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Michael Chulak is available as a property management - homeowner association litigation consultant and / or expert witness in any of the following areas:

 
• Premises Liability • Habitability
• Mold • Standard of Care
• Landlord - Tenant • Business Judgment Rule
• Assessment Collections • Maintenance - Repairs
• Reserve Studies • Developer Directors
• Davis-Stirling Act • Security
• Negligent Hiring • CC&R Enforcement
• Dog Attacks • Inspections

 
 
 
Resume of Michael Chulak

Michael Chulak established Coast Management in 1987. The business was subsequently incorporated as CoastManagement.net, a California corporation. The firm manages homeowner associations, rental homes, apartments and commercial properties throughout Southern California.

Michael Chulak is president of CoastManagement.net and is also a real estate and homeowner association attorney.

Born in Los Angeles, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University at Los Angeles and a Juris Doctor from Ventura - Santa Barbara College of Law. In addition to being an attorney, Michael Chulak is a licensed general building contractor, Certified Property Manager® (CPM®), and a California real estate broker. He has been an instructor at six California colleges including UCLA. Course topics have included homeowner association law, real estate finance, property management and leasing, legal aspects of real estate, and the foreclosure and loan modification process.

Michael Chulak has provided legal advice to hundreds of corporations, LLCs and partnerships and has provided consulting services to over one hundred law firms. He has testified as an expert witness more than 125 times over the last twenty five years.

Michael Chulak formerly served as President and CEO of Union America Mortgage and Equity Trust (UMET), a New York Stock Exchange listed Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) that owned and managed properties in nineteen states. Properties included regional and neighborhood shopping centers, highrise and garden office buildings, medical office buildings, apartment communities, hotels and motels, highrise condominium buildings, and mini-storage facilities. In addition, Michael previously served as Senior Vice President of Long Beach Savings where he was responsible for loan originations, loan underwriting, real estate appraisals, loan closings-escrows, construction lending, joint ventures, and the apartment construction division. Michael Chulak has extensive corporate-business experience having served on several boards. He is also the legal advisor to the U.S. Wenzhou Association which has over 500 members.

Michael Chulak writes legal advice columns for several newspapers and has hosted a radio talk show on KVTA AM 1520 and KRLA AM 840 known as On the Law with Attorney Michael Chulak. He is the author of the website HOAQandA.com, serves as a mediator and provides free legal seminars.

 
 
There will be no charge for the initial consultation.




 

 

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Following is a partial list of law firms that have utilized the services of Michael Chulak as an expert witness or litigation consultant:

Agajanian. McFall, Weiss, Tetreault & Crist LLP Los Angeles
Arias, Ozzello & Gignac, LLP Los Angeles
Arnold Bluel LaRochelle et al LLP Oxnard
Bottum & Feliton Los Angeles
Brown & Peel Fresno
Clifford W. Roberts, Jr. Tustin
Collins Law Firm Los Angeles
Demetriou Del Guerico Springer & Francis Los Angeles
Even, Crandall, Wade, Lowe & Gates Woodland Hills
Galfin & Passon, LLP Irvine
Greene, Broillet, Taylor, Wheeler & Panish LLP Santa Monica
Harrington Foxx et al LLP Los Angeles
Harrington Foxx et al LLP Orange
Hollins, Schechter, Feinstein & Condas Orange, CA
Hunter, Richey, Benedetto & Eisenbe Sacramento
Jeffries Advocate Law Office Costa Mesa
Katnik & Katnik Santa Ana
Kaufman, Grush, Fischer & Kiss Encino
Keane & Keane Dearborn, MI
LaFollette Johnosn DeHaas Fesler & Ames Santa Ana
Law Offices of Alex Gilanians Glendale
Law Offices of Danny Haukedalen Gold River, CA
Law Offices of Frances M. Campbell Los Angeles
Law Offices of Frank D. Granato Orange
Law Offices of Gretta Raney San Bernardino
Law Offices of Howard C. Kornberg Los Angeles
Law Offices of Mark W. Eisenberg Ladera Ranch
Law Offices of Neal R. Rosenthal Woodland Hills
Law Offices of Robert Koenig Agoura Hills
Law Offices of Robert Spitz Ontario
Law Offices of Stephen H. Heller Calabasas
Law Offices of Steven K. Perrin Thousand Oaks
Law Offices of Steven Rein Simi Valley
Law Offices of Victoria Velarde Culver City
Lewis, D’Amato, Brisbois & Bisgaard LLP Los Angeles
Liner Yankelevitz et al LLP Los Angeles
McDonough Holland & Allen PC Sacramento
McHale & Allen Los Angeles
Miles, Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP Costa Mesa
Morris, Polich & Purdy LLP Los Angeles
Nemeck & Cole Sherman Oaks
O’Rourke, Allan & Fong, LLP Glendale
Prindle, Decker and Amaro Long Beach
Quintilone & Associates Irvine
Roberts & Associates Tustin
Rudorfer & Rosenthal West Hills
Saxon, Barry, Garden & Kincannon Newport Beach
Spile & Segal Encino
Stevenson & Smith Ogden, UT
Tharpe & Howell Sherman Oaks
Thon, Beck, Vanni, Phillipi & Nutt Pasadena
Veatch Carlson Los Angeles
Warner Landsen LLP Los Angeles
Wasserman Comden & Casselman Tarzana
Wilson Elser et al LLP Los Angeles
 

