Shareholder at Zacks, Freedman & Patterson, PC, Scott Freedman handles legal issues related to co-ownership disputes, business litigation, landlord-tenant law and real estate litigation. For individuals who desire to stay out of the courtroom and the litigation process, he also offers alternative dispute resolution in the San Francisco Bay area and through all Northern California. He is fluent in English and Spanish.In 2000, Mr. Freedman graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science as a member of the Tulane Honors Program. After that, he attended the Santa Clara University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2005 and was a member of the Santa Clara Law Review. He helped author the CEB guide to landlord-tenant practice and is a member of The Bar Association of San Francisco.Although he understands the benefits of mediation and is a skilled negotiator, Mr. Freedman is prepared to take a case to court, if necessary, to obtain a favorable result for his clients. He is admitted to practice in the state of California and before the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. To give back to his community, he is involved with the Volunteer Legal Services Program and has been for over a decade.An engaging lecturer, Mr. Freedman has presented to the Continuing Education of the Bar, California and the San Francisco Apartment Association and published a comment in the Santa Clara Law Review. Throughout his career, he has represented contractors, landlords, prospective owners, managers and property owners in matters of construction, purchase-sale, boundary, co-ownership and neighbor disputes.