Real Estate, Public Agency, Land Use & Environmental Law
Yin Ho is a member of the firm’s Public Agency, Land Use and Real Estate Department. He focuses his practice on real estate transactions, litigation and public agency matters. Mr. Ho handles all types of real estate transactions, including the purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties, commercial and residential leases, sales of mitigation credits and conservation easements, preparation of associated contracts, promissory notes and trust deeds, title review and due diligence. Mr. Ho advises clients on public agency matters, such as, conflict of interest, public records, Brown Act and employment issues. He also advises public and private clients on compliance with land use and environmental laws. Recent litigation matters include defense and prosecution of cases involving the California Environmental Quality Act and state and federal Endangered Species Acts, and commercial and residential eviction matters.
Mr. Ho received a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies in 2005 at the University of California, Santa Cruz. During his undergraduate work, Mr. Ho became a trained member of California Explorer Search and Rescue, a wilderness search and rescue team that responded to searches and emergencies with the California Office of Emergency Services. While attending the University of San Diego, School of Law, Mr. Ho represented indigent clients with regard to employment and landlord tenant matters, including unemployment insurance cases, Family Medical Leave Act and wage and hour cases before the State Labor Commission. In 2007, Mr. Ho was awarded the California Wiley B. Manual Award in recognition of his pro bono work.
Mr. Ho is a member of the American Bar Association, North County Bar Association, and is a member of Real Property, Environmental, and Land Use sections of the State Bar and County Bar Associations.
- University of San Diego School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2009
- University of California, Santa Cruz, Bachelor of Arts in Legal