 

 

 

Areas Served:


Los Angeles County:

Acton, Agoura, Agoura Hills, Agua Dulce, Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, Arleta, Artesia, Avalon, Azusa, Baldwin Hills, Baldwin Park, Bassett, Bell, Bell Canyon, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Bouquet Canyon, Box Canyon, Burbank, Calabasas, Calabasas Hills, Canoga Park, Canyon Country, Carson, Castaic, Century City, Cerritos, Chatsworth, Claremont, Commerce, Compton, Covina, Cudahy, Crystalaire, Culver City, Del Sur, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, East Los Angeles, East Rancho Dominguez, El Monte, El Segundo, Encino, Firestone Park, Flintridge, Gardena, Glassell, Glassell Park, Glendale, Glendora, Granada Hills, Hacienda Heights, Hawaiian Gardens, Hansen Dam, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Hidden Hills, Highland Park, Hollywood, Huntington Park, Industry, Inglewood, Irwindale, La Canada Flintridge, La Crescenta- Montrose, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, La Puente, La Verne, La Canada, Lake Hughes, Lake Los Angeles, Lake View Terrace, Lakewood, Lancaster, Lawndale, Leimert Park, Lennox, Leona Valley, Lincoln Heights, Littlerock, Lomita, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Lynwood, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Marina Del Rey, Maywood, Mission Hills, Monrovia, Monte Nido, Montebello, Monterey Park, Mount Baldy, Mount Wilson, Newhall, North El Monte, North Hills, North Hollywood, Northridge, Norwalk, Pacoima, Palisades, Palmdale, Paramount, Pearblossom, Pico Rivera, Pomona, Quartz Hill, Rancho Dominguez, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rancho Park, Redondo Beach, Reseda, Ritter Ranch, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Rosemead, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Gabriel, San Marino, San Pedro, Santa Clarita, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, Saratoga Hills, Saugus, Sherman Oaks, Sierra Madre, Signal Hill, South El Monte, South Gate, South Pasadena, Stevenson Ranch, Studio City, Sun Valley, Sun Village, Tarzana, Temple City, Toluca Lake, Topanga, Torrance, Tujunga, Universal City, Val Verde, Valencia, Valley Village, Van Nuys, Venice, Vernon, Walnut, Walnut Park, West Covina, West Hills, West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, West Toluca Lake, Westchester, Whittier, Wilmington, Windsor Hills, Winnetka, Woodland Hills.

Ventura County:

Camarillo, Channel Islands, Faria Beach, Fillmore, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Oak Park, Oak View, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Saticoy, Somis, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Ventura (San Buenaventura), Westlake Village.

Orange County:

Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Balboa Island, Brea, Buena Park, Corona Island, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forrest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Orange, Placentia, Rossmoor, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Santa Ana Heights, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Tustin Foothills, Villa Park, Westminster, Yorba Linda.

San Bernardino County:

Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Big Bear, Big Bear City, Chino, Chino Hills, Colton, Crestline, Fontana, Grand Terrace, Hesperia, Highland, Joshua Tree, Lake Arrowhead, Landers, Loma Linda, Montclair, Morongo Valley, Needles, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Rialto, Running Springs, San Bernardino, Twentynine Palms, Upland, Victorville, Yucaipa, Yucca Valley.

