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Susan D. Stein



Santa Ana, CA





The Law Offices of Susan D. Stein, located in the city of Santa Ana, California, is where Ms. Stein has called home since 1989. Ms. Stein serves clients throughout Southern California in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino, including the communities of Santa Ana, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Irvine, Fullerton, Orange, and Tustin.

Susan Stein has been a lawyer for more than thirty years. Ms. Stein represents a clientele that includes corporations, individuals, landlords, and tenants (commercial and residential), property management firms, mortgage brokers, and small- to medium-sized businesses. Her areas of practice include:

  • Real Estate
  • Contracts
  • Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Debtor-Creditor Advisement
  • Estate Planning
  • Personal Injury

Additionally, Ms. Stein is a certified mediator and a California licensed real estate broker. Over the last ten years, Susan Stein has conducted numerous mediations, both as a volunteer and for-fee mediator, and serves on several mediation panels.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Law
  • Business Formation, Contracts and Transactions
  • Small Business Counsel
  • Contract Disputes and Business Litigation
  • Landlord-Tenant Disputes and Real Estate Litigation
  • Debt Negotiation and Collections
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Health Care Directives and Insurance Planning
  • Mediation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Mediator, State of California

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2004


  • Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, California
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Pepperdine University; Advanced Bankruptcy Mediation Training
  • UCLA, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A.
    • Major: Sociology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Mediation Panel, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Orange County Bar Association's Short Stop program - Volunteer
  • Orange County Legal Aid Society