General Civil Litigation

Grokenberger & Smith's experienced litigation attorneys represent clients in all areas of torts and contract relationships, including breach of contract, property damage, interference with business relationships, invasion of privacy, and civil harassment. Representation is provided through all phases including pre-litigation counseling, alternate dispute resolution options, mediation, arbitration, court or jury trial, and appeal.

Real Estate Law

The firm's accomplished real estate attorneys handle all matters involving real estate ownership, purchases, sales and disputes, including commercial and residential leases, fraud in the sale of real property, broker-agent liability, trust deed and loan issues, trespass and nuisance, easements, licenses, adverse or prescriptive use issues, boundaries and title problems, sale, exchange and purchase agreements, contract and property right disputes, property management law, land use, and administrative proceedings.


The Firm has extensive experience representing landlords in residential and commercial properties involving tenant disputes, including the preparation and service of tenant notices, evictions, collection of rents, money judgments and property management issues. The Firm also accepts selective residential and commercial tenant actions.

Construction Law

Our construction law practice includes the representation of owners and contractors throughout all aspects of construction and litigation, including defective construction claims, mechanic's liens, contract actions, stop notices, and claims on bonds.

Condominium, Homeowners Association and Planned Unit Development Law

GROKENBERGER & SMITH represents Homeowners Associations, Boards of Directors and individual members in all aspects of operation and litigation, including attending Association and Director's meetings, drafting and amending Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&R's), providing consultation and advice to Directors and members regarding rights and obligations under California law, enforcement actions, and assessment collection.