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Kate Paradise

Kate Paradise

Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Santa Monica
California
Licensed in
CA, DC
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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About
Kate has been a commercial real estate attorney in Los Angeles since her graduation from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2008. Kate began her career at a regional real estate focused firm as a member of its land use team and had the opportunity to work with the finance/capital markets and litigation teams as well. She transitioned to a boutique firm, where she spent several years developing significant experience in a variety of real estate matters, representing buyers and sellers, lenders and borrowers, and other parties in sophisticated transactions across asset classes.

Kate's admitted in CA & DC,
… read more passed the Delaware bar in 2018, and NY admission is pending.
11
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Kate drafted an access and license agreement to allow our neighbor to utilize our side yard for her trash cans. Kate is well versed in the issues that can arise in such a situation, and drafted an agreement that addresses all of our concerns. We are pleased with her work and will call on her again if we have future needs."

drafting access agreement
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Kate helped me with forming a new entity, transferring assets from an old entity, and dissolving the old entity. She helped draft and finalize my limited liability company agreement, including negotiating with my self-directed IRA services company. Kate's work was prompt and thorough, and I highly recommend using her services."

LLC formation and operating agreement issues
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Paradise Law Group

Principal

Sep 2018 - Present

Commercial real estate finance attorney with practice focusing primarily on rendering legal opinions in connection with complex real estate transactions, including opinions under California law and limited matters under Delaware law, and substantive non- consolidation opinions for individual and portfolio real estate loans.

Sep 2018 - Present

Sharma, Smith & Gray PC

Associate

May 2016 - Jan 2018

Commercial real estate/real estate finance practice focused on real estate loan closing opinion letters.

May 2016 - Jan 2018

Eisner APC

Associate

May 2013 - Apr 2016

Commercial real estate/real estate finance attorney focused on representing lenders and borrowers in a variety of real estate transactions, including mortgage and mezzanine financing, bridge and construction loans, and revolving credit facilities. Developed significant experience in commercial and multifamily acquisitions and dispositions.

May 2013 - Apr 2016

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP

Associate

Nov 2008 - May 2013

Commercial real estate attorney with a broad practice. Transactional, entitlement, and litigation experience on matters relating to the California Environmental Quality Act, the Subdivision Map Act, the Coastal Act, land use, planning and zoning law, among other matters. General litigation experience in construction defect defense, eminent domain, and real estate focused business disputes.

Nov 2008 - May 2013

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