attorney at law


Mr. Perez has represented multiple business entities regarding a variety of legal issues, including, business acquisition, name infringement, contract drafting, contract negotiation, contract disputes and employee misconduct. 


Mr. Perez has represented numerous condominium homeowner associations and individual condominium unit owners in cases involving the enforcement of homeowner associations' covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&R's).  Mr. Perez also has extensive experience dealing with property managers and property management companies.

Real Estate

Mr. Perez  has pursued real estate purchase and sale dispute cases including issues, such as, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, concealment and boundary line encroachment.  He has handled cases involving real estate brokers, real estate sales agents, insurance companies, banks, commercial property owners, commercial tenants, residential homeowners and condominium homeowner associations.   Mr. Perez has negotiated commercial building purchase agreements, commercial tenants' lease agreements and drafted developer/general contractor agreements with subcontractors.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Mr. Perez has experience in personal injury matters arising from motor vehicle accidents, defective products, premises liability (slip & fall) dog bites and wrongful

death cases arising from building failures.

Construction Defect Litigation

James Perez has recovered millions of dollars litigating dozens of complex multiparty construction defect actions in California. He has pursued actions on behalf of residential homeowners, condominium homeowner associations and commercial building owners against developers, contractors, architects, engineers and subcontractors, among others.  The typical types of construction defect issues he has handled include, roof leaks, balcony deck leaks, window leaks, entry door leaks, plumbing pipe leaks, tub and/or shower leaks, sewer line leaks, mold, soil movement (subsidence), moisture intrusion through floors or foundations, cracking and/or uneven interior floors, cracking and/or uneven garage floors, cracking and/or uneven exterior concrete patios, driveways, walkways and/or retaining walls, landslides, lack of landscape drainage, water pooling around buildings, excessive stucco, wood, brick or stone wall cracks, pool leaks and spa leaks.   


Mr. Perez has substantial litigation experience including, without limitation, dozens of mediations, jury and  judge trials, more than one hundred depositions of experts and percipient witnesses, propounding and responding to extensive discovery in the form of multiple thousands of interrogatories, production of document demands and requests for admissions.  Mr. Perez has conducted numerous visual inspections of buildings and their surroundings and attended multiple weeks of destructive testing upon buildings and their surroundings.  Mr. Perez has significant experience in drafting and opposing numerous types of motions ruled upon by California Superior Court judges.  Mr. Perez also represented the plaintiff in a case argued before the California Supreme Court regarding mediation. (Foxgate v. Bramalea, 26 Cal.4th 1.)


Serving Cities in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.

Agoura Hills  Alhambra  Altadena  Arcadia  Arleta  Azusa  Baldwin Park  Bel Air  Bell Canyon  Beverly Hills  Boyle Heights  Bradbury  Brentwood  Burbank  Calabasas  Camarillo  
Canoga Park  Carson  Casa Conejo  Castaic  Century City  Chatsworth  Cheviot Hills Citrus  Commerce  Conejo Valley  Culver City  Dos Vientos  Downey  Duarte  Eagle Rock  El Monte

El Segundo  Elysian Park  Encino  Gardena  Glendale  Glendora  Granada Hills  Hancock Park  Hawthorne  Hermosa Beach  Hidden Hills  Hidden Valley  Highland Park  Hollywood  
Homby Hills  La Cresenta  La Habra  La Canada  Flintridge  Lake Sherwood  Lake Balboa  Lakeview Terrace  Lakewood  Lawndale  Lincoln Heights  Lomita  Long Beach  Los Feliz  
Los Angeles  Malibu  Manhattan Beach  Mar Vista  Marina del Rey  Mission Hills  Monrovia  Montebello  Montecito Heights  Monterey Park  Montrose  Moorpark  Newbury Park  Newhall North Hollywood  North Ranch  Northridge  Oak Park  Oxnard  Pacific Palisades  Pacoima  Palms  Panorama City  Pasadena  Pico Rivera  Playa Vista  Playa Del Rey  Pomona  
Port Hueneme  Porter Ranch  Rancho Palos Verdes  Redondo Beach  Reseda  Rolling Hills Estates  Rosemead  San Fernando  San Pedro  San Fernando Valley  San Gabriel  San Dima San Marino  Santa Monica  Santa Paula  Santa Fe Springs  Santa Clarita  Saugus  Sherman Oaks  Sierra Mardre  Signal Hill  Silver Lake  Simi Valley  Somis  South Pasadena  South Gate Stevenson Ranch  Studio City  Sun Valley  Sunland  Sylmar  Tarzana  Temple City  Thousand Oaks  Toluca Lake  Topanga  Torrance  Tujunga  Valencia  Van Nuys  Venice  Ventura  

West Hollywood  West Hills  West Los Angeles  West Covina  Westchester  Westlake Village  Westwood  Whittier  Winnetka  Woodland Hills