Santa Barbara Business Attorney


Santa Barbara Litigation Attorney

Litigation Attorney

We have extensive experience representing clients in the courts in the tri-counties (San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura), as well as handling mediation and arbitrations as a cost effective alternative to litigation.

Business Litigation

  • Collections - Consumer and commercial collections
  • Breach of Contract - Enforcement of performance required under the contract
  • Disputes between Shareholders and Partners - Misappropriation of funds and breach of fiduciary duties
  • Trade Secret Disputes - Injunctive and monetary relief for misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Unfair Business Practices - Disputes pertaining to unlawful, unfair, or fraudulent business acts or practices

Construction Litigation

  • Collections - On behalf of contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers
  • Breach of Contract - Disputes between the owners, general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Negligence - Defects created by the negligence of architects and engineers
  • Construction Defects - Including all phases of the construction project
  • Mechanic’s Liens/Stop Notices - Enforcement of Mechanic’s Liens and Stop Notices on behalf of contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers

Consumer Class-Actions

Obtaining monetary damages or restitution for consumers suffering a small loss as a result of the improper actions of lenders, mortgage brokers, and businesses

Real Estate Disputes

  • Breach of Contract - Involving purchase and sale agreements, property management, and partition actions
  • Lease Disputes - Landlord/tenant disputes involving rental agreements for residential and commercial properties
  • Easement and Boundary Disputes - Encroachments by private property owners
  • Fraudulent Transactions - Litigation involving the failure to disclose material facts in the purchase of residential and commercial property and the intentional misrepresentation of the condition of residential and commercial property
  • Collections - Collection of secured and unsecured Promissory Notes
  • Insurance Claims - Litigation involving denial of insurance claims and insurance loss appraisals©2017BjørnAnkre--10.jpg