Robert J. Legate Esq.

Robert J. Legate Esq.

Managing Partner
Location:
Irvine, California
Phone:
949-724-1770
Fax:
949-724-1717
Email:
Mr. Legate was admitted to the practice of law in California in 1980 and admitted to the Federal Bar in 1982. He has served as a Temporary Judge and settlement conference judge pro-tem in Orange County since 1983 and has acted as a court-appointed arbitrator with the Superior Court of California. Mr. Legate's practice concentrates on real estate related matters including residential and commercial purchase agreements, Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges, residential and commercial real estate development and litigation, homeowner association issues, Probate litigation, Business litigation, Business Law, Corporate Law and Personal Injury cases. Mr. Legate is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and participates in the Trusts and Estates Section. He also serves as an arbitrator and mediator with QDR Services. www.qdrservices.com/robert-j-legate 

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Real Estate
  • 40% Estate/ Trusts Litigation
  • 20% Business/Corporate
  • Residential and Commercial Purchase Agreements
  • Homeowner Association Issues
  • Probate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Western District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Central District of California, 1982
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of California, 1982
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of California, 1982
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of California, 1982

Education

  • Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, California
    • J.D. - 1979
  • California State University, Long Beach, California
    • B.S. - 1975
    • Major: Business Administration - Management

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association, Member, 1990 - 2014
  • Trusts and Estates Section, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • QDR Services, Arbitrator, Mediator

Languages

  • English