Jeremy L. Olsan
Firm: Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP
Address: 438 First Street, 4th Floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Membership: Sonoma County Bar Association; State Bar of California (Member, Real Property and Business Law Sections). .
University: University of California, Berkeley, B.A., English Literature, 1987, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, J.D., 1991
Admitted: 1991, California; 1992, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1993, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California: U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1994, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Biography: Area of Practice: Mr. Olsan practices in the areas of real estate, business transactions, construction transactions, commercial property leasing, and land use law. Experience: Mr. Olsan is an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated attorney*. After being admitted to the State Bar of California in 1991, Mr. Olsan began practice as a litigation attorney in Southern California. In 1993, Mr. Olsan joined the office of Anderson, Zeigler, Disharoon, Gallagher and Gray in Santa Rosa, where he practiced civil litigation, and counseled clients in real estate and business matters. He became a partner there in 1998. Mr. Olsan has negotiated and documented many significant real estate and business transactions, including the purchases and sales of shopping centers, office buildings, wineries, ranches, single-family homes, subdivision land, corporations and partnership businesses, and the single largest conservation land acquisition in Sonoma County history. His practice includes representing real estate associations and brokerages regarding disclosure issues, broker risk management, and REALTOR® disciplinary and arbitration hearings. Mr. Olsan represents academic institutions and neighborhood associations in real estate and governance matters. His practice also includes assisting governmental agencies, and clients negotiating with governmental agencies, in real estate transactions, including condemnation-related matters. Representative Clients: Mr. Olsan has represented private individuals, non-profits, businesses, academic institutions, real estate industry associations, and governments, including the Sonoma Land Trust, Codding Enterprises, Sonoma State University Academic Foundation, Sonoma State Enterprises, Audubon Canyon Ranch, Shook and Waller Construction, Prudential California Realty, the North Bay Association of REALTORS®, the Marin Association of REALTORS®, and the City of Santa Rosa. Education and Membership: Mr. Olsan completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley (1987), and received his Juris Doctor from McGeorge School of Law (1991). He served as the Executive Director of the California Advisory Commission on Cost Control in State Government (1986-1988). Mr. Olsan was a writer for the Pacific Law Journal's Legislation Staff (1989-1990) and served on the Journal's Board of Editors (1990-1991). He is a member of the California State Bar (Real Property and Business Law Sections), and the Sonoma County Bar Association. Mr. Olsan is admitted to practice in the State of California, U.S. District Court Central District of California, U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court Northern District of California, U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit. Community Involvement: Mr. Olsan is the Past President and member of the Board of Directors of Congregation Shomrei Torah, and has been a longtime member of the Board of Directors of the Volunteer Center of Sonoma County. He is past president of the Board of Directors of the Santa Rosa Downtown Market, and is an active volunteer with the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition. In the News:The Bohemian - March 17, 2010 Best Attorney, Sonoma County - North Bay Bohemian's Best of the North BayNorth Bay Business Journal - January 26, 2009 WINE INDUSTRY BUSINESS JOURNAL - Who's Who in Wine Law.