Small Office. Personal Representation.

A Boutique Real Estate and Business Litigation Law Office Serving Santa Cruz and Santa Clara Counties Since 1969

There Is No Substitute For Experience

At , in Santa Cruz, California, we are committed to providing creative, personalized solutions to our clients’ needs regarding real estate law and business law matters.

We are and Leo B. Siegel, experienced attorneys who have provided a broad spectrum of real estate and business law counsel for clients in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties since 1969. We work with a broad cross-section of clients, from property owners and landlords, to developers, contractors and lenders.

As a testimony to our skill, our firm was voted the “Real Estate Law Firm Of The Year” in Santa Cruz in 2017.


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Michael E. Stone & Leo B. Siegel


The Peck Of Pickled Peppers That Peter Piper PickedWere On Private Property.

Our Practice Areas

Real Estate Law
Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law

Business Litigation
Business Litigation
Business Litigation

Creative Solutions In A Broad Spectrum Of Real Estate Matters

We emphasize a personal approach to developing creative, customized solutions for businesses and individuals alike. We counsel clients regarding:


Landlord Tenant Disputes- Evictions


Contract Disputes


Real Estate Fraud And Defects


Broker Negligence And Broker Representation


Title Issues


Co-Ownership Disputes


Commercial Real Estate Litigation


Easement And Boundary Disputes


Bankruptcy Real Estate Issues


Insight You Can Rely On

and Leo B. Siegel are both respected authors on real estate topics. Mr. Stone wrote a book on foreclosures, and Mr. Siegel regularly answers readers’ questions in the Santa Cruz Sentinel’s weekly column. SEE THE ARTICLES

Santa Cruz Sentinel | Author/ Contributor

Honors and Memberships

2017 Real Estate Law Firm Of The Year | Consumer Business Review
GoodTimes Best of Santa Cruz 2017
Lead Counsel Rated | LC
Santa Cruz County Bar Association
Santa Clara County Bar Association

In Every Case, Our Mission Is To Limit Attorney Fees And Save Our Clients As Much Money As Possible, While Effectively Achieving Their Goals.

Providing Prompt, Personal, Cost-Effective Representation

We are a boutique firm that limits the number of cases we take at one time in order to ensure that our clients receive prompt and personal attention. Our clients do not suddenly find their matters shuffled off to a junior associate. You will receive the same personal attention from experienced, knowledgeable lawyers from start to finish.

When cases involve disputes, we often find ways to resolve them without the need for litigation, a cost-control measure that benefits our clients. At the same time, we are trial-tested attorneys who are always prepared to aggressively advocate for our clients in court if necessary. In every case, our mission is to limit attorney fees and save our clients as much money as possible, while effectively achieving their goals.