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Areas of Practice

Land Use Group

PJAMM has decades of experience in land use matters. Our firm has represented clients before State and Federal Courts throughout Northern California. Our advocacy has resulted in published decisions by both the California Court of Appeals and the California Supreme Court. Our clients include individuals, businesses, administrative and planning agencies, as well as public entities. We have extensive experience in a wide range of issues, including:

  • Industrial, hotel, shopping centers, and planned communities
  • Strategic planning and financing for commercial development
  • Code Enforcement, permitting, and regulatory compliance
  • Environmental Impact Reports
  • California Environmental Quality Act - CEQA

Land Use Group Attorneys

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Martin L. Hirsch

Mr. Hirsch practices in the areas of business transactions, real estate transactions, HOA and public agency governance, landlord-tenant disputes, business entity formation and governance, purchase and sale of businesses, construction transactions, and land use law.
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Michael J. Melton

Mr. Melton's practice includes real estate and business transactions, estate planning, and probate matters. His practice supports businesses, individuals, public agencies, and homeowner associations.
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Leslie R. Perry

Partner

Mr. Perry practices in the areas of land use, real estate, mortgage finance & structured products and business law. He represents clients before various administrative and planning agencies, including County of Sonoma, City of Santa Rosa, Town of Windsor, City of Petaluma, City of Rohnert Park, City of Sonoma, City of Cotati, City of Sebastopol, Sonoma County Airport Land Use Commission and Water Quality and Air Quality Boards.