Richard B. Gullen
1960 The Alameda
San Jose, California 95126-1451
SUMMARY OF PRACTICE
For over 23 years, Rick has delivered superior solutions for his real estate and business clients, including homeowners, builders, contractors, developers, investors, brokers, lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants, debtors, creditors, and title companies. Over his career, Rick has successfully tried dozens of real estate and business disputes involving millions of dollars in damages.
Rick represents investors and developers in commercial transactions clients through the acquisition, due diligence, management, sale, and exchange stages of investment properties and businesses, including negotiating and drafting purchase agreements, development agreements, partnership agreements, CC&Rs, easements, leases, options, assignments, non-competition agreements, promissory notes, deeds of trust, security agreements, and subordination agreements. Recently, Rick has represented clients buying and selling shopping centers and franchise operations such as Walgreens, Dollartree, Autozone, and Tireworks, as well as local businesses.
In 2013, Rick was appointed to the Planning Commission for the City of Gilroy.
Since 2002, San Jose Magazine has consistently recognized Rick as one of Silicon Valley's Top Attorneys. Rick also teaches real estate courses at DeAnza College and is a regular guest speaker at real estate firms and on local cable television real estate shows.
- Bar Admissions:
- California, 1989
- U.S. District Court
- U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1989
- Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California,
- University of the Pacific,
- Classes/Seminars Taught:
- "Ten Biggest Mistakes Made by Buyers and Sellers", De Anza College, 2007