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Law Office of Peter H. Liederman

Berkley Office
2444 Russell Street
Berkeley, CA 94705
Phone: 510-250-3757
Fax: 510-842-1716
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Peter H. Liederman

Peter H. Liederman

Attorney at Law
Berkeley, California
510-250-3757 (Berkley Office)

At the Law Office of Peter H. Liederman, my mission is to provide quality legal support and counsel to my clients. I work together, with the client, to achieve the most successful client outcome. I am a committed, experienced lawyer who takes my responsibilities seriously, knowing that the results I achieve for my client will have lasting impact on their lives.

I assist my clients in the following practice areas: Real Estate Law, Contracts, Environmental Law, Personal Injury and Debt Collection.

My commitment to excellent representation includes:

  • Giving our clients the attention they deserve.
  • Explaining all options to help you make an informed decision.
  • Giving you as much time as you need to speak with us.
  • Keeping you informed about the status of your case.
  • Maintaining client confidence.
  • Looking out for our clients' immediate needs and long term interests.
  • Prompt return of phone calls.

I emphasize communication with my clients, persistent advocacy, and attention to all aspects of their case. Regardless of the size of the case, my commitment is to obtain a just result for each of my clients.

I am sensitive to the interests and diversity of my community, and I am dedicated to providing my clients with professional service along with vigorous advocacy of their interests. I strive to balance client interests with important individual and community values. It is something I work very hard to achieve.

My goal at the Law Office of Peter H. Liederman is to provide a level of performance and satisfaction that demonstrates to both clients and peers nothing less than the best legal service available. I am immensely proud of my accomplishments and invite you to learn more about who I am, who I represent, and the range of services I provide.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Law: Ownership Issues, Defect Disclosure, Contract Enforcement, Agency Relationships, Predatory Lending, Leasing And Other Agreements Environmental Law Claims Resulting From Property Occupancy, Selected Landlord Tenant Issues, Property Distribution Disputes.
  • Limited Commercial And Debt Disputes.
  • Special Local Appearance And Assistance To Other Attorneys.

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2007


  • John F. Kennedy University School of Law, Pleasant Hill, California
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: John F. Kennedy University Law Review, Contributing Editor, 1997
  • Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California
    • M.A.
    • Major: Public Administration
  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Journalism


  • AARP Legal Services Network


  • International Biotechnology Patent Law, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Berkeley Albany Bar Association
  • American Civil Liberties Union

Past Employment Positions

  • Internal Revenue Service, Analyst, Attorney, 1985 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Assistance in Real Estate Law to Limited-means Clients in Berkeley-Oakland Area, 2001 - 2009


  • English
  • Spanish

The attorney at the Law Office of Peter H. Liederman serves clients throughout California, including the cities of Berkeley, Albany, Oakland, Alameda, Vallejo, Martinez, Emeryville, Richmond, San Rafael and San Jose and Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Solano County. Courts served include: Alameda, Berkeley, Concord, Fairfield, Fremont, Hayward, Martinez, Oakland, Pleasanton, Redwood City, Richmond, San Jose, San Rafael, and Vallejo.