Attorney Profile    

Michael Notaro, Esq.

Law Offices of
Michael R. Notaro

2219 Santa Clara Avenue
Alameda, Ca. 94501

Telephone (510) 522-2666

Michael Notaro is a sole practitioner admitted to practice in all Californian state and federal courts, including the Supreme Court of California, the California Courts of Appeals, the Superior Courts of California, and the United States District Courts in Northern California.  Mr. Notaro is also admitted to practice in the State of Arizona.

He is a real estate and business attorney with excellent speaking, listening and analytical thinking skills, legal research, problem solving deftness, investigative proficiency, negotiating dexterity and persuasive leadership abilities.

The Law Offices of Michael Notaro advises clients in real estate transactions, landlord/tenant issues, foreclosures, evictions, easements, general civil law, business formation, subrogation agreements, trial/litigation strategy and all aspects of arbitration and mediation.

Prior to opening his practice, Mr. Notaro was President of Phoenix Commercial Realty for 10 years where he was involved in the sale of over 200 Million dollars in commercial property in 193 separate transactions.

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Mr. Notaro is deeply devoted to public service and giving back to the community.  He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Alameda and the Alameda Humane Society. In August of 2005, Michael was elected to the Board of Directors for Toastmasters International by the 220,000 members in 90 countries worldwide. He is also a popular speaker on legal, real property and motivational issues.

Mr. Notaro is a member in good standing of the Alameda County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Federalist Legal Society and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Landlord/Tenant Issues
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Business Planning and Services
  • Insurance Issues
  • Outside Counsel
Bar Admissions:
  • Arizona, 1995
  • California, 2005
  • U.S. Federal Court, 2006
  • Federalist Legal Society
  • American Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, J. D., 1995
  • University of California at Berkeley, B. A., 1985 
  • Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire 1981
  • Toastmasters International Director, 2003-2005
  • Distinguished Toastmasters Award, 2000
  • Graduation Speaker, Class of 1985, UC/Berkeley
  • All-American Swimmer, U.S. Swimming Association