Experienced Real Estate And Business Attorney

Michael J. Simkin

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law


Michael Simkin is a litigator and managing partner of Simkin & Associates, Inc. Mr. Simkin is licensed to practice law in California, New York, and the District of Columbia. His practice focuses on real estate and business law and immigration law for Canadians who want to live or work in the U.S. Simkin & Associates, Inc. prosecutes and defends breach of contract, fraud, negligence, misrepresentation and many other types of cases. Typical cases involve property owners, construction, neighbor disputes, businesses, trustees, and realtors concerning purchase and sale agreements, leases, contracts, and all other matters of residential and commercial property and business disputes. The firm also handles employment, probate and trust litigation. 

Michael Simkin prides himself in guiding clients through the legal maze as if he were a member of your family or a personal friend. Mr. Simkin represents clients from beginning to end including jury trials, appeals, and collection of money judgments. Mr. Simkin provides his clients with creative solutions, personal attention and cost-effective services. 

Mr. Simkin has appeared on Fox TV in Los Angeles discussing legal issues involving homeowners and mortgages and has been a speaker for the Continuing Education of the State Bar of California at the annual CEB Real Property Conference in Monterey, CA. Mr. Simkin is also an article editor for the California State Bar Real Property Journal and a member of the State Bar of California Lawyer’s Association Real Property Law Section Executive Committee.


  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1989
  • UCLA, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Major: History

Bar Admission

  • California, 1989
  • District of Columbia, 1996
  • New York, 1998

Professional Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member, 1998 to Present
  • State Bar California Lawyer’s Association Real Property Law Section Executive Committee, Executive Committee Member, 2020 to Present
  • State Bar Real Property Journal, Article Editor

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Attorney