Navigating the Present, Securing the Future

With nearly 50 years of experience, our dedicated attorneys provide strategic advice to clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area in the areas of real estate litigation, estate planning, and business and contracts.

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Practice Areas

Real Estate Litigation

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Real Estate and Business Contracts and Agreements

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Estate Planning

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Success Metrics

$10M savings with due diligence analysis

$6M commercial real estate transactions

$5M in construction financing dispute

Attorneys at Rivkin Firm

Elena Rivkin

Elena Rivkin is an experienced attorney with a broad understanding of real estate, including litigation, contracts and estate planning for real estate businesses and individuals. Her real estate experience ranges from title disputes, neighbor issues related to easements and boundary concerns, to concerns with purchases for individuals and investors on issues related to non-disclosure, financing, and drafting agreements related to all of these issues. Ms. Rivkin enjoys assisting clients with complex real estate holding issues and multi-generational estate planning, including business succession and formation.

Pamela M. Schuur

Pamela M. Schuur is a knowledgeable attorney with a strong background in litigation and real estate law, and in providing legal advice to businesses. She helps clients throughout the nine San Francisco Bay area counties and as far north as Sacramento to manage legal risk through negotiating smart contracts, and going to court when  necessary. Ms. Schuur serves as a regular advisor to businesses across multiple industries and has worked as in-house general counsel for several companies in the tech space, including LiveJournal, Silvaco Data Systems, Resumix, GraphOn Software, Marker Seven, and Benjamin Litho.

What Our Peers Say

“Working with Elena is a pleasure because she is very professional. In my experience
her advice to clients is practical, cost effective and produces excellent results.”

—Ilona R., Los Altos

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Your Trusted Counsel for Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning

Litigation when you must, planning so you don’t have to. Experienced legal counsel serving you in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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