Riverside County:

Anza, Banning, Beaumont, Bermuda Dunes, Blythe, Cabazon, Calimesa, Canyon Lake, Cathedral City, Cherry Valley, Coachella, Corona, Desert Hot Springs, East Blythe, East Hemet, El Cerrito, Glen Avon, Hemet, Highgrove, Home Gardens, Homeland, Idyllwild-Pine Cove, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Lake Elsinore, Lakeland Village, Lakeview, Mecca, Mira Loma, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Murrieta Hot Springs, Norco, Nuevo, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Pedley, Perris, Quail Valley, Rancho Mirage, Riverside, Rubidoux, San Jacinto, Sun City, Sunnyslope, Temecula, Thousand Palms, Valle Vista, Wildomar, Winchester, Woodcrest.

San Diego County:

Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, El Cajon, Encinitas (Cardiff-by-Sea, Leucadia, Olivenhain) Escondido, Fairbanks, Ranch, Fallbrook, Imperial Beach, Julian, La Mesa, Lake San, Lakeside, Lemon Grove, National City, Oceanside (San Luis Rey), Poway, Romona, Rancho San Diego, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego, San Marcos, Santee, Solana Beach, Hidden Meadows, San Diego County Estates, Spring Valley, Vista.

San Luis Obispo County:

Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Avila Beach, Baywood-Los Osos, Cambria, Cayucos, Grover Beach, Lake Nacimiento, Los Osos, Morro Bay, Nipomo, Oceano, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, San Miguel, San Simeon, Santa Margarita, Templeton.

Santa Barbara County:

Ballard, Buellton, Carpinteria, Gaviota, Goleta, Guadalupe, Hollister Ranch, Hope Ranch, Isla Vista, Lompoc, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Mission Canyon, Mission Hills, Montecito, Orcutt, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, Solvang, Summerland, Toro Canyon

Alameda County:

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

Contra Costa County:

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

Fresno County:

Auberry, Big Creek, Biola, Bowles, Calwa, Cantua Creek, Caruthers, Centerville, Clovis, Coanlinga, Del Rey, Dunlap, Easton, Firebaugh, Fowler, Fresno, Friant, Highway City, Huron, Kerman, Kingsburg, Lanare, Laton, Mendota, Mercy Hot Springs, Minkler, Orange Grove, Parlier, Pinedale, Prather, Raisin City, Reedley, Riverdale, Rolinda, San Joaquin, Sanger, Selma, Shaver Lake, Squaw Valley, Tarpey Village, Three Rocks, Tollhouse, Tranquility

Imperial County:

Brawley, Calexico, Calipatria, El Centro, Holtville, Imperial, Salton City

Kern County:

Arvin, Bakersfield, Bear Valley Springs, Boron, California City, Delano, Frazier Park, Lake Isabella, Lebec, Maricopa, McFarland, Mojave, Pine Mountain Club, Ridgecrest, Rosedale, Shafter, Taft, Tehachapi, Wasco, Wofford Heights

Marin County:

Bel Marin Keys, Belvedere, Black Point - Green Point, Bolinas, Corte Madera, Dillon Beach, Dogtown, Fairfax, Hamilton, Ignacio, Inverness, Inverness Park, Kentfield, Lagunitas - Forest Knolls, Larkspur, Las Gallinas, Lucas Valley - Marinwood, Greenbrae, Marin City, Marshall, Mill Valley, Muir Beach, Novato, Point Reyes Station, Ross, San Anselmo, San Marin, San Rafael, Santa Venetia, Sausalito, Sleepy Hollow, Stinson Beach, Strawberry, Tamalpais - Homestead Valley, Tiburon, Woodacre

Monterey County:

Bradley, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Del Rey Oaks, Gonzales, Greenfield, King City, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Salinas, Sand City, Seaside, Soledad

Sacramento County:

Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, Galt, Isleton, Rancho, Rio Linda, Rosemont, Sacramento

San Francisco County:

San Francisco City

San Joaquin County:

Escalon, Lathrop, Lodi, Manteca, Ripon, Stockton, Tracy



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