California real estate lawyer who was a real estate agent
Mr. Carlton sold real estate while attending law school. As a result, attorney Carlton has a deep, comprehensive understanding of real estate transactions in Southern California. He is a member of the California Association of Realtors (Legal Referral Panel) and the Orange County Association of Realtors. Attorney Carlton is also a member of the Orange County Bar Association and Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.
Attorney Carlton's experience includes buyer/seller litigation, broker malpractice cases, Department of Real Estate license revocation hearings, Board of Realtors ethics hearings, community homeowner association disputes, and lease negotiations. He has also served as an expert witness for real estate brokers' responsibility and is a frequent college lecturer on real estate broker fiduciary obligations.
Attorney Carlton can help with mediation, arbitration, real estate lawsuits, contingencies, nondisclosure of defects, liquidate damage provisions when buyers breach contracts, tail provisions for post-closing issues, escrow problems, and all aspects of residential and commercial real estate law in Orange County and throughout Southern California.