Law Office of Herman I. Kalfen - Civil Litigation - Business Law - Environmental

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Representative Sample of Prior Cases Handled

  • Successfully represented many clients in personal injury matters including auto accidents, slips and falls.
  • Recovered damages for injuries and pain and suffering on behalf of many clients for a wide range of their personal injuries, representative samples: client vehicle hit by pizza delivery vehicle, client hit by social organization vehicle while crossing street, client vehicle limousine hit by limousine, client hit by shopkeeper in incident, client with broken leg bone in slip and fall on stairs of apartment building.
  • Assisted tenant in recovery for mold intrusion in residential housing
  • Assisted tenant in recovery for mold intrusion in commercial restaurant location
  • Assisted Landowner Seller in Remediation and then Redevelopment of heavily contaminated land in San Jose into 245 units of public housing
  • Defended Seller from Suit regarding Remediation of contaminated land
  • Assisted homeowner in Permitting Issues to remedy non-permitted residential work in Coastal Zone regarding California Coastal Commission and County
  • Successfully Brought Administrative Action and Lawsuit to Defend Homeowner accused of Adverse Possession on City Owned Land
  • Successfully brought Administrative and other Action to help Preserve the Railroad Right of Way in Half Moon Bay, CA as bluff top open space
  • Prevented Neighboring Parcel from gaining land and easement using Adverse Possession
  • Represented innocent landowner in multi-million remediation and litigation related to discovery of historical contamination of land
  • Assisted clients in recovery from UST fund
  • Assisted clients in underground tank removal and remediation
  • Brought Writ of Mandamus against Bay Area Water Company successfully challenging its EIR for new million gallon tank and new water source wells
  • Defended Client on Appeal of our lower court victory overruling Demurrer
  • Brought suit against Insurance Companies for Denial of Coverage on multi-million remediation claim for historic contamination – Coverage was picked up after that.
  • Successful Eviction Defense of San Francisco Private Museum in Residential Location
  • Business Transactions and needs including Contracts, Purchase Agreements, and Incorporations
  • Negotiated Oil and Gas Leases and related issues in Louisiana on behalf of California resident
  • Assisted Oil Corporation in litigation against another Oil Corporation
  • Represented Corporation of high net worth individual in Evaluation and Negotiation of Jet Purchase from Boeing
  • Plaintiff’s Counsel in Class Action Lawsuit against Petroleum Refinery Company for Damages from Refinery Accident and Release
  • Reviewed Environmental Documents for private clients and governmental agencies
  • Assisted Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as emergency appointed attorney for agency
  • Drafted Marine Response and Recovery Act legislation for the State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia (as special member of the Bar of the State of Yap)


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Law Office of Herman I. Kalfen - Civil Litigation - Business Law - Environmental

Kalfen Law Corporation
Herman I. Kalfen, JD, REA, NAEP

4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 1400
San Francisco, California 94111

Call Anytime - 415.935.5555
TOLL FREE 1.888.415.WINS

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Providing legal services to all of California
Including the following San Francisco Area Cities

San Mateo County, California

Atherton • Belmont • Brisbane • Burlingame • Colma • Daly City • East Palo Alto • Foster City • Half Moon Bay • Hillsborough • Menlo Park • Millbrae • Pacifica • Portola Valley • Redwood City • San Bruno • San Carlos • San Mateo • South San Francisco • Woodside

Santa Clara County, California

Alum Rock • Cambrian Park • Willow Glen • East San Jose • Alviso • Campbell • Cupertino • Gilroy • Los Altos • Los Altos Hills • Los Gatos • Milpitas • Monte Sereno • Morgan Hill • Mountain View • Palo Alto • Santa Clara • Saratoga • Sunnyvale

Santa Cruz County, California

Capitola • Santa Cruz • Scotts Valley • Watsonville

Solano County, California

Benicia Dixon Fairfield Rio Vista Suisun City Vacaville Vallejo

Sonoma County, California

City of Cloverdale • City of Cotati • City of Healdsburg • City of Petaluma • City of Rohnert Park • City of Santa Rosa • City of Sebastopol • City of Sonoma • Town of Windsor

Alameda County, California

Alameda • Albany • Berkeley • Dublin • Emeryville • Fremont • Hayward • Livermore • Newark • Oakland • Piedmont • Pleasanton • San Leandro • Union City

Contra Costa County, California

El Cerrito • Hercules • Pinole • Richmond • San Pablo • Clayton • Concord • Danville • Lafayette • Martinez • Moraga • Orinda • Pleasant Hill • San Ramon • Walnut Creek • Antioch • Brentwood • Oakley • Pittsburg

Marin County, California

Belvedere • Bolinas • Corte Madera • Dillon Beach • Dogtown • Fairfax • Inverness • Inverness Park • Kentfield • Lagunitas-Forest • Knolls • Larkspur • Marshall • Mill Valley • Muir Beach • Nicasio • Novato • Olema • Point Reyes Station • Ross • San Anselmo • San Geronimo • San Rafael • Sausalito • Stinson Beach • Tiburon • Tomales • Woodacre

Napa Valley, California

American • Canyon • Calistoga • Napa • St. Helena • Yountville

San Benito County, California

Hollister • San Juan Bautista • Tres Pinos • Aromas • Paicines • Ridgemark