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Sheppard-Uziel Law Firm
Representing Clients In San Francisco
And Throughout The Bay Area
Robert J. Sheppard
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San Francisco, CA

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In 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and again in 2020 (for fifteen consecutive years), Robert was voted "Super Lawyer of Northern California," a distinction reserved for a select few attorneys out of over 50,000 lawyers. He was selected a "Super Lawyer" in the field of Real Estate Law and in conducting Mediations and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Current Employment Position​

  • Senior Partner

Areas Of Practice

  • Real Estate Law
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Premises Liability Law
  • Business/Commercial Disputes
  • Personal Injury/Tort Law
  • General Litigation and Trials
  • Mediations, Arbitration, Dispute Resolution
  • Wills, Trusts, Probate and Estate Planning
  • Rent Board Matters

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1979
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1979

Education

  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • Juris Doctor Degree - 1978
  • University of Illinois
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Real Estate Law and Landlord-Tenant Law, Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Lecturer, Real Estate Law and Landlord-Tenant Law, The Rutter Group
  • Lecturer, Real Estate Law and Landlord-Tenant Law, Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Public Speaker, Landlord-Tenant Law, State Bar Conventions (four times)

Honors and Awards

  • Voted by peers a "Super Lawyer of Northern California," 2006-2019
  • Temporary Judge, San Francisco Superior Court, 1988 - Present
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating System
  • Featured in California Lawyers Magazine, February 1985, "Best of the New Breed of Lawyers"
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Real Estate Law, Corporate Counsel, and The American Lawyer
  • Administrative Law Judge, San Francisco Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration (1979, 1980, 1981)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar Landlord-Tenant Committee, Vice-Chair, 1985 to 1987
  • The Mediation Society, Past President
  • The Mediation Society, Board of Directors, 2007 - 2014
  • Real Estate Neutrals, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Neutral Arbitrator
  • Affordable Housing Alliance, Steering Committee and Founding Member
  • Won Federal Court Asylum Trial for Honduran teenage girl on "humanitarian grounds," November 2018

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa