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Lee D. Stimmel
Co-Chairman / Legal Advisor

Lee Stimmel

  • Position: Senior Partner; President and Director of Stimmel ,Stimmel & Smith a professional corporation
  • Admitted to California and Federal Bar, 1973
  • Education: University of California (B.A.); Harvard University (J.D.)
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell; Listed in Register of Preeminent Attorneys (International) since 1998
  • Lecturer and Author, Continuing Legal Education of the California State Bar and University of California in both Contractual Arbitration and Legal Ethics. Has also taught courses on various related business formation topics. Has served as an arbitrator in numerous disputes both domestic and international.
  • Specializes in complex business formation, international business structure and negotiations, arbitration and mediations, estate planning, real estate developments, construction and all aspects of domestic and international business including immigration and litigation.
  • Reported Cases: Diamond vs. Connelley, upholding the constitutionality of Mechanics Liens and Stop Notices in United States Supreme Court (1976); Outdoor Services, Inc. vs. Pabagold, Inc., binding to arbitration third party beneficiaries of a contract containing an arbitration clause in the California Court of Appeals (1986).
  • Languages: Spanish

    Leadership Roles in Community

  • Founder of Blue Water Foundation (http://www.bluewaterfoundation.org): Founding
  • Board member of Institute for One Work Health (http://ww.oneworldhealth.org/) Past
  • Board President of Urban Pioneer Experiential Academy, a San Francisco Public Charter school
  • Secretary and Board Member of Supporters of the San Francisco Police Department Wilderness Program, a foundation of the San Francisco Police Department which develops and funds wilderness activities for youth
  • Founder of Criminal Legal Aid Collective
  • Member of over thirty other boards, both for profit and non-profit purposes
  • United States Coast Guard Licensed Captain

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