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Kevin D. Elder


Kevin D. Elder

Kevin Elder joined the firm in February 2008 as an experienced counselor on a range of business and real estate matters. He works in the firm's business transactions department.

Representative Accomplishments:

* Counseled clients in the acquisition and sale of multi-million dollar commercial and multi-family properties
* Advised client on lease to franchisee and meeting franchisor's specific tenant improvement requirements
* Counseled client on challenging the California Coastal Commission's denial of approved building permit
* Prepared form subcontractor and consultant agreements for national homebuilder
* Counseled corporation through multiple stock purchase transactions, including due diligence reviews and securities compliance
* Counseled numerous small business owners in the formation and operation of corporations and limited liability companies


Kevin is experienced in a variety of business areas, including real estate purchase and sale transactions, land use, office and retail leasing, corporate formation, the purchase and sale of businesses, trademarks, and motor vehicle dealer-manufacturer relations.

After obtaining his law degree in 1998, Kevin served as in-house counsel with Toyota Financial Services, and also practiced with private firms in Orange County, California. In addition, Kevin was an owner and general counsel to a new construction plumbing company that regularly contracted with national residential builders in San Diego and Riverside counties.

Kevin received his law degree from Loyola of Los Angeles Law School, where he was a member and later technical editor of the Loyola Law Review.

Kevin and his family live in Paso Robles, and enjoy cycling, soccer, the coast, and generally being outdoors.

Professional Affiliations:

* San Luis Obispo County Bar Association (Member)
* California Bar Association (Member)

Community Contributions:

* Central Coast Grown (Board of Directors)
* San Luis Obispo County Mock Trial Committee (Board Member)
* Paso Wine County Alliance (Member)
* Home Builder Association of the Central Coast (Membership Committee)
* Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce (Member)
* San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce (Member)
* AYSO Soccer (Board Member and Coach)
* SLO Rugby Football Club, Inc. (Board of Directors)
* San Luis Obispo County Bicycle Coalition (Board of Directors)
* North County Aquatics (Board of Directors)

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