Edward L. Blum

Edward L. Blum

Attorney
Location:
Berkeley, California
Phone:
510-452-4400
Fax:
510-526-5882
Email:

University of California, Berkeley (B.A. 1968), University of California, Davis (J.D. 1971); Judge Pro Tem, Oakland-Piedmont Municipal Court; Arbitrator, Alameda County Superior Court; Member of Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco County and California State Bar Associations, Real Estate and Litigation Sections; Member, Alameda/Contra Costa and California Trial Lawyers Associations.

Admitted to practice January, 1972. Litigation experience in real estate and commercial matters, consisting of disputes in the areas of business formations, sale transactions, financing and construction. Rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell National Directory. Listed in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (since 1996).

Mr. Blum has served both as a court-appointed arbitrator and a judge pro tem, and frequently serves as a private mediator, assisting other attorneys and their clients in the settlement of their cases. As a mediator, his areas of specialty include both real estate and business disputes.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Business Formations
  • Sale Transactions
  • Financing
  • Construction

Education

  • University of California, Davis School of Law, Davis, California
    • J.D. - 1971
  • University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    • B.A. - 1968
    • Major: Speech/Rhetoric

Honors and Awards

  • Rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell National Directory
  • Listed in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco County, Member
  • California State Bar Associations, Real Estate and Litigation Sections, Member
  • California Trial Lawyers Associations, Member
  • Alameda County Superior Court, Arbitrator

Past Employment Positions

  • Blum, Kay & Merkle, Partner, 1977 - 1989
  • Wilson, Ryan, Blum & Campilongo, Partner, 1989 - 1991
  • Judge Pro Tem, Oakland-Piedmont Municipal Court

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Zeta Beta Tau