement came in early 2011, when he was elected to serve as the president of the Beverly Hills Bar Association.

Mr. Jacobson makes his experience, expertise and credentials available as a litigation consultant and expert witness to provide expert testimony in matters related to legal malpractice, for plaintiff or defense, including litigation matters involving:

  • Negligent preparation or interpretation of contracts
  • Incorrect or improper language, inadequate specificity, adequacy of drafting documents
  • Misinterpretation of contracts and documents
  • Conflict of interest
  • Failure to apply appropriate legal arguments or citations
  • Negligent advice, failure to advise clients about pending legislation
  • Billing practices
  • Breach of confidentiality
  • All other matters relating to attorney malpractice or negligence

Experienced Lawyer, Nationally Recognized Los Angeles Expert Witness

From offices in Beverly Hills, Lawrence H. Jacobson provides expert testimony, litigation consultant services and legal representation for clients throughout Southern California and the United States. Wherever you are, call the firm toll free at

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